Polyxeni Moira holds a PhD in Sociology from Panteion University of Political and Social Sciences, Greece. She has BA degrees a) in Public Administration, b) International and European Studies and c) Communication and Mass Media. She also holds an MSc in Regional Development and Pedagogy. She has been teaching at higher education over the last 19 years. She is currently a Professor at the Department of Tourism Industry Management at the Piraeus University of Applied Sciences in Greece. She was also a Visiting Professor at the University of Ioannina, Aegean University and the Hellenic Open University. She has published 15 scientific books in the field of tourism and and more than 100 articles in international and Greek journals.