Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management

Overview

La Trobe commenced teaching Tourism and Hospitality in 1996 and Events Management in 2010. We have a small group of staff who are highly active in research in these areas. Our main research areas include:

  • Destination Marketing
  • Tourism and the Media
  • Events
  • Cultural Heritage
  • Gastronomy
  • Health and Wellness Tourism
  • National Parks and Nature-based Tourism

Our approach to research is multi-disciplinary, combining perspectives from both Business and Social Sciences. In the Australian Government's Education Research Excellence Scheme, we are rated as at World Standard.

A number of our staff hold key international positions in research leadership. These include:

If you are interested in finding out more about our research interests, or wish to get in touch, please contact Associate Professor Warwick Frost.