Isilda Leitão has a PhD in Filología Hispánica (Portuguese and Spanish Comparative Literature and Culture, 19th and 20th centuries), and a European PhD, both granted by the University of Barcelona. She is a Senior Lecturer and a researcher in CiTUR-Estoril and in IELT – Universidade NOVA de Lisboa. She is a member of the Sociedad de Literatura Española del Siglo XIX (SLESXIX, Universitat de Barcelona) and of the “Consejo Científico Asesor y del Comité Evaluador Externo” in the Revista Internacional de Turismo y Empresa (RITUREM). She has national and international works published about Portuguese and Foreign Compared Culture, History, Literature and Travel Literature, as well as Religious and Cultural Tourism. [Scientific outputs]