The summer school is aimed at tourism professionals, undergraduate and masters students who are looking to improve their tourism knowledge, by immersing themselves in an experiential-learning journey within a real-life of community-driven transformative tourism project and working alongside academic experts to connect theory to practice.
How to Apply
Students should send a short motivation letter (max. 500 words), listing their prior tourism knowledge and interests and indicating their level of English (B2 required): firstname.lastname@example.org
Apply by: 10th April, 2022
Acceptance letters: 6th May, 2022
Registration/Payment in full: 2nd May, 2022
Website do Projeto
Mafalda Patuleia has a PhD in Tourism from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Algarve. She is the Head of the Tourism Department of the Lusófona University and Dean of the Higher Institute of New Professions (INP). She is also a researcher at the GOVCOPP – Research Unit on Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies (Aveiro University) and at the Transdisciplinary Research Center of Innovation & Entrepreneurship Ecosystems (TRIE), with research interests in tourism and hotel management. She has produced research in the field of creative and cultural Tourism, including book chapters, papers in scientific journals and conference proceedings, case studies, and working papers.
Arturo Salerno Since 1999 he has been dealing with Hospitality & Destination Digital Marketing, at national and international level. It manages strategic communication and online promotion plans for accommodation facilities and tour operators. Owner of Studio Salerno, a consulting firm in Hospitality Management and Digital Marketing, he participated as a speacker in the most important training events in the sector on the Italian territory. He believes without hesitation in the infinite possibilities of the network.
Fabio Carbone is an expert, both as an academic and practitioner, in the relations between cultural heritage management and tourism for the promotion of intercultural dialogue, global understanding, and peace. He is currently a lecturer in International Tourism Management (Coventry University) and Research fellow at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations (Coventry University), as well as Ambassador-at-Large of the International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT).
Fiona Eva Bakas PhD, is a critical tourism researcher with international teaching experience. She holds a PhD in Tourism (Otago University, NZ), has 20 years of varied work experience (corporate and academic), and is currently a lecturer at Lusofona University, Lisbon, adjunct lecturer at Dalarna University, Sweden and collaborative researcher at the Centre for Social Studies, Coimbra University. For six years, Fiona was a contracted postdoctoral researcher at Coimbra University in a research-action project on creative tourism in rural areas and small cities (CREATOUR) and a postdoctoral researcher at Aveiro University in a project on gender in tourism (GENTOUR II). She is a member of research groups: CCArq (Coimbra), GOVCOPP (Aveiro), ETEM (University of the Aegean) and TRIE (Lusofona University). Her research interests are: creative and cultural tourism, events and festivals, gender in tourism labour, qualitative and action-research methodologies, cultural mapping, entrepreneurship, rural tourism, ecotourism, and language tourism.
Sonia Ferrari is an Associate Professor of Tourism Marketing and Place Marketing at the Department of Business and Legal Science, University of Calabria, Italy. She has taught Event Marketing, Service Management, and Tourism Management at the University of Calabria where she has also been a researcher since 1993. Her main research interests are: tourism and place marketing, roots tourism, spa and wellness tourism, tourism in protected areas and natural parks, event marketing, service marketing and management, and sustainable tourism. She is Member of the World Commission on Protected Areas WCPA of IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) since 2016.