Creating modern tourism and leisure opportunities

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Emerging research. Informing industry. Interdisciplinary appeal.

Aspiring to become one of the nation's leading research groups in tourism, hospitality, events, sport and leisure, the Centre for Tourism and Leisure Management’s mission is to conduct quality research to facilitate and inform management practices in the tourism and leisure industries.

Our areas of expertise allow us conduct specialist research under the following themes:

  • entrepreneurship and enterprise performance in tourism, hospitality and events
  • event management, event visitor experiences, impact of events
  • health and wellness, lifestyle
  • internationalisation of hospitality, China hospitality industry, destination image
  • service quality and operational management in the events, sports, and leisure industries
  • sociology of hospitality and tourism
  • tourism behaviour, market segmentation and destination marketing
  • understanding tourism and leisure experiences

Enterprising research

How competitive is Australia as a tourism destination?

How competitive is Australia as a tourism destination

Worldwide growth in tourism demand has resulted in unprecedented levels of competition among destinations as they try to capture their share of the tourism pie.

Multicultural festivals

Multicultural festivals - more than social impact?

Multicultural festivals have emerged in many contexts to celebrate culture, community and harmony. While the social role of multicultural festivals is generally well-recognised, associated benefits are easily overlooked.

The main event

The main event: An holistic approach

From the roar of the V8 Supercars, to the creativity and colour of the Festival of Arts, it is difficult to imagine life without events.

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Centre for Tourism and Leisure Management
City West Campus, Elton Mayo Building, 55 North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000

+61 8 8302 5321


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