Sustainable growth in the spotlight at 2017 East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream

Business and government
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The region’s foremost experts in tourism will converge at the Marriott hotel in Surfers Paradise this week for the third annual East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream conference. Spearheaded by the Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT) and Griffith Tourism Confucius Institute (TCI), the three-day event will be held from Thursday 23 November through Saturday […]

Tourism students head for the high seas

A cruise ship
Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management
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Griffith University students will take to the high seas next year aboard a luxury cruise liner for a 12-day South Pacific experience to study first-hand key aspects of the booming cruise industry.

Tourism must pay its dues to environment

Tourism relies on the environment, says Professor Susanne Becken, Griffith University.
Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management
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While tourism has traditionally relied on the environment, today it is increasingly contributing to environmental conservation. Griffith University Professor of Sustainable Tourism, Susanne Becken, will focus on this evolution of the tourism-environment relationship in her keynote address to the seventh International Conference on Responsible Tourism in Destinations next month. Taking responsibility for the environmental impacts […]