Research Committees

RC50 International Tourism

Established in 1994


To secure and to develop contacts between sociologists of tourism throughout the world; to encourage the international dissemination and exchange of information on significant developments in the sociology of tourism and to promote the development of scientific activities throughout the world; to facilitate and promote international meetings, research and publications in the field of sociology of tourism.

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Board 2014-2018

President Rami ISAAC, NHTV Breda University, Netherlands,
Vice-Presidents For seminar during World Congresses Jens Kr. Steen JACOBSEN,  University of Stavanger, Norway
Scott MCCABE, Nottingham University, United Kingdom
For in-between seminars Shalini SINGH, Brock University, Canada (resigned, 2015)
Erdinc CAKMAK, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands (coopted, 2016-2018)
Hazel TUCKER, University of Otago, New Zealand
For Publications Keith HOLLINSHEAD, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Secretary Milka IVANOVA, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom,
Treasurer Jan TE KLOEZE, Foundation WICE- DSL, Netherlands
and Promotion Officer
Stephanie M. HOM , University of Oklahoma, USA,


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