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Honorary doctorate

Developer and businessman André Jordan will be receiving an honorary doctorate from the University of the Algarve on June 1.

Known for his development of both Quinta do Lago and Vilamoura, André Jordan will receive his doctorate alongside Taleb Rifai, the Secretary General of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

A traditional ceremony to honour both men will be held, complete with an academic procession involving all the faculties of the university, in Faro, followed by a speech by the Dean, João Guerreiro.

The ceremony is being held as part of the UNWTO Forum Tourism and Science: Bridging theory and practice, to be held in Vilamoura between June 1 and 3.