UP hosts symposium to celebrate Tourism Month
Posted on September 15, 2016
The Tourism Management Division of the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences hosted a Tourism Symposium on 9 September 2016, with Minister of Tourism, Mr Derek Hanekom, as guest speaker.
Southern African cross-border tourism in the research spotlight
Posted on August 10, 2016
An investigation into cross-border tourist guiding in southern Africa, undertaken by the Department of Historical and Heritage Studies at the University of Pretoria is yielding interesting and surprising results.
Two doctorates graduate in Tourism Management
Posted on May 13, 2016
The Tourism Management Division – the smallest division in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences – proudly conferred two doctoral degrees at UP’s 2016 Autumn Graduation Ceremony.
BCom Tourism Management student to take part in Future Leaders Forum Africa final
Posted on February 18, 2016
Maryna Enslin, a final-year BCom Tourism Management student from the Tourism Management Division, has been selected as one of three finalists from across African tertiary institutions to present an event bid in front of a jury of industry professionals at the IMEX-MPI-MCI Future Leaders Forum...
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...