João Albino Silva is Professor Emeritus at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Algarve. He is Director of the PhD program in Tourism in the same institution, and researcher (coordinator of the Tourism, and Hospitality Competitiveness and Governance area) of Research Centre for Tourism, Sustainability and Well-being (CinTurs), R&D Unit funded by FCT (Foundation for Science and Technology, Portugal). At this institution he was Dean of the Faculty of Economics (1994-1999), President of Pedagogical Committee (1992-1994) and President of the Scientific Committee (1996-1997; 1999-2007;2008-2013; 2017-2021). Over more than thirty-five years of scientific activity, Tourism has been the main domain of academic study and activity. He has been conducting research in economic evaluation and modeling of tourism impacts, tourism insertion in the regional development, sustainability, competitiveness, and governance of tourism destinations. He is author or co-author of about 60 scientific papers, 20 book chapters, author and/or editor of 15 books. He is also associated editor and a reviewer of Portuguese and international journals. He was President of the Portuguese Observatory of Tourism(SET, 2001-2003), General Coordinator of the Research and Innovation Portuguese Agenda for Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality (FCT; Portugal, 2017-2019), scientific advisor for Direção Geral do Turismo, Portugal and for CCDR, Algarve, and he is President of External Commissions in Portugal to evaluate Tourism universities BAs., MScs. and PhD programs (A3ES). He represents the University of Algarve in the Tourism Intelligent Forum (t-Forum international association), and he is the scientific coordinator of the Observatory of Sustainable Tourism in Algarve Region. In 2020, he was awarded the Career Award from the Portuguese “Ordem dos Economistas" (Algarve Delegation).

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João Albino Matos da Silva

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  • Silva, João
  • Silva, J. A.
  • João Albino Silva

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  1. Ribeiro, M.A.; Pinto, P.; Silva, J.A.; Woosnam, K.M.. "Residents’ attitudes and the adoption of pro-tourism behaviours: The case of developing island countries". Tourism Management 61 (2017): 523-537. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85016287278&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  2. Vong, M.; Pinto, P.; Silva, J.A.. "Diaspora tourism: The case of Timor-Leste". Tourism 65 2 (2017): 218-233. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85027337678&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  3. Ribeiro, M.A.; Pinto, P.; Silva, J.A.; Woosnam, K.M.. "Examining the predictive validity of SUS-TAS with maximum parsimony in developing island countries". Journal of Sustainable Tourism (2017): 1-20. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85028822569&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  4. Oliveira, F.; Pintassilgo, P.; Pinto, P.; Mendes, I.; Silva, J.A.. "Segmenting visitors based on willingness to pay for recreational benefits: The case of Leiria National Forest". Tourism Economics 23 3 (2017): 680-691. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-85019560645&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  5. Coelho, M.D.F.; Gosling, M.S.; Meira, K.C.O.; Silva, J.A.; Mendes, J.. "Museum Marketing: Influences of demografic variables in visitor's perception | Marketing de Museus: Influências de variáveis demográficas na Percepção dos Visitantes". Espacios 37 12 (2016): http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84967328458&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  6. Lavandoski, J.; Pinto, P.; Silva, J.A.; Vargas-Sánchez, A.. "Causes and effects of wine tourism development in wineries: The perspective of institutional theory". International Journal of Wine Business Research 28 3 (2016): 266-284. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84985905221&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  7. Vargas-Sánchez, A.; Oom do Valle, P.; da Costa Mendes, J.; Silva, J.A.. "Residents' attitude and level of destination development: An international comparison". Tourism Management 48 (2015): 199-210. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84916217322&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  8. Eurico, S.T.; Da Silva, J.A.M.; Do Valle, P.O.. "A model of graduates satisfaction and loyalty in tourism higher education: The role of employability". Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education 16 (2015): 30-42. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84923378848&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  9. Ribeiro, M.A.; Valle, P.O.; Silva, J.A.. "Residents' Attitudes towards Tourism Development in Cape Verde Islands". Tourism Geographies 15 4 (2013): 654-679. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84885957571&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  10. Andraz, J.M.; Silva, J.A.; Viegas, C.M.. "The position of tourism activity in the Algarve's economic structure: An integrated region-specific analysis | O posicionamento do turismo na estrutura económica do algarve: Uma abordagem inter e intrarregional". Revista Portuguesa de Estudos Regionais 29 1 (2012): 15-26. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84874066866&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  11. Almeida, N.M.; Silva, J.A.; Mendes, J.; do Valle, P.O.. "The effects of marketing communication on the tourist's hotel reservation process". Anatolia 23 2 (2012): 234-250. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84868127416&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  12. Vicente, R.; Parodi, S.; Lagomarsino, S.; Varum, H.; Silva, J.A.R.M.. "Seismic vulnerability and risk assessment: Case study of the historic city centre of Coimbra, Portugal". Bulletin of Earthquake Engineering 9 4 (2011): 1067-1096. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-79960037906&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  13. Do Valle, P.O.; Guerreiro, M.; Mendes, J.; Silva, J.A.. "The cultural offer as a tourist product in coastal destinations: The case of Algarve, Portugal". Tourism and Hospitality Research 11 4 (2011): 233-247. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84856325448&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  14. do Valle, P.O.; Mendes, J.; Guerreiro, M.; Silva, J.A.. "Can welcoming residents increase tourist satisfaction?". Anatolia 22 2 (2011): 260-277. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84868088226&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  15. Silva, J.A.; Rodrigues, P.M.M.; Mendes, J.; Pereira, L.N.. "A tourism research agenda for Portugal". International Journal of Tourism Research 12 1 (2010): 90-101. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77951942404&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  16. Da Costa Mendes, J.; Do Valle, P.O.; Guerreiro, M.M.; Silva, J.A.. "The tourist experience: Exploring the relationship between tourist satisfaction and destination loyalty". Tourism 58 2 (2010): 111-126. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-77956693158&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  17. Oliveira, F.; Pintassilgo, P.; Mendes, I.; Silva, J.A.. "Planning forest recreation: Environmental economic instruments and the public participation". WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment 139 (2010): 467-476. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-78549252816&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  18. Correia, A.; Silva, J.A.; Moço, C.. "Portuguese Charter Tourists to Long-Haul Destinations: A Travel Motive Segmentation". Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research 32 2 (2008): 169-186. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-70350109332&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  19. Pintassilgo, P.; Silva, J.A.. "'Tragedy of the commons' in the tourism accommodation industry". Tourism Economics 13 2 (2007): 209-224. http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-34249652321&partnerID=MN8TOARS.
  1. Silva, João. O Impacto Económico da Universidade do Algarve na Região do Algarve. Faro, Portugal: Universidade do Algarve. 2020.
  2. Lopes, I.; Silva, J.A.; Castela, G.; Rebelo, E.. Knowledge transfer through journals. 2017.
  3. Silva, J.A.; Agapito, D.; Pinto, P.. Measuring the quality of destinations: A Portuguese Case Study. 2017.
  4. Ribeiro, M.A.; Do Valle, P.O.; Silva, J.A.. Residents' attitudes towards tourism development in Cape Verde islands. 2016.
  5. Silva, J.A.; Ferreira, M.A.M.; Filipe, J.A.; Coelho, M.. The Portuguese tourism market: A model. 2016.