|Associate Professor Dianne Dredge|
BRTP(UQ), MA(UWat), PhD(N'cle)
|Current Appointment:||Associate Professor|
|Organisational Unit:||School of Tourism & Hospitality Management Tweed|
|Campus:||Beachside Campus, Coolangatta, Gold Coast|
Dianne Dredge is Associate Professor in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Southern Cross University, and is based at Coolangatta, Queensland. She is a qualified planner with 20 years experience in tourism and environmental planning in Queensland, New South Wales and a number of international locations. Her career has included periods working in both private and public sector contexts, which together distinguish her as a practical and forward thinking tourism and environmental planner.
In 2007 Dianne won a national Carrick Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning for "leadership in the development and delivery of planning education that links theory and practice and instills in students a passion and enthusiasm for environmental planning". Dianne has an active research agenda exploring and publishing in areas including:
• destination planning and management
• tourism planning and policy
• local government tourism capacity building
• place-based tourism land use planning
• tourism places and change management
• tourism organisations.
She has co-authored a book with Professor John Jenkins, Tourism Policy and Planning (John Wiley & Sons, 2007) and is author and facilitator of the Managing Local Tourism Master Class, a professional development program aimed at integrating tourism issues into broader activities of local government. In 2011 Dianne co-authored Stories of Practice: Tourism Policy and Planning with John Jenkins. Go to the Ashgate site for details.
She is currently working on Tourism Planning in Brazil with Gui Lohmann (Routledge, forthcoming).
Dianne is interested to hear from anyone interested in pursuing higher degree research in the above research areas.
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