Joana Lima


Joana Lima is an Assistant Professor at the University of Évora (Portugal) and a researcher at the CIDEHUS Research Unit (University of Évora) and GOVCOPP Research Unit (University of Aveiro). She holds a Degree in Economics from the University of Coimbra (2005), a Master in Tourism Management and Development from the University of Aveiro (2009) and a Doctoral Degree in Tourism, also from the University of Aveiro (2015). She participated in several research projects on social tourism in Portugal, integrates the research team of the Alentejo Sustainable Tourism Observatory, and is also a member of the Alliance on Training and Research in Social and Fair Tourism – ISTO. Her research interests include social tourism, family tourism, tourism social and economic impacts, accessible tourism and the tourist experience.

Author's Books

Social Tourism

Global Challenges and Approaches