Mafalda Luísa De Almeida Serra Patuleia

Mafalda Luísa De Almeida Serra Patuleia


Mafalda Patuleia has a PhD in Tourism from the Faculty of Economics at the University of the Algarve. She is head of the Tourism Department at Lusófona University. She is also a researcher with an interest in tourism destinations and hotel management. She has over 23 years of teaching experience and has produced research in the areas of creative tourism, lifestyle entrepreneurs, second homes, and competitiveness of tourism destinations, including book chapters, papers in academic journals and conference proceedings, case studies, and working papers. She is married and has a daughter. Her main hobby is traveling, and she's been to over 40 countries. Lusófona University, Campo Grande, 376 Lisbon Orcid: 0000-0002-8401-1860


  • Doutoramento
  • Mestrado
  • Licenciatura
  • Bacharelato


Artigo em revista

  • 2023-12-18, Digital Nomads' Willingness to Stay – a Combined Analysis of SEM and fsQCA Results, Journal of Tourism and Services
  • 2023-12, Digital nomads' willingness to stay. A combined analysis of SEM and fsQCA results, Journal of Tourism and Services
  • 2023-10-16, Developing sustainable business models: local knowledge acquisition and tourism lifestyle entrepreneurship, Journal of Sustainable Tourism
  • 2023-03-22, (Re)defining Entrepreneurship in a Post-Pandemic Context, Social Sciences
  • 2023, Accommodation selection criteria used by short term rental clients: an empirical approach to the Portuguese case , International Journal of Procurement Management
  • 2022-12-09, Burnout in hostels: How it shapes workers’ perceptions of human resources practices, Problems and Perspectives in Management
  • 2022-11-28, Financial Objectives and Satisfaction with Life: A Mixed-Method Study in Surf Lifestyle Entrepreneurs, Social Sciences
  • 2022-07-13, Editorial: Developing Lifestyle Entrepreneurship for Sustainable Destinations, Frontiers in Psychology
  • 2022-05-23, Inclusive Tourism: Assessing the Accessibility of Lisbon as a Tourist Destination, Tourism and Hospitality
  • 2022, Creative Tourism and Mobile Apps: A Comparative Study of Usability, Functionality and Creativity of Travel Apps, International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Systems
  • 2021-09-24, Creative tourism destination competitiveness: an integrative model and agenda for future research, Creative Industries Journal
  • 2021-06-01, Attitudes of Local Population Towards the Impacts of Tourism Development: Evidence From Czechia, Frontiers in Psychology
  • 2021-02-24, Post-pandemic recovery strategies: revitalizing lifestyle entrepreneurship, Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events
  • 2021-02-02, Retaining tourism lifestyle entrepreneurs for destination competitiveness, International Journal of Tourism Research
  • 2021, Selecting lifestyle entrepreneurship recovery strategies A response to COVID-19 pandemic, Tourism and Hospitality Research
  • 2021, Creative Tourism Destination Competitiveness: An Integrate ..., Creative Industries Journal
  • 2020-12-25, Transforming local knowledge into lifestyle entrepreneur’s innovativeness: exploring the linear and quadratic relationships, Current Issues in Tourism
  • 2020-11-11, The Impacts of Tourism on Cultural Identity on Lisbon Historic Neighbourhoods, Journal of Ethnic and Cultural Studies
  • 2020-06-26, Developing poor communities through creative tourism, Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change
  • 2019-12-15, Shared Value Creation and local communities development: The role of cooperation as an antecedent, Revista Portuguesa de Estudos Regionais
  • 2019, Nautical tourism - research perspectives, politics, and practices, Managing, Marketing, and Maintaining Maritime and Coastal Tourism
  • 2014, Tourism marketing: factors influencing tourist satisfaction and confidence in Manaus , Tourism and Hospitality International Journal
  • 2012, Sustainable Marketing geared towards Local Communities: the Serra da Estrela Tourism Development Centre , Journal of Tourism and Development
  • 2012, Below and above the surface: urban geotourism on the Lisbon underground public transport , Revista de Turismo e Desenvolvimento
  • 2011, Residential tourism and integrated resorts in the western tourism development cluster: development strategies , Algarve Magazine
  • 2011, Residential Tourism: conceptual contributions to its analysis , International Journal of Management and Communication
  • 2011, Between the Surface and the Underground: A Proposal for Urban Geotourism Routes in Lisbon , Revista Tourism and Management Studies
  • 2008, Geotourism: a way of interpreting the tourist space from the natural to the urban , Journal of Tourism and Development


  • 2023, Inclusive Tourism: Assessing the Accessibility of Lisbon as a Tourist Destination, Patuleia, Mafalda, Eliva Press
  • 2023, (Re)defining Entrepreneurship in a Post-pandemic Context, Patuleia, Mafalda, MDPI
  • 2019, Managing, Marketing, and Maintaining Maritime and Coastal Tourism, Patuleia, Mafalda, IGI Global
  • 2013, MBA Júnior, Patuleia, Mafalda, Bnomics

Capítulo de livro

  • 2023, Reuse of Unoccupied Religious Monuments for Tourist Accommodation: Santa Maria da Ínsua (North of Portugal), In Placemaking and Cultural Landscapes , Springer Nature Singapore
  • 2022, Tourism and spirituality: building the tourism of the future, An assessment of health as a soft infrastructure for tourism: a case study of Mauritius, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • 2022, Tourism and spirituality: building the tourism of the future, An assessment of health as a soft infrastructure for tourism: a case study of Mauritius, Edward Elgar Publishing
  • 2017, Approaches to residential tourism and integrated resorts, Tourism Planning and Development, 1, 1, Lidel
  • 2013, Sustainable tourism: a necessary development model , Organisational Excellence, 1, 1, Bnomics

Artigo em jornal

  • 2013, Air Transport and Tourism: The Low Cost Paradigm. , Tourism and Hospitality International Journal

Artigo em conferência

  • 2019, The competitiveness of Creative Tourism Destinations. , 3ª Conferencia Creatour
  • 2018, The imagery of domestic tourism in Indonesia, X Congresso Português de Sociologia
  • 2011, From integrated resorts to sustainability issues: a conceptual approach , Congresso Nacional de Turismo e Ambiente

Resumo em conferência

  • 2020-11, Creative Tourism entrepreneurship and the development of tourism destinations, XII Congresso Internacional de Turismo – The Image and Sustainability of Tourism Destinations


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