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.



17 January – 20 February 2019

Applications for the second edition of the Individual Call to Scientific Employment Stimulus will run until 20 February 2019. This call envisages the hiring researchers, in four contract levels – junior researcher, assistant researcher, principal researcher and coordinating researcher.

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Applications Open to Research Internships


8 February


CIEO/CinTurs promotes internships to undergraduate and master students.


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March 28-29 


The III Tourism & History International Conference “Cultural Heritage of Humanity in the Ibero-american countries" will be held on 28-29 March 2019 in Faro, Portugal.


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December 2018 | Residential Tourism


In this issue, the authors focus their attention in different areas of Spain and Portugal in order to show the changes that occur along the years and the main impacts that occur. 


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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.


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31 January


The Institute of Engineering (ISE/ UAlg) and CIEO/CinTurs in partnership with the Algarve Regional Tourism Board (RTA) and the Municipal Council of Loulé promotes the seminar “Cultural Tourism”, which will be held at Convento do Espírito Santo in Loulé.

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