Arthur Filipe Barbosa De Araújo

Arthur Filipe Barbosa De Araújo


Arthur Araújo is a PhD in tourism studies by the University of Aveiro (Portugal) and currently teaches at Lusófona University. He has published works mainly in film tourism, slum tourists’ motivations, destination imagery, tourism research tools, alpine tourism, food tourism, sports tourism, and sustainability. Recent publications have appeared in Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing and British Food Journal. In the industry, Arthur has experiences in Brazil and Spain, in areas such as tourism accessibility, inbound tourism statistics and educational tourism. Since 2017, he integrates the juri of the Art&Tur International Tourism Film Festival. He is also a member of the Research Unit on Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies (GOVCOPP) of the University of Aveiro, and of the Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association (EATSA), as well as a co-director of the Transdisciplinary Research Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship Ecosystems (TRIE).


  • Licenciatura
    Licenciatura em Turismo
  • Mestrado
    Mestrado em Gestão
  • Doutoramento
    Doutoramento em Turismo
  • Outros
    Marketing digital
  • Outros
    Introdução aos Modelos de Equações Estruturais com Recurso ao AMOS
  • Outros
    Análise quantitativa de dados com o SPSS
  • Outros
    Análise Qualitativa com Apoio do NVivo e WebQDA


Journal article

  • 2023-07-05, Resilience and individual Competitive Productivity: the role of age in the tourism industry , Humanities and Social Sciences Communications
  • 2023-05-09, The Zika virus crisis during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games: a media cover analysis, Humanities and Social Sciences Communications
  • 2022-12-19, How Do Hospitality Workers Perceive Their Work Skills before and after the Lockdown Imposed by the COVID-19 Pandemic?, Social Sciences
  • 2022-10-18, Hotel workers' perceptions on soft and hard skills in Porto, Portugal, Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism
  • 2022-06-01, How to Employ Zipf's Laws for Content Analysis in Tourism Studies?, International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems
  • 2022-02-23, Willingness to Pay for Sustainable Destinations: A Structural Approach, Sustainability
  • 2022-02-21, Accessing Neuromarketing Scientific Performance: Research Gaps and Emerging Topics, Behavioral Sciences
  • 2021-07-21, Film tourism meets slum tourism: How negative portrayals can foster a controversial tourist phenomenon, Journal of Tourism & Development
  • 2021-03-15, Mapping smart experiences in tourism: A bibliometric approach, European Journal of Tourism Research
  • 2021-02-23, Country Performance Analysis of Swiss Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management Research, Sustainability
  • 2020-08-01, Destination Brand Gnosis (DBGNOSIS): An innovative tool for tourism research, Revista Turismo: Estudos e Práticas
  • 2020-07-10, A Imagem Cognitiva do Destino Turístico: O caso da cidade do Porto, A Imagem Cognitiva do Destino Turístico: O caso da cidade do Porto
  • 2020-04-21, Spanish Economic-Financial Crisis: Social and Academic Interest, Journal of Business Cycle Research
  • 2020, Pilgrimage or tourism Travel motivation on Way of Saint James, International Journal of Tourism Anthropology
  • 2019-09-05, Health and Sport. Economic and Social Impact of Active Tourism, European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education
  • 2019-07-01, Understanding the role of destination imagery in mountain destination choice. Evidence from an exploratory research, European Journal of Tourism Research
  • 2019-05-17, Food tourism destinations’ imagery processing model, British Food Journal
  • 2019-04-30, La comunicación 2.0 en el sector turístico español. Análisis de las webs oficiales de promoción turística, International Journal of Marketing, Communication and New Media
  • 2019-01, A destination imagery processing model: Structural differences between dream and favourite destinations, Annals of Tourism Research
  • 2018-12-12, Green Jobs: The Present and Future of the Building Industry. Evolution Analysis, Social Sciences
  • 2015-05-19, Negative Film Plot and Tourists´ Image and Intentions: The Case ofCity of God, Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing
  • 2012, Gestão sustentável da cadeia de abastecimento no turismo: Uma proposta baseada no turismo comunitário, Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento


  • 2013, Films and destination image: when violence is based on history, 1, de Araújo, Arthur Filipe Barbosa, Lap Lambert Academic Publishing

