Emma Pla

Emma Pla.

Culture, Research


Academic institution


Emma Pla is director of the Master in Innovation in Tourism Management, researcher on enogastronomic tourism and economist of formation dedicated to the tourism sector. Emma Pla started her career in the tourism sector, notably the hotel industry to later join the tourism consulting sector. She's currently working at the university, which allows her to transfer her knowledge and continue learning. She is also doing a doctoral thesis entitled “Tourism and gastronomy: a methodological model for measuring the development of gastronomic tourism in a destination”.

Publications related to tourism (general)

    • Profile of the gastronomic tourist for the demarcation of Barcelona, council of Barcelona
    • In the book Cooking as an Educational Tool, the chapter entitled Gastronomy as Intangible Heritage
    • In the book Ciudad Educadora y turismo responsable, the chapter entitled: El turismo gastronómico: una oportunidad para el turismo responsable (Gastronomic tourism: an opportunity for responsible tourism).