Research Center Tourism and Recreation

Head

Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mike Peters (Institute of Strategic Management, Marketing and Tourism)

Research Objectives

The “Tourism & Recreation” research center serves as a network and platform for researchers from all faculties. The center aims to stimulate and initiate joint projects between researchers in various disciplines. Since 2015 the center finalised seven funded projects and currently members from six different faculties conduct further studies. In addition, several interdisciplinary publications have been published in the last two years. The research topics cover for instance, crowdfunding in tourism, the influence of of global change on Alpine tourism development, sport events and innovations on mountains, or family firm succession in tourism. The center disseminates tourism & leisure research output both to regional bodies and to the international scientific community. Recently, the center established the doctoral programme „Tourism and Leisure in Mountain Regions“.

 Interview with Mike Peters (Video)

Affiliated Organisational Units