Zélia Breda is member of the Research Unit Governance, Competitiveness and Public Policies (GOVCOPP) and Assistant Professor at the University of Aveiro. Her research interests include tourism development and planning, clusters and networks, gender issues, internationalisation, governance, tourism in Asia (India and China), China outbound tourism and tourism economics.
She is co-founder of the Observatory of China and the Portuguese Institute of Sinology, is part of the research team of idtour.