• Southern Africa women in tourism focus on the future

    Posted on February 15, 2016

    A very successful 2nd Annual Southern Africa Women in Tourism Conference with the theme ‘Creating opportunities for inclusive development and social transformation’ was held in Lilongwe, Malawi. During the conference, which was hosted by the Regional Tourism Organisation of Southern...

  • UP’s Tourism Management Division hosts international field research course

    Posted on December 08, 2015

    The Tourism Management Division in UP’s Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences hosted a Tourism Field Research Training Course early in November 2015.

  • Small-town regeneration through tourism: A major window of opportunity

    Posted on November 06, 2015

    Prof Ernie Heath, from the Department of Business Management at UP, was the facilitator of the Tourism Commission, at the inaugural Small Towns Conference with the theme, 'Small towns, new futures' that was held in Bloemfontein from 22 to 23 October 2015.

  • Asata CEO speaks on the future of travel agents

    Posted on October 28, 2015

    Mr Otto de Vries, CEO of the Association of South African Travel Agents (Asata), recently presented a guest lecture to the BCom Honours students in Tourism Management. His lecture focused on the future of business and retail travel agents, and he assured students that there is indeed still a role...

  • Destination marketing expert visits UP

    Posted on October 20, 2015

    The Tourism Management Division hosted Prof Dimitris Koutoulas from the University of Patras in Greece during September 2015.

  • South Africa's competitiveness as a tourist destination examined

    Posted on October 05, 2015

    In a recent study by Prof Berendien Lubbe and her team at UP, researchers set out to determine South Africa's competitiveness as a tourism destination by finding out how the country is performing against its competitors.

  • Private sector stakeholders eager to explore collaborative research opportunities

    Posted on September 22, 2015

    Prof Ernie Heath from the Department of Business Management co-presented a paper and chaired two sessions at the 2015 ATLAS Africa Conference, with the theme ‘Tourism and inclusive growth in developing economies’, held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

  • Tourism Management hosts conference on sustainable tourism at Kruger National Park

    Posted on July 23, 2015

    The 15th Building Excellence in Sustainable Tourism Education Network (BEST EN) Conference was hosted with great success by the Faculty of Economic and Management Science’s Tourism Management Division at the Protea Hotel Kruger Gate from 17 to 21 June 2015. The conference was organised by...

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