Wellness tourism experiences in mountain regions

John Hull

Thompson Rivers University

Dr John Hull is an associate professor of tourism management at ThompsonRivers University in British Columbia, Canada, a visiting professor at UniversityCollege of Southeast Norway, Norway and at the Harz University of AppliedSciences, Germany. He is also a member of the New Zealand Tourism ResearchInstitute. His research addresses the sustainability of tourism planning and destination development in peripheral and rural regions. Specific areas of focus include cruise tourism, creative tourism, geotourism, culinary tourism, mountain tourism, polar tourism, and wellness tourism. He is co-editorof a book on Mountain Tourism (CABI).


Resorts have been a feature of travel for centuries. Their origins in Europe are traced to Roman times when their typical structure was defined by an atrium surrounded by recreational or sporting amenities, restaurants, rooms... [ view full abstract ]


  1. John Hull (Thompson Rivers University)

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OS-F2 » Mountain Tourism: Experiences, Communities, Environments and Sustainable Futures Part II (11:30 - Tuesday, 4th October, Nettuno Room, Santa Chiara Complex)

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