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Otago’s Department of Tourism ranked best in New Zealand

Thursday, 1 July 2021 2:03pm

The University of Otago’s Department of Tourism was ranked first in New Zealand and 24th in the world by the ShanghaiRanking Consultancy in its latest global university subject rankings.

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A sustainable future: Rebuilding Aotearoa

Wednesday, 30 June 2021 11:51am

The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development agreement set 17 global goals to achieve peace and prosperity. We present snapshots of the range of work on sustainability undertaken by the Otago Business School staff.

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PhD candidate fighting fires and studying thrill seekers

Wednesday, 28 April 2021 10:39am

Many children have dreams of becoming a firefighter but not many go on to follow those dreams, especially midway through their PhD.

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Reshaping tourism for a post COVID-19 world

Wednesday, 24 March 2021 11:20am

If we want tourism to continue in a post COVID-19 world it has to change to a net benefit model, according to Professor of Sustainable Tourism at Queensland’s Griffith University and Principal Science Investment Adviser at Department of Conservation, Susanne Becken.

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Emissions the biggest threat to international travel – Upton

Friday, 19 March 2021 11:47am

The Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Simon Upton says that the greatest challenge facing New Zealand tourism is the greenhouse gases from international flights.

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Priorities post-COVID-19 outlined at Tourism Policy School

Friday, 19 March 2021 11:39am

Tourism Minister Stuart Nash says planning is underway for a new-look tourism sector post the COVID-19 vaccination programme and when international borders re-open.

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