27 January 2014

Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism

I just received the invitation to join the International Advisory Board of Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism, edited by ASERS Publishing.

The Food Index

Explore our interactive snapshot of 125 countries showing the best and worst places in the world to eat, and the challenges people face getting enough of the right food.
Around the world, one in eight people go to bed hungry every night, even though there is enough food for everyone. Our graph illustrates how overconsumption, misuse of resources and waste are common elements of a system that leaves hundreds of millions without enough to eat.

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/what-we-do/good-enough-to-eat

The future is


26 January 2014

Half the world lives in just 9 Asian nations

Half the world lives in just 9 Asian nations. 

More people live inside this circle than outside of it


21 January 2014

Full Open access - Instruments of Place Branding and Regional Dynamics


Oliveira, Eduardo (2012): Instruments of Place Branding and Regional Dynamics: Guimarães as European Capital of Culture. Paper No. 53065 Munich, Germany: Munich Personal RePEc Archive.
http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/53065/1/MPRA_paper_53065.pdf


20 January 2014

Recent Publications

European Planning Studies 

Oliveira, Eduardo (2014): Making Strategies in Spatial Planning—Knowledge and Values, European Planning Studies, DOI: 10.1080/09654313.2013.872385
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09654313.2013.872385

Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research

Oliveira, Eduardo (2013): International Conference on Sustainable Issues and Challenges in Tourism, Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research, DOI: 10.1080/13032917.2013.861733
http://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/rM7ybcVTCMvF32fHFKG5/full#.Ut0lTxA1hpg

As working paper

Oliveira, Eduardo (2013): The digital complexity in destination branding: the case of Portugal as tourism destination. Paper No. 52680 Munich, Germany: Munich Personal RePEc Archive.
http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/52680/

Kalan, Arezou and Oliveira, Eduardo (2013): A sustainable architecture approach to the economic and social aspects of the bazaar of Tabriz. Paper No. 53245 Munich, Germany: Munich Personal RePEc Archivehttp://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/53245/

Oliveira, Eduardo (2012): Instruments of Place Branding and Regional Dynamics: Guimarães as European Capital of CulturePaper No. 53065 Munich, Germany: Munich Personal RePEc Archive.
http://mpra.ub.uni-muenchen.de/53065/


As perspective

Oliveira, Eduardo (2013):Breve e genérica reflexão sobre a cidade espontânea.
https://www.academia.edu/5720231/Breve_e_generica_reflexao_sobre_a_cidade_espontanea

16 January 2014

Making Strategies in Spatial Planning—Knowledge and Values via European Planning Studies

Dear author,
We are pleased to inform you that your article "Making Strategies in Spatial Planning—Knowledge and Values" has been published on Taylor & Francis Online. It is available at:





6 January 2014

Colourful logos, dark realities

Posted by Eduardo Oliveira on Jan 5, 2014

The top five most-read articles on PlacesBrands motivated me to write this post, along with some disquieting thoughts I’d been having. I want to follow up on my thoughts about the application of branding techniques to places, in particular by highlighting elements often hidden by scholars and misunderstood by practitioners. Nowadays, policy makers and practitioners tend to apply place branding as a ‘magical tool’ to solve everyday challenges. But that application has pitfalls that should be carefully contextualised, not randomly applied.

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Special issue in European Planning Studies Spatial planning and place branding: rethinking relations and synergies

Introduction:  Kristof Van Assche, Raoul Beunen and Eduardo Oliveira  Rethinking planning-branding relations: an introduction . https:...