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17th and 18th November 2022

X International Tourism Forum Maspalomas Costa Canaria.

The Maspalomas Costa Canaria International Tourism Forum shall host its 10th Edition on 17th and 18th November 2022, coinciding with the 60th anniversary of “Maspalomas Costa Canaria”. With the aim of continuing with its international nature, the opening conference shall be given by Mr. Christopher Pissarides, the 2010 Nobel Prize of Economy.

Continuity of this event is the best evidence of a summoning success which gathers hundreds of tourism specialists and professionals in the main tourist municipality of Gran Canaria on an annual basis. Organised by the Town Hall of St. Bartolomé de Tirajana, the Island Council of Gran Canaria and the University of Las Palmas of Gran Canaria, through its Faculty of Economics, Business and Tourism Management, offers the ideal framework to analyze trends, exchange opinions and experiences regarding the main issues and solutions of this industry.

Dr. Juan Manuel Benítez del Rosario
President of the 10th Edition of the Maspalomas Costa Canaria International Tourism Forum


The 10th Maspalomas Costa Canaria International Tourism Forum shall count with the collaboration of the World Tourism Organization and shall host several parallel events: Discussion sessions, a Gastroforum and a Scientific Conference on the “The Tourism Industry in face of a new scenario”. This Scientific Conference shall also count with the collaboration of the Université Ibn Zohr (Agadir, Morocco), the Polytechnic Institute of Setubal (Portugal), the Tourism Intelligence Forum (t-Forum) –an institution with the aim of uniting theory and practice of Tourism through the transfer of knowledge-, the Abdelmalek Essaâdi University, and the Spanish Universities of Cádiz, Granada, Huelva, Jaén, Málaga, La Laguna, Pablo Olavide and Seville, through their respective Faculties of Economics, Business Administration and Tourism of Andalusia, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla (ADE2CA) as well as with the Ibero-American Council of Deans of Business and Economic Sciences (CONIDECE, Consejo Iberoamericano de Decanos y Decanas de Ciencias Económico-Empresariales).

Discussion sessions.

Discussion sessions shall include round tables with experts and professionals from all over the world, a scientific congress gathering a hundred speakers (both national and international experts) commenting their researches, and a Gastroforum with cooking professionals that shall offer both tasting sessions and master classes. During this edition the 2022 Tourinews Awards shall be granted: Inspiration for the Future! These awards have the aim of identifying, acknowledging and disseminating those businesses, professionals and organizations that have set an example in the past or in the present, and are an inspiration for the agents within the Tourism industry. It should be highlighted that -one more year- the Maspalomas Costa Canarias International Tourism Forum, along with the Atlantic Gastronomy Professorship, promote the ATLANTIC GASTRONOMY AND TOURIST AWARD, with different categories. This award consists of an acknowledgement, or an award -generally honorific- which is granted to a person due to his/her merits or for having rendered certain services.

Our team.

Dr. Juan Manuel
Benítez del Rosario


Dra. Claudia
Breede Eyzaguirre

Technical secretariat

Dr. Antonio
González Molina