THE IMPACTS OF TOURISM ON THE MALTESE ISLAND CULTURE

Jun
06

Date: Wednesday, Jun 6, 2018

Time: 6:00PM - 8:00PM

Video Conference Suite (IT Services), University of Malta, Msida

Add to Calendarhttps://3economyplus.ugr.es/web2/public/content/impacts-tourism-maltese-island-culture06-06-2018 16:00:0006-06-2018 18:00:0035THE IMPACTS OF TOURISM ON THE MALTESE ISLAND CULTUREOrganized by the Institute for Travel, Tourism and Culture and the Islands and Small States Institute of the University of Malta Date:    Wednesday, 6th June 2018 Venue: Video Conference Suite (IT Services), University of Malta, Msida* Time:   6.00-8.00 pm Generally speaking, tourism in small islands is promoted as a source of income and employment for the host community. However, tourism has various additional positive and negative impacts, including those on the islands indigenous culture, which can usher in major social and political changes in the host country, often due to the fact that the visitors may have mores and preferences which differ from those traditionally held by the host community. This seminar will focus on the cultural interaction between the visitors and the host communities on the Maltese Islands.   Programme:  Chair:  Lino Briguglio, Director, Islands and Small States Institute               Panel Presentations:        Karsten Xuereb (Researcher, Superintendence of Cultural Heritage Malta)        George Cassar (Associate Professor, Heritage & Cultural Tourism, University of Malta)        Marie Avellino (Director, Institute for Travel, Tourism and Culture, University of Malta)        Leslie Vella (Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Malta Tourism Authority) Open discussion Video Conference Suite (IT Services), University of Malta, Msida falseMM/DD/YYYY

Organized by the Institute for Travel, Tourism and Culture and the Islands and Small States Institute of the University of Malta

Date:    Wednesday, 6th June 2018

Venue: Video Conference Suite (IT Services), University of Malta, Msida*

Time:   6.00-8.00 pm

Generally speaking, tourism in small islands is promoted as a source of income and employment for the host community. However, tourism has various additional positive and negative impacts, including those on the islands indigenous culture, which can usher in major social and political changes in the host country, often due to the fact that the visitors may have mores and preferences which differ from those traditionally held by the host community. This seminar will focus on the cultural interaction between the visitors and the host communities on the Maltese Islands.

 

Programme:

 Chair:  Lino Briguglio, Director, Islands and Small States Institute

             

  • Panel Presentations:

       Karsten Xuereb (Researcher, Superintendence of Cultural Heritage Malta)

       George Cassar (Associate Professor, Heritage & Cultural Tourism, University of Malta)

       Marie Avellino (Director, Institute for Travel, Tourism and Culture, University of Malta)

       Leslie Vella (Deputy Chief Executive Officer, Malta Tourism Authority)

  • Open discussion