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About

Four Days of Inspiration!

The Northeast of Portugal, from 4 to 7 December, hosts the Smart Travel 2014 event, an international forum that will bring together top-notch global specialists, in the sector of tourism and the new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT), in the same geographic space.

The great ambition of this initiative is to share knowledge, experiences and smart solutions at a global scale, which develops from a low density territory, but with a huge tourist potential, with intelligent solutions installed, created by local initiative, from the bottom to the top, which are an excellent example of concepts universally accepted: entrepreneurship, innovation and boldness.
The territory wants to show everything that he has and worth but, essentially he wants to learn more.
This discussion forum also aims to share good territorial experiences, led by companies, associations and municipalities.

INNOVATION

The national and international experts, on the tourism sector, technology and innovation clusters, bring their knowledge with the intention of guiding the participants to the success in business, commercial networking, management of products and destinies in an intelligent way.

SMART

This event, under the concept of Smart Travel, also aims to be a meeting point to smart destinations and their members, cities, hotels, tourist entertainers and agencies, restaurants, students and innovation and technology companies, that daily are confronted with the need to present differentiating solutions, capable of making the territory and their stakeholders more competitive and able to compete with new markets.

TOURISM

The Smart Travel project aims to open the way to the innovation in order that the companies become more competitive and efficient. Thereby, seeks to identify opportunities to promote technological innovation, economic sustainability and business, with a special emphasis on the tourism sector.

THIS FORUM MUST ANSWER QUESTIONS SUCH AS:

  • • How the intelligent solutions can be used to stimulate and promote the tourism development?
  • • What are the new market opportunities?
  • • How can the intelligent management platforms contribute to the union and promotion of the territory?

TO WHOM IT IS ADDRESSED AND WHO MUST BE PRESENT

  • This congress is addressed to all collective and individual active agents in the field of tourism, students and researchers.
    The participation of global specialists allows a direct contact with who does, who thinks, who studied and who analyzes and it is expected that the sharing and discussion of contents and experiences result in an added value to the participants.
  • • Municipalities;
  • • Tourism Companies;
  • • Technology and Innovative Companies;
  • • Development Organizations and Associations;
  • • Universities (Researchers and students);
  • • Public Decisions-Makers;
  • • Consultants and other people engaged with the theme

REASONS TO ATTEND THE EVENT

  • • Demonstration of success cases
  • • Demonstration and Presentation of intelligent solutions available and applicable to tourism
  • • Contact with top-notch global academics, researchers, and practitioners
  • • Contact with new technological tools for the management of products and tourist destinations
  • • Knowledge of successful experiences and case studies
  • • Update on trends and innovative, efficient and bolder solutions
  • • Gain of new experiences
  • • Find new business partners
  • • Networking

Speakers

These are our experts and speakers invited and confirmed! Come hear them! But specially come to discuss with them some fundamental aspects for the future of "low density" regions.

Scroll around and browse through their professional profiles.

  • BOYD COHEN


    Ph.D. Urban & Climate Strategist, Smart Cities, Innovation, Professor, Researcher @UDD

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  • MANEL SANROMÀ


    Chief Information Officer, Barcelona City Council

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  • STEVE LEWIS


    Chief Executive Officer & Founder Living PlanIT

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  • IÑIGO DE LA SERNA


    Mayor, City of Santander, President, SNSC (Spanish Network of Smart Cities)

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  • LORENZO CANTONI


    President International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism (IFITT); Chair-holder of the UNESCO Chair in ICT to develop and promote sustainable tourism in World Heritage Sites

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  • CLARA SOLER


    CEO, founder of Turistícate, Social Media Strategist

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  • ALEXANDRE NILO FONSECA


    Chairman ACEPI - Electronic Commerce and Interactive Advertising Association, Vice-President INMA - International Newsmedia Marketing Association and Head of Digital Economy Solutions & Services @Portugal Telecom

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  • ROB ADAMS


    CEO, Six Fingers, Directeur, Spring Connection, Strategic Innovator. Owner Six Fingers. Author 'No Ego' & 'Ga Vreemd!'

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  • Nick Hall


    Managing Director, Digital Tourism Think Tank and SE1 Media.

