Ana Isabel Rodrigues

Ana Isabel Rodrigues is Adjunct Professor at the Polytechnic Institute of Beja (IPBeja), where she teaches Tourism & Leisure since 1997. She holds a PhD in Tourism, University of Algarve; Master degree in Communication, Culture and Information Technologies, University Institute of Lisbon (ISCTE/IUL). She has a degree in Social and Cultural Communication, Portuguese Catholic University of Lisbon and Bachelor Degree in Management of Tour Operators, Higher School of Hospitality and Tourism of Estoril, Portugal. She is interested in the use of visual methods & data in qualitative research, in social and human studies, particularly in Tourism. She has been investigating participatory visual research methodologies applied to teaching and collaborating and testing these methodologies with colleagues from other countries. She is keen to explore innovative and transformational approaches in her classes always with an international perspective. Author of international publications in the field of Tourism and Visual Methods.


Teaching and Learning Practices That Promote Sustainable Development and Active Citizenship
Sandra Saúde, Maria Albertina Raposo, Nuno Pereira, Ana Isabel Rodrigues. © 2021. 383 pages.
The profound changes that we are experiencing at the political, environmental, economic, social, and cultural levels of our “postmodern” society pose immense challenges to...
Innovative Tourism Partnership Models: The Case of Nautical Stations in Portugal and Spain
Marta Isabel Amaral, Ana Isabel Rodrigues, Pedro Manuel Cravo. © 2020. 20 pages.
This chapter provides a deeper insight into the concept of a nautical station. More specifically, it tries to determine the importance of partnership models defined by digital...
The Importance of Social Media for the Improvement of the Tourist Experience Offered by Rural Tourism Enterprises: The Case of the Alentejo
Marta Isabel Amaral, Ana Isabel Rodrigues. © 2020. 25 pages.
Social networks and the use of social media have been gaining more and more importance in recent years and have had a very significant impact on the tourism sector. The way this...