Tourism Research Group free seminar 


Professor Paul Eagles presents ‘Trends affecting nature-based tourism in the next decade’, on Friday 25 August from 3pm.

Paul is an environmental planner with a broad interest in the application of applied ecology and planning theory to environmental conservation. Professionally, as a biologist and a planner, he has had a long standing interest in the planning of national parks and other forms of protected areas.

Paul’s research interests lie within the wide range of subjects involved with environmental planning. These include specific interests in park planning and management, applied ecology, ecotourism, park tourism, outdoor recreation, environmental assessment and resource management as well as outdoor and environmental education.

Paul is professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at the University of Waterloo, Canada. He is one of the leading academics in protected area tourism—having chaired the World Conservation Union panel in this area. His books on protected area tourism have been seminal texts.

This presentation takes place in lecture theatre 1, Building 22, Faculty of Law, Business and Arts, Casuarina Campus, Charles Darwin University.