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Tourism, Hospitality and Mobility Research Group

(THM)

The Tourism, Hospitality and Mobility Research Group focuses its research on the following areas: Sustainable and Responsible Tourism and Hotel and Hospitality Management.

 

The group’s research activity focuses on the following research lines:

 

Responsible and sustainable tourism:

  

  • Responsible destination management
  • Tourism ethics and governance
  • Positive and negative impacts of tourism in the destinations
  • Responsible and sustainable tourist behaviour
  • Current trends in responsible tourism
  • Volunteer tourism

 

Hospitality management: 

 

  • Organizational psychology in the hospitality industry
  • CSR of tourism companies
  • Hospitality and good practices
  • Inclusive tourism: gender and tourism, accessible tourism
  • Professional training in tourism
  • Disruptive technologies in tourism
  • Current trends in tourism business management

In this environment, THM provides the following consulting and RD services:

  • Responsible tourism
  • Responsible destination management
  • CSR of tourism companies
  • Tourism governance and ethics
  • Current trends in responsible tourism
  • Accessibility
  • Sustainable development
  • Hospitality and good practices
  • Current trends in hospitality and accessibility

COORDINATOR:

Gilda Hernández Maskvivker, PhD

Head of THM Group - Associate Professor
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MEMBERS:

Daniela Mónica Freund de Klumbis, Phd

Tourism Degree Coordinator - Assistant Professor
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Mr Xavier Puertas Montoro

Associate Professor
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Ricard Santomà Vicens, PhD

Tourism Vice-Dean IQS School of Management
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Francesc Teixidó Navarro, PhD

Academic Applications Management
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EXTERNAL COLABORATORS

Sonia Ferrari, PhD

Università della Calabria

Juan Luis Nicolau, PhD

Virginia Tech

Gerard Ryan, PhD

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Mireia Valverde, PhD

Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Mireia Guix, PhD

University of Queensland

LINKED NEWS

Interview

Interview with Jordi Ficapal, Director of the Tourism, Sustainability, and Innovation Department at IQS

16/03/2022
"IQS, and throught the ICT+Tourism promoted by ACCIÓ, aims to help transform the tourism sector through new technologies, bringing them closer to companies and providing them with strategic judgement in using them."
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7 Questions for...

Dr. Gilda Hernández-Maskvivker

14/02/2022
Dr Gilda Hernández, Head of the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management at IQS.
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