HDNR Tourism Program Director Sam Martin recently gave the closing keynote on sustainable tourism development at the European Mountain Tourism Conference, in Andorra, alongside other notable keynotes such as UNWTO Secretary-General Mr. Zurab Pololikashvili and Andorran Prime Minister H.E. Mr. Antoni Martí.
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Every year, the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation awards the Truman scholarship to students across the nation who are proponents of public service in many different fields. This year, four Colorado State University students out of 194 national finalists have been nominated for the scholarship.
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.
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”.
It’s no secret that Colorado has a booming adventure travel industry. Now, with a new program at Colorado State University, the Centennial State could shape the future of the industry worldwide.
Why do humans speak more than 7000 languages on our little planet? Simon Morton speaks to Michael Gavin about his research on languages and their development around natural resources.
During his tenure at CSU Rick has advised 55 graduate students, been on hundreds of committees, has taught 15 distinct courses (13 of which he developed), and has taught over 10,000 undergraduate students. If we all lined up to thank Rick for his dedicated service the line would wrap out of the Lory Student Center, down College avenue to Harmony Road, and back.
The rise of populism in the United States is affecting a range of issues, and according to a recent study, wildlife management is no exception.
Undergraduate Jake Ingram experienced the outdoor recreationist’s dream, gaining credit and experience through his internship at the Devils Thumb Ranch Resort this past summer. He worked on mountain bikes and guided visitors on a myriad of outdoor adventures.
This year, 18 Masters of Tourism (MTM) China students along with Dr. Lina Xiong attended the Forum on Tourism Trends and Outlook conference hosted by The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA), Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and Guilin Government. Attendees included tourism practitioners, academics, and policy-makers from all over the world