Three Leeds Beckett students from various countries recently started a journey to “the smiling coast of West Africa” on the the Ninki Nanka Trail – a Community Based Tourism trail linking up a selection of villages and natural and cultural heritage sites along the River Gambia.
In collaboration with Thought Bubble Comic Con, the largest independent festival of comic book arts in the UK, academics and students have been working on getting a better idea of what is to count as fair pay for the work of comic book artists. Like most creative professionals, many work as either freelance or as part of small and micro businesses.
Last week Prof Chris Cooper represented the Centre for Tourism and Hospitality Management at the International Tourism Conference in Dubrovnik.
Now in its 7th year, the Adventure Tourism Research Association (ATRA) hosted its annual conference in the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway region of south west Scotland at the Laggan conference and activities centre.
Professor of Tourism Donna Chambers from University of Sunderland presented to ICRETH audience a critical enquiry into the meaning of diversity in tourism studies and the consequences for tourism pedagogy and practice.
The second development day for PhD students at the International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH) took place on Wednesday 27 March, focusing on methods and methodology.
Conducting doctoral research at our School and the International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH) is an exciting endeavour that takes you places.
Professor Jennie Germann Molz from the College of the Holy Cross in the USA is currently visiting our School and the International Centre for Research in Events, Tourism and Hospitality (ICRETH). During her visit Jennie met with some of our PhD students and discussed about their research projects and interests.
Reader Kate Dashper discusses gender issues in the events, tourism and hospitality industry and gives us her take on what it means for women moving forward.
On Wednesday 27th February the first research day for ICRETH doctoral students took place.