Tourism Research Centre members are interested in supervising PhD students in the following areas:


Dr Samantha Chaperon  
Tourism in islands and/or peripheral areas; issues associated with the governance of tourism; tourism and public policy.

Dr Andres Coca-Stefaniak
Urban tourism challenges; sustainable tourism; smart tourism and smart cities; heritage tourism cities; transformational experiences; tourism destination marketing; behaviour change; crisis management; and resilience-building in tourism.

Dr Katia Iankova
Cities development and urban metabolism; cultural heritage management; sustainability and regional development; strategies of start-up businesses.

Dr Jithendran Kokkranikal
Tourism and development; human resource management in tourism and hospitality sector: entrepreneurship in the tourism and hospitality sector: strategic management in tourism and hospitality: religious tourism: pilgrimage tourism; wellness tourism.

Dr Ewa Krolikowska-Adamczyk
Business-to-business relationship marketing; the application of social psychology theories to marketing issues in tourism; business tourism and how to create and distribute tourism leisure packages to business travellers most effectively; tourism customer experiences and tourism marketing.

Dr Nicola MacLeod
Self-guided trails and themed routes; literary tourism, with a focus on the experiences of literary-inspired visitors; tourism and popular culture (including film and artistic representations of tourism).