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  • CARLOS MORENO


    Scientific Advisor of the CEO of Cofely INEO, GDFSUEZ Group and Member of the Scientific Council of the French High Council for Strategic Education and Research (CSFRS)

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  • CAROLINE COURET


    Co-founder and Director, Creative Tourism Network® / Barcelona Creative Tourism

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  • VASCO LAGARTO


    Chief Executive Officer of the Nacional Portuguese ICT Clusters (TICE.PT)

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  • ORLANDO RODRIGUES

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  • FRANCISCO MORCILLO

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Agenda

04 December

TWO-DAY CONFERENCE
The guest speakers, specialists, researchers and top-notch national and foreign strategists will share experiences, studies, investigations and knowledge in order to guide the attendees and delegates to the success, in the fields of administration, business, commercial networking, product management and smartly destinations.
This event, under the concept of Smart Travel, also aims to be a meeting point for smart destinations and its associates, mayors, administrators, managers, cities, hotels and lodgings, tourist entertainers, restaurants, students of tourism courses and innovation and technology companies that are confronted, daily, with the need to come up with distinctive solutions that are able to make the territory and their stakeholders more competitive and sustainable.

Teatro Municipal de Bragança

Praça Professor Cavaleiro Ferreira - Bragança

Reception / Registration

Opening Session

Hernâni Dias - Mayor of Bragança
Artur Nunes - President of CORANE
Duarte Moreno - President of DESTEQUE
Miguel de Castro Neto - Secretary of State of Territorial Planning and Energy

Pablo Sanchez Chillon

Urban Planner, Strategy and Public Affairs Advisor and International Speaker. Lawyer

Steve Lewis

CEO LivinPlanIT

Coffee Break / Networking

Boyd Cohen

Urban & Climate Strategist. Smart Cities Expert

Catarina Selada

Head of Policy & Research - INTELI - Intelligence in Innovation Centre

Carlos Martins

CEO OPIUM, ADDICT – Creative Industries Association Portugal

Smart Lunch / Networking

Orlando Rodrigues

Vice-president IPB – Polytechnic Institute of Bragança

Vitor Pereira

Co-founder, Head of Strategy at Conteúdo Chave, Lda

ROUND TABLE I - THE COMMUNICATION IN TOURISM

Clara Soler, Lorenzo Cantoni, Rob Adams | Moderator: Boyd Cohen

Coffee break / networking

Joaquim Pereira

VougaGest

Artur Cristóvão

UTAD

ROUND TABLE II (THE TOURISM SECTOR, NOW AND TOMORROW)

Armindo Jacinto, Regina Lopes, Nuno Fazenda | Moderator: João Faiões (SIC Television)

Closing Session

Almeida Henriques - President of Portuguese Smart Cities Network (RENER Living lab)

Smart Gala Dinner

05 December

TWO-DAY CONFERENCE
The guest speakers, specialists, researchers and top-notch national and foreign strategists will share experiences, studies, investigations and knowledge in order to guide the attendees and delegates to the success, in the fields of administration, business, commercial networking, product management and smartly destinations.
This event, under the concept of Smart Travel, also aims to be a meeting point for smart destinations and its associates, mayors, administrators, managers, cities, hotels and lodgings, tourist entertainers, restaurants, students of tourism courses and innovation and technology companies that are confronted, daily, with the need to come up with distinctive solutions that are able to make the territory and their stakeholders more competitive and sustainable.

Auditório Municipal de Mirandela

Rua João Maria Sarmento Pimentel - Mirandela)

Reception / Registration

Opening Session

Mayor of Mirandela, president of Instituto Politécnico de Bragança and the Dean of UTAD

Francis Ortiz

CEO @ CreaSolutions.es & Executive Distribution Manager Intl. na empresas Guideo App & Spark Compass

Manel Sanromà

CIO at Barcelona City Council

Smart Coffee / Networking

Iñigo de la Serna

Mayor Santander, President RECI (Spanish Smart Cities Network)

HELDER ALVES

Diretor de Administração Pública na INDRA Portugal

Rui Vasques

Live With Earth; IADE: Eco-Village Community e UNIDCOM (Unidade de Investigação do IADE)

