Past Seminars 2009 to 2014
2014 tourism research seminars
Book Launches: Advances in Tourism Research:
The Future of Events and Festivals
Ian Yeoman, Martin Robertson, Karen Smith, Una McMahon-Beattie and Elisa Backer
Karen Smith, Leonie Lockstone-Binney, Kirsten Holmes and Tom Baum
The Tourism Education Futures Initiative
Darko Prebezac, Christian Schott and Pauline Sheldon. Details
Professor Doug Pearce: Destination Management in New Zealand: concepts and practice. Details
MTM Students: Research in progress presentations. Details
Journal of Tourism Futures Launch: Can Research Shape the Future of Tourism? Details
Paul Chaplow: The Adventure and Activities Regulations (2011) Two months to deadline.Is the sector ready? Will it make any difference? Details
Ina Reichenberger: Social interactions between visitors in New Zealand. Details
Sonya Van De Geer: Air services agreements and New Zealand connectivity with rest of the world. Details
Rebecca Burson and Vij Kooyela: MBIE’s Regional Tourism Statistics & Tourism Sector Outlook. Details
Dr Ian Yeoman: Emerging Trends That Could Shape the Future of Tourist Behaviour. Details
Trisha Dwyer: Tourism development in Timor-Leste: aspirations of international standards. Details
2013 Tourism research seminars
Lan Nguyen & My Tran: Tourism Management, School of Management, Victoria University of Wellington. Abstract
Robyn Henderson: Manager Tourism Policy, Ministry of Business, Innovation & Employment. Abstract
Christian Schott: Tourism Management, Victoria University of Wellington. Abstract
Dr Lee Davidson: Senior Lecturer, Museum & Heritage Studies, Victoria University of Wellington. Abstract
Fergus Brown: Chief Executive of the Holiday Accommodation Parks Association of NZ (HAPNZ). Abstract
Cyril Peter: School of Business and Information Management, Wellington Institute of Technology (WelTec). Abstract
Dr Ian Yeoman & Dr Karen Smith: Tourism Management, School of Management' Victoria University of Wellington. Abstract
Dr Valentina Dinica: Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington. Abstract
David Perks: CEO, Positively Wellington Tourism. Abstract
Paul Yeo: i-Site Executive Manager, Tourism New Zealand. Abstract
Professor Doug Pearce: Tourism Management, Victoria University of Wellington. Presentation
Andrew Johnston: Programme Officer Vanuatu/Solomon Islands, Volunteer Service Abroad (VSA). Presentation
2012 Tourism research seminars
3 October 2012
Dr Ian Yeoman, Victoria University of Wellington
19 September 2012
Wendy London, cruisebubble.com
12 September 2012
Marcela Palomino, Victoria University of Wellington. Abstract
22 August 2012
Dr Karen Smith, Victoria University of Wellington. Abstract
8 August 2012
Richard Singleton, Eco Pocket New Zealand.
Throwing away the future: Hotel food waste and the tourism commons. Abstract
7 June 2012
Kevin Ward, New Zealand Airports. Abstract
24 May 2012
Virak Sarm (MTM student), Victoria University of Wellington. Abstract
10 May 2012
Prof. Doug Pearce, Victoria University of Wellington. Destinations and destination management: Concepts and implications. Abstract
26 April 2012
Dr Adam Weaver, Victoria University of Wellington.
The Politics of Tourism (Mis)management: Expense Accounts, Transparency, Untendered Contracts, and Conflicts of Interest at the Niagara Parks Commission. Abstract
29 March 2012
Dr Christian Schott, Victoria University of Wellington.
