The University of Queensland, Australia is proud to launch the third run of our FREE online EdX course in Tourism and Travel Management: Leading tourism practitioners and researchers offer insider perspectives on this dynamic and growing industry. The first two courses attracted over 20,000 learners from 200 countries/regions – so you will be joining a significant global tourism family! Developed in partnership with Tourism and Events Queensland, the statutory tourism marketing authority for Queensland, numerous modules were shot on-location across Queensland’s premier tourism destinations, and the course features interviews with many leading Queensland practitioners, administrators and advocates, and policy-makers. The course is particularly designed for: Professionals working in the tourism (travel, hospitality, events, sport and leisure) industries Students learning about these industries for the first time Individuals who have an avid interest in … [Read more...] about TOURISMx – Tourism and Travel Management MOOC
Russian agency RMAA Travel unveiled a unique book “Russian Tourism Market Report: Trends, Analysis & Statistics. How to impress Russian tourists and attract them to your country”. Russia is consistently among the top 10 countries in terms of the expenses of its citizens abroad. Most Russian tourists prefer to rest in Turkey. For instance in 2017, this resort was visited by about 3.5 million Russians. Also while traveling, tourists from Russia willingly spend their money. All of this makes the Russian outbound tourism market extremely attractive for other countries. The research by RMAA Travel covers all aspects of tourism market: from overall review to key players, from behavior of tourists to the marketing strategies of entering the Russian market. “Our agency receives more and more requests from foreign customers on the organization of marketing research and advertising campaigns in order to attract Russian tourists. RMAA Travel team implemented several successful cases … [Read more...] about Russian Tourism Market Report: Trends, Analysis & Statistics.
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Save The Date!! 50th Annual TTRA International Conference Melbourne, Australia, 25 – 27 June 2019 Join us in Melbourne, Australia, for TTRA International’s 50th conference. A cultural mecca, Melbourne also lays claim to the sporting and events capital of the country, providing a fitting and vibrant atmosphere to showcase travel and tourism research. Over the course of the conference, we will navigate the terrain of shifting sands – reflecting not only the great Australian deserts and coastline, but also the influence of the external global environment on international tourism trends. Our keynote speakers are giants in their fields – one in tourism economics and social enterprise, while the other has an environmental/climate change background, an area that affects tourism deeply. They are world leaders, and we are thrilled that they are joining us for the TTRA conference in 2019. Both will be involved in special sessions as well as presenting their Keynote addresses: Prof Tim … [Read more...] about Save the Date: TTRA International Conference, June 25-27 2019
Special Issue: Contemporary and Future Tourism Workforce in Asia-Pacific The special issue is initiated in conjunction with the Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) Asia Pacific Chapter 2018 Conference in Vietnam, where conference abstracts will likely be invited to address the above-mentioned themes. Following the conference, authors will be invited to submit their full papers to the journal - Tourism Management Perspectives, to then go through a double-blind peer review process to determine acceptance. The special issue is slated to be published in the first half of 2020. Please consider sending your 750-word abstract to the TTRA APac Chapter Conference in the first instance, and thereby showcase how your work advances our understanding of the contemporary and future tourism workforce in Asia-Pacific. Submission of abstract: 31 July 2018 DOWNLOAD CALL FOR ABSTRACTS … [Read more...] about Tourism Management Perspectives – Call for Papers
Special issue for eReview of Tourism Research The special issue is targeted at the TTRA Asia Pacific Chapter 2018 Conference scheduled for 1-3 December in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Interested authors may choose to submit an abstract to the conference (where there will be a stream related to this special issue), and then develop a full paper for consideration towards the journal. As per the journal’s publication guidelines, each submission will be double-blind reviewed by at least two reviewers. Closing dates for abstracts for TTRA APac Conference – 31 Jul 2018 DOWNLOAD CALL FOR ABSTRACTS … [Read more...] about Tourism Accounting for the Global South – Can We Handle the Truth?
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The term ‘Artificial Intelligence’ is as amazing and technologically advanced as it sounds. We have been hearing it for years in movies and documentaries, but now artificial intelligence is present in the real world and is affecting our everyday lives. This extends through to the tourism marketing and the travel and tourism industry in general. Bronwyn White tackled this topic recently on our successful Tourism Marketing Convention, together with her co-director Carolyn Childs and our clients. We discussed the development of artificial intelligence in the marketing sector and how travel and tourism businesses need to adjust in order to keep up with the changes. READ BLOG … [Read more...] about The Evolution of Tourism Marketing: Artificial Intelligence
Globally the influence of Millennials on travel and on marketing has been profound. In the US, Millennials are as large a generation cohort as Baby Boomers. In China, they are a smaller generation numerically thanks to the one-child policy. But as the first generation to benefit from China's astonishing economic growth, 80's children (as they are known) are a wealthy and high-consuming group. As Millennials become parents, their needs and values often converge with those of other generations. Where they once sought 'cool' brands, their brand choices often move to the mainstream as parents. In this report, we have personally curated, we give you an update on what millennials are up to and how their lives are changing. We give you practical tips on how to adjust your marketing and retain loyalty. READ REPORT … [Read more...] about What happens when millennials grow up?
The Leadership of the Travel and Tourism Research Association wishes you a merry & bright holiday season and happiness, good health & prosperity in your new year! … [Read more...] about Merry & Bright!