International Congress of Religious Shrine Cities, Fátima 10th - 12th November 2016

By David Mac Nulty, Monday, 7th November 2016 | 0 comments
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David Mac Nulty, Director/Partner at Tourism Development International is a guest speaker at the International Congress of Religious Shrine Cities, Fátima.

Religious tourism is a growing sector and David will be presenting a paper entitled 'Excellence and Innovation in Pilgrimage and Religious Tourism'. Other guest speakers at this conference include:

  • Teresa Ferreira (Tourism of Portugal)
  • Vítor Coutinho – Vice Rector of the Shrine of Fatima (Portugal)
  • Juan Castillo Hernández – Shrine of Guadalupe (México)
  • Segundo Leonardo Pérez López – Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
  • Yusuf Yavas – Municipality of Selçuk (Turkey)
  • António Barroso – Municipality of Braga (Portugal)
  • Costanzo Cascavilla – Mayor of San Giovanni Rotondo (Italy)
  • Julian Latorre Herreda – Mayor of Guadalajara de Buga (Colombia)
  • Municipality of Czestochowa (Poland)
  • Paolo Niccoletti – Mayor of Loreto (Italy)
  • Graça Poças Santos (Polytechnic Institute of Leiria - Portugal )
  • Jin Yung Woo – General Secretary Advisor for Tourism and Culture (UNWTO)
  • Ricardo Faria – Tourism Secretary of Minas Gerais (Brasil)
  • Pedro Machado (Turismo do Centro)
  • Herbert Hofauer – Mayor of Altötting (Germany)
  • Pepe Guzman Velásquez - Turismo Trifinio Project (Guatemala)
  • Bruno Vinuales - Cluster Tourisme et Espiritualité - Atout France (France)
  • Héctor Palencia Rubio - Municipality of Ávila (Spain)
  • Stefano Dominioni – Director of the European Institute of Cultural Route (Luxembourg)

Tourism Development International are currently part of a multi-disciplinary team preparing a masterplan for Knock Shrine, Ireland's national Marian shrine.

Tourism Development International also act as tourism advisors to Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, Ireland.

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