Constantia is the leading authority in EU tourism policy and has published extensively on the impact of regional trading organisations on international tourism development. She has undertaken research projects on cross border collaboration in tourism in Southern Africa, tourism marketing technologies and community engagement in events. Her main research interests lay in tourism policy, governance, stakeholder engagement and organisational structures in tourism. She is currently involved in comparative research in destination management organisational structures in Scotland and Denmark.
Previously she oversaw the development and progress of PhD students and contributed to the PhD research training provision within the Business School. She has also worked as a qualitative social researcher on tourism-related and employability projects and in various posts within the travel industry.
Constantia was previously the Reviews Editor for the Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events (Sept. 2008- Jan. 2014) and has acted as a scientific committee member and reviewer for many academic conferences and journals including Tourism Management, Annals of Tourism Research, Tourism Geographies and Event Management. She is a committee member of Tourism Society Scotland and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and Royal Geographical Society.