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Algarve 'Residential Tourism' & Sustainability Conference - Nov 23rd

Algarve 'Residential Tourism' & Sustainability Conference - Nov 23rdTen years after the start of the global financial crisis and now aorund three years into the recovery and expansion phase of the market, the Algarve 'Residential Tourism' & Sustainability Conference will address strategic aspects of the residential tourism segment within the context of the Algarve tourism economy in developing a sustainable strategy for the destination and the market's inherent economic cycle.

Date: Friday 23 November 2018  Venue: Anantara Vilamoura Resort Hotel

Conference initiative: ILM Tourism & Hospitality Real Estate Group
Conference co-organisation: ILM & DENGUN

Website: www.residentialtourismconference.com


Conference Partners:

AHETA - Portuguese Resorts Association - AIPP Association of International Property Professionals - British Portuguese Chamber of Commerce - Algarve Tourism Region – RTA - ProMatura Retirement Research Consultancy - CCDR Algarve - The Portuguese Chamber of Commerce in the UK - Confidencial Imobiliario - Universidade do Algarve - Open Media - Vida Imobiliaria

 

Conference Participants

 

AGENDA

08.45 - Welcome & introduction: Andrew Coutts (ILM) & Joao Cabaco (DENGUN)

09.00 - Welcoming address: Mr. Andre Jordan

09.15 - 10.15
1. THE ECONOMIC & TOURISM MARKET CONTEXT
- the structure of the Algarve economy - the multiplier effect of travel & tourism demand on residential tourism and tourist lodging development - global tourism trends - traveller tribes 2030, Algarve market data and traveller profile evolution - residential tourism statistics and market intelligence, the impact of government programs – NHR & GRP
Moderator: Pedro Fontainhas – APR
Invited Speakers:  ✓ Pedro Pimpao – CM Loule ✓ RTA Representative ✓ Ricardo Guimaraes – Confidencial Imobiliario ✓ Andrew Coutts

10.15 – 11.30
2. SUSTAINABILITY & TOURISM – A STRATEGY FOR THE ALGARVE
- the role of sustainability in tourism, hospitality and residential tourism development - structural challenges: human resources, healthcare and education, air connectivity - the opportunity to reprogram and repackage key tourism attraction assets and experiences
Invited Moderator: Declan Conway, Global Sustainability Initiative
Speakers:
✓ Prof. Francisco Serra – CCDR Algarve ✓ Alexandra Goncalves - Directora Regional da Cultura do Algarve. ✓ Reinaldo Teixeira – Group Enolagest ✓ JamieRose Briones - Luxury Frontiers ✓ Gavin Eccles – Aviation consultant

 

11.30 – 13.00
3. THE MARKET OPPORTUNITY
- Markets & motives? Buyer profiles from some key northern European buyer markets (new research) - Demand Drivers? Affluent millennials, experiential travel, luxury travellers, Golden Visa & NHR programme - Retirees a key driver of residential tourism? Key insights from USA & UK with Portuguese case study - Health & wellness infrastructure – a critical success factor? - Lisbon, Oporto & Alentejo – dynamic tourism regions and complementary markets, the potential synergies?
Moderator: Peter Robinson - ProMatura – Retirement Research Consultancy
Speakers:
✓ Fernando Fernandes – SAPEC & Lousal Mining Village ✓ JamieRose Briones - Luxury Frontiers ✓ Abigail Normand or Bruno Mendes – IAD Portugal, French market specialist ✓ Christer Hellman - Fastighetsbyran, Swedish market specialist ✓ Robert Green – Sphere Estates

14.00 – 15.15
4. RETHINKING THE INVESTMENT/DEVELOPMENT MODEL
- the economic sustainability and competitiveness of current planning, legal and environmental parameters? - new markets, new investor profiles, different needs/experiences – new development models - short-termism, investors return requirements and market cycles – the impact on the development master plan
Invited Moderator: Carlos Leal President APR
Invited speakers:
✓ Prof. Paulo Correia ✓ Prof. Francisco Serra ✓ Rui Meneses Ferreira - Kronos Homes ✓ Gerry Fagan – DDM ✓ PLMJ

 

15.15 – 16.30 
5. DATA, MARKETING & SALES DISTRIBUTION 
- the role of data, social media and digital marketing in a ‘new’ marketing model world - marketing the destination and/or the product? - ‘Buy right, own well’ - how supporting the owner & buyer online drives value - innovation in sales distribution channels, property website portals, international property firms - branding: brand drivers and values, the role and impact of hospitality brands, other branding opportunities 

Moderator: Miguel Fernandes - DENGUN
Speakers:
✓ Peter Robinson – Alliance of International Property Owners (AIPO) ✓ Scott Bennett – Vilamoura World ✓ Robert Green – Sphere Estates ✓ Mario Chessa – Blueshift

16.30 – 18.00
6. NEW DEVELOPMENT CONCEPTS
- what’s happening in new concept terms in competitive destinations? - new resort and hotel concepts, product trends and innovation - case studies - creating sustainable destinations & communities, embracing new cultures, alternative, light-on-earth products - an emerging luxury hospitality supply in the region
Moderator: Charles Weston Baker – Plantation Eco Retreats
Speakers:
✓ Edgar Ollé - Marriott International. ✓ Nicholas Yarnell - Six Senses ✓ Julio Delgado - Quinta da Ombria ✓ JamieRose Briones - Luxury Frontiers

CONFERENCE CONCLUDES

Algarve 'Residential Tourism' & Sustainability Conference - Nov 23rd