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Department of Tourism News

Regenerative tourism focus of Otago Tourism Policy School

Tuesday, 29 March 2022 3:01pm

This year's University of Otago’s fourth annual Tourism Policy School was made virtual and available to the public for the first time.

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‘Net-zero’ goals encouraged by top tourism academic

Friday, 25 March 2022 3:44pm

New Zealand tourism leaders should introduce and accelerate ‘net-zero carbon’ tourism practices aiming for a net-zero economy by 2050, together with a ‘green’ pandemic recovery plan, a Canadian tourism expert urges.

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Regenerative tourism a focus for Queenstown Lakes District

Friday, 25 March 2022 2:33pm

Lake Wānaka Tourism General Manager Tim Barke gave the first update on the Queenstown Lakes District Destination Management Plan since its inception in 2020 at the University of Otago’s Tourism Policy School yesterday.

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Online teaching popular with Japanese students

Tuesday, 22 March 2022 2:55pm

The University’s English Language Centre has kick-started the academic year with an online teaching programme for a “bumper group” of Japanese students.

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Investigating “the light and dark” of sex in tourism

Wednesday, 1 December 2021 1:17pm

Professor Neil Carr and Associate Professor Liza Berdychevsky of the University of Florida are breaking down the barriers of taboo topics of sex in tourism to show the diverse forms these encounters take.

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