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About Dora Agapito

Dora Agapito is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism & Event Management in Lincoln International Business School

Department Responsibilities

Senior lecturer

Subject Specialism

Destination Marketing, Tourism Management, Visitor Experience

Qualifications

  • PhD in Tourism — Faculty of Economics, University of Algarve, 2013
  • Msc in Marketing — Faculty of Economics, University of Algarve, 2010
  • BA in Communication Sciences — School of Education and Communication, University of Algarve, 2006

Awards

  • Certificate of Outstanding Contribution for Reviewing by Tourism Management 2015 — Tourism Management ,
  • 2nd Best Paper Award at 1st International Conference on Applied Methods in Social Sciences: The Multidimensional Aspects of Spatial Analyses: “Sensescapes and Tourism: Exploring the Potential of Spatial Information” — Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (CIEO),
  • Grant award for the master dissertation "The image of Lagos as a Tourist Destination: Perspective of Tourists versus Perspective of Residents" — Lagos City Council Portugal,
  • Merit undergradute scholarship (academic year 2004-2005) — University of Algarve, Portugal,

Orcid ID

0000-0002-2568-3720

Research Interests

  • destination marketing management

  • tourist experience

  • sensory marketing

  • consumer behaviour

  • rural tourism

Research Projects

  • Researcher in the international project “Box: Imagineering Future Services”. Promoter: Haaga­-Helia University of Applied Sciences (Finland) — awarded £1000000 by Tekes – The Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation in 2016
  • Coordinator of the national project “The Design as an Indicator of Innovation, Creativity and Competitiveness”: Diagnostic study for the Design in Portugal. Partnership between the Research Centre for Spatial and Organizational Dynamics (CIEO) and the Designers National Association (AND) — Partially funded by Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology in 2015
  • Researcher in the project “Ceratonia - Quality Modelling and Monitoring in Tourist Destinations" — Caixa Geral de Depósitos and University of Algarve, Portugal in 2013
  • Research “A Imagem de Lagos enquanto Destino Turístico: Perspetiva dos Turistas versus Perspetiva dos Residentes” (The image of Lagos as a Tourist Destination: Perspective of Tourists versus Perspective of Residents) - research grant for master dissertation — Council of Lagos, Portugal in 2010

Research in the Lincoln Repository


Professional Affiliations