Tourism and Leisure Studies Emerging Scholars Award

In early 2018, scrolling through an international tourism research and education network, I stumbled upon the final call for applications for an Emerging Scholar Award to attend the Third International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies. The awards are given to outstanding graduate students and emerging scholars who have a research interest in the conference […]

Film Induced Tourism – Matter of Simulation or Viable Tourism Development Option?

Film tourism may be defined as tourist activity induced by the viewing of moving images used in both film and television. Previously I made reference to the concept of hyperreality which was first developed by Jean Baudrillard (see Social Media and the Attainment of Fantasy for a full definition). Baudrillard conceived the advent of film as marking […]