Duncan Marson

Duncan Marson

Position: Programme Leader, Lecturer in Adventure Tourism

College: College of Business

Department: Hotel, Resort and Spa Management

Subject area: Travel and Tourism

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I am a lecturer in Adventure Tourism, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation here at the University's Buxton Campus. I also teach on the Masters programme in Tourism Management.

Teaching responsibilities

  • Adventure Tourism,
  • Tourism,
  • Outdoor Activities Leadership and Coaching.

Research interests

Adventure tourism: demand and activity development. Emerging tourism markets, products and destinations, Tourism and the relationship to political identity.

Membership of professional bodies

  • British Cycling
  • Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society
  • ATLAS.

Recent publications

  • Marson, D. From Mass Tourism to Niche Tourism, in Robinson P. Heitmann, S. Dieke, P.U.C. (2011) Research Themes in Tourism, CABI, Wallingford
  • Contribution to chapter: Peak District as England green gym, In Hall, M. Frost, W. (2008)Tourism and National Parks: International Perspectives on Development, Histories and Change, Routledge Publications, London
  • Mcabe, S. Marson, D. Tourist constructions and consumption of space: place, modernity, meaning. In Burns, P.M. Novelli, M. (2006) Tourism and Social Identities: global frameworks and local realities, Elsevier, Oxford.

Additional interests and activities

I am a keen mountain biker and fell runner and enjoy travel (adventurous or otherwise!).

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