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Researcher: Hardy, A (Associate Professor Anne Hardy)

Fields of Research

Tourist behaviour and visitor experience
Tourism management
Impacts of tourism
Tourism marketing
Tourism policy
Social geography
Consumption and everyday life
Tourism resource appraisal
Marketing management (incl. strategy and customer relations)
Economics, business and management curriculum and pedagogy
Corporate governance
Landscape ecology
Tourism forecasting
Gender, policy and administration
Serious games
Education policy
Stakeholder engagement
Consumer-oriented product or service development
Tourism economics
Gender relations
Health and community services
Environmental assessment and monitoring
Pacific Peoples social, cultural, emotional and spiritual wellbeing
Environment policy
International business
Sociology and social studies of science and technology
Agriculture, land and farm management
Mental health services
Other language, communication and culture
Mixed initiative and human-in-the-loop

Research Objectives

Tourism services
Socio-cultural issues in tourism
Tourism infrastructure development
Economic issues in tourism
Other culture and society
Environmentally sustainable commercial services and tourism
Expanding knowledge in human society
Gender aspects in education
Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems
Expanding knowledge in law and legal studies
Wholesale and retail trade
Assessment, development and evaluation of curriculum
Higher education
Management of solid waste from commercial services and tourism
Protection and conservation of Antarctic and Southern Ocean environments
Rural and remote area health
Gender and sexualities
Public services policy advice and analysis
Specific population health (excl. Indigenous health)
Behaviour and health
Pacific Peoples development and wellbeing
Information systems, technologies and services
Rehabilitation or conservation of marine environments
Health status (incl. wellbeing)
Human-computer interaction

