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.


  • Arizona Office of Tourism
  • Phoenix Convention Center
  • Local First Arizona
  • Arizona State Parks
  • Sedona Chamber of Commerce & Tourism Bureau
  • Visit Yuma
  • Grand Canyon Association
  • Copper Corridor Economic Development Coalition
  • Travel and Tourism Research Association – Greater Western Chapter
  • Other tourism programs (such as NAU)
  • Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, Arizona State University


  • U.S. Bureau of Land Management
  • U.S. Forest Service
  • National Parks Service
  • Navajo Nation
  • Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit (CESU)
  • Alaska Tourism Industry Association


  • Travel and Tourism Association International (TTRA)
  • Center for Responsible Travel (CREST)
  • Recreation, Tourism and Sport Specialty Group, Association of American Geographers
  • World Leisure Organization
  • National Recreation and Park Association
  • Tourism Cares
  • Vietnam collaborators – national tourism office, universities
  • Hainan University, China
  • University of Girona, Spain
  • Beijing Union University, China
  • Channel View Publications (UK)
  • Taylor and Francis (Routledge) Publishers