Constantia Anastasiadou

Constantia Anastasiadou

Dr Constantia Anastasiadou



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.

Research Groups

Research Areas


Conference Activity

  • Travel and Tourism Research Association Conference
  • "Destination Organisations: Fit for Purpose and Ready for What the Future Holds?" Tourism Society


Editorial Activity

  • Editorial: Tourism Governance during Public Sector Reform and


External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner


Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy


Invited Speaker

  • Scottish & Danish destinations - a comparison of evolving purposes and roles: Tourism Management Institute
  • Technology Solutions for Tourism 2015: Edinburgh Tourism Action Group


Media Activity

  • Interview, The Independent
  • Interview on Russian television as part of the TOULL project dissemination activities.



  • Scientific Expert for Innovation fund Denmark (IDF)
  • Journal Reviewer


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