Sustainable Tourism: current issues and future challenges

International Workshop

17 October 2016
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Monday, October 17, 2016

9:00 Welcome and Introduction
Erich Thöni (Acad. Coordinator – Erasmus Mundus ECW, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Mike Peters (Speaker of the Research Centre Tourism and Leisure, Co-organizer of the workshop, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Christine Stelzer (Innsbruck Tourism, Director Innsbruck Information and Reservation)
9:30 Panel 1: Polish Sustainability Case Studies (Chair: Mike Peters, University of Innsbruck)
Tourism Development as the Determinant of Quality of Life in Village Areas
  • Magdalena Kachniewska (Warsaw School of Economics, Poland)

Development of Sustainable Transport and Mobility in Poland and its impact on Tourism

  • Izabela Bergel (Warsaw School of Economics, Poland)
10:30 Coffee Break
11:00 Panel 2: Austrian Sustainability Case Studies (Chair: Andreas Kallmünzer, University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Residents’ Attitudes towards Tourism Development: A Styrian Case Study
  • Mike Peters (University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Sustainable entrepreneurial behaviors of family business in tourism

  • Andreas Kallmünzer (University of Innsbruck, Austria)

Can skiing be a sustainable tourism product in times of climate change?

  • Robert Steiger (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
12:30 Lunch Break
14:00 Panel 3: Sustainability in Asia (Chair: Charit Tingsabadh, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand)
The Asean Mutual Recognition Arrangement (ASEAN MRA) on Tourism Professionals (TP) as a Tool for Sustainability
  • Pichan Sawangwong (Burapha University, Thailand)

Integrated Sustainable Tourism Development in Thailand: Case Study of Wang Saem Subdistrict, Chanthaburi Province

  • Sakchai Setarnawat (Burapha University, Thailand)
15:00 Coffee Break
15:30 Panel 4: The Management of Protected Areas (Chair: Magdalena Kachniewska, Warsaw School of Economics, Poland)
TURNAT: a sustainable tourism strategy for the protected areas in Trentino
  • Paolo Grigolli (tsm - Trentino School of Management, Italy)

Tourism in a protected area in between conservation and development: The case study in Hoang Lien National Park in Vietnam

  • Duc Tran Huy (National Economics University, Hanoi, Vietnam - University of Innsbruck)
16:30 Future Research Collaborations
Future research initiatives, projects and activities in the frame of the Cluster on Sustainable Tourism
17:15 Closing remarks
18:30 Conference Dinner
Stiftskeller Innsbruck, Augustiner Bräu, Stiftsgasse 1, 6020 Innsbruck, ground floor, Wappenstube

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Hotel Grauer BärIROCable car stationRestaurant Stiftskeller

9:00 Pick up from the hotel. Walk to the Hungerburg station and ride with the cable car Hungerburg funicular to the Alpenzoo. After the visit, ride with the cable car to Seegrube, at an altitude of 1.900 m above sea level. Small lunch at the Restaurant Seegrube and journey back to the city of Innsbruck.
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14:00 Participants who will attend the annual SAT meeting in Trento will go by bus to Trento