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 2018 - 2022. Extended 2023

Co-Presidents Hazel TUCKER, University of Otago, New Zealand,
Lynn MINNAERT, Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom,
Vice-Presidents Program, World Congress of Sociology Scott MCCABE, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Can-Seng OOI, University of Tasmania, New Zealand
Mid-Term Conference Rami ISAAC, Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
Erdinc CAKMAK, Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
Publications Keith HOLLINSHEAD, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Rukeya SULEMAN, University of Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Secretaries Milka IVANOVA, Leeds Beckett University, United Kingdom,
Jundan (Jasmine) ZHANG, Uppsala University, Sweden,
Treasurer Rami ISAAC,Centre for Sustainability, Tourism & Transport, The Netherlands,
and Promotion Officer
Heather MAIR, University of Waterloo, Canada

Program Coordinators for XX ISA World Congress 2023 are:
Can-Seng OOI, 


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