Pedro Liberato has a PhD in Tourism Management and Planning and a Master’s in Management and Planning of Health and Inland Tourism from the University of Vigo. He is a lecturer and coordinator of the Department of Tourism and Leisure at the School of Hospitality and Tourism of the Porto Polytechnic Institute, where he teaches several courses in Tourism at undergraduate and master levels. He is coordinator of the Master in Tourism Management (ESHT – P.PORTO). His main research interests are Tourism Marketing, Tourism Destination Management and Regional Development, Tourism Management, Tourism Planning, Literary Tourism, Gastronomic Tourism, Creative Tourism, and etourism. He has supervised and co-supervised several MSc dissertations and PhD theses. He is involved in applied research and consultancy projects in Tourism and Leisure and is a member of organizing and scientific committees of international conferences. He authored or co-authored more than 75 book chapters and articles published in international journals and international conference proceedings, indexed Scopus and/or Web of Science.