The Tourism Research Centre is interested in several areas of tourism research, including:
Parks (e.g. provincial and national) and resorts (e.g. Asessippi, Gimli)
Agritourism (e.g. activities and accommodations)
Nature-based tourism – passive and active (e.g. ecotourism and adventure tourism)
Culture and heritage tourism (e.g. art galleries and museums)
Aboriginal tourism (e.g. art, souvenir trade, and destination)
Event-tourism (e.g. communities, music, arts, agricultural, sport)
Rural tourism and community development (e.g. diversification, heritage preservation)
Recent Research Activities:
Derrek Eberts – Tourism impacts in Mexico.
Chris Malcolm – Nature Based and Cultural Tourism.
Kim Lemky – Heritage tourism and tourism for community development.
Doug Ramsey – Rural tourism; Cultural and heritage tourism.