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

#VanLife: materiality, makeovers and mobility amongst digital nomads; e-Review of Tourism Research
A Mona Effect: How place discourse constitutes culture-led change; Geographical Research
A Mona effect: how place discourse constitutes culture-led change; Geographical Research
A National Review of Commercial Campground Infrastructure and Locations
A report to Sinclair Knight Merz regarding the Business Plan for Sullivans Cove Tramway
A Submission to Green Globe 21 Application for Benchmarking the Forestry Tasmania's Tahune Airwalk as a 'Visitor Centre'
Academic parenting: work-family conflict and strategies across child age, disciplines and career level; Studies in Higher Education
Airbnb helping to meet alternative tourism’s needs
Airbnb in Tasmania: scourge or saviour?; Tourism in Tasmania
Airbnb industry needs regulation with a light hand
An In-house Report to the Study Team of the Daintree Futures Study Team
An investigation into the key factors necessary for the development of iconic touring routes; Journal of Vacation Marketing
Case study: Tasmania driving innovation in the visitor economy; Improving service sector productivity: the economic imperative
Chinese Travelling Overseas and Their Anxieties; Asian Cultures and Contemporary Tourism
Communication-regulated social systems; Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Networks: Pushing the boundaries
Community and connection: exploring non-monetary aspects of the collaborative economy through recreation vehicle use; Collaborative Economy and Tourism
Comparing techniques for tracking: the case of Tourism Tracer in Tasmania, Australia; E-review of Tourism Research
Cruise shipping in Tasmania: a symbol of prosperity or pain?; Tourism in Tasmania
Cultural complexity and situated mediation: Chinese visitors at Port Arthur historic site; Journal of China Tourism Research
Destination branding: public management perspective for co-created development; CAUTHE 2021 Conference Online: Transformations in Uncertain Times: Future Perfect in Tourism, Hospitality and Events: Proceedings of the 31st Annual Conference
Determining sustainable tourism in regions; Sustainability
Does size matter? Exploring experiences of large recreational vehicle users; 2011 ANZMAC Conference
Drive Tourism: A Methodological Discussion with a View to Further understanding the Drive Tourism Market in British Columbia, Canada; UNBC
Enhancing knowledge transfer in tourism: an Elaboration Likelihood Model approach; Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management
Environmental consciousness of RV visitors to Rocky Mountain National Parks; University of Calgary Conference
Examining stakeholder group specificity: an innovative sustainable tourism approach; Journal of Destination Marketing & Management
Exploring the attitudes and behaviours of recreational vehicle users; Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism
Exploring tourist shopping behaviour using tracking technology; 3rd International Tourism and Retail Service Management Conference
Feasibility Study of Bernacchi Lodge Central Highlands/Great Lake Tasmania
Gay Neo-tribes: An Exploration of Space and Travel Behaviour; Critical Tourism Studies Conference VI
Giving and taking ownership of a destination brand: mechanisms of stakeholder engagement; Journal of Place Management and Development
GPS tracks of tourists in Tasmania: Initial investigation of driver behaviour on four state roads
How is Tasmania's tourism boom impacting the environment and community?: Interview with Kristina Kukolja
Innovations in Research Technology: the case of Tourism Tracer; Tourism in Tasmania
International Students’ Interest and Experience of Working Part-Time in Tourism While Studying; CAUTHE 2014: Tourism and Hospitality in the Contemporary World: Trends, Changes and Complexity
Interview with Dr Anne Hardy
Introducing Contemporary Neo-Tribes; Neo-tribes: Consumption, leisure and tourism
It's all about me: Understanding recreational vehicle useage (caravanning) on the Alaska Highway; CAUTHE 2008:
Iterations: Improving Regional Touring Routes Through Survey Research; Regional Tourism Cases: Innovation in Regional Tourism
Keeping tabs on travellers' tastes
Key factors in the Development of Successful Touring Routes
Licensing of Tourism Tracer: Interview with Sarah Gillman
Measuring cruise passenger dispersal through technology; Annals of Tourism Research
More than 100,000 tourists will head to Antarctica this summer. Should we worry about damage to ecosystems on the ice?
Motorcycle Racing and Neo-Tribes at the Isle of Man; Neo-tribes: Consumption, leisure and tourism
Natural disaster on Instagram: examining representations of the 2018–2019 Tasmanian fires; Annals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights
Neglected stakeholder groups: A case study of recreational vehicle users in Tasmania; ANZAM: Managing on the Edge
Neglected stakeholder groups: conceptualising a dynamic model for neglected stakeholder analysis and engagement; Corporate Ownership & Control
Neo-tribes and Antarctic expedition cruise ship tourists; Annals of Leisure Research
Neo-Tribes: Consumption, Leisure and Tourism; Palgrave Macmillan
Networks and hosts: a love-hate relationship; Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Networks: Pushing the boundaries
New network aims to advance women to senior academic roles: Interview with Ryk Goddard
New tourism app on track: Interview with Amanda Robbemond
New tourism is reaping rich rewards
Old businesses hurt, but new enterprises can thrive
Online representations of RVing neo-tribes in the USA and Australia; Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change
Paradise gained - how tourism could help Tasmania's wilderness
Place branding through public management lenses: supplementing the participatory agenda; Place Branding and Public Diplomacy
Pooches on Wheels: Overcoming Pet-Related Constraints through RVing; Animals and Tourism: Understanding Diverse Relationships
Premier backs Cradle Mountain master plan
Pressure Tasmania’s tourism industry as visitor numbers rise and staff, infrastructure stretched
