The ATRA steering group is pleased to announce that the 2016 conference will be held at the Institute of Technology Tralee, in the lovely south-west corner of Ireland. Several really high quality bids were received and it was only after much deliberation that a decision was made. As the gateway to the iconic Dingle Peninsula, […]
ATRA is now seeking proposals from universities or other potential partners based outside of the UK to host the 2016 International Adventure Conference. After the great success of the last event in Sogndal, with participants from 26 countries, ATRA members will have an understanding of the kind of engaging, inclusive and enjoyable event that ATRA […]
Hot on the heels of securing a €1.8 million grant to lead a project to improve and extend the marketing of slow adventure businesses in northern Europe, CRTR is delighted to announce that it has been successful with a further application for a major trans-national tourism project, securing one of only 15 grants, from over […]
West Highland College UHI’s Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research has just welcomed its first PhD student, Jelena Farkić, from Serbia. CRTR was recently awarded The Moffat Charitable Trust Adventure Tourism research studentship, co-funded by the University of the Highlands and Islands for the period of three years, examining “Hospitality and adventure tourism: soft skills […]
The Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research (CRTR) at West Highland College was recently successful in securing a grant from the Northern Periphery and Arctic Programme 2014 – 2020 for a trans-national project: ‘Slow Adventures in Northern Territories’.