POSTPONED - Inaugural Professorial Lecture – Professor Maree Thyne

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Event type
Inaugural professorial lecture

This IPL has been postponed. The exact date of the rescheduled IPL will be posted once confirmed.
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The meaning of 'social distance' in tourism research - before COVID-19

About Professor Maree Thyne's research

Maree's research focus is consumer behaviour, in particular tourist behaviour. She has over 20 years' experience in examining tourists' needs and wants, determining how we can best meet these to provide a satisfying experience. Encompassing an extensive global network, Maree has led international research projects into several areas including examining the impact of tourists interacting with other tourists; the changing nature of cultural tourists; and understanding cruise tourist motivations.

Maree is regarded as an international expert in cruise tourism and her research has advised various tourism stakeholders, including: Cruise New Zealand Association; National Port Authorities, Regional Tourism Organisations and individual operators.

Working closely with businesses, Maree has led significant curriculum development around ensuring students are able to apply marketing theory to real business problems. Maree holds various service roles within the University, including Acting Dean (Graduate Research School), Acting Head of Department (Marketing), and she is a member of Senate and the University Equity Committee.

This lecture will be followed with light refreshments, tea, coffee & juice.

Streaming information for Professor Maree Thyne's IPL

This event will be live-streamed, from 5:25pm Monday 23 November 2020, at the following web address:

Professor Maree Thyne's IPL video stream

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