Congress Essays


The organisers of the Congress would like to express their gratitude of the work of the Scientific Committee and especially to those members who were able to play a key role in the Congress either as a moderator, a panellist, or as a speaker. (These participants are shown with a *). The membership of the 2021 Scientific Committee was as follows:

• Professor Terry Stevens (Chair), MD & Founder, Stevens & Associates, Wales, UK*

• Professor Heather GIBSON, Department of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute, University of Florida, USA

• Neil MacOmish, Board Director and Lead for The Design Research Unit, Scott Brownrigg Global Sports Architects

• Professor Grant JARVIE, Chair and Professor, The Academy of Sport, University of Edinburgh Business School, Scotland

• Professor Jorge V. Pérez-Rodríguez, Ph.D., Quantitative Methods for Economics and Management, Faculty of Economics, University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

• Professor John NAURIGHT, Dean of the Richard J. Bolte Sr, School of Business , Mount St Mary University, Emmitsburg, Maryland, USA

• Assistant Professor Kir Kuščer, School of Economics and Business, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia

• Dr.Franco M. Sancho-Esper is Associate Professor in the Department of Marketing, University of Alicante Spain
• Professor Marko PERIĆ, Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Rijeka, Croatia.*
• Professor Carson Jenkins, Emeritus Professor of International Tourism in the Business School, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow and Visiting Professor, College of Tourism and Service Management, Nankai University, China P.R.
• Professor Carles MURILLO, University Pompeu Fabra. Barcelona. Catalonia. Spain
• Professor Agustí BOIXEDA, INEFC – University of Barcelona. Catalonia. Spain
• Professor Sixte ABADIA, University Ramon Llull – Blanquerna. Barcelona. Catalonia. Spain
• Professor Maurici CARBÓ, Ostelea Tourism Management School Barcelona. University of Lleida. Catalonia. Spain.*
• Dr Alan Sandry, Political Scientist, The Morgan Academy, Swansea University, Wales
• Professor Mike McNamee, Professor of Ethics, Faculty of Movement and Rehabilitation Sciences, KU Leuven, Belgium.
• Dr. Kamilla Swart, Associate Professor, Sport and Entertainment Management, Program at College of Science and Engineering, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, (UAE).*