Dr. Maria Alvarez works as Associate Professor at the Administration Department of Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey, where she is the director of the Applied Tourism Administration and Research Centre. She teaches Services Marketing, e-Marketing, Business Strategy and Research Methodology, for which she has won an award in teaching excellence.
Maria is highly qualified and has a wealth of rich experience in research and consultancy projects, both nationally and internationally. She has vast editorial experience and her numerous publications are widely respected. She has been auditor for the UNWTO TedQual Certification System since 2006 and has been Conference Chair of several international academic conferences.
She is also multilingual – fluent in Spanish, English, French and Turkish.