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).



 CinTurs PhD fellowships 2020


Call for Applications


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April 2020


CinTurs and the Institute of Engineering (ISE) of the University of Algarve organizes the course «Accessible tourism».


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Nov 4-7 


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

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December 2019 | Cultural Tourism: New Products Tendencies


This special issue aims to discuss the importance of this type of tourism, once culture is recognized as strategic to the future of tourism competitivity and sustainability. 


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FCT Research Agenda in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure Management 


(available only in Portuguese)


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