C. Michael Hall University Of Canterbury

Michael is Professor in Dept of Management, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Docent in Geography, University of Oulu, Finland; Visiting Professor at Linneaus University, Kalmar, & Lund University, Helsingborg, Sweden; & Senior Research Fellow, University of Johannesburg.

Qualifications & Memberships

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (University of Western Australia)
  • Master of Arts (University of Waterloo)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (University of Western Australia)
  • International Geographical Union (IGU) Commission on the Geography of Tourism, Leisure and Global Change (Professional Organisation): Chairperson (2001-2004), Member (2005-present)
  • International Geographical Union (IGU) Study Group on the Geography of Sustainable Tourism: Development and Protection of Cultural & Natural Heritage (Professional Organisation): Secretary (1994-1996), Vice-Chairperson (1996-1998), Chairperson (1998-2000)
  • Lund University (Teaching/Research Organisation): Visiting Lecturer, Department of Service Management
  • Nordic Society for Tourism and Hospitality Research (NORTHORS) (Professional Organisation): Member
  • Sheffield Hallam University (Teaching/Research Organisation): Link to Centre for International Tourism Research
  • Umeå University (Teaching/Research Organisation): Link to Department of Social and Economic Geography
  • University of Oulu (Teaching/Research Organisation): Docent, Department of Geography
  • Department of Service Management

Research Interests

Research interests include tourism and human mobility, regional development and social/green marketing with particular emphasis on issues of place branding and marketing as well as conservation and environmental change, event management and marketing; and the use of tourism as an economic development and conservation mechanism. Recent research interests include wine & food marketing and gastronomy.

  • Change in rural and peripheral areas in developed countries
  • Environmental history, especially national park history & wilderness conservation
  • Food and wine marketing and tourism
  • Gastronomy & hospitality
  • Human dimensions of global environmental change: climate change. biosecurity, adaptation
  • International business
  • Methods (scale, observational techniques, content analysis, ethnography, oral history, reflexivity, power, transnational ethics of research)
  • Place branding and marketing
  • Regional development, including entrepreneurship, innovation, & policy-making
  • Second homes / baches : development, planning and impacts
  • Social/green marketing and sustainable consumption
  • Tourism and human mobility: demand, supply and impacts

Recent Publications

  • Hall CM., Le-Klähn DT. and Ram Y. (2017) Tourism, public transport and sustainable mobility. 1-231.
  • Hall CM., Prayag G. and Amore A. (2017) Tourism and resilience: Individual, organisational and destination perspectives. 1-189. http://dx.doi.org/10.21832/HALL6300.
  • Cooper C. and Hall CM. (2016) Contemporary Tourism: An International Approach. (3rd ed.). Oxford: Goodfellow Publishers. 400pp.
  • Adamiak C., Vepsäläinen M., Strandell A., Hiltunen MJ., Pitkänen K., Hall CM., Rinne J., Hannonen O., Paloniemi R. and Åkerlund U. (2015) Second home tourism in Finland: Perceptions of citizens and municipalities on state and development of second home tourism. Helsinki: Suomen ympäristökeskus (SYKE). 96pp.
  • Gössling S., Hall CM. and Scott D. (2015) Tourism and Water. Bristol: Channelview. 190pp.

Professor C Michael Hall


Department: Management, Marketing, and Entrepreneurship

Email: [email protected]

Direct Dial: +64 3 3695937

Office: Meremere 221

Language: English