It was in early December that the University NOVA IMS, through Professors Miguel Neto and Paulo Rita, promoted a conference dedicated to the importance of data analysis for the tourism market. The conference had different speakers, who highlighted the impact and importance that this component represents for the sector.

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The rich panel of speakers included the following names:

  • Fernando Pinto, Founder, mobinteg
  • Gonçalo Rebelo de Almeida, Director, Vila Galé Hóteis
  • Catarina Figueiredo, Business Intelligence Manager, Grupo Pestana
  • Cláudio Santos, Head of Irish Market and Global Clients, Amadeus
  • Filipe Silva, Board Member, VisitPortugal
  • João Moreira, Board member, NOS
  • Pedro Saraiva, MSc Student, NOVA IMS
  • João Fonseca, Director, NOVA IMS
  • João Pereira Teixeira, President, Lisbon and Tagus Valley Coordination and Regional Development Commission
  • Professor John T. Bowen, Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston, USA
  • José Maia, Founder, GMT Hospitality
  • Pedro Colaço, CEO, GuestCentric
  • Sérgio Guerreiro, Director, Knowledge Management Department