Christy Agapitou

Christy Agapitou

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Full name: Christy Agapitou

Role: Assistant Professor

Department: Department of Tourism Studies

Office: 702/Lambr. 126 Bld.


Phone/Fax: +30 210 4142467

Website: Personal page link

Christy Agapitou is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Tourism Studies at the University of Piraeus. She teaches in postgraduate programs of leading universities while her academic research focuses on Business Strategy, Crisis Management in Tourism, Local Government and Digital Transformation.

He has many years of experience and expertise as a business consultant to companies in the areas of strategy, business plan, digital technologies, and local government. She has created her own business in the field of sports tourism, she was the Head of the Career Office of the University of Piraeus actively supporting young people in their first professional and business steps and the Career Office of the MBA International of the Athens University of Economics and Business.

She has been an auditor at the Large Companies Control Center of the Independent Authority for Public Revenue.

Teaching of courses in the undergraduate program of the Department of Tourism Studies:

  1. TSK405. Tourism Entrepreneurship (4th semester)
  2. TSK516. Tourism Education and Training (Elective)
  3. TSK617. Tourism and Crisis Management (Elective)
  4. TSK514. Supply Chain Management in the Tourism Industry (Elective)
  5. TSK614. Leadership for Tourism Businesses (Elective)
  6. TSK622. Social Anthropology and Tourism (Elective)
  7. TSPRAK01. Practical Course I (Elective)
  8. TSPRAK02. Practical Course II (Elective)
  9. TSER01-02. Research Project (Elective)

[A.1] Agapitou C., Rizou E., Konstantoglou A. and Folinas D. (2021), ‘Appreciation of Social Media by Tourist Accommodation owners in Greece’, Geojournal of Tourism and Geosites, Vol. 36, Issue 2.

[A.2] Kanellopoulos E., Agapitou C., Konstantoglou A. and Folinas D. (2021), ‘Designing a Greek coffee company’s introduction into the US market: Critical marketing factors for a successful penetration in the coffee shop industry’, SCIREA Journal of Food, Volume 4, Issue 1.

[A.3] Agapitou C., Liana A., Folinas D. and Konstantoglou A. (2020), ‘Airbnb is Customer’s choice: Empirical findings from a survey’, Sustainability- Special Issue ‘Web 2.0 in Tourism and Hospitality Industries’, Volume 12, Issue 15.

[A.4] Makri A., Agapitou C., Didaskalou E. and Georgakellos D. (2019), ‘Evaluation of the Innovation Output of Businesses during Financial Crisis: The Case of Greece’, International Journal of Engineering Research and Management (IJERM), Volume 6, Issue 8.

[A.5] Agapitou C., Bersimis S., and Georgakellos D. (2018), ‘Appraisal of CRM implementation as business strategy option in times of recession: The role of perceived value and benefits’, International Journal of Business Science and Applied Management, Volume 12, Issue 2.

[A.6] Didaskalou E., Agapitou C. & Georgakellos D. (2017) ‘Use of Alternative Fuels in the Cement Industry: Utilization of Conceptual Mapping Technique as a Communication Tool with Stakeholders’, Honorary Volume for Professor Emeritus Georgios Oikonomou, Piraeus: University of Piraeus, University of Piraeus Publications. (in Greek)

[A.7] Agapitou C., Deftou E., Frantzi C., Stamatopoulou M., and Georgakellos D., (2014), ‘Car-sharing as an environmental policy tool: A preliminary analysis’, International Journal of Business and Social Science, Vol. 5, No. 10(1), September 2014.

[A.8] Agapitou C., (2013), ‘Family Business in Greece’, ERENET PROFILE, Issue Vol. VIII, No.4, p.20-29.

[A.1] Boutsoukli M. and Agapitou C., (2019), ‘Consultation and Operational Planning in Greek Local Government: A Comparative Analysis’, Special Topics of Public Policies in Local Government: A Bottom-Up Approach to Reforms, I. Sideris Publications, pp. 129 – 156. (in Greek)

[A.2] Agapitou C., ‘Family Business in Greece’, (2014) (ed.), Family Businesses and SMEs in the BSEC Region, Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, p.135-154.

The office hours for the winter semester 2023-2024 are:

  • To be announced in the coming period.

Note: By arrangement via e-mail to set the exact time and method of conducting the meeting.