Social Sciences: Dr. in Economics
Date of admittance: 30/06/2014
Speech: Correlación entre las estrategias de la expansión de las cadenas hoteleras Internacionales y sus rentabilidades
Reply: Dr. Josep Gil i Ribas
Surname: MARTORELL CUNILL
Date of birth: 27-August-1968
Career: Tenured lecturer (1993)
Organization: University of the Balaeric Islands
Faculty: Faculty of Economics and Business
Department: Department of Economics and Business
Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Business (University of the Balearic Islands), 1992.
Masters of Business Administration (Centro Estudios Financieros de Madrid), 1995.
Doctoral Degree in Economics (Universitat de les Illes Balears), 2001.
Phd. Onofre Martorell Cunill has served for the last 25 years as a university lecturer of Financial Economics at the University of the Balearic Islands. He acquired his Ph.D. with the thesis “The Hotel Chains. A model of Business Growth.” It was nominated for an Extraordinary Prize of the University of the Balearic Islands. It was awarded the best tourism research work by the Tribuna Jorge Vila Fradera (FITUR) and published by the Ariel Tourism Editorial, “Hotel Chains. Analysis of Top 10”, Barcelona, 2002.
His research activity incudes:
Two periods of 6 years of research (2005-2010 and 2011-2016) recognized by the Ministry of National Education. Retributive Supplement of Stimulus and Recognition of Research Excellence. Resolution of the General Director of University Policy and Higher Education on 13 February 2017 (2017-2022). Retributive Supplement of Stimulus and Recognition of the Investigative Activity. Order of the Social Council of the University of the Balearic Islands on 30 October 2008 (2008-2013). Retributive Supplement of Stimulus and Recognition of the Investigative Activity. Order of the Social Council of the University of the Balearic Islands on 24 July 2014 (2014-2019).
More than 100 publications: 15 articles have been published in scientific journals indexed with a quality index, 6 books (two of which are international editions in English and Chinese), 1 book edition, 31 book chapters, 55 scientific contributions of papers at conferences. Also external referee of 5 journals indexed in 1Q JCR (International Journal of Hospitality Management, Tourism Management, Annals of Tourism Research, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, and Journal of Business Research), and Member of the Editorial Board of the Tourism Economics journal (Sage Publication).
Participation in 23 conference committees: president of 2 organizer committees, vice president of 1 organizer committee, member of 10 scientific committees, member of 2 organizer committees, chairman of 8 sessions. More than 60 research projects and contracts: 14 research projects (3 as Main researcher), 48 research contracts as main researcher.
Member of Academies and Scientific Associations: Academic member of the Royal European Academy of Doctors (RAED), Member of the Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AECIT), Regular member of the Scientific Academy of Economics and Business Management (ACEDE), Regular member of the European Academy of Management and Business Economics (AEDEM), Regular member of the Spanish Finance Association (AEFIN).
Main researcher of the Research Group registered by the University of the Balearic Islands: Direction and Management of Companies and Tourist Destinations. Research lines: Attitudes of residents and tourists, corporate social responsibility in tourism. Type of participation: main researcher. Number of Researchers: 10
In his teaching activities, he counts the following highlighted main merits:
Doctoral thesis supervised “Four Papers about the Development Market Concentration, Mobility, Profitability and Factors Influencing Choice of Entry Mode in the Hotel Chains”, by Mr. Carles Mulet, University of Castellon, with rating Excellence Cum Laude (2010); Diploma of Advanced Studies (Doctoral Studies) supervised (2003); 20 Final Grade Projects supervised in the Faculty of Economics and Business; 40 Final Master Projects supervised in the University of Balearic Islands; member of 16 boards of Doctoral Theses; all the teaching merits recognized by the University of Balearic Islands (Retributive Supplement of teaching merits 1994-2014, Retributive Supplement of teaching specialization 2000-2011 and Retributive Supplement for the stimulation of the training of the professors 2000-2019).
Director of the University School of Tourism of Ibiza, University of Balearic Islands, November 2013 to present.
Director of the Master’s in Tourism Management (MTA) Program in Mallorca, Menorca and Ibiza, University of Balearic Islands, 2011 to present.
Director of the Practical School of Economics and Business of the Official Association of Economists of Balearic Islands, 2010 to present.
Director of the Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) Program, University of Balearic Islands, 2007 to present.
Director of the University School of Tourism Felipe Moreno of Palma de Majorca, University of Balearic Islands, November 2006 to March 2011.
Secretary of the Departament Of Economy and Business, Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Balearic Islands, February 2005 to December 2006.
Academic Secretary of the Hostelling School, University of Balearic Islands, June 1995 to December 1998.
Patron elected of the Balearic Islands savings bank “Sa Nostra”. Life tenure.
Member of the Balearic Competitive Forum, 2015 to present.
Executive of the Official Registry of Forensic Economists of Spain, 2013 to present.
Dean/President of the Official Guild of Balearic’s Economists, 2009 to present.
Member of the Plenary Session of the General Council of Official Association of Economists of Spain, 2009 to present.
President of the Organization of Education Economists (OEE) of the Official Guild of Balearic’s Economists, 2002 to present.
Member of the Economic and Social Council, 2011 to 2015.
Founding member of the Arbitration and Mediation Association of the Balearic Islands, in 2011.
Member of the Balearic Institute of Economics, 2004-2007 and 2013-2015.
Vice President of the Official Guild of Balearic’s Economists, 2004-2009.
Executive of the Government Board of the Circulo of Economy of Mallorca, from 2000 to 2007.