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The University of Otago’s Tourism research is recognised as high-quality and theoretically informed, both in New Zealand and internationally.

Our research addresses the most critical issues of our times. It builds global consciousness through critical engagement with people and places.

The Department is focused on ‘envisaging a better world through Tourism’. The key pillars of both its teaching and research are:

  • Business
  • Society
  • Environment
  • Governance

Centre for Recreation Research

The Department of Tourism houses the Centre for Recreation Research

More about Tourism research at Otago

Research publications, projects, current research, research expertise

For more details on the Department of Tourism’s research publications, projects, current research, research expertise and upcoming departmental seminars, please visit the following pages: