Academy awarded at the Publituris Portugal Travel Awards 2015
UA wins the Tourism 'Oscar' in Portugal
The University of Aveiro (UA) has won the prize “Publituris Portugal Travel Awards 2015”. Known as the Tourism Oscar in Portugal, the University of Aveiro won the Prize Higher Education Institution in Tourism of the competition organised by the newspaper “Publituris”, the city council of Albufeira and the Algarve Tourism Region, that this year, on 11th September at the “Pine Cliffs Resort”, in Albufeira, welcomed the event, which awarded the best companies, institutions, services and professionals of the Tourism sector in Portugal.

The Licenciatura in Tourism (1st cycle degree) was born in the UA, 27 years ago, and was the first of its kind in Portugal. Created in the Department of Economics, Management and Industrial Engineering (DEGEI), this course has opened the doors to an investment in planning the tourism sector, until then done empirically. In the past decades, the UA has also created a Master degree and a Doctoral Programme in Tourism, two more premières in Portugal with the purpose of turning the UA into a reference centre for the research and development in Tourism, at global level.

The nominees for the Publituris Portugal Travel Awards 2015 were selected by the Publituris team, considering issues such as performance and work developed along 2014/2015.

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