Francisco Dias holds a PhD degree in Tourism Science from the University of Perpignan, France. He is Associate Professor of the School Tourism and Maritime Technology at the IPLeiria – the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria (Portugal), and Diretor of the ART&TUR – International Tourism Film Festival.
Cristina Barroco has a PhD in Tourism from the University of Aveiro, an MSc degree in Management and a bachelor’s degree in Tourism. She started her professional activity in Grupo Visabeira in 1995.
Ana Luísa Pires is Associate Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal. She holds a PhD in Literature (University of Aveiro) and an Advanced Course in Tourism (University of Aveiro).
Ph.D. in Tourism. Associated Professor at the School of Tourism and Maritime Technology, Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, Portugal.
Júlia Fragoso da Fonseca is Associate Professor at ESTM – Leiria Polytechnic Institute, since 1996, in the area of Management and Marketing. She teaches in the Marketing, Management, Hospitality and Tourism area.
Professor at School of Tourism and Maritime Technology – Leiria Polytechnic Institute, since 2001 and Coordinator of the Tourism Degree since 2012. Ph.D. in Tourism at the Faculty of Economy from the University of Algarve.
Ph.D. in Tourism, Leisure and Culture from University of Coimbra and a Diploma on Advanced Studies in the same scientific area. Her Master in Translation Studies is from the University of Porto as well as her Licenciate Degree in French and English Modern Languages and Literatures.
PhD in Marketing and International Trade from the University of Extremadura (Spain). Master in International Trade from the University of Minho (1999). Graduated in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Coimbra. Post-graduate degree in Tourism Management by INDEG-ISCTE (2001).
Assistant Professor at Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, GGSIP University, New Delhi, India. Having completed his Ph.D in Business Administration from Aligarh Muslim University his doctoral work is acknowledged by Best Ph.D Thesis Award.
Professor at the Management School of Tomar (ESGT). Polytechnic Institute of Tomar (IPT). Advanced Training Course in Tourism. Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering and Tourism at University of Aveiro.
PhD in Tourism, Leisure and Culture – branch of Tourism and Development by the University of Coimbra. With a background in International Marketing and Tourism Promotion at ISCET – Instituto Superior de Ciências Empresariais de Turismo, she holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Tour Operators Management from the Estoril School of Hospitality and Tourism.
PhD in Tourism Sciences from the University of Perpignan, France. Associate Professor and Director of the degree in Tourism and Tourism Business Management and the Master in Tourism Management of the Lusófona University of Porto.
Associate Professor of the School of Tourism and Maritime Technology (ESTM) in Peniche, Portugal, from the Polytechnic Institute of Leiria, since 1999. Chair of the Council of Representatives of the ESTM. Director of the Master Sustainable Tourism Management. He is member of the Direction Board of Centre for Tourism Research, Development and Innovation (CITUR-Leiria).
PhD in the scientific area of Business Sciences and Marketing, specially in Tourism Planning and Management since 2010. Integrate Member of CITUR – Centre for Tourism, Research, Development and Innovation, Portugal.
Director International Centre for Buddhist Tourism in the Department of Tourism Administration, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad (MS), India and the Executive Secretary of Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association.
PhD in Business and Management Studies from the University of Porto, Master in Marketing and Commercial Management from the Autonomous University of Barcelona and Graduate in Advertising and Marketing from the Polytechnical Institute of Lisbon.
Swen is a tourism management lecturer at the University of Applied Sciences Inholland in Amsterdam, where he teaches on sustainability, ethics, policy and research methods, besides running tourism research projects.
Tsuyoshi Kigawa is Associate Professor at Wakayama University, Japan. After graduating Kyoto Institute of Technology, he explored several countries, Sri Lanka, China and USA as an architect and studied urban morphology at University College London.
Aldo Di Russo has earned his degree in Physics from the Sapienza University of Rome in 1976. In the 1980s, he shifted his professional career towards IT and multimedia applications.
Formed in marketing and graduated in innovative projects. Specialized in the development and implementation of communication campaigns, strategies, projects, programs and products in the area of tourism, gastronomy, services and hospitality.
Professor emeritus of practice, and media strategist. He has been retired since January 2019. John is a guest lecturer “storytelling”, “converged newsrooms” and “crowdfunding” in Ireland, South Africa and in the Netherlands amongst others.
Nancy Duxbury, PhD, is a Researcher and Co-coordinator of the “Cities, Cultures and Architecture” research group at CES, and a member of the European Expert Network on Culture.
Associate Professor at Wakayama University, Japan. After graduating Kyoto Institute of Technology, he explored several countries, Sri Lanka, China and USA as an architect and studied urban morphology at University College London.