Read a collection of articles which record the challenges of climate change, personal experiences sustainable and responsible tourism events.

Preparing ourselves for the challenge

Are we prepared for the challenges from a greater number and more extreme bush fires? (courtsey from Australian Geographic)

Our focus in Australia appears to concentrate predominantly on the economy and potential changes in government. Meanwhile we have just experienced the ‘Angry Summer’ a prelude to what may lay in store for our future and demonstrated that tourism needs to do much more to prevent and be prepared for bush fires. However, tourism providers and communities appear to be either in denial, have other priorities or simply cannot afford to take steps to protect themselves and their visitors.

Climate Change - you can almost feel it!


Changing behaviour through fear:notes from a tourist accommodation provider in Catastrophic Fire Risk Australia.

Visiting Lecturer to University of Surrey, UK

Visiting Lecturer to University of Surrey, UK
November marks the time that I conducted two lectures to MSc students at University of Surrey Tourism and Hospitality School.

Beyond key tags: maximising economic linkage and minimising negative environmental impacts. This was a workshop that practically demonstrated of how tourism providers can to identify Local Distinctiveness and build motivating new product ideas for visitors.

Positive Connectedness: explanation of the ICRT – Australia research which identified visitor attitudes on their propensity to choose responsible accommodation.

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