Researching Chinese tourists on the move; Journal of China Tourism Research
Resisting marginalisation and reconstituting space through LGBTQI+ events; Journal of Sustainable Tourism
Resisting marginalisation in Regional Australia through LGBTQI+ events; Critical Tourism Conference Asia Pacific
Resisting marginalisation in Regional Australia through LGBTQI+ events; Critical Tourism Studies
Rethinking Gay Tourism: A Review of Literature; CAUTHE 2014: Tourism and Hospitality in the Contemporary World: Trends, Changes and Complexity
Social Analysis of Sustainable Tourism Development as a Contributor to the Economic Development of Tasmania
Social Attitudes towards Tourism Development in Tasmania: A research project
Solid research needed to measure the impact of Airbnb on rental markets, expert says
Stakeholder Perceptions of Sustainable Tourism: Lessons Learnt from a Study in the Daintree Region of Far North Queensland, Australia; Australian Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference 2001
Sustainable Tourism or Maintainable Tourism: Managing Resources for More Than Average Outcomes; Journal of Sustainable Tourism
Sustainable Tourism: An Overview of the Concept and its Position in Relation to Conceptualisations of Tourism; Journal of Sustainable Tourism
Sustainable tourism: An overview of the concept and its position in relation to tourism theory; 1999 International Tourism Students' Conference
Talking Point: Better build on the boomtimes
Talking Point: Inflating tourism’s big boom
Tasmania: The state of the state; Tourism in Tasmania
Tasmanian developed technology is being exported to the World: Interview with Michael Breen
The benefits of Airbnb
The changing function of LGBTQI+ events; CAUTHE 2022 Conference Online
The emotional labor of the co-created tourism experience; The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing
The Evolution of Gay Travel Research; International Journal of Tourism Research
The formation and functioning of the Airbnb neo-tribe. Exploring peer-to-peer accommodation host groups; Tourism Management Perspectives
The Latest in Tourism Research
The Latest in Tourism Research
The ties that bind: Exploring the relevance of neo-tribal theory to tourism; Tourism Analysis
The use of Grounded Theory as a tool to facilitate theory on stakeholder perceptions of sustainable tourism; International Geographic Union Sustainable Tourism Study Group & International Tourism Students' Conference
Thoughts from the think tank: lessons learned from the sustainable Indigenous tourism symposium; Journal of Ecotourism
Tinder Tourism: Tourist experiences beyond the tourism industry realm; Annals of Leisure Research
Tourism boom and hotel investment lauded by industry, but some fear Tasmania's natural charm under threat: Interview with Natalie Whiting
Tourism Development in Tasmania and The New Tourism Major
Tourism development in Tasmania’s Wilderness Areas: Is sustainable tourism a realistic possibility?; Australian Environment Review
Tourism in Tasmania; Forty South Publishing
Tourism: Moving forward together; Tourism in Tasmania
Tourist Tracking
Tourist Tracking Project 2016: Wineglass Bay Track Car Park Analysis
Tourist Tracking Project: Report for Hobart Airport on 2016 Data
Tourist Tracking Project: Report for Launceston Airport on 2016 Data
Tourist Tracking Project: Report for the Spirit of Tasmania on 2016 Data
Tourist-tracking project delivers powerful insights into Tasmania's strengths and weaknesses
Tourists in Tasmania will have their movements and opinions tracked with a phone loan tracker system
Tracking app to gather data from tourists visiting Tasmania
Tracking tourists a goldmine for Tassie
Tracking tourists a goldmine for Tassie
Tracking tourists a goldmine for Tassie
Tracking tourists a goldmine for Tassie
Tracking Tourists: Movement and Mobility; Goodfellow Publishers
Tracking tourists’ travel with smartphone-based GPS technology: a methodological discussion; Information Technology & Tourism
Travelling neo-tribes: Conceptualising recreational vehicle users; Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change
Types of network members; Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Networks: Pushing the boundaries
Understanding Airbnb: Interview with Louise Saunders
Understanding the Free/Low Cost Camping Recreational Vehicle Traveller: An exploration of actions and attitudes
University of Tasmania Sense-T Sensing Tourist Travel Project receives national success
Unlocking the potential of tracking technology for co-created tourism planning and development: Insights from the Tourism Tracer Tasmania project; Tourism Planning & Development
Using geoinformatics to assess tourist dispersal at the state level; Annals of Tourism Research
Using grounded theory to explore stakeholder perceptions of tourism; Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change
Using innovations to understand tourist mobility in national parks; Journal of Sustainable Tourism
Using mobile technology to track wine tourists; Annals of Tourism Research Empirical Insights
Using podcasts in your teaching; Festival of Assessment
Using technology to understand cruise ship passenger dispersal; CAUTHE 2022 Conference Online
Using the behaviour change wheel to design an app to change tourist behaviour and increase dispersal into regional areas; ENTER 2022 eTourism Conference
Using the Behaviour Change Wheel to Design an App to Change Tourist Behaviour and Increase Dispersal into Regional Areas; Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism 2022: Proceedings of the ENTER 2022 eTourism Conference, January 11-14, 2022
Using tracking technology to improve marketing: insights from a historic town in Tasmania, Australia; Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing
We know where you are. And where you've been.: Interview with Louise Sanders
What MONA visitors do in Glenorchy; Tourism Tracer Forum
What motorhomes tell us about modern marketing: Interview with Andrew Hill
Where do the tourists go? Tracking tourists itineraries in Tasmania; ANZALS 13th Biennial conference
Why we travel this way: An exploration into the motivations of recreational vehicle users; Drive Tourism: Trends and Emerging Markets

