Funded PhD scholarships in New Zealand

Two funded PhD Scholarships are available at the Department of Tourism, University of Otago in Dunedin to work alongside academic staff on a Marsden-funded research project “Bad nature”: The social dimensions of invasive alien species and their management in New Zealand.”  The scholarships start in April 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter for a period of […]

PhD position in Innovation and Regional Development – Norway

We are looking for candidates who want to study innovation, entrepreneurship and regional development processes. At the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University College of Western Norway (HVL), there are up to 4 PhD positions in “Innovation and Regional Development”. The scholarship positions are part of the College of Western Norway’s new interdisciplinary PhD […]

Summer school: The Adventures of Management, Germany

Summer School 2019 (14 days in Bavaria, Germany)Funded by DAAD and the Federal Foreign Offi ce of Germany (AA) Download the flyer for more information HIGHLIGHTS Experience management skills training combined with exciting adventure and outdoor sports Courses in leadership, team-building, creativity and other special topics Mountain biking, stand-up paddling, high-ropes garden, and more… Make […]

CfP: Troubling Geographies of Adventure Tourism

Call for papers for the Troubling Geographies of Adventure Tourism session, to be hosted at the forthcoming RGS-IBG Annual International Conference in London, UK between the 28th-30th of August 2019.  Redesigning the room: Troubling geographies of adventure tourism  Sponsored by, Geographies of Leisure and Tourism Research Group (GLTRG)  Session Conveners: Dr Jenny Hall (York St John University) and Dr Maggie Miller (Swansea University) Mountains […]

Lecturer Tourism, Leisure, Hospitality and/or Events (University of Otago, New Zealand)

The Role As a Lecturer you will contribute to the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students, as well as supervising postgraduate research students. You will be required to develop research-informed teaching programmes and be encouraged to contribute to ongoing curriculum innovation. In addition, you will be an active researcher in the areas of Tourism, Leisure, […]

Special Issue “Health and Wellbeing in an Outdoor and Adventure Sports Context”

The World Health organisation defines health as a “state of complete physical, mental, and social wellbeing, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”  While in general health is improving globally there are still challenges. For example, in 2010 mental illness and substance abuse combined were the leading cause of non-fatal illness worldwide and […]

Call for proposals – De Gruyter Studies in Tourism

The publishers De Gruyter is launching a new series of monographs on tourism, edited by Dr Jillian Rickly from Nottingham University Business School (UK), familiar to many of you as a keynote speaker at our last conference in Spain. Please check Tourism series call for proposals for further information!

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In the US Polymath is launching a comparison study on tour booking/reservation software apps. It would love your help spreading the word to the travel business community. Please share the video below with any tour operators, app partners, or other related pros in the travel world. It wants as many brains on this as it […]

IAC2020: Call for expressions of interest

The Adventure Tourism Research Association (ATRA) is now seeking proposals from universities or other potential partners to host the 2020 International Adventure Conference. Principles of ATRA ATRA comprises a group of academics, independent researchers, adventure professionals and commercial adventure operators whose connectivity defines its working parameters. The aim of ATRA is to create and sustain […]