The Research Centre for Tourism, Sustainability and Well-being (CinTurs) is an interdisciplinary research centre that combines approaches from Human, Social and Environmental Sciences to produce and transfer knowledge in Tourism and Hospitality with the goal of contributing to sustainable development of tourist territories, competitiveness of hospitality industry and destinations’ governance, and well-being of tourists, visited communities and employees in the tourism industry.

The R&D Unit Evaluation 2017/2018 process is underway for funding during the period 2019-2022.



28 February – 28 March 2019


CIEO/CinTurs is associated with this important initiative of FCT, as a host institution, offering all the conditions for PhD students interested in developing their scientific research activity within the areas of interest of the Centre.

Read more


20 March

The School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism (ESGHT) and CIEO/CinTurs in partnership with the Faculty of Economics promotes the seminar "eSports marketing: sponsorship opportunities, threats and strategies", to be held at ESGHT in Campus da Penha.

Read more

October 23-25 


The  third CREATOUR International Conference “Creative tourism dynamics: connecting travellers, communities, cultures and places” is organized by CIEO/CinTurs and will take place at the University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal.

Read more


March 2019 | Tourism & Management Studies 

This issue consists mainly in a selection of papers presented to the TMS Algarve 2018. This set of papers reflect the spirit of the event, aiming at encouraging inter-disciplinary and comparative approaches in the fields of Tourism and Management.

Read more



The University of Algarve appears in the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2018 and stands out in the Hospitality and Tourism and Oceanography areas, between the positions 101 and 150.


Read more

FCT Research Agenda in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management 


(available only in Portuguese)


Read more