Tag archives for Tourism

Minh Bui

Minh Bui is currently an undergraduate student in the School of Economics, University of Sydney (USYD), Australia. He is also a recipient of the prestigious Young Researcher Scholarship (YRS) instituted by the Social Science and Humanities Research Association (SSHRA). Under this scholarship, he presented his research paper “Neoclassical and Classical perspectives on Competition in the […]

Waldemar Fontes

Waldemar Fontes, Uruguayan Antarctic Institute & Uruguayan Antarctic Association “Antarkos” Center of Studies Waldemar Fontes has been working in Antarctic related fields since 1999. He was the Commander of the Uruguayan Scientific Base Artigas in the winters of 2000, 2007 and also 2009, and was a Member of the Board of the Uruguayan Antarctic Institute […]

Natalia Jaramillo Machuca

Natalia Jaramillo Machuca, Instituto Universidad de Los Andes/ Colombian Antarctic Program Natalia is a Historian from the National University of Colombia (2011), Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and aircraft pilot, and is finishing a Master´s degree in Geography at the Universidad de Los Andes (Colombia). She has been part of four of the five expeditions from […]

Vishnu Namboodiri

K. M. Vishnu Namboodiri, Mar Thoma College Thiruvalla K. M. Vishnu Namboodiri is presently the Head of Department of History at Mat Thoma College Thiruvalla, India. He has a deeply routed interest in environmental conservation and studying the history of the same. His area of specialization is regional history, policy-making processes and tourism prospect analysis. […]

Kees Bastmeijer

Kees Bastmeijer, Tilburg University Kees Bastmeijer is Professor of Nature Conservation and Water Law at Tilburg University (The Netherlands). His research focuses on Polar Law and the role of international, European, and domestic law in protecting nature. He has a special interest in the legal developments relating to the Polar Regions (the Antarctic and the […]

John Read

John Read, George Mason University John Read is a graduate student at George Mason University in Virginia, U.S.A. He is studying within the Department of Sport, Recreation & Health with an emphasis in Recreation Administration.  His research focuses on the relationship between attitudes and behaviors of Antarctic tourists. Research interests Antarctic Tourism   For further information: Please get in touch.   […]

Climate Fiction: Lamentations of Zeno

Ilija Trojanow’s new novel “The Lamentations of Zeno” is a prime example of literary fiction engaging with climate change. The book deals with a retired glaciologist who works as a tour guide in the Antarctic, and explores his conflicted feelings about this role, before developing to a dramatic climax. “The Lamentations of Zeno” was published […]

Pat Maher

Pat Maher, Cape Breton University Pat Maher is an Associate Professor of Community Studies and Outdoor Leadership at Cape Breton University.  As a Commonwealth Scholar, he completed doctoral research in the Ross Sea region, supported by Antarctic New Zealand. He has also worked in the Antarctic Peninsula as a faculty member for two expeditions run […]

Brenda Segurel

Brenda Segurel, Independent Scholar Brenda Ailin Segurel earned her BA in International Relations from Universidad del Salvador, Buenos Aires, with a thesis on geopolitics and Antarctic history. Her interest in Patagonia and Antarctica have led her studies and work in different areas such as risk management and communication, history and geopolitics, environment and conservation, conflict […]

Hong Ching Goh

Hong Ching Goh, University of Malaya Hong Ching Goh is a senior lecturer at the Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Built Environment, University of Malaya. She holds a Doctor of Natural Science (Geography) from Bonn University, Germany. Her research focus includes nature conservation and governance of tourism in protected area, as well […]

Maria Ximena Senatore

Maria Ximena Senatore CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technological Research) Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral Maria Ximena Senatore is a National Researcher at CONICET (National Council of Scientific and Technological Research), Argentina. Professor on Historical Archaeology and Heritage at the University of Buenos Aires and at the National […]

Ashley Meredith

Ashley Meredith, University of Tampa Ashley lectures at the University of Tampa and St. Petersburg College. Concurrently, she collaborates with the St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce on tourism policy and development in St. Petersburg, Florida. Her research focuses on resident and visitor perceptions of the city including the relevance of local and global contexts. She […]

Gabriela Roldan

Gabriela Roldan, Gateway Antarctica, University of Canterbury Gabriela Roldan is a PhD candidate at Gateway Antarctica, the Centre for Antarctic Research and Studies at the University of Canterbury (NZ). Gabriela’s work focuses on the Antarctic Gateway cities of: Cape Town (South Africa), Christchurch (New Zealand), Hobart (Australia), Punta Arenas (Chile) and Ushuaia (Argentina) and the […]

Anna Thompson-Carr

Anna Thompson-Carr, University of Otago Anna ( PhD, (University of Otago), is a senior lecturer and co-director of the Centre for Recreation Research. Prior to academia she worked in various NZ national parks for the Departments of Conservation/Lands and Survey. She worked a season at Scott Base (October 1993-January 1994) spending time at the Ross […]

Machiel Lamers

Machiel Lamers, Wageningen University Machiel Lamers is an Assistant Professor at the Environmental Policy Group of Wageningen University in the Netherlands. He has a particular interest in the governance of human activities in Antarctica, environmental policy, and polar tourism. Machiel is the chair of the International Polar Tourism Research Network. Research projects/ interests Sustainable Tourism Tourism […]

Nelson Soto Santibáñez

Nelson Soto Santibáñez, Universidad Católica del Norte & Universidad de Tarapacá Nelson Soto Santibáñez is an anthropologist and cultural manager. He is an Associate Investigator of the project “White Landscapes”, coordinated by Dr. Andrés Zarankin, LEACH-UFMG (Brazil). With the purpose of understanding the scientific and military strategies to inhabit and colonize Antarctica, he conducted ethnographic work […]

Emma Stewart

Emma Stewart, Lincoln University Emma J. Stewart (MPRTM (Lincoln) PGCEd (Glamorgan) PhD (Calgary)) is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism and Parks at Lincoln University, New Zealand. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Tourism in Marine Environments, and has a particular interest in Polar Tourism, protected area management, and climate change. […]

Daniela Liggett

Daniela Liggett, University of Canterbury Daniela Liggett is a senior lecturer at Gateway Antarctica (The University of Canterbury) and is currently the co-chair of the SCAR Humanities and Social Sciences Expert Group. She is particularly interested in qualitative research, which crosses different disciplines and challenges conventional research paradigms. Daniela’s research interests include environmental management and tourism regulation in […]