Call for papers: Special issue

COVID-19: Impacts, Challenges, Opportunities, Adaptations and Solutions

Deadline for submissions: 31 January 2021

Considering that the COVID-19 pandemic will have long-term impacts on economic activity in general and on the tourism and hospitality sector in particular, this special issue is dedicated to the challenges raised by COVID-19 in the tourism and business contexts, with a particular focus on Portugal, Spain, Brazil and Portuguese-speaking African countries (although studies based in other geographical contexts may also be considered). Our objective is to publish original research on these new and challenging circumstances, as well as the opportunities and solutions that may result from them. We invite proposals on the following topics, and others that may be relevant to this

special issue:
• Local impact(s) of the pandemic on the tourism industry
• Local impact(s) of the pandemic on the hospitality industry
• Impact(s) of the pandemic on the host-visitor relationship
• COVID-19 and business resilience
• Changing behaviours of tourists and responses of tourist destinations
• Innovative responses to the impact of COVID-19 on the hospitality industry
• Strategies to overcome the negative effects of COVID-19 on the tourism and hospitality

• Strategic management for the future in the tourism and hospitality sector
• Strategic innovation for the tourism and hospitality sector
• Sustainable tourism and responsible tourists / consumers
• Trends in national tourism in the pandemic context
• Communication and image of the destination in the pandemic context

DAMeJ publishes articles in Portuguese, Spanish and English, and accepts the following types of submissions: full research articles, critical literature reviews and research reports.

Full research articles should be:
• the result of original, empirical research;
• between 5,000 and 7,000 words (including figures, tables and references);
• accompanied by an abstract (max. 150 words) and 5 keywords.

Critical literature reviews:
• should be of a theoretical, conceptual or methodological nature, which advances scholarship by providing original, insightful and useful perspectives on some aspects of tourism, management and hospitality;
• include clear aims and conclusions;

• up to 2,500 words;
• accompanied by an abstract (100 words); and up to 5 keywords.

Research reports:
• We invite short research reports designed to present and discuss preliminary data and findings of a current research project (we do not accept research proposals). A research report should contain an introduction, a short and concise literature review, a description of the methodologies used, a presentation of key data with discussion and emerging conclusions;
• up to 3,500 words;
• be accompanied by an abstract (100 words); and up to 5 keywords.
• accompanied by an abstract (100 words); and up to 5 keywords.

All submissions to Dos Algarves: A Multidisciplinary e-Journal follow a three-step selection and review process: (i) initial selection by the editors; (ii) double blind peer review by experts in the research area (iii) final review by a language specialist. With the aim of promoting freely available scientific and academic knowledge, our journal follows an open access policy.

≻Our journal does not have any article processing charges or submission charges.
≻ Submissions should be made via the journal website at
≻ To submit an article registration via the website is required.

Important dates:
Submission of articles: by 31 January 2021
Peer review and editorial decisions: by April - July 2021
Publication: November 2021