Prof. Carlos Costa
Carlos Costa is Full Professor (Professor Catedrático), Head of the Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering of the University of Aveiro and Editor of the Journal of Tourism & Development (Revista de Turismo e Desenvolvimento). He holds a PhD and MSc on Tourism Management (University of Surrey, UK), and a BSc on Urban and Regional Planning (University of Aveiro, Portugal). Carlos is the leader of the Tourism Research Unit and of the PhD Tourism Programme of the University of Aveiro. He is also Scientific Coordinator of the “idtour-unique solutions” (tourism spin-off company of the University of Aveiro), a private sector company located in the University, responsible for the transference of knowledge and innovation to the tourism sector. Carlos is involved in a number of national and international tourism projects.