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We celebrated the winners of the Outstanding Paper Award at Think Tank XIV "Politics, Policy and Governance in Sustainable Tourism" and would like to share our congratulations with the tourism community.

The BEST EN Outstanding Paper Award 2014 was presented to Ms. Sarah Duffy and Prof. Larry Dwyer, University of New South Wales, Australia for the paper entitled "A Multidisciplinary Approach to the Study of Sustainable Tourism in Ningaloo Marine Park".

On behalf of the BEST EN Executive Committee we congratulate the winners!

List of Articles
No. Subject Datesort
4 Destination pledges to build an emotional connection with visitors file Nov 19, 2019

BESTEN committee member Dr Julia N. Albrecht, University of Otago, New Zealand, and social enterprise GOOD Travel co-founder Eliza Raymond have investigated tourism planners’ and managers’ motivations behind visitor pledges and related imple...

3 Greenwich Think Tank Keynote Annouced file Feb 19, 2020

Our First Keynote will be Professor Ko Keons, Ko Koens is a Professor of New Urban Tourism at Inholland University of Applied Sciences. In addition he works at Breda University of Applied Sciences and is a research fellow at the University o...

2 Greenwich 2020 Second Keynote file Mar 02, 2020

We are pleased to confirm our second keynote speaker for the 2020 Think Tank being held at the University of Greenwich, Uk, June 23-26 on the theme of Smart Tourism for Sustainable Destinations. Laura Aalto is CEO of Helsinki Marketing, a co...

1 THINK TANK Postponed to June 2021 file Apr 30, 2020

In the current COVID 19 era, travel is mostly impossible, definitely unwise and, for many, unethical. This we have with the support of our Think Tank hosts at the University of Greenwich that we should postpone the Think Tank on Smart Touris...