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Centre for Tourism


The Centre for Tourism forms a cross disciplinary research platform in close collaboration with the tourism industry. The mission is to initiate, develop, and support increased knowledge development and professionalisation within the tourism field. The objective is to become one of the leading tourism research centres in Europe.

The Centre for Tourism is conducting qualified research and education in the field of tourism. The staff at the Centre represents a broad range of academic competences, and research is often interdisciplinary. Current prioritised research at the CFT are event and meetings management, impact analysis of tourism, hotel and restaurant management, destinations management and cultural tourism.

About us in the media

Därför hatas vi i semesterparadisen, Aftonbladet, 2019-01-22

Turistfällan, Syre, 2018-11-29

Bussturism från Kina utmaning för Fjällbacka, Bohusläningen, 2018-09-18

Grönt festivalande- en utopi?
Sveriges Radio, P3, 2018-08-24

Ny digital tjänst klimatberäknar din semester Miljö & Utveckling, 2018-05-31

Nya lopp i Sverige pressar Göteborgsvarvets ekonomi Göteborgs-Posten, 2018-05-31

Klimatsmart semester med digital hjälp Göteborgs-Posten, 2018-05-30

Kalkylator hjälper besöksnäringen bli mer klimatsmart, Besöksliv, 2018-05-30

Nu kan du klimatberäkna din semester, ETC, 2018-05-30

Hit vill göteborgarna inte resa Göteborgs-Posten, 2018-05-30

New publications

Co-creation methodologies for students’ employability in the food sector: some evidence from the FOODbiz Project Chiara Rinaldi; Eva Maria Jernsand; Lena Mossberg (2018).

Scary seafood: an experience-based view on sustainable food production and consumption Eva Maria Jernsand (2018).

A space of multiplicity, heterogeneity and co-creation: developing an innovation arena for tourism  Eva Maria Jernsand (2018).

City–Region Food Systems: Scenarios to re-establish urban-rural links through sustainable food provisioning Gunilla Almered Olsson;
Anders Burman; Mirek Dymitrow; John Armbrecht; Chiara Rinaldi; Anders Nilsson; Björn Ohlén; Karin Ingelhag; Kristina Fermskog (2018).

Participatory Location-based Learning and ICT as tools to increase international reputation of a wellbeing destination in rural areas: a case study , Alessio Cavicchi; Emanuele Frontoni; Roberto Pierdicca; Chiara Rinaldi; Giovanna Bertella; Cristina Santini (2018).



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