Phd candidate (in tourism studies) and Master in business management in the University of Aveiro, Portugal. Has worked in destination management and statistic research in tourism in Brazil, as well as in educational tourism in Spain. Has publications and communications in film-induced tourism, slum tourism, relationship quality, destination management and community-based tourism. Currently working on his Phd thesis, which addresses film-induced tourism and slum tourism. Also, is one of the researchers in the Favourite Destiantions Project.