Research Projects

ADAPT - Adaptation pathways through knowledge co-production to anticipate Antarctica uncertain tourism futures; Dutch Research Council (NWO) (DRC)
Assessment of Interpretation Outcomes: The Development and Refinement of a Methodology and Evaluation Tools for Tourism Practitioners; CRC for Sustainable Tourism Pty Ltd (CRCT)
Building Rural Tourism Resilience: Benchmarking Approaches from Japan and Australia ; Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)
CANADA 150: Innovations in Community Based Research and Management: Best Practices For Sustainable Aboriginal Tourism Development; Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)
Landscapes and Policy (LaP); Department of Environment and Energy (Cwth) (DoEE)
Regional Touring Route Travellers: A Collaborative Exploration of Users' Motivations. Behaviour and Expenditure whilst on Regional Touring Routes in Queensland and Tasmania; CRC for Sustainable Tourism Pty Ltd (CRCT)
Transforming Tourists' Antarctic Experience; Australian Research Council (ARC)
'Market based touring route' research
A Review of Commercial Campground Infrastructure and Locations: The East Coast, Tasmania
Analytical Research Services provision
Assessing the potential to reinvigorate and relocate the Royal Hobart Show
Baseline data on campgrounds to inform and examine RV user choices
Cruise Ship Dispersal in Sydney
Effects of Different Holiday Experiences in Tasmania on Visitors' Emotional Wellbeing
Sense-T Stage 2: Sensing Tourist Travel ('Tourist tracking project')
Tourism Education and Research Network (TRENd)
Tourism Education and Research Network (TRENd)
Tourism Tracer: Tracking tourists in the Huon Valley Post Fires
Tourist Tracking Project 2016: Wineglass Bay Track Car Park Analysis
Tourist Tracking Technology Phase 2 Development
Tracking trail users' movement in the Skane region of Sweden using the Tracer technology - Phase 1
Tracking trail users' movement in the Skane region of Sweden using the Tracer technology - Phase 2
Understanding the Free/Low Cost Camping Recreational Vehicle Traveller
Understanding the Risk Segments, Travel Behaviour and Enhancing the Road Safety for Tourists to Tasmania
Understanding the travel behaviour of Chinese international students families - An exploratory study
William Angliss Ethics Workshop

Research Candidate Supervision

Accidentally Tourism- Symmetry and Object Lessons from an Urban Design Laboratory
Developing Effective Interpretation in National Parks- Non Personal Interpretation in Tasmanian National Park Visitor Centres
Education industry as a tourism attractor- an instrumental case study of a university and its' induced visitors
Evaluating Sustainable Practices- An Investigation into Local Tourism Development in Tasmania
Understanding of the Cross-CulturalLGBT Travelling Experiences. The Comparison of Market Segmentation Cases in Europe and Australia