Research Member at CiTUR – Centre of Research, Development and Innovation in Tourism. Assistant Professor at Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, since September 2001.
Formed in marketing and graduated in innovative projects. Specialized in the development and implementation of communication campaigns, strategies, projects, programs and products in the area of tourism, gastronomy, services and hospitality.
Graduated in Chile, United States, Belgium, as a filmmaker, Alejandro complements his training and experience in workshops and seminars.
Ali Afshar is an assistant professor at Eqbal Lahoori Institute for Higher Education in Iran. He holds a PhD in architectural studies from University Putra Malaysia.
PhD in Tourism from the University of Aveiro. In his thesis, he investigated the role of films in motivating slum tourism, a controversial phenomenon consisting of visits to places inhabited by poor populations, such as Rio de Janeiro’s favelas.
Assistant Professor at Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, GGSIP University, New Delhi, India. Having completed his Ph.D in Business Administration from Aligarh Muslim University his doctoral work is acknowledged by Best Ph.D Thesis Award.
Caroline is Chair and co-founder of the Sustainable Tourism Partnership Programme (STTP). Its focus is to drive change across the tourism industry thus making it more sustainable.
Art Department | Actress | Tourism Professional Cheryl is as an International Travel Host for Belfast based Solo’s Travel company “Friendship Travel”. She is from County Donegal in Ireland.
Degree in Cultural Animation and Communitary Education (Polytechnic Institute of Santarém – Superior Education School) (1999-2004); Master Degree in Sociopsychology of Health (Superior Institute Miguel Torga – Coimbra) (2007-2009); PhD in Tourism (University of Sevilha – Tourism and Finance) (2015-2019).
Director and video editor based in Manila. His career started with a local boutique production house where he began with video editing.
Director, screenwriter, photographer and audiovisual producer. His most recent works are the series “Sabor Selvagem” and the documentaries “Olhos d’Água – Da Lanterna Mágica ao Cinematographo”; “Carimbó”; “Nação do Futebol” and ” Rituais e Festas de Quilombo”.
Digital Information Strategist. Following his studies in the philosophy of information and a multi-year experience as a digital consultant in Italy, he taught for several years as an adjunct professor of Digital Humanities in the Theory and Practice of Information at the University of Sassari.
Eunice Lopes is an Associate Professor at the Tomar School of Management at the Tomar Polytechnic Institute. She has advanced training in Tourism. Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism, University of Aveiro.
Born in Lisbon, Portugal, Hugo Cruz studied Audiovisual Communication,
Cine-Video at António Arroio Arts School. He has also studied Creative Industries and Cultural Entrepreneurship at AUDAX / INDEG and NeuroMarketing at ISG / SalesBrain.
Originated from a small Island in the Indian Ocean which forms part in the Republic of Mauritius, she is a passionate young woman that tries to keep positives footprints wherever she goes. She works as a Business Development Manager of an International Business School “Vatel International Business School” and corporate trainer.
Jaume Moya de Juan was born on March 1, 1986. He is the Artistic director of Terres Travel Festival and he likes to be defined as a Visual Creator. His specialization is Filmmaker and Computer Graphic Artist.
Professor of Cinema at the Universidade Lusófona in DF, camera and multi-camera direction. He was a professor of audiovisuals at Faculty of Fine Arts in Lisbon. He is an academic at the National Academy of Fine Arts and the Academy of Arts and Letters of Portugal.
João Vasconcelos is a geographer passionate about photography. He holds a Master degree on Land Management and Environmental Planning and a PhD on Environment.
Professor emeritus of practice, and media strategist. He has been retired since January 2019. John is a guest lecturer “storytelling”, “converged newsrooms” and “crowdfunding” in Ireland, South Africa and in the Netherlands amongst others.
Maria Jivile Blajite was born in Vilnius, Lithuania, and lives in Portugal already 30 years. She holds a Degree in Psychology from Vilnius University.
Director, videojournalist, documentarist and editor. She studied Publicity and Propaganda and did several courses of specialization in cinema and edition. She started her career by directing institutional videos, making offs and music videos. Later she took the direction of programs of MTV Minas (Brazil) for 5 years.
The Director of the International Tourism Film Festival “Tourfilm Riga” (member of CIFFT) (2008-2019). A graduate of Latvian University, started her career as an editor at the Publishing house „Latvian Encyclopaedia”.
Documentary filmmaker, Consultant and Producer. Graduate in Audiovisual Communication from Pompeu Fabra University (Barcelona, 2001). Student of the Master’s in Communication Management at the BSM-UPF (2018-2019).
She is currently a Master’s student at the Escola Superior de Turismo e Tecnologia do Mar – Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, studying Sustainable Tourism Management. She also has a Master’s in Philosophy and Economics, with a focus on international development and humanitarian ethics.
Award-winning filmmaker from India, known for his critically acclaimed documentary and short films like Dreadful Fate, I am Satyabhama and Welcome to Telangana.
Spomenka Saraga is Zagreb Tourfilm Festival´s director, a festival seated in Croatia´s capital. Photographer, filmmaker, travel journalist and an avid adventurer, Spomenka travels to the most exotic corners of the world.
Swen is a tourism management lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Inholland in Amsterdam, where he teaches on sustainability, ethics, policy and research methods, besides running tourism research projects.
Born and raised in Canada, she was fascinated by the intersection of culture at an early age. With an honours degree from the University of Toronto and years of living abroad, her interest and experiences evolved into several creative projects and a social enterprise that focused on community building and collaborative art.
Associate Professor at the Faculty of Tourism, Wakayama University. He was born in Nishijin District of Kyoto, which is known as a district of Japanese filmmaking.
Yanki Hartijasti is affiliated with the Department of Management, Faculty of Economics and Business Universitas Indonesia. She earned her MBA degree from the University of the Philippines.
Born on 17th January, 1950 in Lodz, Poland. Film producer. Founder of Se-ma-for Film Production company. Graduate of economics at the University of Lodz and Studies in Film and Television Production Management in the Polish National Film School in Lodz. Since 1976 until 1992 production manager of feature films in Polish Film Studios “Zespoly Filmowe”.