Profesor de Estudios Turísticos en el Departamento de Geografía y Estudios Medioambientales de la Universidad de Haifa (Israel)

Yoel Mansfeld is an Associate Professor of tourism studies at the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, University of Haifa, Israel. He obtained his BA and MA (with distinction) from the University of Haifa, Israel, and his PhD from the London School of Economics (LSE), University of London, UK. He is the Program Leader of the Department’s MA program on “Tourism Planning and Development” and He is also the founder and the Head of the University of Haifa’s Centre for Tourism, Pilgrimage & Recreation Research (CTPRR). His international academic activities included so far participation in more than fifty international conferences worldwide, a one-year position as a visiting professor in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of Central Florida – USA, as a visiting academic researcher at the Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, University of Waikato, New Zealand and at the Faculty of Economics, University of Bologna (Rimini Campus). In his capacity as the Head of CTPRR he is an active member of the Unitwin.