Aurea Rodrigues has a PhD in Tourism from the University of Aveiro, is an assistant professor in Tourism Studies and an affiliate researcher at CIDEHUS at the University of Évora. She collaborates as a researcher for Dark Sky Alqueva. Rodrigues has collaborated internationally with the Pennsylvania State University, the University of California, Berkeley, and the University of Siena. Her main research interests are astrotourism, sustainable rural tourism development, consumer behavior in tourism, and marketing. She has authored and co-authored chapters in books, articles in national and international journals, and has made various communications and lectures at international and national conferences.
|Volume 41||Panelist||2022-06-11||Dark Sky: light up sustainability / / Dark Sky is a concept and a brand destination with two missions: to protect the night sky which, means to reach a level of almost zero light pollution, and to develop destinations under an integrated sustainable [more ...]|
|Volume 30||Panelist||2021-10-09||Dark skies can brighten community futures / / Rural communities are characterized by low population density and the absence of infrastructure that causes light pollution which makes them suited for astrotourism, a sector that enjoyed exponential gro [more ...]|
|Volume 8||Panelist||2020-11-13||Special edition in Portuguese: O paper das redes microempresariais / / Os microempreendedores turísticos, pela natureza do seu pequeno tamanho e escassos recursos, sentem dificuldades para que os seus interesses sejam considerados pelos líderes da [more ...]|