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UPV and the City of Gandia Strengthen Their Commitment to Smart Tourism

The City Council of Gandia and the Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV) have signed an agreement to create the “Gandia Smart Tourism” Chair to promote initiatives that facilitate collaboration between the tourism sector and the university, as well as as the transfer of knowledge. The aim of the chair is to contribute to the development […]

Campus Gandia Researchers Design Cycling and Pedestrian Routes in the Safor

Showcasing the landscapes associated with the traditional water use, agriculture and the cultural heritage of La Safor. This was the objective behind the design of the cycling and pedestrian routes carried out by researchers from the Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València. Vicent Altur, José Andrés Sanchis and Maria Teresa Sebastià, professors in the Environmental […]

New Book Collects 20 Years of Research in Tourism from Campus Gandia

The Universitat Politècnica de Valencia (UPV) has joined in the celebration of  the 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development sponsored by the United Nations Organization, with the presentation of the book Sustainable Tourism and Heritage. Tools for Value-Enhancement and Planning. The book gathers the knowledge accumulated during more than 20 years of research in […]

Fishing-Related Tourism and Pesca-Tourism; a New Opportunity for Artisanal Fishing and Tourism

The traditional fisheries sector is facing a difficult situation in the Mediterranean from the socio-environmental point of view, with significant economic and cultural costs. This fact has led to the search for alternatives that reconcile the survival of artisanal fishing within the framework of necessary environmental sustainability. Moreover, trends in the tourist market increasingly point […]

Comunica2 Awarded for its Commitment to Innovation and Quality Tourism

Campus Gandia of the Universitat Politècnica de València is the ideal place to hold a conference such as Comunica2. Undergraduate and graduate degrees closely related to the topics of the conference are imparted on this campus. Furthermore, Gandia is a major tourist destination. All the speakers highlighted the beautiful beaches and the marvelous walks you can […]

A tool to assess the communicative efficiency of sustainable tourist destinations

Strategic communication of heritage sites is a key tool for sustainable tourism management, according to Lola Teruel, a Tourism research professor at the Universitat Politècnica de València. A tool is needed to evaluate the results of strategic communication and its goal should be to analyze of the communicative efficiency of information and communications technologies (ICT) […]

Tourism Comes to the Rescue of Valencian Artisanal Fishing

Coastal artisanal fishing is a vital economic activity for a large number of families along the Valencian coast, and marks the character of our fishing villages.  The importance of fishing is apparent in the local gastronomy, with dishes such as the “fideuà” from Gandia or the “arroz a banda” from many towns in Alicante, as […]

Sustainable Tourism to Drive Development

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The key to development is sustainability. It is unheard of today to keep talking only in economic terms, when social and environmental components are even more crucial for the success and continuity of the initiatives. We must also think of those coming after us in future generations, because if we do not act with them […]

Synergies for Achieving Smart Cities and Travel Destinations

A Smart City is one that is committed to its environment and aims to improve the quality of life of its citizens and the local economy through more sustainable and technologically advanced means in areas such as economic development, environment, transport, energy efficiency or information technology. (Hacia una ciudad verde e inteligente [Towards a Smart […]