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Research interests

Born in Palestine, Rami Isaac did his undergraduate studies in The Netherlands, graduate studies in the U.K. and has earned his PhD from University of Groningen, in Spatial Sciences, in The Netherlands. He is currently a senior lecturer in tourism teaching at the undergraduate as well as postgraduate levels at the Academy for Tourism at the NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences in The Netherlands.

In addition, he is an assistant professor at the Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management at Bethlehem University, Palestine. He was the external assessor of Bethlehem TEMPUS (2004-2006) curriculum development project in Palestine in the field of pilgrimage, tourism and cultural industries.

Currently he is the President of the Research Committee 50 on International Tourism, International Sociologist Association ISA (2014-2018).

His research interests in the area of tourism development and management, critical theory,  and political aspects of tourism. He published numerous articles and book chapters on tourism and political (in)stability, occupation, tourism and war, dark tourism, violence and transformational tourism.

 

Subjects

Politics, conflict, heritage, dark tourism, destination management, critical theory, planning and development.

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Research Output 2004 2019

47 Downloads (Pure)

A future perspective on Tourism and Cultural Dynamics

Isaac, R. & Platenkamp, V., 2019, In : Tourism Culture & Communication.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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CSR and ethics in tourism: an introduction

Isaac, R. & Eftychiou, E., 2019, In : International Journal of Tourism Cities. 5, 2, p. 125-129

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Introduction to human rights and business

Isaac, R., 2019, Ethical dilemmas in the creative, cultural and service industries. Bouwer, J. (ed.). Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, p. 205-209 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Introduction - Tourism and hospitality in conflict-ridden destinations

Isaac, R., Cakmak, E. & Butler, R., 2019, Tourism and Hospitality in Conflict-ridden Destinations. Abingdon: Routledge, p. 1-9 9 p. (Contemporary geographies of leisure, tourism and mobility).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Islamic Ziyara and halal hospitality in Palestine : Al-Kuds "Jerusalem", Al-khalil "Hebron" and Bayt Lahm "Bethlehem" between 2011-2016

Isaac, R. & Rabo, O. A., 2019, The Routledge Handbook of Halal Hospitality and Islamic Tourism. Hall, C. M. & Prayag, G. (eds.). Abington, Oxon: Routledge, p. 143-156 14 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

Activities 2011 2019

International Journal of Tourism Cities (Journal)

Rami Isaac (Editor), E Eftychiou (Editor)
2019

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Bethlehem University Journal (Journal)

Rami Isaac (Editorial board member)
1 Jan 20191 Jan 2022

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Bethlehem University

Rami Isaac (Visiting professor)
1 Jan 2019 → …

Activity: Visiting an external institutionVisiting an external academic institution

The Advisory Board of the International Journal of Tourism Cities (External organisation)

R Isaac (Member)
26 Mar 201930 Mar 2021

Activity: MembershipMembership of board

The Advisory Board of Bethlehem University Journal (External organisation)

R Isaac (Member)
26 Mar 201923 Mar 2021

Activity: MembershipMembership of board

Press / Media

Winterzon nergens zo goedkoop als in Egypte

R Isaac

17/11/15

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

The politics of Dark Tourism

R Isaac

1/01/15

1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Projects 2018 2018

Research study on Overtourism: impacts and possible policy responses

Peeters, P., Gössling, S., Klijs, J., Milano, C., Novelli, M., Dijkmans, C., Eijgelaar, E., Hartman, S., Heslinga, J., Isaac, R., Mitas, O., Moretti, S., Nawijn, J., Papp, B. & Postma, A.

European Parliament

1/07/1831/10/18

Project: Research