Research Partners

The list below includes agencies, organizations, and other partners with whom we currently or recently have been engaged for research, projects, and programs. Paid memberships indicated by (*).


  • Beijing Union University, China
  • Center for Responsible Travel (CREST)
  • Channel View Publications (UK)
  • Hainan University, China
  • Future of Tourism Coalition
  • International Research Center for Sustainable Tourism (IRCST), China
  • National Recreation and Park Association
  • Recreation, Tourism and Sport Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers
  • Taylor and Francis (Routledge) Publishers
  • Tourism Cares
  • Travel and Tourism Association International (TTRA)
  • University of Girona, Spain
  • Vietnam collaborators: Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT), Universities
  • World Leisure Organization


  • American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA)*
  • Alaska Tourism Industry Association
  • Colorado Tourism Office
  • Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU)
  • National Parks Service
  • Navajo Nation
  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • U.S. Forest Service


  • Arizona Highways Magazine 
  • Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association*
  • Arizona Office of Tourism
  • Arizona State Parks & Trails
  • Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition
  • Downtown Phoenix, Inc.
  • Grand Canyon Association
  • Green Living Magazine
  • Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, ASU
  • Local First Arizona
  • Other tourism programs (such as NAU)
  • Phoenix Convention Center
  • Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
  • Travel and Tourism Research Association – Greater Western Chapter*
  • Town of Gilbert Economic Development 
  • Visit Phoenix
  • Visit Yuma