Mountainlikers 2016 - Opening CeremonyMOUNTAINLIKERS 2016 - ANDORRA. Sport and Adventure, a promising combination.
Hon. Mr. Josep Miquel Vila, Major of Sant Julià de Lòria.
Mr. Taleb Rifai, UNWTO General Secretary.
H.E. Mr. Antoni Martí, Prime Minister, Principality of Andorra.
Mountainlikers 2016 - Opening Session. Sport tourism as an opportunity for mountain destinations.Greeting message: Mr. Kim Gi-hyeon, Mayor of Ulsan Metropolitan City, Republic of Korea.
Keynote and moderator: Mr. Márcio Favilla, UNWTO Executive Director for Operational Programmes and Institutional Relations. Panellists: H.E. Mr. Francesc Camp, Minister of Tourism & Trade of Andorra. Mr. George Chogovadze, Head of Georgian National Tourism Administration. Mr. Richard Kämpf, Director for Tourism Policy, Federal Department of Economic Affairs, Education and Research, Switzerland. Ms. Ana Cristina Gozalo, Head of Department of Sport and Nature Tourism . Turespaña, Madrid, Spain.
Mountainlikers 2016 - Session 1. New marketing tools for mountain destinationsKeynote and moderator: Mr. Enric López. Director of the Master's Degree in Strategic Management for Tourism Companies, CETT – University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
Presentations and interactive panel discussion: Mr. Mathias Schattleitner, Managing Director, Tourism Marketing Schladming-Dachstein, Austria. Mr. Jordi Ramot, CEO & Founder, Wikiloc - Authentic Outdoor Experiences, Girona, Spain. Mr. Eric-A. Balet, CEO, Groupe Téléverbier SA, Verbier, Switzerland. Mrs. Nathalie Saint-Marcel, Deputy Director, Cluster Montagne, France.
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Mountainlikers 2016 - Session 2. Hosting Sport eventsModerator: Mr. Martí Rafel. General Manager of Vallnord ski resort, Andorra.
Presentations and interactive panel discussion: Mr. Alfonso Torreño, Marketing and Communication Manager, Grandvalira, Andorra. Mr. Martin Gaffuri, Global Running Sports Marketing and Communication Manager, SCOTT Sports, SCOTT Sports, Switzerland. Mr. Richard Adam, Commercial Manager, Engadin St. Moritz Mountains AG, Switzerland. Mr. Philippe Sudres, Communication Director, Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO), France. Mr. Bruno Lalande, Head of strategy EMEA, REPUCOM, France.
Mountainkers 2016 - Session 3. Positioning of Adventure tourism in the global marketplaceModerator: Ms. Esencan Terzibasoglu, Director, Destination Management and Quality Programme, UNWTO. Presentations and interactive panel discussion: Ms. Eva Stravs-Podlogar, Acting Director General, Tourism and Internationalisation Directorate, Ministry of Economic Development and Technology, Slovenia. Mr. Chris Doyle, Executive Director Europe, Adventure Travel Trade Association. Mr. Christopher Hinteregger, Kohl & Partner Hotel & Tourism Consulting, Austria. Mr. Willy Fux, Consultant, LHM Conseil, Member of Cluster Montagne, France.
Mountainlikers 2016 - Session 4. How do mountains destinations react to the new customers needsModerator: Mr. Miguel Pedregal. General Manager of Caldea-Inúu, Andorra. Presentations and interactive panel discussion: Mr. Veikko Halonen, CEO, Vuokatti Sport, Finland. Mr. Enric Torres, Director for Products and New Projects, Andorra Turisme. Mr. Marcelo Garcia Leyenda, Coordinator of Strategic Projects, Villa La Angostura, Argentina. Ms. Imma Jimenez, Director, Andorra Development and Investment Agency (ADI), Andorra.
Mountainlikers 2016 - Session 5. Sportsmen as testimonialsKeynote and moderator: Mr. Douglas Pate, CEA - Andorra’s Enterprise Confederation, Andorra. Panellists: Mr. Albert Llovera, Rally driver and former alpine skier, Andorra. Mr. Ferran Latorre, Mountaineer, traveler and discoverer, Barcelona, Spain. Mr. Xavier Florencio, Katusha team Sport manager, Andorra. Mr. Jean-Philippe Monfort, International Project Manager, Cluster Montagne, France.
Mountainlikers 2016 - Session 6. The re-invention of hiking.Keynote and moderator: Ms. Cathy O’Dowd, Rock climber, mountaineer and author, South Africa.
Presentations and interactive panel discussion:
Ms. Franziska Thiele, Institute for Tourism and Regional Research, Ostfalia University of Applied Science, Germany. Mr. Alfredo Ferreyros, CEO of Explorandes, Peru. Mr. Andy Schimeck, CEO, Marmot Mountain Europe, Germany. Ms. Catherine Germier-Hamel, CEO & Founder, Millennium Destinations, Republic of Korea.
Mountainlikers 2016 - The Mountain Partnertship at FAOPresentation of a Global Initiative: The “Mountain Partnership” at FAO (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization).
Ms. Mia Rowan, Communication and Advocacy Specialist, Mountain Partnership Secretariat, FAO. Italy.