ESHTE | INATEL | ALENTEJO International Conference      

Turismo Sustentável e Nova Directiva das Viagens Organizadas serão os dois temas em debate na 2ª Conferência anual ESHTE, INATEL e Turismo do Alentejo, a realizar a 9 e 10 de Outubro no Estoril, em Lisboa e em Évora. Consulte o programa abaixo.

On 9th and 10th October, the second annual ESHTE | INATEL | ALENTEJO international conference will be held, addressing two topics:  Sustainable Tourism Law and the New Package Travel Directive (Directive 2015/2302/EU). See the program below.


Sustainable Tourism Law and New Package Travel Directive

  • With the support of the Portuguese Bar Association


October 9th – Morning Session – Estoril Higher Institute for Tourism and Hotel Studies (ESHTE)

8:30 Abertura do secretariado / Welcoming of the participants

8:45 Foto de grupo / Group photo
9:00 – 10:00 Sessão de abertura / Opening session

Raúl Filipe, President of ESHTE
José Alho, INATEL Board

Raul Ribeiro Ferreira, President of the Association of Hotel Directors of Portugal (ADHP)
José Luis Elias, editor in chief of Turisver


Avelino Blasco (ES)| Universidad de les Illes Balears, Vacation Rentals

Michael Wukoschitz (AT)| President emeritus of IFTTA,  Sustainable Tourism and Consumer Protection – Perfect Match or Contradiction?

  1. Melgosa Arcos (ES)| Universidad de Salamanca, Sustainable tourism within the EU tourism policy

Pilar Saura (ES)| Universidad de Murcia,  Sustainable planning of the tourist territory: an instrument for the achievement of the preservation and optimization of the territory

Silvia Feliu (ES)| Universidad de les Illes Balears, The binding force of legislative instruments for Sustainable Tourism Law

Ana Branca Soeiro de Carvalho (PT)|, Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, The Global Code of Ethics for Tourism


11:00 – 11:20 Coffee break


11:20 – 13:00

Carlos dos Anjos (CV)| Cape Verde General Director of Tourism and Transports, Sustainable Tourism in Cape Verde

Diego Benítez (AR)|  Legal sustainability in adventure/ecotourism

Marcos Iglesias Caridad, (ES)| Universidad de Salamanca, Sustainable tourism in taxation. Main challenges and problems

Julio Facal: (UY)|, docente titular de derecho del turismo de la Universidad de la Republica de Uruguay, Planning and sustainable management of tourism resources

 Jacqueline Tanti-Dougall (MT)| University of MaltaSustainable Tourism: Adopting Legal Provisions in Travel and Tourism Laws

Ardyllis Soares (BR)| The World Charter for Sustainable Tourism + 20


13:00 – 15:00 Lunch / Almoço livre


October 9th – Afternoon Session: Portuguese Bar Association – Lisbon


15:00 – 16:30 Chairman: Guilherme de Figueiredo | President of the Portuguese Bar Association

Francesco Morandi (IT)| editor in chief of Rivista Italiana di Diritto del Turismo, The UNWTO Convention for the Protection of Tourists and the sustainability of tourism law

Vincenzo Franceschelli (IT)|Università di Milano-Bicocca From Tourism to Sustainable Tourism An Italian Approach

Antonia Paniza (ES)|, Universitat de les Illes Balears, UNWTO Convention on the Protection of Tourists and on the Rights and Obligations of Tourism Service Providers

Alejandro Corral Sastre (ES) | Universidad CEU-San Pablo de Madrid, Quality and sustainable tourism development: guiding principles of tourism policies

 Belén Ferrer Tapia (ES)| Universitat de les Illes Balears, Measures to promote sustainable tourism: the case study of Balearic Islands

 Laurence Jégouzo (FR)|Directrice adjointe de l’école de droit de la Sorbonne, Sustainable tourism in France –  Law and Policy


16:30 – 16:45 Coffee break


16:45 – 17:30 Chairman: Rita Maltez | Portuguese Bar Association

Patricia Benavides Velasco (ES) | Directive on package travel and its impact on the Spanish legal system. Controversial aspects

Valérie Augros (FR) | The implementation of the new PTD in France: a balanced deal between all actors?

Ernst Führich (DE)|Kempten University, Struggle for proper interpretation. Some Critical Issues in German Implementation of the Package Travel Directive (EU) 2015/2302


October 9th  – Trindade Theater  18,30 Presentation Ceremony of the Book “The New Package Travel Directive”


October 10th – Morning Session in Évora (Évora Hotel)


10:00 – 11:30  Chairman:  Ceia da Silva| President of Alentejo Regional Tourism Entity

Andrej Micovic (RS) | University of Kragujevac,  Sustainable Tourism Development in the Danube Region – Law and Policy

Enrique Mota Flores (MEX) | Universidad del Caribe, The principles of tourism law as the basis of sustainable tourism

Joandre Ferraz (BR)|SINDETUR-SP, Obligations of stakeholders in tourism development 

Marcelo Oliveira (BR)| ABAV Nacional, The obligations of Brazilian travel agencies in the Global Code of Ethics for Tourism – effectiveness or illusion?

Afonso Café (PT)|Universidade do Algarve, Global Code of Ethics for Tourism and Charter for Sustainable Tourism in a crossing point with effective and sustainable rights to housing in European destinations


11:30 – 11:50 Coffee break


11:50 – 14:00 Chairman: António Santos | Alentejo Regional Tourism Entity

Francesco Torchia (IT)| Università della Calabria, The widespread hotel as a tool for the recovery and preservation of artistic, historical and cultural heritage

Manuel Masseno (PT)| Instituto Politécnico de Beja,  The Role and Regulation of “Smart, responsible, creative and intelligent tourism for the future”, according to the World Charter for Sustainable Tourism +20

João Vidal (PT)|Universidade do Algarve, The implications of the draft UNWTO Convention On the Protection of Tourists and the Rights and Obligations of Tourism Service Providers regarding the intermediaries facilitating the provision of standalone accommodation

Carlos Torres (PT)|ESHTE,  Sustainable Tourism: the gap between Law and action

Virgílio Machado, Paulo Carrasco, Joaquim Contreiras and Danielle Gouveia (PT)|Universidade do Algarve, Local developments of the world summit on sustainable tourism+ 20: The study case  of surf in Aljezur, Portugal

Brief comments on the transposition of NTPD into the Member States legislation, Michael Wukoschitz, Jacqueline Tanti-Dougall and Vincenzo Franceschelli


UNWTO 2017 International Year of Sustainable Tourism – Event on the Celebrations Map and Calendar, as well as in the Report of the International Year to the United