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Posted on November 5, 2018

Afonso Café

Degree in Law;
Doctorate in Law at the Faculty of Law of the Balearic Islands University, with the theme “Collaborative Housing: Iberian Vision of the Requirements for Access to the Activity”;
Founding partner of APC – Álvaro Cafe, João Vidal, Afonso Café, Sociedade de Advogados, RL., In Faro;
Lecturer at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Algarve, in the curricular units of Commercial Law and Economics Law and Masters in Corporate Governance and Water Law;
Associate member of CinTurs – Research Center for Tourism Sustainability and Well-Being;
Researcher in the R & D Project “Legal Treatment of Collaborative Tourism and Online Platforms”, Faculty of Law of the University of the Balearic Islands, which runs from 2018 to 2020, financed by the Spanish State, Ministry of Economy, Industry and Competitiveness, no. of reference: DER 2017-83073-R;
Registered in the Bar Association since 2000;
Invited to present communications in several conferences, particularly in the area of Tourism Law in Portugal and abroad;
a) “Dynamic Packages and Transposition of the Services Directive in Portugal (From the Viewpoint of Tourism Entrepreneurs)”, Dynamic Packages: Problems and Legal Solutions from a Perspective
International, Directorate Antonia Paniza Fullana, Dyckinson, SL, Madrid, 2014, ISBN 978-84-9085-126-5;

b) “Tourism Animation, A Critical Look”, VII International Conferences – II Conference Lex Turística Duriensis – New Governance, Direction Ana Branca Carvalho, Álvaro Teixeira Bonito, Paula Marques dos Santos, Lamego School of Technology and Management, 2015, ISBN 978-989-97258-3-6; c) International Review of Tourism Law, University of Córdoba. “Directive 2015/2302 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the integration of the European Union in the tourism sector”, UCO Press, Editoral University of Cordoba, No. 1, 2017;
d) The New Package Travel Directive, Directed by V. Franceschelli, F. Morandi and C. Torres, “Package Travel Directive: Contractual parties and level of harmonization”, ESHTE, INATEL Foundation, Estoril, 2017, ISBN 978-989-99955 -0-5;
e) Zoom Sustainable Tourism Law, Directed by: V. Franceschelli, F. Morandi and C. Torres, “Global Code of Ethics and Charter for Sustainable Tourism in a Sustainable and Sustainable Way”, ESHTE, INATEL Foundation, Estoril, 2018 , ISBN: 978-989-99955-3-6;
Member of the Zoom Global Smart Cities Association;
Member of IFTTA – International Forum of Travel and Tourism Association;
President of the Board of Directors of Civis – Association for the Deepening of Citizenship.