Tourism Shaping Places: Mobilities and Tourism destination evolution

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Submission deadline extended: 1st July 2017

This URV / IGU Tourism Commission workshop in Catalonia, Spain, aims to discuss the ways in which tourism destinations can be transformed by the multiple mobilities inherent in contemporary societies, as well as understanding the urbanisation and other effects of these mobilities on the development, attractiveness and inter-place / urban competition of places at different scales.

 A GRATET* international workshop in collaboration with the International Geographical Union Commission on Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, supported by the MOVETUR project (CSO2014-51785-R), the URV Science and Technology Park for Tourism and Leisure of Catalonia (PCT) and the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC). 

* Research Group on Territorial Analysis and Tourism Studies (GRATET) of the Department of Geography, Faculty of Tourism and Geography, Universitat Rovira i Virgili

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