Research News

  • World Tourism Day: Making Sustainable Tourism a Reality

    Posted on September 27, 2017

    World Tourism Day is celebrated on 27 September 2017 and this year the theme is 'Sustainable Tourism — a Tool for Development'.

  • Research and teaching excellence celebrated at EMS Awards

    Posted on June 28, 2017

    The Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences celebrated the excellent research and teaching and learning achievements of academic staff members at the prestigious annual EMS Awards Function, which was held on 21 June 2017.

  • Memorable moments: what makes a tourist experience?

    Posted on May 23, 2017

    A new feature has been published on Research Matters. This month the focus is on the work done by researchers in the Tourism Management Division in the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences.

  • How rhino poaching is affecting SA tourism

    Posted on November 23, 2016

    Rhino poaching in two of South Africa’s most famous game reserves is starting to have an impact on tourism and could affect future visitor numbers if the situation does not improve, according to a new study by the University of Pretoria.

  • EMS spring graduation ceremony

    Posted on September 19, 2016

    The beginning of spring marked a time of celebration when the Faculty of Economic and Management Sciences held its graduation ceremony in the Rembrandt Hall at the LC de Villiers Sports Campus on 2 September 2016.

  • 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.

  • 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...

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