Activities

Attendance is free for all professionals in the Galician tourism sector who must register before 19 February

The challenges of digitisation in the Galician tourism sector, financing and entrepreneurship linked to Xacobeo 2021 and European payment regulations will be some of the aspects addressed at the new professional conference organised by the Galician Tourism Cluster in collaboration with ESADE and Caixbank for next Thursday, 20th February in Santiago.

Aimed primarily at tourism professionals from the entire value chain of the sector in Galicia, the conference is entitled “The challenges of adapting to change in the Galician tourism sector” and is free of charge, although registration is required before 19th February.

In addition to several presentations on the topics to be discussed, the conference will feature a final round table and the inauguration by the director of Tourism of Galicia, Nava Castro, who will be accompanied by Josep-Francesc Valls, Professor ESADE, Director of the International Classroom for Tourism Innovation and Emilio Barreiro, commercial director of CaixaBank Business Banking in Galicia.

Programme
11.00-11.30 Reception of attendees.11.30

11.50 Opening.
Josep- Francesc Valls, Professor ESADE, Director of the International Classroom for Tourism Innovation
Emilio Barreiro, Commercial Director of CaixaBank Business Banking in Galicia.
Cesáreo González Pardal, President CTG.
Mª Nava Castro Domínguez, Director of Tourism Galicia.

11.50- 12.10 The tourist context in Galicia.
Javier Ibáñez de Aldecoa, Economist CaixaBank Research.

12.10- 12.35 Vision of Galician tourism entrepreneurs on the challenges of digitalisation in the tourism sector.
Josep F. Valls, Professor ESADE, Director of the International Classroom for Tourism Innovation.

12.35-12.45 Financing of tourism entrepreneurship projects linked to XACOBEO 2021.
Marcos Cereijo Castro, Head of Caixa Bank Hotels Tourism Galicia

12.45-13.05 European regulations on means of payment
Pancho Pérez Salazar, Comercia Global Payments.

13.05-14.00 Round Table.
Presented and moderated by: Diego Hernández, Director of Hotels Tourism CaixaBank.
Speakers:
Jesús Picallo, Manager, Semáforo Hotel, Fisterra.
César Sánchez Ballesteros, Manager of Bahía de Vigo Hotel.
Richard Huertas, Manager of Ibis Hotel, A Coruña.
Alberto Rodríguez, Owner of Alda Hotels.

13.05-14.00 Galician wine

Thursday February 13th, 2020

The CTG holds a conference on digitisation and entrepreneurship in collaboration with ESADE and Caixabank

Attendance is free for all professionals in the Galician tourism sector who must register before 19 February The challenges of digitisation in the Galician tourism sector, […]
Wednesday February 12th, 2020

The Xunta advances in the implantation of the Q of Tourist Quality in the Way of Saint James, wine routes and singular public spaces

Galicia will be a pioneer in 2020 with the design, for the first time in Spain, of criteria of tourist excellence in these places to strengthen […]
Monday February 10th, 2020

Xantar 2020 closes with a greater number of exhibitors, surface occupied and visits

The gastronomic fair surpassed the occupation of exhibition space in other editions and was more successful in terms of the number of people who participated in […]
Wednesday February 5th, 2020

Xantar 2020 highlights the role of food and wine in revitalising the rural environment

This international event supports the candidacy of the Ribeira Sacra for UNESCO World Heritage It presents more than 150 experiences among which the showcookings that will […]