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.


CinTurs is funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology: having had the classification of Very Good (evaluation report).



FCT publishes results of the Evaluation of R&D Units


We are pleased to inform that CinTurs has the classification of Very Good.


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31 July


Registration is now open to all who wish to attend the CREATOUR conference! The early bird fee is valid until July 31st!


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March 18-21 


Organized by CinTurs, in partnership with Pestana Group, the t-Forum 2020 conference, Breaking Old Barriers for a New World: Mobilizing Intelligence to Survive, is all about transfer of knowledge or intelligence to and within tourism.

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September 2019 | Insights of User Generated Content in Tourism


This special issue is dedicated to share new insights of different User Generated Content (UGC) forms, and specially eWOM, in tourism.


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The University of Algarve appears in the Shanghai Ranking’s Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 2019 and stands out in the Hospitality and Tourism Management area, between the positions 51 and 75.


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FCT Research Agenda in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management 


(available only in Portuguese)


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