Last program update: January 17, 2022

Canary Islands Time

MONDAY 25th JULY 2022
  • 16:00 - 18:00
    PRE-REGISTRATION

    (Expomeloneras Conference Palace)

TUESDAY 26th JULY 2022
  • 8:30 - 9:30
    REGISTRATION

    (Expomeloneras Conference Palace)

  • 10:00 - 10:30
    WELCOME TO ITSA 2022 on behalf of
    • Mrs. María Reyes Maroto Illera, Minister of Industry, Commerce and Tourism of the Spanish Government
    • Prof. Lluís Serra Majem, Rector of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    • Mr. Carlos Álamo, Tourism Councilor of the Cabildo Insular de Gran Canaria, Gran Canaria Tourism President
    • Mrs. Concepción Narváez, Mayoress of the municipality of San Bartolomé de Tirajana
    • Prof. Teresa Aguiar, Chair of the ITSA 2022 Conference
    • Prof. Ksenia Kirillova and Prof. Ciné van Zyl, ITSA Co-Presidents
    • PhD. Zoilo Alemán, Lopesan MICE Manager
    • Prof. Carmelo J. León, Tides - SSTD 2022 Conference Director
  • 10:30 – 11:20
    OPENING CEREMONY
  • 11:20 - 12:30
    KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Prof. Sangwon Park, Kyung Hee University, Korea
  • 12:30 - 12:45
    COFFEE BREAK
  • 12:45 - 14:15
    PARALLEL SESSIONS FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS PRESENTATIONS

    (Expomeloneras different salas)

  • 14:30 - 15:30
    LUNCH AND NETWORK

    (BAOBAB Hotel, besides the Conference Palace)

  • 16:00 - 18:00
    PARALLEL SESSIONS FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS PRESENTATIONS

    (Expomeloneras different salas)

  • 18:30 – 20:30
    CULTURAL TOUR

    Guided visit to Tony Gallardo Park and the Tourism Interpretation Center of Maspalomas Lighthouse, ending with “tapas” gastronomic experience.

WEDNESDAY 27th JULY 2022
  • 9:00 – 9:40
    REGISTRATION and open space consultation

    (Expomeloneras Conference Palace)

  • 09:45 – 11:00
    KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Prof. Denis Garand, University of Laval in Quebec, Canada
  • 11:15 – 11:30
    COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORK TIME
  • 11:30 – 13:30
    PARALLEL SESSIONS FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS PRESENTATIONS

    (Expomeloneras different salas)

  • 14:00 - 15:00
    LUNCH AND NETWORK

    (BAOBAB Hotel, besides the Conference Palace)

  • 15:30 - 16:30
    KEYNOTE PRESENTATION Prof. Alastair Morrison, Greenwich University, London, UK
  • 16:40 - 18:00
    PARALLEL SESSIONS FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS PRESENTATIONS

    (Expomeloneras different salas)

  • 18:00 – 20:00
    CULTURAL TOUR

    Guided visit to Arteara Necropolis and the Ethnographic Museum “Casa Los Yánez”,
    ending with “tapas” gastronomic experience.

THURSDAY 28th JULY 2022
  • 09:00 – 9:30
    REGISTRATION and open space consultation

    (Expomeloneras Conference Palace)

  • 9:30 - 10:30
    KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Celebrating the Spirit of Hospitality. Prof. Xinran Lehto, Purdue University, USA
  • 10:45 - 12:00
    INDUSTRY PANEL SESSION
  • 12:00 - 12:15
    COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORK
  • 12:30 - 14:15
    ACADEMIC PAPER SESSIONS

    (Expomeloneras different salas)

  • 14:30 - 15:30
    LUNCH AND NETWORK

    (BAOBAB Hotel, besides the Conference Palace)

  • 16:00 - 18:00
    PARALLEL SESSIONS FOR CONFERENCE PAPERS PRESENTATIONS

    (Expomeloneras different salas)

FRIDAY 29th JULY 2022
  • 10:30 - 13:30
    PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

    1. Doing and developing new skills: big data approach
    Prof. Sangwon Park (Kyung Hee University)

    2. How can we collectively create a kinder academy, starting with early Career: research expertise and challenges for early Career Researchers
    Prof. Wenjie Cai (University of Greenwich)

    3. Sustainable City Destinations
    Prof. Cristina Maxim (University of West London)

    4. How to write a case study
    Profs. Jonathon Day (Purdue University), Teresa Aguiar (University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria) & Denis Garand (University of Laval)

  • 14:30
    CONFERENCE CLOSURE SESSION
  • 17:30 – 20:30
    CULTURAL TOUR

    Pick Up (from the main Conference hotels to Las Palmas city center)
    Guided visit to Vegueta (the historic city center of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria)

  • 20:30
    GALA DINNER IN AN EMBLEMATIC HOTEL

    Pick Up (after Gala dinner, to the main Conference hotels)

SATURDAY 30th JULY 2022
  • ??:00
    SOUL EXPERIENCE

    Free and optional soul festival in San Agustín beach