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!

Sneak Peek – The Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa

It feels like ages ago but it was back in February, 2020 that I reported here that we submitted the entire manuscript of the book to the publishers. Since then Marina, Manuel and myself have had to do quite some behind-the-scenes work as co-editors. It has been a great collaborative team work process. The copyeditors … Continue reading Sneak Peek – The Routledge Handbook of Tourism in Africa

Travel and see!!! Happy World Tourism Day 2019

Happy World Tourism Day 2019! Did you know that each year, 27 September is celebrated as World Tourism Day which is organised by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation’s (UNWTO). This is an event celebrated to foster awareness among the international community about the importance of tourism in terms of its social, cultural, political and … Continue reading Travel and see!!! Happy World Tourism Day 2019

Out in print now: Sustainability in Tourism Policy and Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa (a special issue)

The wait is over and I am delighted to share with you the special issue on "Sustainability in Tourism Policy and Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa: past, present and future" that is now out in print. I edited this issue with my buddy Albert Kimbu who is based at the University of Surrey and it has … Continue reading Out in print now: Sustainability in Tourism Policy and Planning in Sub-Saharan Africa (a special issue)

Historical Trajectories of Tourism Development Policies and Planning in Ghana, 1957–2017

I am delighted to be able to share free copies of my freshly minted research article that has been published. Use this link to get your free copy.... https://www.tandfonline.com/eprint/z8epyuHMDtUFMUAEuTnM/full  Feedback and comments are very much welcomed... The abstract is below... Historical Trajectories of Tourism Development Policies and Planning in Ghana, 1957–2017 Abstract Historical research on … Continue reading Historical Trajectories of Tourism Development Policies and Planning in Ghana, 1957–2017

10 years on from my first graduation…

Always giving thanks to God the Father for everything, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ (Ephesians 5:20) Today, 28th June marks exactly 10 years since I walked across the podium of the Great Hall at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology graduating with a BA in Sociology and Social Work (First Class Honours). What a … Continue reading 10 years on from my first graduation…