The Tourism and Heritage Research Centre is an interdisciplinary research group established at the University of Quebec in Montreal (UQAM). In addition to its researchers and research units, the CRTP also has three institutional members: The Transat Chair in Tourism, The Canadian Research Chair on Urban Heritage, and the peer reviewed research journal Téoros. Research activities overseen by the CRTP are based on the centre’s two areas of research: the first being the development of tourism, and the second, the vitalization and management of heritage sites.
Téoros receives a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
Téoros – A Tourism Research magazine, has recently received a grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) as part of the support program aimed towards helping scientific magazines. The grant is for a period of three years (2015-2018). The funding agency recognizes the importance of scientific magazines in “promoting discussions and reflections of an intellectual nature.”
The magazine, founded in 1982, will continue contributing to the development of scientific work in the field of tourism from a multidisciplinary perspective by asserting itself as a leader in this field of research in the francophone world. It is worth mentioning that the Téoros magazine is one of the five institutional magazines distributed by UQAM and that it is supported by the Department of Urban Studies and Tourism, by the School of Management, and by the Tourism and Heritage Research Center, of which it is an active members.
Martin Drouin, a professor from the Department of Urban studies and tourism, is the director and the editor of this magazine.
The CRTP’s official launch
On October 20th 2014, the CRTP held its official launch party at the Pub l’Île Noire. This event allowed the centers’ researchers, students and stakeholders to share their research ideas and upcoming projects. Notable attendees were Carlos Vogeler, director and Executive Secretary of the relations with members of the UNWTO as well as with Nathalie Drouin, vice-dean of research at UQAM’s school of management (ESG).
Agreement between UQAM’s School of Management and the World Tourism Organization
October 2014 – UQAM’s School of Management and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) signed an agreement on October 20th to enable the advancement of research in the field of tourism. This partnership primarily focuses on four areas of expertise: adaptation to climate change in tourism, tourism and sustainable development, heritage and culture, and accessibility in tourism. Read more