About us

The Tourism and Events Research Group has a strong track record in city tourism, mega-events, sport events/tourism, and air transport research, as well as emerging interests in experience design and sustainable tourism/events. Our work is internationally focused, reflecting the cosmopolitan profile of our staff and host city.

Members of the group frequently give papers at conferences and seminars, publish books, and write articles for scholarly and professional journals. Several members of staff were submitted to the 2014 Research Evaluation Framework (to Unit 16). We organise regular seminars and research events, including two annual showcase events which we use to disseminate our latest research.

We offer a supportive environment for PhD students and welcome new applications from research students interested in pursuing projects linked to our work. We regularly host visiting researchers and we have several Visiting Research Fellows, Visiting Professors and an Emeritus Professor (Robert Maitland) who all play an active role. Staff and students attached to the group benefit from being located at the heart of one of the world’s most visited and most eventful cities.

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The Tourism and Events research group hosts seminars showcasing tourism and events research by academics affiliated to the University of Westminster.

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Our location

Tourism and Events Research Group, University of Westminster, 35 Marylebone Road, London NW1 5LS

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Contact us

Contact Dr Andrew Smith, Group Leader:

T: +44 (20) 7911 5000 ext 66658
E: [email protected]