Dr Stroma Cole, one of our Directors, was recently awarded an award by the Association for Tourism in Higher Education (ATHE) for tourism in globalisation: Understanding global complexity through tourism. Stroma’s project involves partnering University of the West of England (UWE) graduates with an Indonesian homestay network for mutual development. The students join local villagers […]
Equality in Tourism would like to welcome our new Associate, Dianne Dredge, Professor of Tourism and Destination Development in the Department of Culture and Global Studies at Denmark’s Aalborg University. To read more about Dianne, please visit our Associate’s page.
EqualityInTourism’s Director Tricia Barnett reflects on participating in WTM London’s panel on human rights and gender equality (5 November 2014) It’s been a long time coming, but it’s really good to know that the World Travel Market has taken women’s issues on board. Last year Equality in Tourism launched with a session on its research […]
Dr Lucy Ferguson’s presentation at Women in Tourism Conference (8 October 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa)
Our Director Dr Lucy Ferguson was recently invited by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to prepare a presentation for an event on Women in Tourism in Johannesburg, South Africa (8 October 2014). The conference was organised by the National Department of Tourism in partnership with the Tourism Business Council of South Africa. The […]
We are proud to welcome Fiona Bakas as a new Associate of Equality in Tourism. An emerging researcher specialising in gender and tourism development, Fiona has worked in Greece, the UK, New Zealand and Portugal, teaching tourism courses, organising conferences, offering ecotourism consultancy and business management. Having gained her PhD from Otago University, New Zealand, […]
Blog by EqualityInTourism Director, Stroma Cole “What impact does tourism have on a destination? And how can this be identified and measured? That is the question that has been at the heart of tourism studies for years and is now being asked by operators. TUI – in collaboration with the Travel Foundation and PwC – […]