A new marketing manager has been appointed for Tourism Waitaki. Otago Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism graduate, Ian Elliott replaces Megan Howell, who left earlier this year to rejoin family in the North Island.
Monday, 2 December 2019 10:55am
New Zealand is widely regarded as one big adventure playground, and a new study by the University of Otago has shed new light on the importance of engaging with the adventure recreation opportunities.
Tuesday, 5 November 2019 9:42am
University of Otago researchers are the recipients of an inaugural Marsden Fund Council Award worth $3 million to investigate genetic predisposition to metabolic diseases like diabetes and gout among Pacific people.
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 2:52pm
There is a “serious gap” in the knowledge of New Zealand’s road rules among self-driving international visitors to New Zealand, a report produced by the University of Otago concludes.
Tuesday, 19 March 2019 11:13am
Working at a bank in South Dunedin was the inspiration for a University of Otago lecturer to co-write and co-edit what’s thought to be a first-of-its-kind international text book.
Tuesday, 12 February 2019 3:30pm
The impact, value and sustainability of tourism is the focus of the inaugural tourism policy school, in Queenstown, next month.
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 2:45pm
Seventeen University of Otago academics have been promoted to the position of professor this year.
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:04pm
A group of Otago Business School tourism students have raised more than $7000 for local charities by taking their studies out of the lecture theatre and into the community.
Monday, 10 September 2018 1:28pm
The Department of Tourism and Otago Business School are delighted to be announcing their winning bid for the 2022 World Leisure Congress.
Friday, 20 April 2018 10:08am
The rapid growth of adventure tourism has created opportunities in New Zealand, but the wellbeing of tourist guides is often overlooked.
Thursday, 12 April 2018 11:40am
New Zealand dentists are increasingly having to provide remedial treatment where things have gone wrong for “dental tourists” who travel abroad for dental work.
Wednesday, 31 January 2018 2:57pm
Research and learning in tourism stands to significantly benefit from the University of Otago being given access to a prestigious global network, the World Leisure Organization (WLO).
Wednesday, 5 July 2017 10:56am
The University’s Department of Tourism has come out shining as an international leader in its field in recent rankings.
Monday, 15 May 2017 7:15pm
The Otago Business School is boasting some significant successes – with international rankings placing it firmly among the world’s best. And it seems that passionate and dedicated staff are behind this success as the Otago Bulletin Board discovered.
Wednesday, 8 February 2017 1:25pm
It is time for big ideas and re-thinking the field of tourism as the world enters the current era of autonomous vehicles, disestablishment of the political system, the sharing economy, the impact of visitor congestion at UNESCO places, and changes at destinations because of climate change.
Wednesday, 14 December 2016 2:25pm
Seventeen leading academics from across the University of Otago’s Dunedin, Christchurch, and Wellington campuses are being promoted to full professor.
Monday, 7 March 2016 1:30pm
Climate-damaging emissions from aviation will continue to rise despite the best efforts of the airline industry to make air travel sustainable, a new study co-authored by a University of Otago researcher suggests.
Wednesday, 2 December 2015 11:16am
A PhD student who will graduate from Otago this month is collecting books and journals to be donated to his university back home in Malawi, Africa.
Wednesday, 25 November 2015 10:39am
Fifteen years ago Associate Professor Neil Carr’s personal and academic life was altered forever when he purchased a black and white dog called Snuffie.
Friday, 28 March 2014 3:25pm
Whale and dolphin-watching may not be the low-impact, sustainable industries many believe them to be, according to a new evidence-based book containing contributions from some 50 international experts.
Friday, 7 March 2014 11:56am
Nurdina Prasetyo is studying scuba-diving tourism in Indonesia, while at the University of Otago.
Monday, 29 August 2011 8:23am
Outstanding postgraduate supervisors were recognised on Friday evening at an event run jointly by the University of Otago and the Otago University Students’ Association.
Friday, 26 August 2011 11:40am
Ever wondered how neurons evolved, why people have always had an urge to travel to Antarctica or whether gastric bypass can help cure diabetes?
These are just three of the questions being asked by University of Otago doctoral students from among the nine thesis projects being presented in just three minutes at the University’s Three Minute Thesis competition on Wednesday 31 August.