Contributor Profile

Patrick Torrent

Job TitleExecutive Director

Company NameCatalan Tourist Board


Patrick Torrent graduated with a degree in Organizational Industrial Psychology from the University of Barcelona, and Bachelor in Law from the UNED. He also has training in Marketing Management from ESADE, and in Systems Management Information by Master Associates. From 2005 to 2009, he was the General Deputy Director of the Consortium Turisme de Catalunya and Deputy Director of the Catalan Tourist Board from its founding in 2010, to 2013. Currently he is the Executive Director of the Catalan Tourist Board. He was appointed Secretary of the Open University of Catalonia Foundation in 2010 and Patron from 2009 to 2011. He has been Associate Teacher at different universities and speaker and organizer of several symposiums, seminars, workshops and forums focused on tourism and its marketing.  In late 2015, he was appointed President of NECSstouR based in Brussels, gathering 37 Tourism Regional Authorities associated and 36 associate organizations.

Conference Sessions

  • Food Tourism 2025: What You Need to Know Now

    Tuesday10:30 - 11:456 Nov 2018
    Platinum Suite 3

    Food and beverage continue to be the number one motivator among travellers, with 93% of travellers intentionally participating in a unique food or beverage acti...

    • Language: English

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