Professor of Human Geography by the University of La Laguna (Tenerife, Canary Islands).
PhD in Geography. Graduated in Primary Education. Master in Environmental Impact Assessment.
Assistant Director of the Caja Canarias-Ashotel Tourism Professorship of the University of La Laguna.
Coordinator of the Research Group ReinvenTUR (University of La Laguna): Tourist Renovation Observatory.
He has been Academic Director of the Tourism Urban Planning and Management Master of the University of La Laguna, as well as Director of the Vice Rectorate’s Secretariat for Relationships with Society at the University of La Laguna (Tenerife, Canary Islands).
Joint Coordinator of the Canary Tourist Infrastructure Plan [PITCAN 2017-2021] and of the Sustainable Tourism Island Strategy for La Gomera.
Member of the team responsible of drafting the ‘Puerto de la Cruz (Tenerife) Urban Restoration Plan’.
Main researcher of the R+D+i project ‘Assessment of the Impact of Public Renovation Policies for Mature Tourist Destinations. The case of the Canary Islands Tourist Planning Guidelines’ and ‘Geographical Information Technologies Applied to the Analysis and Design of Innovative Proposals for Restoring Tourist Accommodations’ and ‘Analysis of Urban Sustainability as a Regeneration Strategy of Seaside Tourist Public Spaces’.
Author of the book ‘Tourist Moratorium in the Canary Islands. Restructuring of a Mature Tourist Destination from the Urban Planning Perspective’ and ‘Protected Areas of the Canary Islands’.
Coordinator of the books ‘Tourism and Territory in a Globalized Society’, ‘Reinventing Tourist Accommodations. Success Stories and Innovative Solutions’, ‘Residential Spaces Among Canary Tourist Areas’, ‘Tourist Management and Urban Planning’ and ‘Is there a Canary Tourism Model?’