Read our conversation with Antonio Bramante, a Professor at the University of Sorocaba (Brazil) who has been actively involved in the WLO since the late 1970s, and recently (re)joined WLO Board of Directors.
We talked to Stephen Anderson, member of the WLO Board of Directors and a Professor at Florida International University (USA). This short interview is part of a series of posts aimed to bring you closer to the members of our Board.
A call for applications to become a World Leisure Community of Excellence is open now and until the 1 July 2018. This designation is bestowed by the WLO, for a three-year period, upon communities of any size that have undertaken broad-based citizen involvement to promote leisure as integral to the social, cultural, economic, and sustainable environmental development of the community.
WLO Communications and Events Coordinator, Mireia Iglesias, received the PCMA Global Scholarship and had the chance to travel all the way from Bilbao (Spain) to Nashville (United States) to attend PCMA 2018 Convening Leaders, which took place from the 7 to the 10 January. Events legacy, experience design, and more and more the importance of marketing techniques for events emerged as the main sectoral trends – elements all of which we are paying growing attention to in the design of WLO events.
WLO Chief Operating Officer Cristina Ortega met Yolanda Perdomo, Director of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Affiliate Members Programme, at the UNWTO headquarters, which are located in Madrid, close to the WLO’s Scientific and Technical Office in Bilbao.