International Convention on Tourism Studies Ends in Havana
Havana, June 21 (ACN-RHC) The intersection between law and tourism in several countries, and the potential of schools to train workers of this sector were among topics debated on Wednesday during the 2nd International Convention on Tourism Studies.
During its final day of sessions at Havana’s Convention Center, specialists from Spain, Venezuela, Argentina, Mexico, the United States, Holland and Cuba shared their points of view and experiences. Francisco Javier Melgosa, a professor from the University of Salamanca, spoke about links between administrative laws and tourism with regard to the importance of protecting consumers, safety, and the relaxation of these laws for the development of this economic activity in rural territories.
Venezuelan professor Luis Rendon referred to experiences in some of his countries municipalities, where, above all, cultural heritage is protected.
With respect to the development of projects, Ramos Martin, professor and researcher with the University of Havana, pointed out the need of carrying out deep feasibility studies before executing investments, while Dario Cesar Sanchez, president of the Argentinean Society of Geographic Studies, recalled the plurality of disciplines to be taken into account, such as geography, mathematics and sociological ethnography.