Alvarez, Maria Dolores Daughter of Ricardo Alvarez Isasi and Pilar Basterra Artajo.
Master of Arts in European Law, University Libre Bruxelles, 1990. Master of Business Administration, Cornell University, New York, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration and Marketing, Bogaziçi University, Istanbul, Turkey, 2003.
UNWTO education centre coordinator Bogaziçi University, 2003—2009, assistant professor, since 2004.