Workshop Programme


Monday 5th November 2018


09:00 – 10:00       Registration & preliminary meeting

10:00 – 10:30       Opening Prof. Oswin Maurer, Dean of the Faculty, Linda Osti & Oksana Tokarchuk, Co-chairs of the workshop

10:30 – 11:20       Keynote: Prof. Bernard Lane. Current trends and challenges in tourism sustainability research.

11:20 – 11:45       Coffee break


11:45 – 13:00       Eran Ketter. Sustainable Tourism Development in the Galilee Region.

Sabine Müller, Jürgen Lehmberg, Sindhuri Ponnapureddy. Community development through good governance – the case of Siem Reap Province, Cambodia.

Bernhard Bichler. Tourism governance and participation of locals.


12:30 – 13:45     Lunch break


14:00 – 14:45       Keynote: Prof. Haywantee Rumi Ramkissoon. Place attachment and sustainable tourism development

14:45 – 15:35       Rossella Baratta. Environmental sustainability and hospitality. How sustainability influences customers’ behaviour.

Marcello Jolly. Global warming and ski resorts: an analysis of changes in the consumption of skiing in the Italian Alps.

15:35 – 15:50       Coffee break

15:50 – 16:30       Transfer to Lago di Braies – PragserWildsee (Lake Braies / Pragser Lake)

16:30 – 16:45       Visit of the Lake


16:45 – 17:15       Umberto Martini,  Federica Buffa, Sandra Notaro , Nicola Zeni, Pie Luigi Novi Inverardi . Stakeholder engagement and sustainable tourism products: the role of local actors in protected areas.

17:15 – 18:00       Keynote: Prof. Giacomo del Chiappa. Tourism sustainability and climate change: bridging theory and practice in a search of pragmatical effectiveness.

18:00 – 18:30       Chiara Mauri, Consuelo R. Nava, Irina Ungureanu. Bored tourists in winter destinations: a segment to attract or to avoid?

18:30 – 19:00       Lago di Braies – Pragser Wildee – The industry case


19:00 – 22:00       Social dinner

22:00   Return to Bruneck-Brunico



Tuesday 6th November 2018


09:00 – 10:15       Lidija Lalicic. Is there such a thing as tourism-induced environmental change?

Thomas Bausch. How to measure the role of climate change in the destination choice process.

Martin Falk, Eva Hagsten. Time for carbon neutrality and other emission reduction measures at European airports.

10:15 – 11:05       Keynote: Prof. Scott McCabe. The role of social tourism in contributing towards a more equitable and sustainable tourism sector.

11:05 – 11:20       Coffee break


11:20 – 12:10       Keynote: Prof. Bruce Prideaux. Is it possible to achieve tourism that is sustainable in an era of rapid changes in climate: A Great Barrier Reef case study.

12:10 – 13:00       Gian Pietro Zaccomer, Stefania Troiano, Francesco Marangon. Consumers’ preferences towards photographic tourism package tours: first empirical evidences from a survey in Italy.

Cinzia Battistella, Maria Rosita Cagnina, Lucia Cicero, Alberto Felice De Toni, Nadia Preghenella. Sustainable business models for tourism: a framework of reference.


13:00 – 14:00       Lunch break


14:00 – 14:50       Keynote: Dr. Christina Cavaliere. Critical thinking and sustainable tourism in an era of educational and political crisis.

14:50 – 15:40       Marika Gon, Francesco Marangon, Laura Rizzi, Stefania Troiano. Marine destinations and music events: Between impacts and sustainability. Investigating multi stakeholders’ perception.

Chiara Salvemini, Marco Alderighi, Matteo Calabrese, Jean Marc Chrsitille, Consuelo R. Nava. Assessing the impact of on-line revenue management activity on perceived price fairness in hotel industry.

 15:40 – 16:00       Coffee break


16:00 – 16:50       Cristiano Antonelli, Christoph Feder. The new direction of induced technological change in the global economy.

Katia Sidali, Günter Schamel. Agritourism in South Tyrol: a hedonic price approach.

16:50 – 17:30       Oksana Tokarchuk, Oswin Maurer, Roberto Gabriele. “Tourists go home”?: Tourism flows and satisfaction with life of Berliners”

 Linda Osti. Tourism as a promotor of light pollution reduction?


17:30 – 18:00       Closing discussion and remarks