Terres CHECK-IN International Hospitality Film Awards is a joint initiative by Terres Landscape and Travel Communication and the Catalan foundations CETT, Climent Guitart and Jordi Comas Matamala.
The proposal of the Terres CHECK-IN International Hospitality Film Awards festival arises under the will to create community and connect the various actors that form the hospitality industry internationally, generating a space of knowledge, exchange and communication trends that can be transferable to the sector to improve the experience at a time when the audiovisual tourism has achieved a point of great maturity.
Terres CHECK-IN aims to be the world reference in the field of audiovisual Hospitality sector and showcase marketing trends of organizations that form the tourism industry, hospitality and gastronomy.
The Terres CHECK-IN International Hospitality Film Awards has planned its realization in itinerant form between the headquarters of the Three Foundations collaborators. After the celebration of the 2022 edition in Barcelona, Terres Check-In 2023 will be held on September 13 in Lloret de Mar, at the Hotel Guitart, hosted by the Fundació Climent Guitart.
Terres CHECK-IN‘s second edition will combine a ceremony of awards and professional recognition with an educational and professionalizing aspect.
For practical purposes, the Terres CHECK-IN will be the main event of the Terres Travel Festival, which will celebrate its professional part on Thursday 14th and Thursday 15th September 2023 in Tortosa.
The format of the Terres CHECK-IN is expected to be hybrid, with face-to-face and streaming activities.
CETT Foundation is a private entity inherent in the CETT, a university institution attached to the University of Barcelona and reference centre in tourism, hospitality and gastronomy, founded in 2000 by Gaspar Espuña with the aim of being a boost for training, research and knowledge in these areas, strengthening the link with the professional and institutional sector and boosting the internationalisation of CETT. At the same time, the Foundation promotes the principles and values of CETT and has a strong commitment to corporate social responsibility of all CETT companies. Since its inception, it has promoted the generation and transmission of tourism knowledge with a firm commitment to applied research, training and support for innovative initiatives of a social nature, as well as the spirit and creation of entrepreneurial initiatives, promoting innovation and creating synergies and forward-looking projects.
The Climent Guitart Foundation was created in 2018. The entity, chaired by Cristina Cabañas, perpetuates the memory of Climent Guitart and Pascual, with the intention of preserving their commitment and legacy. The organization, based in Lloret de Mar, aims to promote and develop tourism in all its areas, especially in the training and promotion of professionals in the sector; entrepreneurship, solidarity and culture, generating activities that help to improve the impact of responsible and sustainable tourism.
The Jordi Comas Matamala Foundation, constituted in 2015 and chaired by Carme Hospital, was created to maintain the memory of Jordi Comas and continue his work and commitment to the Costa Brava, developing initiatives and activities in the areas of tourism, hospitality, culture and sports. The organization works to create a permanent framework of thought that contributes to the world of tourism a series of patterns and guidelines that help it to progress.