The challenges of tourism within the post-Covid period (with video)

Dozens of specialists meet in Tomar from 6 to 9 June on the Inside Tourism Discussion board “Vê Portugal”, an initiative of Turismo Centro de Portugal, which is already offered out.

The intention is to debate the challenges posed to home tourism within the close to future, at a time when the results of the pandemic are fading.

Official INE information reveal that, between January and November 2021, the central area recorded 4.1 million in a single day stays, in comparison with 3.2 million in the identical interval in 2020.

These in cost communicate “An evident restoration, within the order of 28%, which is the premise of a cautious optimism” how they’ll face 2022.

Nonetheless, they level out, “For in a single day stays to method pre-pandemic charges, it’s important to draw worldwide flows and earn the belief of vacationers. Recall that in the identical interval of 2019 we recorded 6.7 million in a single day stays, that’s, there’s a lot to get well this 12 months and subsequent. Particularly, the summer season of 2021 was very optimistic for the area, with occupancy charges in lots of locations near pre-pandemic ranges “.

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Location: Lodge dos Templarios | TO TAKE
On the one hand, tourism supply brokers (tourism corporations and vacationer leisure corporations) from the Center Tagus subregion can be invited to take part in B2B conferences; on the opposite, tour operators and nationwide journey companies.



Place: Cine-Teatro Paraíso | TO TAKE

9:30 – 10:30 I OPENING SESSION

Anabela Freitas | Mayor of Tomar
João Freitas topped | President of the Tomar Polytechnic
Pedro Machado | President of the Portugal Tourism Middle
Francisco Calheiros I President of the CTP – Confederation of Tourism of Portugal

10:30 – 12:00 I PAINEL 01

“New tendencies in vacationer habits”
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a major impression on individuals’s habits, in all elements of their lives, notably the way in which they journey. With a multidisciplinary group of specialists, the intention is to evaluate what are the brand new tendencies in tourism habits and, particularly, how the sector ought to put together to reply and anticipate them.

Moderation: Ana Peneda Moreira | Journalist and Pivot of SIC
Mauro Paulino I Psychologist and coordinator of the e book “The psychology of the pandemic”
Marta Poggi I Speaker and Marketing consultant of Digital Tourism, specialised in tendencies and innovation in Tourism and Hospitality
Tiago Philip I Head of TAP’s eCommerce and Digital areas
Antonio Neves I Head of the sector – Journey from GOOGLE

11h30 – 12h00 COFFEE BREAK

12:00 – 13:30 I PAINEL 02

“Human Capital in Organizations: impacts and modifications”
Points similar to layoffs, the closure of many corporations or new methods of working – particularly teleworking and digital nomadism – have considerably modified the labor market and highlighted some weaknesses by way of present laws. Added to this are the “outdated” points associated to the sector, such because the qualification and enhancement of all these concerned within the worth chain of the tourism sector.

Moderation: Maria José Santana | Journalist
Ana Jacinto I Secretary Common of AHRSP – Affiliation of resorts, eating places and related in Portugal
Ana Paula Pais I Coordinator Director – Coaching Division of Turismo de Portugal
Daisy Sousa Grapes I Senior Supervisor at Deloitte (Specialist within the apply of Human Capital Administration, Information Administration in Organizations and Change Administration)

13:30 – 15:00 FREE LUNCH

15:00 – 16:30 I PAINEL 03

“COVID-19 and the emergence of latest tourism merchandise”
Pedestrianization, Cycle Tourism, Ecotourism, Digital Nomadism, Industrial Tourism, Literary Tourism,… There’s a complete sequence of latest tourism merchandise which have discovered a method to emerge and set up themselves within the context of the pandemic, within the gentle of latest tendencies in client habits. What about MICE? Will there be a comeback in sight? Let’s attempt to discover out what consultants say concerning the emergence of this (and different) tourism merchandise.

Moderation: Jorge Costa | IPDT – Institute of Tourism Planning and Improvement
Sergio Nunes I Director of the Middle for Utilized Analysis in Economics and Administration of the Territory (CIAEGT-IPT)
Teresa Ferreira I Director of the Useful resource Improvement Division of Turismo de Portugal, IP
Pedro Pedrosa I CEO na empresa Portugal A2Z Strolling & Biking

16:30 – 17:00 I Supply of “The very best accountable paths” awards

19:00 Welcome drink


Location: Lodge dos Templários – Tomar
* Registrations are closed.


Cinema-Teatro Paradiso | Consuming

09: 30-11: 00 I PAINEL 04

COVID-19 and the impression on the tourism supply
On the provision aspect, the pandemic disaster has modified many processes, each by way of resorts, journey companies and tour operators. There was a fast have to adapt to challenges. What has modified and what’s right here to remain and what are the prospects for the long run are among the inquiries to be addressed on this panel.

Moderation: Paolo Baldaia | Journalist and commentator
Pedro Costa Ferreira | President of APAVT – Portuguese Affiliation of Journey and Tourism Businesses
Alessandro Marto | Vice President of AHP – Portuguese Hospitality Affiliation
Joaquim Robalo de Almeida | Common Secretary of ARAC – Affiliation of the driverless automotive rental sector

11h00-11h30 I COFFEE BREAK

11h30-13h00 I PAINEL 05

COVID-19 and Internationalization of the “Portugal” model.
Along with the evaluation of nationwide tourism, it is going to be important, now greater than ever, to acquire a holistic view of the sector within the gentle of the exterior market. With the pandemic, how is the method of internationalization and dynamization of the “Portugal” model evolving on international markets? What’s the significance of promotion at nationwide and worldwide festivals? This and different issues can be addressed with the assistance of nationwide and worldwide consultants.

Moderation: Paolo Baldaia | Journalist and commentator
Lidia Monteiro | Director of the coordinator of the gross sales assist division of Turismo de Portugal, IP
Carlos Coelho I CEO from IVITY Model Corp
José Filipe Torres I CEO from Bloom Consulting

13:00 – 15:00 I ALMOÇO

15:00 – 16:30 I PAINEL 06

Let’s speak concerning the future: is there a method to anticipate new crises?
Whereas tough to foretell, there are a selection of classes we are able to draw from this pandemic disaster that may be helpful in serving to anticipate and put together the tourism sector sooner or later. We’ll know the opinion of a number of consultants, who will attempt to specific their standpoint on the significance of innovation, creativity, entrepreneurship, networking and collaborative spirit, anticipating new behaviors and tendencies.

Moderation: Paolo Baldaia | Journalist and commentator
Miguel Poiares Maduro I Dean of the Católica World College of Legislation and President of the European Digital Media Observatory and the Gulbenkian Future Discussion board
Paul Fernandes I President of the Strategic Council of the Central Area
Jaime Quesado I Economist and Supervisor. Innovation and Competitiveness Specialist
Isabel Damasceno I President of the Middle for Coordination and Improvement


Anabela Freitas I Mayor of Tomar
Pedro Machado I President of the Portugal Tourism Middle

10:00 – 17:00 I Publish Tour “Vê Tomar”

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