Social innovations in tourism: Analysing processes, actors, and tipping points Samuel WirthMonika Bandi TannerHeike Mayera Center for Regional Economic Development, CRED-T, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerlandb Institute of Geography & Center for Regional Economic Development, University of Bern, Bern, SwitzerlandSamuel Wirth is a PhD-Student in economic geography at the University of Bern. He works for the tourism research unit at the Center for Regional Economic Development (CRED-T) and the Institute of Geography at the University of Bern. His research focuses on social innovation in mountain region, in particular in tourism.Monika Bandi Tanner (Dr. rer. oec) is the co-head of the tourism research unit at the Center for Regional Economic Development (CRED-T) at the University of Bern. Her research focuses on tourism policy, sustainable tourism development, structural change, and tourism corporation.Heike Mayer is a Professor of Economic Geography at the Institute of Geography and a member of the Center for Regional Economic Development (CRED) at the University of Bern in Switzerland. Her research focuses on entrepreneurship, regional development, and innovations from a relational and evolutionary economic geography perspective.
Authenticity and spectrality of space heritage: Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan Guillaume TiberghienRaushan MukhamedjanovaPhilip Feifan Xiea School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, Rutherford/McCowan Building, Crichton University Campus, Dumfries, Scotland, United Kingdomb Faculty of Digital Media, Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, Porto, Portugalc Tourism, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, USAGuillaume Tiberghien is a Lecturer in Tourism at the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow. His main teaching and research activities focus on the relationships between Cultural Heritage Tourism, Sustainable Tourism Development and Tourism Marketing. Dr Tiberghien conducted and participated in several consulting projects in the fields of Tourism Marketing and Management in Central Asia, New Zealand and the UK.Raushan Mukhamedjanova is a PhD Candidate in Digital Media at the Faculty of Engineering of University of Porto, Portugal. Her study focuses on the intersection of digital technologies and heritage tourism development. Raushan participated in several projects in the fields of Cultural Heritage Tourism in Kazakhstan and Higher Professional Education for Tourism in Tajikistan.Dr. Philip F. Xie is Professor of Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA. He undertakes research, writes and consults in tourism planning. He has authored three books: The Morphology of Tourism (2019), Industrial Heritage Tourism (2015) and Authenticating Ethnic Tourism (2010). In addition, Professor Xie has co-edited a book entitled Colonialism, Tourism and Place (2020). He is one of the leading academic experts in the field of industrial heritage tourism, who received several major grants from State and Federal governments in the US.
Seasonality of rural tourism: a comparative analysis of 33 cities in China Xue LiChina Tourism Academy (Data Center of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism), Beijing, ChinaXue Li is an Associate Researcher of China Tourism Academy (Data Center of the Ministry of Culture and Tourism). She received her PHD in Human Geography in 2010 from the Institute of Geographic Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences, and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the School of Public Policy & Management, Tsinghua University, from 2010 to 2012. Her main research interests are tourism geography, regional tourism development and leisure.
Exciting news! The 12th International Conference on Sustainable Tourism & Development is happening in beautiful Nepal from Oct 9-11. It’s a great opportunity to meet old friends and make new ones while discussing Risks and Opportunities In Uncertain Times. Don’t miss the chance to be part of this event! Submit your proposals before September 30th
An auto-ethnography of confronting the transatlantic slavery discourses of Liverpool Tingting Elle LiEric T. H. ChanSchool of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University, Hong Kong, ChinaTingting Elle Li ([email protected]) is a Research Assistant Professor in School of Graduate Studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. Her research embodies a particular intersection between tourism, place and well-being, focusing on the affective and embodied tourism experiences of underprivileged groups.Eric T. H. Chan ([email protected]) is an Assistant Professor in School of Graduate Studies and School of Interdisciplinary studies at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. His research center around sustainable transport development which has special focus on how the built environment and urban planning may shape people’s travelling experiences, habit and well-being.