Smart Lunch / Networking

Orla de Diez

OpenMarabunta

NICK HALL

Digital Tourism Think Tank

CARLOS MORENO

INEO Cofely, GDF SUEZ Group

David Tuinzing

Smart City Kitchen

Smart Coffee / networking

Caroline Couret

Creative Tourism Network ®

Alexandre Nilo Fonseca

Presidente da Associação do Comércio Eletrónico e Publicidade Interativa

ROUND TABLE I - REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN DIGITAL ERA, WITH SMART TOURISM, ICT AND SMART SUSTAINABLE CITIES

José Simões, Francisco Morcillo, Vasco Lagarto | Moderator: Miguel Cabral (TVI Television)

Closing session

Smart Dinner

Hackathon Mirandela Experience

06 December

TWO-DAY EXPERIENCES
This Congress, along with the scientific component, is an emotional opportunity. The Northeast of Portugal provides, to its visitors, unique and unrepeatable experiences, capable of generating excitement and even great passions.
It has nature, heritage, culture and tradition, museums and art galleries, theatres, and spas. It has gastronomy of excellence, Douro wines, and high quality accommodation and a lot of originality in everything it does and in all that is.

BRAGANÇA: HISTORY, ART AND CELEBRATION OF THE SOLSTICE

Experience

VILA FLOR: INNOVATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE COMPANIES

Experience

VINHAIS: SMOKEHOUSE AND NATURE

Experience

WINES OF TRAS-OS-MONTES

Experience

SPA ALFÂNDEGA DA FÉ: JUST RELAX

Experience

ROUTE OF THE KNIGHTS OF THE ORDER OF MALTA

Experience

SPAS AND GEOTHERMAL ENERGY

Experience

LET'S GO TO MIRANDA DO DOURO

Experience

MONTALEGRE AND THE WITCHCRAFT

Experience

STREET ART E URBAN ART (TATTOOS, BARBERSHOP, STREET PAINTING)

Experience

LANDS OF KNIGHTS GEOPARK

Experience

07 December

TWO-DAY EXPERIENCES
This Congress, along with the scientific component, is an emotional opportunity. The Northeast of Portugal provides, to its visitors, unique and unrepeatable experiences, capable of generating excitement and even great passions.
It has nature, heritage, culture and tradition, museums and art galleries, theatres, and spas. It has gastronomy of excellence, Douro wines, and high quality accommodation and a lot of originality in everything it does and in all that is.

CHESTNUTS

Experience

MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF BRAGANÇA - THE GREEN BUILDING AND BRIGANTIA ECOPARK

Experience

ON AND ABOUT OLIVE OIL

Experience

THE HONEY OF THE BEES

Experience

RELIGIOUS TOURISM

Experience

DOURO WORLD HERITAGE

Experience

PHOTOGRAPHIC RAID 'SMART ASS' VIMIOSO

Experience

LANDS OF KNIGHTS GEOPARK

Experience (continuation)

STREET ART E URBAN ART (TATTOOS, BARBERSHOP, STREET PAINTING)

Experience (Continuation)

Experiences

Two days of experiences dedicated to the Northeast of Portugal Territory (Trás-os-Montes & Alto Douro). Briefly, we will disclose some innovative, different and creative proposals, to explore our destination. These are experiences that should be chosen, in a natural way, according to our own expectations concerning SMARTRAVEL'14.

  • BRAGANÇA: HISTORY, ART AND CELEBRATION OF THE SOLSTICE

    Millenary heritage, new constructions and modern reconstruction; ancestral cultural manifestations reveal that Braganza is History and Modernity

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  • STREET ART E URBAN ART(TATTOOS, BARBERSHOP, STREET PAINTING)

    Trend movement from big capital cities that results in true example of urban art, contemporary and avant-garde. Tattoos | Hipster Barbershop | Street Painting

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  • RELIGIOUS TOURISM

    The Faith and religiosity of northeastern people reflects in its attitude towards life. The buildings, the objects, the art…true manifestations of love and devotion.

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  • KNIGHTS OF THE ORDER OF MALTA

    Dive deeply in the old history of the Order of the Knights of Malta, one hospitality order that left a strength inheritance in the northeast region.

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  • SPAS AND GEOTHERMAL ENERGY

    Natural therapies are very effective when we go with their rhythm. Spa’s are a nice place to relax and release daily stress.

