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  • 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...

  • 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...

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