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ITSA 2016: Conference Announcement

December 18, 2015



We are delighted to announce that the 6th International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) Biennial conference will be held at the University of Greenwich, London, UK from 17-19th August 2016.  This is the first time that the conference has been held in Europe and it will provide a unique opportunity to meet, hear from and network with tourism […]

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Backing the Tourism Sector? The UK Government’s new tourism policy

September 28, 2015


Click on the image to read the policy in full

The UK Government recently published their new ‘five point plan’ for the tourism industry.  You can download it from here.  In this post, I’m going to have a critical look at this new policy, which actually contains very little policy at all… As Kurt Janson, the policy director of Tourism Alliance, has pointed out, it […]

Posted in: policy, Tourism

Business Improvement Districts and the Visitor Economy

July 9, 2015



This is a presentation that I gave at last week’s ATCM Summer School.  It shows the first results from a new research project that I am working on with my colleagues Samantha Chaperon and Andres Coca-Stefaniak.  In this project, we are investigating the relationship between Business Improvement Districts and the Visitor Economy, in England and […]


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