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


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Tourism interest groups in the EU policy arena: characteristics, relationships and challenges.

Journal Article
Anastasiadou, C. (2007)
Tourism interest groups in the EU policy arena: characteristics, relationships and challenges. Current Issues in Tourism. 11, 24-39. doi:10.2167/cit326.0. ISSN 1368-3500
Despite the European Union’s (EU) influence on tourism, surprisingly little is known of tourism interest representation and the nature of their relationship with the EU instit...

Tourism and the European Union.

Book
Anastasiadou, C. (2006)
Tourism and the European Union. In D. Hall, M. Smith, & B. Marciszweska (Eds.), Tourism in the New Europe: The challenges and opportunities if EU enlargement, 20-31. Wallingford: CABI (Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International
This chapter provides examples of the EU's involvement in tourism and discusses potential areas of involvement as these have been suggested in the tourism literature and were ...

The role of regional trading blocks in the development and management of tourism: an analysis of the European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Journal Article
Anastasiadou, C. & De Sausmarez, N. (2005)
The role of regional trading blocks in the development and management of tourism: an analysis of the European Union and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. International Journal of Tourism Research. 8, 317-332. doi:10.1002/jtr.579. ISSN 1099-2340
The establishment of regional trading blocs is considered an important aspect of the process of economic and political globalisation. Focusing on the European Union and the As...

Working together for employment and inclusion in Edinburgh : a baseline study.

Working Paper
McQuaid, R. W., Anastasiadou, C., Fuertes, V., Greig, M., Lindsay, C. & Wise, S. (2005)
Working together for employment and inclusion in Edinburgh : a baseline study.

Relationships between travel habits and European identity formation.

Conference Proceeding
Anastasiadou, C. & Panyik, E. (2014)
Relationships between travel habits and European identity formation
For the first time in the history of the EU, the Lisbon Treaty, which entered into force in 2009, established direct legal base for Community measures with supporting competen...

Enhancing the tourist heritage experience through "In-Situ" customisable, 3D printed souvenirs.

Conference Proceeding
Anastasiadou, C., Foster, S. V. & Calder, L. (2014)
Enhancing the tourist heritage experience through "In-Situ" customisable, 3D printed souvenirs. ISBN 978-90-9029477-3
This research set out to investigate whether technological innovations in design and the personalisation of tourist souvenirs through 3D printing, could offer opportunities to...

Exploring the interrelationships between regional consciousness, migration and tourism in regional integration schemes

Conference Proceeding
Anastasiadou, C. (2010)
Exploring the interrelationships between regional consciousness, migration and tourism in regional integration schemes

Mass customisation through personalised brochures: the role of digital printing.

Journal Article
Migas, N., Anastasiadou, C. & Buchanan, W. J. (2006)
Mass customisation through personalised brochures: the role of digital printing. Information Systems. ISSN 0306-4379
This paper argues that despite the wide adoption of Internet technologies in destination marketing, information is still disseminated through printed brochures that have large...

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