#GFTS2016Venice

Programme

DAY 1

 

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Hosted by La Biennale di Venezia, Ca' Giustinian - Sala delle Colonne



08:00—09:00

Registration and networking

 

09:00—10:30

Opening and welcome session


09:00-09:30  —  Dorina Bianchi - Italian Under Secretary of State for Tourism, Ministry of Culture, Cultural heritage and Tourism

                      —  Luigi Brugnaro - Mayor of Venice

                      —  Armando Peres - President of the Tourism Committee, OECD

                      —  August Göetzfried - Head of Unit, Eurostat (EU

                      —  Michele Bugliesi - Rector, Ca' Foscari University, Venice

09:30-10:00  —  Keynote Speech Prof. Giorgio Alleva, President of ISTAT, Italy 

10:00-10:30  —  Coffee Break

 

10:30—12:30

SESSION 1 - MOBILE PHONE DATA FOR TOURISM STATISTICS

Chair: Christophe Demunter, EUROSTAT

1  —  Defining usual environment with mobile tracking data  
Janika Raun, Rein Ahas, Department of Geography University of Tartu, Estonia

2  —  How many SIM cards in your luggage? A strategy to make mobile phone data usable in tourism statistics  
Barbara Dattilo, Roberta Radini, Mariangela Sabato, ISTAT, Italy

3  —  Analysing call detail records to support tourism statistics in Saudi Arabia: An Exploratory Study   
Zeyad Alawwad, Wail Alkowaileet, Sattam Alsubaiee, Anas Alfaris, Munthir M. Alansari, Ahmad Ragab, Center for Complex Engineering Systems at KACST and MIT, Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage, Saudi Arabia

4  —  When mobile network operators and statistical offices meet – integrating mobile positioning data into the production process of tourism statistics  
Freddy De Meersman, Gerdy Seynaeve, Youri Baeyens, Marc Debusschere, Pieter Dewitte, Patrick Lusyne, Christophe Demunter, Fernando Reis, Hannes I. Reuter, Albrecht Wirthmann, Proximus (Belgium), Statistics Belgium, Eurostat

       Summary and Open discussion

 

12:30—14:00

Lunch

 

14:00—16:00

SESSION 2 - INNOVATION IN SOURCES AND METHODS

Chair: Adla Ragab, Ministry of Tourism, Egypt

1  —  Administrative data sources for accommodation statistics in Croatia  
Ivana Brozović , Jasna Perko, Croatian Bureau of Statistics, Croatia

2  —  Same-day visitors crossing borders: a big data approach using traffic control cameras  
Maria Velasco Gimeno, Maria Izquierdo Valverde, Jesus Prado Mascunanoñano, INE, Spain

3  —  Extracting web data to from Tripadvisor as support for tourism indicators development in Minas Gerais  
Rafael Almeida de Oliveira, Renata Maria Abrantes Baracho Porto, Secretaria de Estado de Turismo de Minas Gerais, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil

4  —  What attracts tourists while planning for a journey? An analysis of three cities utilising Wikipedia page views  
Serena Signorelli, Fernando Reis, Silvia Biffignandi, University of Bergamo & Eurostat, Italy, Eurostat

       Summary and Open discussion

 

16:00—16:30

Coffee Break

 

16:30—18:00

SPECIAL SESSION ORGANIZED BY ITALY – GOVERNANCE AND STATISTICS IN TOURISM: FROM NATIONAL TO SUBNATIONAL LEVEL

Co-hosted by Mibact, Enit, Veneto Region, Istat, Ciset Chair: Francesco Palumbo, MIBACT

1  —  Tourism databases for national governance: efficiency and relevance of data
Francesco Palumbo, Mibact

2  —  Forecasting trends: from quantitative to qualitative analysis 
Antonio Preiti, ENIT

3  —  The importance of indicators: how to build an effective dashboard for tourism  
Francesco Tapinassi, Mibact

4  —  Subnational TSAs: Pilot Project for the Italian Regions  

    • Introduction to the project and the case of the Veneto Region 
      Maria Teresa Coronella, Veneto Region/Ciset
    • Contribution of Istat to the sub-national economic analysis 
      Sandra Maresca, ISTAT
    • TSAs and Economic Analysis: a regional perspective  
      Enrico Conti, IRPET
    • Addressing regional TSAs  
      Antonio Massieu, INRouTe-UNWTO