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Naomi is an Associate Professor of Management and Program Director for the Bachelor of Business and the Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management at the University of Canberra. Naomi has been teaching and researching in the Tourism Discipline at UC since 2006. She was the recipient of an Australian Post Graduate Award scholarship and her Ph.D. investigated destination choice by school excursion groups in Australia. She is President of the National Capital Attractions Association, coordinator of the Visitor Research Forum and a board member of the Australian Tourism Industry Council (ATIC). Naomi’s research is concerned with Learning and Engagement in Tourism. This incorporates research in the specific areas of educational tourism, policy impacts of curriculum, and visitor research at cultural institutions and national capital attractions. It also captures emerging research interests in the application of social media, and strategies for engagement through e-platforms (in teaching, tourism, and events). Other key areas are around consumer behaviour and marketing.

External positions

Board Member, Australian Tourism Industry Council

Jan 2017 → …

President, National Capital Attractions Association (different to NCETP)

Jan 2017 → …

Executive, Council Australasian University Tourism Hospitality Education (CAUTHE)

Jul 2015 → …

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Research Output

Senate Select Committee on COVID-19: Submission 423 - National Capital Attractions Association

Dale, N. F., 28 May 2020, Australia: Department of Parliamentary Services , 4 p. (Senate Select Committee on COVID-19).

Research output: Working paperDiscussion paper

Open Access
  • Understanding travel behavior: A study of school excursion motivations, constraints and behavior

    Dale, N. F. & Ritchie, B., 1 Jun 2020, In : Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. 43, p. 11-22 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • #travelgram: live tourist snaps have turned solo adventures into social occasions

    Walsh, M., Dale, N. F. & Johns, R., 27 Dec 2019, The Conversation, 2019, p. 1-7 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/BulletinArticle

    Open Access
  • 6 Downloads (Pure)

    Emerging Scholar Profile- Dr. Naomi F. Dale

    Dale, N. F., 17 Apr 2019, E-review of Tourism Research, 16, 4, p. 375-377 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/BulletinFeatured article

    Open Access
  • The social media tourist gaze: social media photography and its disruption at the zoo

    WALSH, M., JOHNS, R. & Dale, N. F., 10 Sep 2019, In : Information Technology and Tourism. 21, 3, p. 391-412 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)