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Commission on Tourism and the Environment


Purpose, Goals and Objectives

The World Leisure Commission on Tourism and the Environment has been developed with the following objectives:

To provide a communication network for members to address the relations between tourism and the environment.

To promote and develop initiatives which examine the inter-relationships between leisure, recreation, tourism and the environment.

To foster theoretical and applied research that examines the inter-relationships between leisure, recreation, tourism and the environment.

To serve as a mechanism to advocate for policies and programs within World Leisure that interface with tourism and the environment.

To serve as a vehicle to ensure that aspects pertaining to tourism and the environment are addressed in the work of World Leisure and its various commissions, committees, and projects.

Membership

Current members of World Leisure may indicate their interest in Tourism and the Environment by e-mailing the World Leisure Secretariat at secretariat@worldleisure.org. Former members and other non-members may join World Leisure and indicate their interest in Tourism and the Environment on the Web site at worldleisure.org. Members of World Leisure may become active in Tourism and the Environment by contacting Interim Chair Kevin Hannam at kevin.hannam@sunderland.ac.uk.

Interim Chair

Kevin Hannam
University of Sunderland (UK) 
kevin.hannam@sunderland.ac.uk

We Foster Inquiry

Research and scholarship to discover the personal and social potentialities of leisure experiences.

We Engage in Informed Advocacy

By advocating for conditions optimizing leisure experiences: legislation, infastructure, leadership and programming.