Current Research

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.

Doug Ramsey – Rural tourism; Cultural and heritage tourism.