Ana Matilde Castro and Joana Patrocínio, students from the Master’s Degree in Tourism and Hospitality, have been awarded two Luís Telles de Abreu scholarships by Associação Círculo de Estudos do Centralismo (Centralism Studies Circle Association).
These grants are intended to support master’s studies in the areas of heritage, aquatic landscapes, and wine tourism, with the aim of encouraging research and the definition of sustainable economic development strategies for the municipality of Miranda do Douro.
“Water Heritage Landscapes as a Tourist Resource for Regional Development” by Ana Matilde, and “Wine Heritage Elements in the Mirandese Plateau: Dynamics of Wine Tourism and Territorial Cohesion” by Joana Patrocínio, stood out among the study proposals in the competition.
The award ceremony took place at the Centralism and Development Library in Miranda do Douro and was attended by the president of ACEC, Sebastião Feyo de Azevedo, and the mayor of Miranda do Douro, Helena Barril. A total of three grants were awarded.