Dr. Joaquin Fernandez Majó is the Dean of Faculty of Tourism since 2016. He is Associate Professor in the area of Business, Computer Engineer and PhD from the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya.
Since 1993 he has been professor at the Escuela Oficial de Turismo de la Generalitat of Catalonia that has evolved intothe Faculty of Tourism, University of Girona. His teaching revolves around Information Technologies andCommunications (ICTs) and how they are applied to tourism management and their companies.
His research is focused on the topic of the use of Information Technologies and Communications (ICT) in tourism, and his PhD thesis topic was based on the use of ICT in the tourist information offices and tourism products. He has published several articles in journals and conferences on the impact of ICT on tourism.
He has been coordinator of studies and director of the School of Tourism, Vice-president of Technology Development andInstitutional Relations at the University of Girona, director of the Official Master in Tourism Management and Planning and vice-dean of the faculty of Tourism
He was general coordinator of project on the creation of the degree in Tourism, drawn for all Spanish universities teachingTourism in the National Agency for Quality Assessment and Accreditation (ANECA).
He has participated in various national and international forums on tourism education and work in different projects of tourism education. He has also been involved in several European competitive projects in the field of Tourism, projects such as Tempus1-2013 based on education tourism for hospitality management and INCOME project based on for dual learning in tourism.