June 2019, Viñales, Pinar del Rio, Cuba

CREST partnered with the University of Pinar del Rio's Centro de Estudios de Gerencia, Desarrollo Local y Turismo (GEDELTUR) to host a three-day sustainable tourism and marketing workshop as part of the larger 3rd International Congress on Marketing, Local Development and Tourism (MARDELTUR) 2019. CREST identified and sponsored eight international speakers hailing from Costa Rica, Mexico, and the United States, and supported the participation of four Cuban tourism experts. The workshop featured panels covering rural tourism, nature-based tourism, tourism and scientific production, coastal and marine tourism, and tourism and local development.


1. Introductory Panel

2. Rural Tourism Panel

3. Nature-Based Tourism Panel

4. Round Table

5. Tourism and Scientific Production Panel

6. Coastal and Marine Tourism Panel

7. Tourism and Local Development Panel