Dr Pascal Mandelartz

Position: Senior Lecturer

College: College of Business, Law and Social Sciences

Department: Hotel, Resort and Spa Management

Subject area: Travel and Tourism

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Senior Lecturer

Research interests

Dark Tourism, the Tourist Bubble, Tourism in the Risk Society

Membership of professional bodies

  • Member of the International Ecotourism Society
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Association.


Undergraduate qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Business Studies with International Tourism, University of Buckingham

Postgraduate qualifications

  • MA Tourism Management, University of Derby
  • Postgraduate Certificate of Higher Education

Research qualifications

  • PhD on Tourist Behaviour during Times of Crisis, University of Derby

Teaching qualifications

  • Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education

Recent publications

  • Mandelartz, P. (2012) Post Crisis Tourism: Attitudes and Perceptions of the Risk Society Traveller. International Journal of Business and Management Studies 1 (2): 517-526. UniversityPublications.net.
  • Johnston, A., Tigre-Moura, F., Mandelartz, P. (2013). Welcome to the Home of Auschwitz Tours: The Online Marketing of Genocide Tourism. Marketing Places and Spaces: Shifting Tourist Flows. Accessable via http://igni.urfu.ru/uploads/media/5_ATMC_Conference_Proceedings.pdf
  • Mandelartz, P., Johnston, A. (Eds.)(2015). Thanatourism: Case studies in Travel to the Dark Side. Oxford: Goodfellows
  • Mandelartz, P. (2017). Nauru. The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism. London: SAGE

Recent conferences

  • Post Crisis Tourism.International Conference for Academic Disciplines, Toronto, Organised by International Journal of Arts and Sciences, 2012
  • Gothic Tourism. The Annual School of Culture and Lifestyle Research Conference, Organised by University of Derby, Buxton, 2013
  • Dark Tourism Marketing. 5th Advances in Tourism Marketing Conference, Vilamoura, Portugal, Organised by University of Faro.

Additional interests and activities

Subcultures, Events Management

Experience in industry

  • Entrepreneurship in event agency, including all tasks required in organising an event. Events organised included music events ranging from 400- 2,000 attendees, including indoor and outdoor festivals. Areas of responsibility included everything essential in organising a successful event such as booking of local and international acts, venues, décor, sound systems, and compliance with acts' requirements, such as organising accommodation for crew and staff
  • Travel agency. Area of responsibilities included tasks arising in the travel agency, including bookkeeping, correspondence with customers and tour operators.

International experience

  • Link Tutor for Stenden University, Netherlands
  • PG Link Tutor for César Ritz, Switzerland

In the media

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