Josep Rodríguez (Responsible for International Relations, Tourism Department, Barcelona Provincial Council and Coordinator of the MED Sustainable Tourism Community) Engineer, degree in Humanities and postgraduate degree in Tourism Destination Management. He has more than 20 years of experience in the management of European and international projects and, for the past four years, he has focused his work on the tourism sector. Coordinator of the MED Community for Sustainable Tourism, a project funded by the European program INTERREG MED, which integrates twenty-two projects and more than two hundred entities working in the field of tourism sustainability in the Mediterranean.
Albert Arias-Sans (Posdoc researcher at Universitat Rovira i Virgili) PhD in Tourism geography. Currently working as a postdoc researcher at the University Rovira i Virgili coordinating the visitmob.org project. Associate lecturer in Urban Tourism at the University of Barcelona. He was the head of the Strategic Plan for Tourism 2020 Barcelona and worked as a free-lance consultant on urban and tourism policies.
Carolin Engel (Deputy Head of Science Department / Head Office karlsruhe.digital, Karlsruhe, Germany)
Joan Borràs (Data Science Manager at the Technology Center of Catalonia [EURECAT] - Barcelona) He is Data Science manager at Data Science & Big Data Analytics unit, in Eurecat. He is associate professor of the Faculty of Tourism and Geography from the Rovira i Virgili University (URV) and a member of the research group Intelligent Technologies for Advanced Knowledge Acquisition from the URV. He holds a Ph.D in Computer Engineering and a Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence. He has been leading and implementing several tourism data related projects where the main techniques covered were, clustering, demand forecasting, time series, NLP, geospatial analysis, recommender systems, data visualization and different Machine Learning techniques.
Juan Daniel Núñez (Editor and Editor-in-chief at SmartTravelNews) He is editor of SmartTravelNews, the first online medium in Spanish specialized in innovation and technology for the tourism and travel sector.