Mara Manente is the Director of CISET, the International Center of Studies on Tourism Economics of the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice.
She’s been teaching Tourism Economics and Tourism Policy at the Master in Economics and Management at the University Ca’ Foscari of Venice and she’s also the author of many articles and books as well as of a “Manual on tourism economics” used in many Italian universities
She is a member of AIEST and of the World Tourism Organization Steering Committee on Statistics and Macroeconomic Analysis of Tourism and Tourism Satellite Accounts. Furthermore, she is a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Touring Club, National Pivot of the BLUEMED Programme, member of the AG2 of the EUSALP EU-Strategy for the Alpine Region, and member of the Working Group on TSAs established by ISTAT (Italian National Statistical Office).
She is a consultant to many national and international tourism institutions and Commission Directorate Generals and member of the ETIS pool of experts.