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  • Four doctorates graduate in Tourism Management

    Posted on July 01, 2015

    The Tourism Management Division – the smallest division in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences – proudly conferred four doctoral degrees at UP’s at 2015 Autumn Graduation Ceremony.

  • Major drive to promote youth tourism in Southern Africa

    Posted on May 05, 2015

    A very successful inaugural Southern Africa Youth in Tourism Conference with the theme ‘Promoting sustainable tourism development through the involvement and participation of the youth’ was held in Mauritius from 23 to 24 April 2015. During the conference, which was hosted by the...

  • Sustainable ecotourism explored in Soshanguve

    Posted on April 15, 2015

    Students in the Tourism Management Division recently visited Soshanguve and the Tswaing Crater as part of their Sustainable Ecotourism module, lectured by Prof Felicite Fairer-Wessels.

  • UP presents research results to national Department of Tourism

    Posted on April 10, 2015

    The Tourism Management Division presented the final results of a two-year research study, entitled A Model to Measure South Africa’s Tourism Competitiveness at the National Department of Tourism’s annual Tourism Research Seminar. The event is hosted to showcase funded research...

  • Cultivating sustainable and peaceful communities through tourism

    Posted on March 02, 2015

    The International Institute for Peace through Tourism (IIPT) recognised Prof Ernie Heath, from the Department of Business Management, for his role in advancing tourism as a force for peace and socio-economic upliftment in South and southern Africa since the mid-eighties. Prof Heath again shared...

  • What does the future hold for travel management companies?

    Posted on February 19, 2015

    Recent research in the Tourism Management Division scrutinised the use of technology to align the needs of corporate travel managers with the functions of travel management companies.

  • International visitors to the Tourism Management Division

    Posted on December 10, 2014

    The Tourism Management Division in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences recently hosted two international visitors. Prof Jarkko Saarinen from the University of Oulu in Finland and Dr Alessandro Inversini from the University of Bournemouth in the UK shared their expertise with the...

  • Three PhD oral defences for the Tourism Management Division

    Posted on December 03, 2014

    The Tourism Management Division successfully hosted three PhD (Tourism Management) oral defences in October 2014.

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