In England the cost of psychological health issues is £70-100 billion. Sport England recently noted that despite the widespread belief that adventure is only linked to risk-taking personalities, over 58% of the UK population enjoy outdoor adventure activities. Over 92% of those surveyed reported that participation enhanced wellbeing. Adventure has the potential to be a […]
On November the 17th the Adventure Campus in Treuchtlingen hosted the University of Applied Management’s 4th conference on Adventuremanagement organised by the University of Applied Management (UAM), Germany. Interesting key notes on current topics, as well as interactive workshops were attended by experts and key-players form the Outdoor- and Adventurescene. Apart from experts the conference […]
Conference Proceedings IAC 2015
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, close […]
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’.