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Researcher: Vorobjovas-Pinta, O (Dr Oskaras Vorobjovas-Pinta)

Fields of Research

Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience
Marketing Communications
Impacts of Tourism
Human Resources Management

Research Objectives

Socio-Cultural Issues in Tourism
Tourism
Wholesale and Retail Trade
Economic Issues in Tourism
Management

Career Best Publications

Gay neo-tribes: Exploration of travel behaviour and space; Annals of Tourism Research
The Evolution of Gay Travel Research; International Journal of Tourism Research

Research Publications

Airbnb is blamed for Tasmania’s housing affordability problems, but it’s actually helping small businesses
Airbnb is not driving up prices in Tasmania the way many people think
Annotated Bibliography; Handbook of LGBT Tourism and Hospitality: A Guide for Business Practice
Dating apps and gay travellers: Hyper-local and virtual-physical leisure; CAUTHE 2018
Dating apps and gay travellers: The organisation and divisions of physical and digital spaces; ANZALS 13th Biennial conference
Enhancing knowledge transfer in tourism: an Elaboration Likelihood Model approach; Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Exploring the role and outcomes of ‘Gay-friendly’ marketing: The effect of tolerance; International conference on Tourism and Retail Management 2018
Gay Neo-tribes: An Exploration of Space and Travel Behaviour; Critical Tourism Studies Conference VI
Gay neo-tribes: Exploration of travel behaviour and space; Annals of Tourism Research
It Takes Two to Tango: Straight-Friendly Buenos Aires; Critical Tourism Studies VII Conference
Neo-tribalism and ritualised behaviour in a gay resort; CAUTHE
Politics of postdisciplinary knowledge: Lessons from a study of the Anthropocene; 3rd International Conference on Postdisciplinary Approaches
Resorts; Global Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) History
Rethinking Gay Tourism: A Review of Literature; CAUTHE 2014: Tourism and Hospitality in the Contemporary World: Trends, Changes and Complexity
The Evolution of Gay Travel Research; International Journal of Tourism Research
The shared oasis: an insider ethnographic account of a gay resort; Tourist Studies
The strange case of dating apps at a gay resort: hyper-local and virtual-physical leisure; Tourism Review
The use of smartphones in the workplace. How does it affect our productivity: Interview with Gary Magnussen
The visitor economy: What’s in it for retailers?; International conference on Tourism and Retail Management 2018
‘It’s Been Nice, but We’re Going Back to Our Lives’: Neo-Tribalism and the Role of Space in a Gay Resort; Neo-tribes: Consumption, leisure and tourism

Research Projects

Hard-Truth Tourism (HTT): Tourism in the Anthropocene; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision