Antoni Domènech

PhD candidate of the Tourism & Leisure program.
Member of the Research Group on Territorial Analysis and Tourism Studies (GRATET).

Department of Geography, Faculty of Tourism & Geography, Rovira i Virgili University.

ORCID: 0000-0002-1881-6679
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Antoni Domènech (Móra d’Ebre, Catalunya, 1993) is graduated in Geography and Territorial Planning (2015, URV), and Master in Territorial Analysis and Management (2016, URV and UGR). In both cases he received the excellence award of the promotion. He also was awarded with the prize «Jordi Amorós» (2016) from the College of Geographers of Catalonia to the best end of bachelor project, and the prize «Lluís Casassas i Simó» from the Catalan Geography Society to the best master’s thesis (2017).

Currently, he is a PhD candidate at the URV, with a scholarship granted by the Ministry of Education in the framework of the university teacher training program (Formación de Profesorado Universitario). His thesis, directed by Dr. Anton Clavé and Dr. Gutiérrez, deals with the use of new technologies applied to analyze the mobility of people in tourism destinations and its application in the promotion of policies of sustainable mobility. He is the author of several communications in congresses and publications in international journals on mobility and public transport and other urban studies.

Selected recent publications

  • Domènech, A., Gutiérrez, A. and Anton Clavé, A. (2019). Cruise passengers’ spatial behaviour and expenditure levels at destination. Tourism Planning and Development.
  • Domènech, A. and Gutiérrez, A. Paisatges després de la batalla: geografia dels desnonaments i desigualtat urbana. Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Societat Catalana de Geografia. 2018.
  • Gutiérrez, A. and Domènech, A. (2018). The mortgage crisis and evictions in Barcelona: identifying the determinants of the spatial clustering of foreclosures. European Planning Studies.
  • Domènech, A. and Gutiérrez, A. (2017). A GIS-Based Evaluation of the Effectiveness and Spatial Coverage of Public Transport Networks in Tourist Destinations. ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Inf, 6 (3).
  • Gutiérrez, A. and Domènech, A. (2017). Spanish mortgage crisis and accumulation of foreclosed housing by SAREB: a geographical approach. Journal of Maps, 13 (1).  
  • Gutiérrez, A. and Domènech, A. (2017). The Spanish mortgage crisis: Evidence of the concentration of foreclosures in the most deprived neighbourhoods. Die Erde. Journal of the Geographical Society of Berlin, 148 (1).
  • Gutiérrez, A. and Domènech, A (2017). Geografía de los desahucios por ejecución hipotecaria en las ciudades españolas: evidencias a partir de las viviendas propiedad de la SAREB. Revista de geografía Norte Grande, 67.
  • Gutiérrez, A.; Oliveras, J.; Alberich, J.; Muro, I.; Russo, A.P.; Domènech, A. Universitat, innovació i desenvolupament regional a les comarques de Tarragona. Publicacions URV. 2017. ISBN: 978-84-8424-636-7

Selected recent conferences, keynotes, invited lectures and presentations

  • Domènech, A., Miravet, D. & Gutiérrez, A. (2018). Determinants of Public Transport use by tourists staying at a World Heritage City: the case of Tarragona. Nectar Cluster 5 Workshop: Smart transport for sustainable tourism. May 2018, Lecce (Italy).

  • Domènech, A., Miravet, D. & Gutiérrez, A. (2017). Influence of tourists’ profiles on mobility patterns at destination: a Latent Class Analysis. IGU Tourism Commission Workshop: Tourism Shaping Places. November 2017, Vila-seca (Spain).
  • Gutiérrez, A., Domènech, A. (2016). Cartografiando las viviendas en manos de la SAREB: Geografía de la desposesión de vivienda en España. XIII Coloquio del Grupo de Geografía Urbana de la Asociación de Geógrafos Españoles: Nuevos escenarios urbanos: nuevos conflictos y nuevas políticas. July 2016, Girona (Spain).