Dr. Adele Ladkin is Professor of Tourism Employment in the Department of Tourism & Hospitality, Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University, UK.
She gained her PhD at the University of Surrey in 1995. Her research interests and publications are in tourism employment and education, human resources management, employee wellbeing, labour migration and mobility, and the use of digital technologies for work-life balance whilst working on the move.
She has conducted UK Research Council funded research in the area of tourism work. Professor Ladkin was joint Editor in Chief for the International Journal of Tourism Research from 2003-2009, and she serves on the Editorial Board for Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Economics, The International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, ACTA Turistica, and the International Journal of Event Management Research.
She is an Honorary Professor at the Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong, and a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society.
Professor Ladkin has a long standing interest in the ‘people’ aspect of the tourism industry. From her early career as a travel agent to her most recent research, she has always primarily been concerned with those who work in the sector and whose livelihoods depend on tourism. Her talk will be a reflection on tourism human resources, considering a range of contemporary issues and challenges.
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