Carla Pinto Cardoso, PhD
Carla Pinto Cardoso holds a PhD in Economics of Tourism at Bournemouth University (UK) and is the Coordinator of the Tourism and Heritage Department in the Faculty of Philosophy and Social Sciences at Portuguese Catholic University, located in Braga, Portugal, where she also teaches in the tourism and economic fields. She is member of the R&D Centre for Philosophical and Humanistic Studies and her research and publications interests include tourism impacts, planning as well as strategic management. Whilst working as senior lecturer and department coordinator she supervised a number of undergraduate projects, master dissertations and thesis. She has published in a number of journals and participated and organized several conferences. She is also working as senior tourism consultant, being involved in national and international tourism projects.