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UKCEM students supporting White Paper initiative

Over 50 of our Events Management and Sports Events Management students signed up to take part in a global sustainability programme with Positive Impact.

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School becomes affiliate members of UNWTO

Our school has joined an elite group of three universities in the UK who are now affiliate members of United Nations World Tourism Organisation.

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Rachel Roberts' Responsible Build Project

Responsible Tourism Management student builds sustainable summer house and gin bar. Grand reveal on George Clarkes Amazing Spaces on Channel 4 at 8pm on 3rd February.

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18 Dec 2018

The social impact of the Tour de Yorkshire in South Yorkshire communities has been revealed in research by Leeds Beckett University.

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09 Nov 2018

A groundbreaking NHS clinic for gambling addiction will be based in Leeds.

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22 Oct 2018

Professor Rhodri Thomas will be answering questions at the launch of his new book on Headingley Campus next month.

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charlotte mendoza

“My passion for travel fired my ambition to work in the industry and my course helped to refine my career goals. I particularly enjoyed the environmental tourism and marketing aspects of my degree. Specialist knowledge of marketing in tourism is crucial in my current role, where I promote cruise holidays through product announcements, press trips and customer marketing campaigns.”

Charlotte Mendoza

BA (Hons) International Tourism Management

Events


Responsible Tourism Management Spotlight: Rethinking success in tourism

This year’s RTM spotlight focusses on perceptions of success in tourism. This one day conference for industry and academics starts by looking at the traditional measures of success which have led, in some cases, to ‘overtourism’. Responses to overtourism will be presented as well as introducing new ways of measuring successful tourism. The afternoon is set aside for a workshop in which we revisit the definition of Responsible Tourism. There is a separate workshop for industry.