Professor Luiz Moutinho held the Foundation Chair of Marketing at the Adam Smith Business School, University of Glasgow, Scotland, between 1996 and 2015. In 2017 Luiz Moutinho received a degree of Professor Honoris Causa from the University of Tourism and Management Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. Between 2015 and 2017, he held professorship of BioMarketing and Futures Research at DCU Business School, Dublin City University, Ireland. Actually, he is Visiting Professor of Marketing at Suffolk Business School, University of Suffolk, Ipswich, England, and at The Marketing School, Portugal, and Adjunct Professor at GSB, Faculty of Business and Economics, University of South Pacific, Suva, Fiji. He completed his PhD at the University of Sheffield in 1982 and held posts at the Universidade Europeia, Lisbon, Portugal, the Hebei United University, Tangshan, China, Hubei University, China, Hubei University of Economics, China, University of the Highlands and Islands, Scotland, University of Coimbra, Portugal, University of Hull, England, Liverpool Hope University, England, University of Vilnius, Lithuania, University of Innsbruck, Austria, Otago University, New Zealand, and others.
Professor Moutinho has over 172 articles published in refereed academic journals (Scopus), 35 books and 17,125 academic citations, the h-index of 59 and the i10-index of 223 (Google Scholar, May 2021). Professor Moutinho is also a member of the Editorial Board of 52 international academic journals. He has also received a number of awards for excellence in academic research in the USA, UK, China and Portugal.
Professor Marianna Sigala is Professor in Tourism and Director of the Centre of Tourism & Leisure Management (CTLM) at UniSA Business, University of South Australia. She is also an academic member of the CERM PI team of UniSA.
Professor Sigala has a PhD from the University of Surrey as well as a Certificate of Advanced Academic Studies from the University of Strathclyde and an MSc in Tourism Management from the University of Surrey.
Professor Sigala is a widely published authority in the area of Service Management and Information & Communication Technology (ICT) applications in Tourism and Hospitality. She also has a strong research interest and publications in wine tourism as well as e-learning models and pedagogies.
She is currently the co-editor of the international journal Journal of Service Theory and Practice, the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Management and the founder and advisor editor of the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases. Professor Sigala is also the founder of the ICHRIE Johnson and Wales Case Study Competition, which she has successfuly chaired from 2011 to 2017.