Wednesday, 17 January 2018
Home arrow Tourism Conferences arrow RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017, London, GB, 29.08.-01.09.2017





Fare Buzz Vacation Rentals

Last-Minute-Travel

Travel Deals to top Destinations. Get yours now

Hotels Combined price comparison engine

Credits / DISCLAIMER

About TOURISM-FUTURES.ORG

disclaimer

Partner in der Touristik Lounge
Welcome to TOURISM FUTURES



Travel Deals to top Destinations. Get yours now

RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017, London, GB, 29.08.-01.09.2017 PDF Print E-mail
User Rating: / 0
PoorBest 
Written by Joachim Willms [Managing Director]   

Call for papers


RGS-IBG Annual International Conference 2017

"Decolonising geographical knowledges: opening geography out to the world."

London, Tuesday 29 August Friday 1st September 2017


Session sponsor: Geographies of Leisure and Tourism Research Group (GLTRG)


Call for papers: Geographies of cruise tourism: Navigating the field(s) of inquiry

Session convenors: Jo-Anne Lester (University of Brighton) & Antonio Paolo Russo (University Rovira i Virgili)

-----------------

Cruise tourism unfolds within fluid, dynamic and often intensely competitive environments. Set against other forms of tourism the cruise market can be characterised as relatively niche. However sustained levels of market growth over the past two decades underscores its significance. Indeed investment in port developments and the infrastructure of receiving destinations is a key indicator of the continued confidence in the cruise sector and accompanying economic benefits.


Despite the developing interest and research activity from academics focusing on cruise tourism there remains a dearth of inquiry that reaches beyond economic and environmental impacts and consumer-orientated studies. Undoubtedly the landscape of cruise research is hampered by issues of access and accompanying methodological challenges, which often present barriers for those investigating cruise tourism. For example ship-based studies are scant and investigations within and from the perspective of receiving destinations remain relatively scarce, particularly so in relation to socio-cultural and technological processes of transformation of place. Moreover given the high levels of competition between cruise receiving ports of call, few inquiries exist that take a collaborative approach to research across destinations and regions.




Providing a forum for critical debate this session invites contributions that address challenges inherent in researching cruise tourism. Themes include, but are not confined to, the following:


  • Knowledge production and acquisition: power and governance

  • Navigating the field(s) of inquiry: mobilities, territories and boundaries

  • Researcher positionality and reflexivity

  • Challenging authoritative voices in cruise research

  • Accessing and empowering marginalised voices: ship-board and land-based research

  • Stakeholder complexities: collaborations and competition

  • Social justice and / ethical dilemmas and challenges

  • Co-producing knowledge

  • Creative methods and methodologies


----------------------------------------------

Please send expressions of interest/ abstracts of no more than 250 words, and a title to:

Jo-Anne Lester This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it by 31st January 2017.

 
< Prev   Next >
at LinkedIN

Tag Clouds

abstract abstracts academic acceptance accepted access across activities address africa african agricultural agriculture already although america american among analysis animals approach april arctic argues around article associated author authors available become before below benefits better business canada capacity carbon center centre challenges change changes changing china chinese clear climate committee communities community companies conditions conference congress conservation considered consumption contact contributions copenhagen costs countries cover critical crops cultural culture current deadline decades december demand department destination destinations details develop developed developing development different director discussion display document domestic double during early earth economic economy education effects efforts email emerging emissions energy english environment environmental europe european event events every examines expected experience experiences farmers featured february field final finance financial focus following foreign forest forests format found further future global globalisation government governments green greenhouse groups growing growth guidelines health heritage higher homepage hospitality hotel human image impact impacts include includes increase increased increasing india indigenous industry information innovation institute interest investment issue issues january japan journal knowledge large largest latest least leisure level levels limited local major making management march marine market marketing markets mdash media medical meeting members might migration million nations natural nature north observation october offers often online operations opportunities opportunity order organic organization organizations pacific papers particularly people place planet planning please policies policy political population potential poverty power practices present presentation presentations presented private proceedings process production products professor program programme project projects proposals protection provide provides public publication published quality range recent reduce reduction references region regional regions registration related renewable required research researchers resource resources responsible results review right rights rising rural school science scientific scientists search sector security service services session sessions several share significant signs since small social society source sources south special species specific state states strategies strategy students studies submission submissions submit submitted support sustainability sustainable symposium system systems technologies technology theme themes think three through times title today together topics total tourism tourist tourists trade travel trend trends under union university urban using various visit visitors vital warming water website welcome where whether wildlife within without women words working world worldwatch worldwide young

Tag Cloud, Joomla Modul

Share
Hotelclub Membership 125x125

HotelsCombined

HotelsCombined.com - Search and Compare Hotel Prices for any city
HotelsCombined.com - Search and Compare Hotel Prices for any city
City From
Rome
 US$49
Beijing
 US$15
London
 US$29
Shanghai
 US$28
Venice
 US$64
Prague
 US$29
Istanbul
 US$25
New York
 US$31
Madrid
 US$43
Marrakech
 US$35
Sydney
 US$24
HotelsCombined.com - Search and Compare Hotel Prices for any city
HotelsCombined.com - Search and Compare Hotel Prices for any city
Vegas Tickets