Constantia Anastasiadou

Constantia Anastasiadou

Dr Constantia Anastasiadou

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Biography

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

Esteem

Conference Activity

  • '20 Years of Scottish Devolution past and future – what will be driving and shaping tourism in Scotland next'
  • 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 at Middlesex University

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • Fellow, Higher Education Academy

 

Grant Reviewer

  • Scientific Expert for Innovation fund Denmark (IDF)

 

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.

 

Reviewing

  • Journal Reviewer for Tourism Management

 

Date


38 results

Tourism and the EU: Retrospect and Prospect

Book Chapter
Anastasiadou, C. (2020)
Tourism and the EU: Retrospect and Prospect. In Brexit and Tourism: Process, Impacts and Non-Policy, (30-42). Bristol: Channel View
The aim of this chapter is to consider how the EU’s approach to tourism may develop or change after the UK has left the Union. Beyond the changes and any exit agreements concl...

“From souvenirs to 3D printed souvenirs”. Exploring the capabilities of additive manufacturing technologies in (re)-framing tourist souvenirs

Journal Article
Anastasiadou, C., & Vettese, S. (2019)
“From souvenirs to 3D printed souvenirs”. Exploring the capabilities of additive manufacturing technologies in (re)-framing tourist souvenirs. Tourism Management, 71, 428-442. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.10.032
Souvenirs, whether mass-produced commodities made elsewhere or local artisanal handicrafts, are static objects that lack the capacity to mediate or generate the co-creative, a...

AHRC Design Research for Change Showcase

Exhibition / Performance
Vettese, S., Anastasiadou, C., Calder, L., Vones, K., Burton, K., & Allan, D. AHRC Design Research for Change Showcase. 20 September 2018 - 23 September 2018

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Vettese, S., Anastasiadou, C., Calder, L., Vones, K., Burton, K., & Allan, D. AHRC Design Research for Change Showcase. 20 September 2018 - 23 September 2018
No abstract available.

Digital Revolution or Plastic Gimmick? Authenticity in 3D Souvenirs

Book
Anastasiadou, C., & Vettese, S. (2018)
Digital Revolution or Plastic Gimmick? Authenticity in 3D Souvenirs. In J. M. Rickly, & E. S. Vidon (Eds.), Authenticity & Tourism Materialities, Perceptions, Experiences, 165-179. London: Emerald
Mass-market production of souvenirs, their disposability and their mixed up, interpretive styling may detach the tourist from the actual experience. Conversely, it is the pers...

In Situ, 3D Printed Heritage Souvenirs: Challenging Conventional Spaces and Culture

Journal Article
Vettese, S., & Anastasiadou, C. (2018)
In Situ, 3D Printed Heritage Souvenirs: Challenging Conventional Spaces and Culture. The Journal of Peer Production, 12, 27-39
This paper outlines an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded Design Innovation Development Award project titled ' Enhancing the Authenticity and Sustainability of...

1.5cm Unicorn Souvenirs

Physical Artefact
Vettese, S., & Anastasiadou, C. 1.5cm Unicorn Souvenirs. [Physical artefact]. Edinburgh Napier University

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Vettese, S., & Anastasiadou, C. 1.5cm Unicorn Souvenirs. [Physical artefact]. Edinburgh Napier University
This study explored the possibilities and challenges that 3D printing could generate in the production and consumption of tourist souvenirs. The team undertook a study in coll...

The role of iconic-historic commemorative events in event tourism: Insights from the 20th and 25th anniversaries of the fall of the Berlin Wall

Journal Article
Viol, M., Todd, L., Theodoraki, E., & Anastasiadou, C. (2018)
The role of iconic-historic commemorative events in event tourism: Insights from the 20th and 25th anniversaries of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Tourism Management, 69, 246-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2018.06.018
The role of commemorative events for event tourism has received marginal attention. Existing research primarily considers commemorative events for their social and political s...

Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable 3D - Printed Souvenirs

Book Chapter
Anastasiadou, C., Vettese, S., & Calder, L. (2018)
Enhancing the Tourist Heritage Experience through In-Situ, Customisable 3D - Printed Souvenirs. In L. Egberts, & M. D. Alvarez (Eds.), Heritage and Tourism : Places, Imageries and the Digital Age, (151-171). Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. https://doi.org/10.5117/9789462985353
This research set out to investigate whether technological innovations in design and the personalisation of tourist souvenirs through 3D printing, could offer opportunities to...

A study of the relationship between personalised 3D printed 'Souvenirs of Place' and public perception of modern architectural heritage

Journal Article
Vettese, S., Anastasiadou, C., & Vones, K. (2017)
A study of the relationship between personalised 3D printed 'Souvenirs of Place' and public perception of modern architectural heritage. Design Journal, 20(Supp. 1), S3683-S3695. https://doi.org/10.1080/14606925.2017.1352874
At present, there is a disconnection between academic and public perception of Modern heritage, particularly Brutalist architecture. This research utilises the processes and e...

FDI in Botswana: Beacon in the Dark: A Review of Literature

Conference Proceeding
Gutu, M., Anastasiadou, C., Omar, M., & Osei, C. (2017)
FDI in Botswana: Beacon in the Dark: A Review of Literature. In British Academy of Management Conference 2017-Proceedings
No abstract available.

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