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.
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).
Photos ESG UQAM 2014
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