[MARMAM] Launch of International Coastal Marine Tourism Society and call for members

Mark Orams mark.orams at aut.ac.nz
Sun Oct 7 15:08:27 PDT 2012


Launch of International Coastal Marine Tourism Society

The founding International Steering Committee is pleased to announce the launch of the International Coastal Marine Tourism Society (ICMTS).

The objectives of the ICMTS are: 
 
(a) To encourage and support the development of coastal and marine tourism as an area of academic enquiry, research and practice.
(b) To encourage sustainable, ethical, enlightened and wise use and management of coastal and marine resources and ecosystems for recreation and tourism. 
(c) To build an international community of people interested in coastal and marine tourism as an area of academic enquiry, research and practice.
(d) To encourage and support scholarly and educational opportunities and activities.

Any person with an interest in coastal and marine tourism may become a member by applying for admission to the ICMTS via the International Steering Committee. We invite interested parties (including students, academics, practitioners, and institutions) to engage in the ICMTS via the website www.coastalmarinetourism.org and via the Society Facebook page (accessed via the website).

Kind regards,

The International Steering Committee for the ICMTS:

Michael Lück and Mark Orams (Auckland, New Zealand); Jan Auyong (Oregon, USA); Marc Miller (Washington, USA); Peter Myles (Port Elizabeth, South Africa); Jeff Wilks (Queensland, Australia).



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