Browsing All posts tagged under »conference«

A visit to Belgrade

March 2, 2015


Last week, Dr Samantha Chaperon and I, from the University of Greenwich, presented at the Belgrade Tourism Conference 2015, which was being held alongside the Belgrade Tourism Fair.  We were invited to speak by Serbia4Youth, an amazing organisation who are working to present Serbia as a destination for young people from across Europe and beyond. Serbia4Youth brought […]

UK Tourism Policy

May 31, 2013


Today, we gave a presentation of our analysis of the UK Government’s tourism policy at the University of the Aegean’s fith annual conference on tourism in Rhodes, Greece. You can view the presentation below. This presentation was based on this article:

Crossovers seed-funding competition 2013

January 23, 2013


Over the last few months in EDReC, we’ve been working with Arts Council England South-East on a project called Crossovers.  The project aimed to explore new relationships between culture, tourism and economic development.  In the Spring, we’ll be publishing a report on the ‘cultural visitor economy’ (CVE). We held a conference in September 2012 and one of […]

Tourism and Local Economic Development: ITSA presentation

September 6, 2012


This is the presentation that I gave at the 4th Biennial International Tourism Studies Association conference in Indonesia last month.  It was broadly based on this paper about Tourism and Local Economic Development in England.  I’m planning to carry out some interviews with LEP representatives, local authorities and tourism businesses this year and to write-up the […]

Further Education and Local Economic Development

April 4, 2012


This is a presentation that I gave last week at the annual Teaching and Learning Conference at Thanet College in Kent, UK. In my talk, I explored some of the language currently being used by the Government and by OFSTED when they make links between further education and local economic development.  As with much current policy […]

Tourism and Local Economic Development in the UK

February 13, 2012


 Recently, I’ve been working on this topic as part of my work with the Economic Development Resource Centre.  Below are a presentation I gave at an Inside Government event on the visitor economy and the paper that supports it, which was published in the proceedings of the 13th International Research and Practice Conference of the Russian State University […]

Event: The tourism legacy of the 2012 Olympic Park – 8th December 2011

August 10, 2011


I’ll be giving a talk at the University of Greenwich on 8th December 2011, on the tourism legacy of the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games in London.  The talk will be part of an Olympic Park Legacy Company event that we’re hosting at Greenwich and also speaking will be Clive Little, the new Director of […]