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Emeritus Professor Christine Vogt interviews on brand loyalty, social media engagement, and Airbnb.

Contributions to knowledge and letters to future generations. Emeritus Professor Christine Vogt and School Director & Associate Professor Christine Buzinde contribute here--
The chapter "provides an overview of the conceptual foundation of this new approach as well as examples illustrating its pertinence to destination stewardship." Read the full chapter here--
The article, entitled "Tourism Microentrepreneurship in Family Farms", show that "microentrepreneurs are motivated by the flexibility to structure their time and to be outside." Read the full article here--
The article is entitled "Climate adaptation planning for cultural heritages in coastal tourism destinations: A multi-objective optimization approach". Read more here--
Clark discusses the positive aspects of visiting Rancho El Aribabi, Sonora. Read the full article here--
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New tourism college director looks forward to building on ASU’s successful partnership with China’s Hainan University. Read the full story here--
Budruk, an associate professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, begins work Aug. 2 as the Watts College interim dean for faculty affairs, appointed by Interim Dean Cynthia Lietz. Read the full story here--
This piece gives reasons from Clark's personal experience on why underdog destinations deserve a chance. Read more here--
Ferreira and Morais discuss "the process of launching a new enterprise, or adding value to an existing enterprise with no more than five employees, providing tourism experiences, food, lodging services or transportation, with the aim to support the owner's livelihood and desired lifestyle."

News Archive

Passion for travel garners national award
Virginia Miller was chosen as the 2016 Meredith Travel Marketing Scholar. 

Is Scottsdale the new Vegas? it could be getting there as Valley tourism recovers (KJZZ) 
Kathleen Andereck says there has been a steady increase of visitors to the Valley over the last five years and those tourists are traveling longer distances to get here. 

At centennial, National Park Service Seeks a balance
100 years ago, Congrees passed the act that created the National Park Service. The agency has to balance preservation along with access in a sustainable way. To face that challenge, it relies on research to guide decision-making. Among the researchers that have helped lead efforts are Megha Budruk, Dave White and Christine Vogt.

Why tourists love borders
To some, borders are a line on a map. To tourism researchers such as Dallen Timothy, borders offer a fascinating insight into economic development, culture and politics.

7 tips for a sustainable vacation
Christine Vogt, director of the Center for Sustainable Tourism, offers tips on how to make responsible choices without giving up the fun. 

Paintbrushes to Pruners: Tourism Professionals with a Purpose
A research paper authored by Christine Vogt, Kathleen Andereck and Lana Olsen in the School of Community Resources and Development was one of the top three finalist papers at the International Travel and Tourism Association Conference.

Budruk named to Maricopa County Parks and Recreation Commission
Megha Budruk, associate professor in the School of Community Resources and Development, has been named by the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors to serve a two-year at large appointment. 

Sisters' Zika concerns put a cloud over Carribean getaway
Christine Vogt talks to the Omaha World-Herald about how Zika may affect tourism. 

My Turn: Arizona tourism is about to have an epic year
More visitors are coming to Arizona and that means more revenue for the state. 

How big is tourism's impact on Arizona?
Christine Vogt talks with KJZZ about the impact of tourism on the state and economy. 

Cultivating sustainable tourism in Vietnam
How do you develop tourism in a sustainable manner? Faculty in the School of Community Resources & Development were busy doing just that this summer as they traveled to Vietnam to cultivate sustainable tourism growth and educational opportunities.


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Recent Student Awards and Accomplishments

Kim Pham, Ph.D. student
NTA Travel Leaders Scholarship 2019
Tourism Cares

Jada Lindblom, Ph.D. student
Graduate Research Scholarship 2019
Tourism Cares

Jada Lindblom, Ph.D. student
J.Desmond Slattery Award for Dissertation Research 2019
Travel and Tourism Research Association

Seojin Lee, Ph.D. student
2018 J. Desmond Slattery Award for Dissertation Research
Travel and Tourism Research Association

Brady Schmitt, undergraduate
2018 Meredith Travel Marketing Scholarship
Meredith Corporation

Kari Roberg, master's student
John and Joan Markham Tourism Marketing Award 2016 Recipient
Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA)

Lana Olsen, Ph.D. student
Tourism Cares Graduate Research Scholarship 2016 Recipient
Tourism Cares

Virginia Miller, undergraduate
Meredith Travel Marketing Scholarship 2016 Recipient
U.S. Travel Association