Spain

UNESCO Chair in Tourist planning and Sustainable Development (236), established in 1991 at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria within the framework of the ISA Network, (Spain).

Fields/Disciplines

Regional planning; Tourism and Environment Protection.

Objectives

  • To create a teaching and research program (international master in tourism) on regional planning and the environmental impact of tourism.
  • The Chair is the focal point of the ISA network with the University of La Laguna (Spain).

Host Institution

Partnership

  • Universidade Federal do Pará ; Universidade de Santa Catarina (Brazil)
  • Universidad de Matanzas (Cuba)
  • Universidad de Playa Ancha (Chili)
  • Universidad Americana (Nicaragua)
  • Universidad del Pacífico (Peru)
  • Universidade dos Açores (Portugal)
  • Universidad de Puerto Rico (USA)
  • PUC Madre y Maestra (Dominican Republic)
  • Universidad de Oriente (Venezuela)

UNESCO Sector/Office responsible for the Chair/Network

Social and Human Sciences.

Document

Progress report 2008-2010 (short version)

Contact

Dr Carmelo León González, Applied Economic Analysis, Facultad de Economicas, Modulo D-3.16, Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
UNESCO Chairholder, UNESCO Chair in Tourist planning and Sustainable Development
E-Mail address -
cleon(at)daea.ulpgc.es
Work Phone - 34 928 452 810
Fax - 34 928 451 829
Street
- Campus de Tafira
City - Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Postal Code
- E 35017
Country - Spain

Website