TEFI's mission is to be the leading, forward-looking network that inspires, informs and supports tourism researchers, educators, those working in the sector to passionately and courageously transform the world for the better.

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NEW Conference Announcement - TEFI10 Conference

Knowing with nature – The future of tourism education in the Anthropocene

3 - 6 June 2018 Pyhä, Finland

The Multidimensional Tourism Institute (MTI), University of Lapland, together with Tourism Education Futures Initiative (TEFI ) is proud to organise the first TEFI conference held in Finland. For more information and to see the Call for Papers, go to the TEFI10 conference page or the University of Lapland's conference website for more information about registration, program and practical matters.


Special Issue Tourism Recreation Research
Critical Issues in Tourism Co-creation

Full papers due 30 September 2018 Further information is found here, or please contact Dianne Dredge (dredge@cgs.aau.dk) and Giang Phi (giang@cgs.aau.dk).

Special Issue Journal of Teaching in Travel and Tourism
Building our stories: Co-creating tourism futures in tourism research, education and practice

We seek to deepen theoretical engagement of storytelling in tourism education, to better understand the power of stories in the co-creation of values, in shared learning, and in the co-production of future actions. More information on the call, which has now closed, is here.


7th - 20th May 2017 (to be confirmed)

This two-week walking workshop is in association with the charity Moving Mountains and the award-winning responsible travel company Adventure Alternative. More information is available here.


The TEFI Recommendations for Promoting Gender Equity and Balance in Conferences and Editorial Boards is available! Click here for details.