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Workshop: Resilience, Sustainability, and Future directions in Tourism Geographies

The Geographies of Leisure and Tourism Research Group (GLTRG) welcomes you to join a co-sponsored hybrid workshop on Resilience, Sustainability, and Future directions in Tourism Geographies organized at the University of Oulu (Finland) and online (Zoom). The workshop is organized…

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Journal of Sustainable Tourism Special Issue CfPs: Gender, Entrepreneurship and Social Policy in Tourism

GLTRG member Dr Anna de Jong, along with colleagues Dr Albert Kimbu and Dr Michael Ngoasong, is editing a special issue on Gender, Entrepreneurship and Social Policy in Tourism, for the Journal of Sustainable Tourism. Abstract Deadline: 15 April 2021…

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Festivals and the City online sessions

On September 1st 2020, the GLTRG sponsored sessions dedicated to “Festivals and the city: the festivalisation of public space” were held online. These sessions were meant to take place at the 2020 RGS-IBG Annual Conference, which was postponed due to…

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Research Activities

Fair space. Fairgrounds and the transformation of public space.

Many different types of events are staged in England’s public spaces, but few can match the history or the mystery of the fair. These events date back to the 13th century and although there have been notable shifts in their…

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How Bali could build a better kind of tourism after the pandemic

COVID-19 has hit tourism-reliant destinations hard. The Indonesian island of Bali, for example, where 70% of the population depend on tourism, has seen extensive job and income losses since it closed its borders in April. The economic impact so far…

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Researching Women Mountaineers, United Kingdom, 2020

Our final version is completed. Thank you to Dr Adele Doran at Sheffield Hallam University for your patience and contribution in making this a reality. Adele and I have both independently recently completed our PhD research theses that explore the…

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Nature, Health and Digital: Transcending Borders of Exclusion Through Immersive Solutions

Join us for a virtual event! Nature, Health and Digital: Transcending Borders of Exclusion Through Immersive Solutions In partnership with GLTRG and DGRG (Digital Geographies Research Group) Date: 28th September 2020. Time: 9am – 12pm Location: zoom (details provided upon…

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Coronavirus: cruise ships were prepared for quarantine thanks to norovirus horror stories

Some tourists might welcome an extra two weeks of holiday on a luxury cruise ship. But imagine being confined to a cabin of 14 square meters with no windows, little access to fresh air and only wifi and the TV…

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