David Martins

Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve

David Martins

Escola de Hotelaria e Turismo do Algarve

Biography

David Martins is trainer at the Algarve School of Hospitality and Tourism in Faro
and Vila Real de Santo António, where he teaches the disciplines of “Introduction
to Tourism”, “Tourism Information”, “Communication” and “Customer Service and
Sales”.
He did his Bachelor in Tourism Studies at the Polytechnic Institute of Viana do
Castelo and his degree in Tourism (specialization in Marketing) at the University of
Algarve. He is currently attending the Master in Tourism Marketing at the same
University.
For the last three years, David has been the Marketing, Villa Management and
Rentals Director of Castro Marim Golfe & Country Club, assuming the management
of the Village Resort “The Village” and all the sales and marketing operations
related. He also supervises several students in this Resort, especially in the Holiday
Rentals Department.
In the past, he had an active participation in the public life, being Member of the
Portuguese Parliament (Tourism Committee), Deputy Mayor at Albufeira
Municipal Council and Assistant to the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development
and Fisheries.
David did his Erasmus program in England where he was trainee at the Leisure
and Tourism Directorate of Bournemouth Council and at Buxton Tourism
Information Centre. After that he trained at the Algarve Tourist Board and become
Assistant to the Executive Manager at Vilamoura Promotion Bureau.

All session by David Martins

FINAL CHALLENGE PRESENTATIONS

16:00-18:00
Ria Formosa Conference Room