Book chapter

  • 2022, Tourists' Willingness to Pay for Environmental and Sociocultural Sustainability in Destinations: Underlying Factors and the Effect of Age, Transcending Borders in Tourism Through Innovation and Cultural Heritage, Springer International Publishing
  • 2021, Medical Tourism: Analysis and Expectations Worldwide, Advances in Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, and E-Services, IGI Global
  • 2021, Company Internships: Filling the Gap Between University Training and Business Reality, Handbook of Research on Human Capital and People Management in the Tourism Industry, IGI Global
  • 2020, Young Ideas to Improve Organizational Resilience in Turbulent and Changing Environments, Dynamic Strategic Thinking for Improved Competitiveness and Performance, IGI Global
  • 2020, Spanish and Portuguese MICE Tourists' Profile, Accelerating Knowledge Sharing, Creativity, and Innovation Through Business Tourism, IGI Global
  • 2018, Film tourism y la imagen de destinos, La Imagen y promoción de los destinos turísticos, Thomson Reuters
  • 2018, Destination Brand Gnosis (DBGnosis) software: cuando analizar big data es primordial para gestionar el destino turístico, Las fuentes de información turística en foco , Thomson Reuters - Aranzadi

Conference paper

  • The role of cinema on the tourist destination image formation process: opportunities and challenges for the tourism stakeholders , Jornadas de Turismo do ISCE
  • The effects of negative plot films on destination image: the case of Brazil, 5th Annual Global Management Conference
  • The Quality of Business Relationships in the Tourism System: An Imaginary Organisation Approach, International Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Marketing and Consumer Behaviour
  • O papel do cinema na formação da imagem de destinos turístico, TMS Management Studies International Conference
  • Films’ impacts on tourist demand: a systematic review, Contemporary Perspectives in Tourism and Hospitality Research
  • Film-induced slum tourism: a literature review and model proposal, International Conference: Tourism, Destination Image and Place Branding
  • Effective methodological tools applied to modelling the influence of relational efforts on performance, European Conference on Research Methodology
  • Educação inclusiva na atividade turística: o caso to programa "Turismo acesível - Pernambuco sem barreiras", VIII Congresso Internacional de Tecnologia na Educação
  • Ecoturismo e o modelo de turismo comunitário: Uma análise da atividade turística na Prainha do Canto Verde-CE, XI Seminário Internacional de Turismo
  • Cinema and slum tourism motivations: a qualitative approach, TTRA Europe Chapter 2017
  • Análise do cumprimento dos programas de marketing turístico do Plano Estratégico de Turismo de Pernambuco, XI Encontro Nacional de Turismo com Base Local
  • Análise de adequação do Plano Nacional de Turismo aos preceitos establecidos pela Lei Geral do Turismo, XI Seminário Internacional de Turismo
  • 2023-05-31, Neuroscience on Marketing Applied do Tourism: A Mixed-Method Systematic Review on Neurotourism, Diversity and Sustainability: Opportunities and Threats | 2023
  • 2021-09-09, Sustainability factors influencing tourists’ destination choice during the covid-19 pandemic, Global Tourism Conference 2021
  • 2021-05-19, Hotel Workers' Perceptions on Soft Skills During the Covid-19 Pandemic, 4th International Conference on Tourism Research ICTR 2022
  • 2020-11-05, ¿Puede la generación z contribuir a la resiliencia de las empresas? Un estudio en la industria de lujo, XXII Seminario Hispano Luso de Economía Empresarial
  • 2020-06-16, The Way of Saint James from travellers' and tourism scholars' perspective, 6th Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association (EATSA) International Conference
  • 2020-06-16, Slum tourism motivations induced by cinema: A structural model, 6th Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association (EATSA) International Conference
  • 2019-09-24, Slum tourism: a sub-product of social inequality motivated by cinema, Sustainable Tourism in the Digital World
  • 2018-09-20, Developing a model of film-induced slum tourism motivations: an exploratory, qualitative, approach , 13th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • 2017, Between dreams and sweet memories: the imagery of dream and favourite destinations, 9th International Tourism Congress

Conference poster

  • 2018, Slum tourism motivations: a mixed methods approach – updated , 13th European Conference on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • 2017, Slum tourism motivations: a mixed methods approach, Encontro com a Ciência e Tecnologia em Portugal 2017
  • 2017, Slum tourism motivations: A mixed methods approach, Research day


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