As debates continue surrounding the impact of Covid-19 on global travel and tourism, this English Tourism Week, Dr Julie Scott explores how embracing uncertainty and creativity could be key to building resilience in global travel as we work towards a new ‘normal’ for tourism.
As the UK tourism and hospitality sector gather evidence linked to the impacts of Covid-19, Dr Karen Thomas, Dr Daniel O’Donoghue & Dr Julie Scott explore how insights into localised labour markets are vital to businesses and regions lobbying for the support needed to ensure future recovery.
Dr Stephen Scoffham asks if the recent Court of Appeal ruling on the third Heathrow runway is a tipping point in more ways than one for environmental issues.
As political parties on all sides debate the issues of immigration and the end of Free Movement as part of the Brexit-fuelled General Election, Dr Karen Thomas and Dr Julie Scott explore how robust evidence is increasingly vital to businesses lobbying for the conditions conducive to future growth.
Dr Jane Lovell and Howard Griffin explain the positive impact light festivals can have upon towns and cities.
With recent media interest on both the record growth of inbound tourism and the fall in popularity of modern languages study at A-level, Dr Karen Thomas and Dr Julie Scott, review how far home-grown talent can meet the future needs of the inbound tourism industry for linguists.
Dr Jane Lovell looks at the effect film and TV series can have upon tourism for cities and regions.
Dr Jane Lovell explores the idea of Canterbury bidding to become the 2025 UK City of Culture.
In light of both the interim evaluations of the 2017 Hull UK City of Culture and new research delivered by the Culture Kent Research Programme, Dr Julie Scott and Dr Karen Thomas discuss the importance of partnership working to building cultural destinations.
Jim Butcher, Reader in the Geography of Tourism, looks at the relationship between short term volunteering and development.