Journal of Spatial and Organizational Dynamics
This second issue of 2022 is composed of five articles, mostly of qualitative nature. The first article uses an innovative approach, system thinking, to explore the importance of policy-making activities in tourism recovery of covid 19 impacts in Portugal. The second article is also dedicated to the analysis of the policy proposals to promote tourism, focusing on the state of Rondônia, in Brazil. The third article addresses the topic of educational tourism and how it can positively impact tourism-related education with subsequent social, economic and environmental benefits to destinations. The fourth article is a contribution to cultural sustainability. It explores how giving aesthetic value to the urban landscape, and cultural identity may enhance the attractiveness of a historic centre through outdoor cultural routes. The last article intends to contribute to the literature on festival events and empirically shows how the cognitive image of the event can increase tourist satisfaction.