Virtual fieldtrips and sustainable tourism education: an exploratory examination. Abstract
15 March 2012
Lesley Immink. Tourism and the Distribution Channel. Tourism Export Council of New Zealand. Presentation
2011 Tourism research seminars
13 September 2011
Dr. John Moriaty. Presentation
16 August 2011
2 August 2011
Prof. Catherine Cleophas. Abstract
6 June 2011
Dr Ian Yoeman and Dr Karen Smith. Abstract
19 May 2011
Victoria Liu. Abstract
07 April 2011
24 March 2011
Dr Trevor Sofield. Abstract
10 March 2011
Dr John Robinson, Consultant. Abstract
6 October 2010
Dr. Valentina Dinica, School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington. Abstract
22 September 2010
Associate Professor Carolin Funck, Hiroshima University Graduate School of Integrated Arts and Sciences. Abstract
8 September 2010
Prof. Larry Dwyer, University of New South Wales. Abstract
11 August 2010
Kevin Bowler, Tourism New Zealand. Abstract
28th July 2010
Susanne Becken, Associate Professor, Lincoln University of New Zealand. Abstract
14 July 2010
Geoff Ensor, Tourism Industry Association New Zealand. Abstract
12 May 2010
Associate Professor Dianne Dredge, School of Tourism & Hospitality Management, (Southern Cross University).
With or without you: Tourism networks, governance and collaboration.
With or Without You - Presentation
5 May 2010
Arthur Klapp, Chief Executive, Winter Games NZ and Managing Director, Sports Impact Ltd.
The 100% Pure New Zealand Winter Games and Event Tourism.
Winter Games 2009 Report
Events Tourism Presentation
21 April 2010
Prof Doug Pearce (Victoria University of Wellington). Trends and Advances in International Tourism Research. Abstract
24 March 2010
10 March 2010
Ross Clapcott Chief Advisor. Ministry of Tourism- NZ tourism and our international air linkages: emerging policy perspectives and challenges. Abstract
21 October 2009
Dr Ian Yeoman (Victoria University of Wellington). How New Zealand Wins the Rugby World Cup in 2050? Dr Ian Yeoman talks about How New Zealand wins the Rugby World Cup in 2050?
6 October 2009
Dr Karen Smith (Victoria University of Wellington). Future of Volunteers. Dr Karen Smith talks about 'The future of Volunteers in Tourism'.
22 September 2009
Dr Ben Vinod Chief Scientist.
Trends in Airline Distribution, Revenue Management and Seat Inventory. Dr Ben Vinod of Sabre Holding talks about
10 trends shaping Airline Revenue Management and Distribution
8 September 2009
Prof Colleen Ward (Victoria University of Wellington).
Tourism as a Neglected Topic of Study for Cross-Cultural Psychologists. Prof Colleen Ward of Victoria University of Wellington talks about the application of cross cultural psychology research and tourism.
25 August 2009
Heike Schaenzel.The New Zealand family holiday: Exploring gender, generation, and group dynamics.
Hieke Schaenzel discusses her PhD findings on family holidays in New Zealand.
29 July 2009
Jonathan Coleman - Associate Minister for Tourism - Future of Tourism in New Zealand.
Listen to Associate Minister of Tourism, Dr Jonathan Coleman discuss the ' Future of Tourism in New Zealand'
25 June 2009
Elisa Backer (University of Ballarat) - VFR Travellers of the Future.
Listen to Elisa Backer talk about the ' Future of Visiting Friends and Relatives'
14 June 2009
Julia Albrecht (Victoria University of Wellington) - Tourism Policy Research and Political Studies: Influences, Recent Advances and Future Opportunities. Listen to Dr Julia Albrecht discuss the Tourism Policy and Political Sciences.
5 May 2009
Enrique Ortega (University Complutense of Madrid ) - Golf Tourism: Can the Spanish Experience be Applied to New Zealand? Listen to Enrique Ortega talk about ' Golf Tourism. Can the Spanish Experience be Applied to New Zealand?'.
20 May 2009
Martin Robertson (Victoria University, Melbourne) - Festivals and Events as narrative of the future city: Case studies: Edinburgh, the festival city and Melbourne, the event capital.
7 April 2009
Dr. Rachel Dodds (Ryderson University, Canada) - Sustainable Tourism - is there a future?
24 March 2009
Ian Yeoman (Victoria University of Wellington) - US Demographics and GrandTraveller's.