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About the IGU Tourism Commission

The IGU Tourism Commission is part of the International Geographical Union

The commission's current full name is:
Commission on the Geography of Tourism and Leisure and Global Change

In general, IGU commission names are good for 8 years, afterwhich a new commission is formed under a new name.  The current commission was created in 2008.


Commission Board Members

  • Chair: Dieter Müller, Professor, Department of Geography and Economic history, University of Umeå, Sweden <Dieter Müller dieter.muller [a] geography.umu.se>

  • Vice Chair and Website Designer: Alan A. Lew, Professor, Department of Geography, Planning & Recreation, Northern Arizona University, USA<alan.lew [a] nau.edu>

  • Past Chair (2004-2012): Jarkko Saarinen, Professor, Department of Geography, University of Oulu, Sweden

  • Tim Coles, Professor, Business School, University if Exeter, UK

  • Anne-Marie d'Hauteserre, Associate Professor, Department of Geography, Tourism & Environmental Planning, University of Waikato, New Zealand

  • Sanette Ferreira, Associate Professor, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

  • Carolin Funck, Associate Professor, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Japan

  • Alison Gill, Professor, Department of Geography, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • Maria Gravari-Barbas, Professor, Institut de Recherche et d'Études Supérieures du Tourisme, Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne University, France

  • Marek Wieckowski, Associate Professor, Institute of Geography and Spatial Organization, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland

  • Julie Wilson, Professor, Department of Geography, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain

  • Jie Zhang, Professor, Department of Land Resources and Tourism, Nanjing University, China


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