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  • DOURO WORLD HERITAGE

    Douro is the brand of a unique territory and one country. Know the reasons why UNESCO decided to classify this region. It is also the oldest Wine region in the world.

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  • LET'S GO TO MIRANDA DO DOURO

    The Pauliteiros are the identity of Miranda do Douro that has also the own language (Mirandês), the bagpipes, the rituals and mythology, the heritage, landscape and Douro river.

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  • VINHAIS: SMOKED MEAT AND NATURE

    It is the smoked meat capital (Fumeiro) by its quality products but Vinhais has also nature biodiversity that completes the reference.

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  • CHESTNUTS

    Another typical product and exclusive of the Mediterranean climate, it was once the basis of the diet of the population and today has become a gourmet product and it is one of the heroes of Portuguese exports. Learn all the culinary applications that this delicacy allows to do.

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  • VILA FLOR: INNOVATIVE AND SUSTAINABLE COMPANIES

    There are several examples of successful companies at international level in the territory, sustainable and innovative companies and large employers that make all the difference in an area of low population density.

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  • WINES OF TRAS-OS-MONTES

    The nectar of the Gods is also a distinguishing mark of Trás-os-Montes. There is nothing like knowing and, essentially, taste, with the possibility of meaningful the centenarians mills and ancestral techniques still used by many small producers.

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  • MONTALEGRE AND THE WITCHCRAFT

    Be afraid, be very afraid, in Montalegre is celebrated every Friday 13th of the year. Here you can live the legends and the darkest tales of the traditions of Trás-os-Montes, the misfortunes and the witchcraft that make us confuse the reality with the superstitious imaginary.

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  • MUNICIPAL COUNCIL OF BRAGANÇA - THE GREEN BUILDING AND BRIGANTIA ECOPARK

    The headquarters building of the Municipal Council of Bragança is a reflection of the most recent environmentally friendly technology. Award-winning at the national level by its innovation and energy efficiency. A work of great architectural interest, but also an example of sustainability and intelligence.

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  • LANDS OF KNIGHTS GEOPARK

    Visit the Azibo’s dam, one of the poruguese 7 Wonders and continue by the GeoPark diving in the world’s navel. Take the deserved rest at the end of day and the astonishing Spa in Alfândega da Fé.

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  • THE HONEY OF THE BEES

    Only in healthy plants, wild and free of chemicals is achieved a healthy environment for our employees, the bees. The survival and reproduction of this small insect is the best proof of the quality of life that you can breathe here. And the honey flavour? Nothing to say, he speaks for himself. Just try on!

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  • ON AND ABOUT OLIVE OIL

    They say this region has gold. The Mediterranean climate provides unique conditions for the production of the liquid gold – Olive Oil.

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  • Spa Alfândega da Fé: Just Relax

    At 1100 meters of altitude allow your senses to be delighted by the fantastic views of Serra de Bornes and Douro River.

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  • HACKATHON MIRANDELA

    On 5th December at Mirandela
    (9H - 19H)

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Venue

Conference Will Be Held At

Teatro Municipal de Bragança

Praça Professor Cavaleiro Ferreira
5300-252 Bragança


Auditório Municipal de Mirandela

Rua João Maria Sarmento Pimentel
5370-326 Mirandela

The event will take place in two cities, on day 4 at Bragança and on day 5 at Mirandela.

Getting Here

By Car - Oporto

Route A4 (toll roads).

By Car - Lisbon

Drive on the A1, E801/IP3, A24 and A4 to Bragança. Exit the A4 (toll roads)n.

By Car - Madrid

Take the A-6, PA-6, A-6 and A-11 for N-122/E-82 in Castilla y León. Follow the A4 to Bragança. Exit the A4.

Air Travel from Porto

Shuttles to Venue

Air Travel from Lisboa

Air Travel from Valladolid

Hotels Nearby

Hotel Ibis (Bragança)

Av. das Forças Armadas, Rotunda Lavrador Transmontano
Bragança
Phone: (+351) 273 302 520

Hotel São Lázaro (Bragança)

Av. do Sabor, Lt-24
Bragança
Phone: (+351) 273 310 070

Hotel D. Dinis (Mirandela)

Avenida N. Sra. Do Amparo
Mirandela
Phone: (+351) 278 260 100

Other Hotels

TRY NORDEST'IN

Partners

We have several options to integrate partnerships in this event!

