Free SSPR seminar 


Dr Martin Young presents ‘Reconceptualising tourism - destination development in peripheral areas’, on Wednesday 6 September from 1pm to 2pm.

This presentation will discuss the utility of mainstream approaches to tourism destination development in the context of peripheral areas, with a focus on the Northern Territory of Australia.

Dr Martin Young, a human geographer, is the Coombes Property Group Postdoctoral Fellow, employed jointly by the School for Tourism and Hospitality and the School for Social and Policy Research. His research interests are loosely assembled within a ‘geography of consumption in peripheral areas’ framework that currently encompasses gambling, tourism, and population mobility. This presentation describes the postdoctoral research in tourism he is undertaking between now and the end of 2008.

This presentation takes place in Room 39.1.40, CDU’s Casuarina Campus.

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