Who’s Who

Lluis Mundet

Scientific Conference Board

Bachelor of Arts (Geography and History) from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. Master’s degree in Leisure and Tourism Studies from the University of Ghent (Flanders, Belgium). PhD in Geography from the University of Girona.

Lluis Mundet is Associate Professor and member of the Multidisciplinary Research Laboratory in Tourism (LMRT). He is currently also the coordinator of the PhD Programme in Tourism. He was the Dean of the University of Girona’s Faculty of Tourism from 2004 to 2012.

He has taught at the University of Havana (Cuba), the National University of Costa Rica, Matej Bel University (Slovakia), Addis Ababa University (Ethiopia), Sichuan University (Chengdu, China), Sun Yat-sen University (Guangzhou, China) and several public and private universities in Brazil.

In recent years he has led several Interuniversity Cooperation Projects (PCI) run by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID) and the University of Havana, the National University of Costa Rica, the Methodist University of Piracicaba, the Federal University of Alagoas (UFAL), Sao Paulo State University (UNESP), the Federal University of Pará in Brazil and Addis Ababa University on rural tourism, eco-tourism, tourism and archaeology and tourism as a tool for sustainable economic development.

In 2014-2015 Lluis Mundet worked for the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) as an external assessor on the project Promoting Sustainable Tourism in Lower San Francisco (Alagoas, Brazil).

He has published articles in leading academic journals, such as Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Management, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Journal of Destination Marketing & Management and International Journal of Hospitality Management.

He is co-editor of the Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), a joint initiative by the University of Girona and UFAL, and funded by AECID.

Finally, he was a member of the Costa Brava Girona Tourism Board from 2004 to 2012.