Contact us to talk about them: info@smartravel14.com

Organization

Support

Partners

 

Collaborators

Tickets

Don’t waste time! Come and join us!

The event has two forms of registration:

Free (or simple)

That includes only the participation in conferences, lunches, coffee breaks and refreshments and also the participation in the selected experiences (except when indicated by the organization, since some may include additional service charges).

Premium (or complete)

Apart from all the free services, includes transportation/shuttle system (both directions) from Oporto Airport for the cities of the event. It also includes access to the networking exclusive dinner and varieties in the first two days, in the cities of Bragança and Mirandela.

News


  • SMART TRAVEL JUNTA ESTRATEGAS INTERNACIONAIS E MOSTRA NORDESTE TRANSMONTANO

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    Durante quatro dias, o debate sobre a inovação em territórios de baixa densidade vai ter como palco Bragança e Mirandela.
    O Nordeste Transmontano acolhe na próxima semana um evento internacional apresentado como "inédito", que reúne estrategas internacionais das soluções inteligentes para territórios e oferece experiências para promover a região além-fronteiras.
    Durante quatro dias, entre 4 e 7 de Dezembro, o Smart Travel2014 junta nesta região perto de três dezenas de especialistas na área do turismo, tecnologia e inovação, num congresso que contabiliza mais de 300 inscrições, segundo a organização.

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  • ENTREVISTA AO DIRETOR DO EVENTO SMART TRAVEL 2014 – REVISTA PONTOS DE VISTA

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    Como surgiu a ideia, por parte da Corane (Associação de Desenvolvimento dos Concelhos da Raia Nordestina) e da Desteque (Associação de Desenvolvimento da Terra Quente) de desenvolver o Smart Travel? Como caracteriza este conceito?
    Este projeto tem na sua génese dois Grupos de Ação Local (GAL), a Corane e a Desteque, que efetuaram uma candidatura ao ON. 2 – Novo Norte, no âmbito da capacitação e promoção do território, que não se limita aos municípios que estes dois Gal representam. Estes dois GAL têm como missão a promoção do desenvolvimento local. Nesse sentido envolveram-se na organização do Smart Travel com um duplo objetivo: Capacitação e promoção do território.

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  • SECRETÁRIO DE ESTADO DO ORDENAMENTO E ENERGIA ABRE SMART TRAVEL 14

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    Miguel de Castro Almeida, secretário de Estado do Ordenamento do Território e Energia, vai marcar presença na sessão de abertura do Smart Travel 14, que acontece nesta quinta-feira, dia 4, em Bragança. O governante decidiu associar-se ao evento, reconhecendo-lhe grande “originalidade e interesse”, um fórum onde se vão debater questões que fazem parte das agendas internacionais, como a gestão e sustentabilidade dos territórios, o desenvolvimento associado à criatividade, a tecnologia como ferramenta fundamental para melhorar a qualidade de vida dos cidadãos, entre outros.

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Get Involved

Bloggers, Travel Agencies and Journalists

Do you have a Travel Blog? Do you run a Travel Agency? Or are you a freelancer or integrated professional into a social communication department specialized on the theme? Would you like to participate, in a different way, in this event? Taking advantage of all the benefits that the organization has prepared so that the SMARTRAVEL'14 will be in the tourist/technological/smart sector, the event of the year?

 

Send us your personal data, bio and links! We are selecting the best ones to be with the best ones!

A unique opportunity to interchange experiences, practices and to observe, closely, all the tourist, cultural, innovative and intelligent potential that cities, towns and villages located in the interior of the country, have to offer.

EI 4 days (all included)! Make your application...and "become yourself a Northeastern"!

Showroom

The event will have exhibition spaces, dedicated to the companies, professionals, partners and institutions wishing to put in evidence their products, services and offers! It will be a unique opportunity to show to dozens of delegates, professionals, municipal officials and top managers, what they are doing in the region, in the country and even in the world!

Take part in this event and contact us to know the terms and conditions for the exhibition spaces in SMARTRAVEL'14 (LIMITED PLACES)

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