Tourism Naturally Conference – May 16-18 – Austria

The Department of Human Dimensions of Natural Resources’s Tourism Naturally Conference is being hosted this year by University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna (BOKU) in TAUERN SPA Zell am See – Kaprun, Austria – May 16-18, 2018.

The plenary track theme 2018 is “Nature based Tourism, Health & Well-being” and the venue is one of Austria’s most modern spa resorts, situated in the heart of Salzburg’s famous ski areas. During the conference, experts will give insight into sustainable management, product development, and new trends in nature based tourism – but with a special focus on landscape, culture, and health issues.

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Ski Areas Tapping into CSU Expertise

This winter Ski Area Management (SAM) Magazine enlisted the expertise of Colorado State University (CSU) Assistant Professor Natalie Ooi Ph.D. and the Online Graduate Certificate in Ski Area Management. Ooi was tapped to be part of SAM’s Summit Series; a season-long mentorship program partnering ten rising stars in the ski industry with six industry leaders to foster relationships and expose these rising stars to the necessary skills and knowledge required to become successful.

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Cottrell awarded at The World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality

The World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality: Innovation, Partnerships and Sharing recognized Colorado State University Associate Professor Stuart Cottrell and Cottrell’s former Ph.D. student Pavlina McGrady with its 2017 The Abraham L. Pizam Best Paper Award for their paper on “Factors Affecting Corporate Sustainability Among Colorado Ski Resorts: A Mixed-Methods Approach”.

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