Paris A. Tsartas is a Professor of Tourism Development. He teaches Tourism at the Department of Home Economics and Ecology of the Harokopio University of Athens. He taught at the Department of Business Administration of the University of the Aegean (1997-2016) where he was twice elected as the Department Head (2001-2003, 2007-2009). Between 2010-2014 he has served as the Rector of the University of the Aegean. He was Chairman of the Board of Higher Education of Greece (2014). He has also served as Director at the Interdepartmental Program of Post Graduate Studies in Tourism at University of the Aegean (2002-2009). Visiting professor and lecturer on Post Graduate and Undergraduate Programmes at IRESTI, Sorbonne University (2015 -2017), European University in Cyprus (2014-2015), Athens University of Economics and Business (2014-2015). He is an Editor in Chief of “Tourismos: an International Multidisciplinary Journal of Tourism”, a reviewer and a member of editorial boards of scientific journals of tourism and (AOTR, JOST, Anatolia, Tourism Today, etc) and also a member of a various number of scientific boards. He was scientific director or senior researcher in a large number of co funded research Eu projects and studies for the public sector, the local governments and the private sector. He is the author of a number of articles books and research monographs on Tourism (in English, Greek and French) and contributed to a number of collective edited publications on the same subjects (collective volumes).