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The Association for Tourism and Leisure Education and Research (ATLAS) was established in 1991 to develop transnational educational and research initiatives in tourism and leisure. ATLAS provides a forum to promote staff and student exchange, transnational research and to facilitate curriculum and professional development. ATLAS currently has members in about 60 countries.


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ATLAS news
 New coordinator SIG Business Tourism

We are very pleased that we have found Monika Birkle willing to become the new coordinator of the SIG Business Tourism. The next Business Tourism meeting will be organised in Porvoo, Finland.


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 NTG website

Please visit the NTG website. The Next Tourism Generation Alliance (NTG) is the first European partnership and alliance for improving a collaborative and productive relationship between education and industry. The NTG Alliance will provide employees, employers, entrepreneurs, teachers, trainers and students with a set of Core NTG modules in digital, green and social skills. ATLAS is one of the partners.



Upcoming ATLAS events
Feb-20-19 ATLAS SIG meeting: Gastronomy and Tourism
Évora, Portugal
May-09-19 ATLAS Business Tourism Special Interest Group Conference
Porvoo, Finland
Jun-12-19 ATLAS Africa - Tourism and Innovation
Kampala, Uganda
Sep-17-19 ATLAS Annual conference - Tourism Transformations
Girona, Spain
Nov-20-19 ATLAS Latin America conference - Tourism development and social resilience in Latin America
Bogota, Colombia
Patron members
The University of Otago

The University of Otago


New publications
From cultural tourism to creative tourism - Part 1: The changing context of cultural tourism
From cultural tourism to creative tourism - Part 1: The changing context of cultural tourism

Edited By Greg Richards and Julie Wilson

Unfortunately we had to close the ATLAS online bookshop... Soon it will be possible to buy the ATLAS publications via this website. For any information or if you want to buy one of the ATLAS publications, please contact


Upcoming member events
March 26 - 28, 2019 - Leeuwarden, Netherlands
AIHR - Local Food for Vital Regions: Facts...
April 08 - 10, 2019 - Bournemouth, UK
TTRA - Tourism in the era of connectivity...
April 08 - 10, 2019 - Leuven, Belgium
UNESCO UNITWIN - Value of heritage for tou...
May 21 - 23, 2019 - London, UK
CHME - Transforming Hospitality
June 04 - 06, 2019 - Buxton, England
Tourism Naturally
June 27 - 29, 2019 - Cardiff, UK
Culinary Arts and Sciences
December 11 - 13, 2019 - Queenstown, New Zealand
ANZALS - The Diversity of Leisure