The book is in my hands:”Sustainable Tourism Policy and Planning in Africa”

See what came through the post 🙂 It has taken quite some time since I said Look out, the book proofs are in: Sustainable Tourism Policy and Planning in Africa But now it's in and I'm glad to receive my author's physical hardcopy of this book. More details about the book can be found here https://www.routledge.com/Sustainable-Tourism-Policy-and-Planning-in-Africa/Adu-Ampong-Kimbu/p/book/9780367480509Continue reading The book is in my hands:”Sustainable Tourism Policy and Planning in Africa”

Invitation: virtual book launch of the Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa

Happy New Year and the very best wishes for 2021! You are warmly invited to join the editors and contributors of the Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa for a virtual online launch of this handbook on Wednesday 13 January 2021, 10.00 - 11.30 GMT/11.00 - 12.30 CET. This virtual online event will be taking … Continue reading Invitation: virtual book launch of the Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa

Afehyia Pa! Merry Christmas! Fijne Kerstdagen!

Dear Reader, Thank you for reading my blog posts throughout the year. Afehyia pa oooo.....Merry Christmas.....Fijne Kerstdagen. I wish you and your loved ones, a restful and delightful holiday season in person or virtually. Enjoy this wonderful Ghanaian 5 days of Christmas The Kontomire Song.... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ba2H90FDkHI&ab_channel=KwanPaGH

50 days FREE article access & download! …Exploring tourism impacts through participant-generated images

Our manuscript that got accepted last month has now been published online on the Annals of Tourism Research website. This is my early Christmas present through Elsevier offering 50 days of free access to this article. You can use this link to view and also download a free PDF copy of the article. Download a … Continue reading 50 days FREE article access & download! …Exploring tourism impacts through participant-generated images

Baby delivered: the smell of a printed book!

Finally, the baby has been delivered live and coloured with black&white patches. Oh, it smells nice and feels good to have a physical copy of the Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa in my hands. Part of the whole process of co-editing this voluminous handbook has been shared on this blog including when the manuscript … Continue reading Baby delivered: the smell of a printed book!

Slavery Heritage Tourism: places of remembrance and spaces of dialogue – a Studium Generale Lecture

As part of the Studium Generale's series 'Racism', I will be delivering a live lecture on Tuesday 8 December, 20.00. In this lecture I will be exploring how the fluid everyday practices and performances of tourism at slavery-related heritage sites stimulate plural public memories and dialogue thereby challenging established narratives of the past, racial identites … Continue reading Slavery Heritage Tourism: places of remembrance and spaces of dialogue – a Studium Generale Lecture

Invitation: ATLAS Africa Webinar (The Impact of COVID-19 on the tourism industry in Africa)

We are coming up to almost a year since COVID-19 brought a lockdown of tourism activity across the world. How did this lockdown affect the tourism industry in Africa? How did entreprenuers, businesses, operators and managers adapt to this sudden stop of a very important economic activity? What are the stories of resilience, innovation and … Continue reading Invitation: ATLAS Africa Webinar (The Impact of COVID-19 on the tourism industry in Africa)

30 years of Child Rights in Ghana: Reason to celebrate?

Friday, 20th November 2020, marks the 30th anniversary of the Convention of the Rights of the Child. On this occasion, a nation-wide coalition of NGOs is calling on the Government of Ghana to make the protection of child rights a priority in 2021and beyond. Thirty years ago, Ghana made a historic commitment by being the … Continue reading 30 years of Child Rights in Ghana: Reason to celebrate?

Manscript rejected after reviews…boo!

"I regret to inform you that the reviews of your manuscript do not support its publication and I must therefore reject it". My week could not have gotten any better nor more complete - we just got a co-authored manuscript rejected! So in a week when I got a paper accepted and won a grant … Continue reading Manscript rejected after reviews…boo!

I have a VENI! 3 year research project funded!

I feel at once ecstatic, jubilant and humbled with a keen sense of my extreme privilege in being awarded the Dutch National Research Council (NWO) Veni grant - being 1 of 162 laurates awarded out of 1,127 applicants. This has been more than a year in the process of thinking and writing long before the … Continue reading I have a VENI! 3 year research project funded!