Colin Michael Hall

Colin Michael Hall
University of Canterbury | UC · Management, Marketing and Entrepreneurship

BA(Hons) (West. Aust.), MA (Waterloo), PhD (West. Aust.), HonDoc (Umeå), HonDoc (Oulu), HonDoc (Lund)

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Introduction
Michael is Prof. Ahurei, Dept. Management, Marketing & Entrepreneurship, University of Canterbury, New Zealand; Docent/Visiting Prof. Geography, Oulu University, Finland; Visiting Prof., Linneaus University, Kalmar, & Guest Prof., Lund University, Helsingborg, Sweden; Visiting Prof, Taylor's University, Malaysia. He is also a visitor to Umeå University, Sweden. Research examines tourism, regional studies, and global environmental change. See: http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=d5GFhXYAAAAJ
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January 2020 - present
Lund University
Position
  • Professor
Description
  • Guest Professor involved in teaching, supervision and research
January 2015 - present
University of Johannesburg
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  • Senior Researcher
June 2011 - July 2012
University of Freiburg
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  • Research Associate

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Publications (820)
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Estimating the spatial extent of the impacts of renewable energy infrastructure on tourism is crucial for the identification of potential locations of resource use conflict. Such a task, however, is complicated and requires inclusion of social perceptions on the spatial extent of the impacts. This study investigates perceptions of the tourism indus...
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The role of domestic tourism as a substitute for international tourism has not received adequate attention in the literature. However, the potential for substitution has become particularly important in the COVID-19 pandemic context which has significantly impacted travel flows as well as the urgent need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Drawing...
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Public green spaces (e.g., parks, green trails, greenways) and motivations to engage in active transport are essential for encouraging walking and cycling. However, how these key factors influence walker and cyclist behavior is potentially being increasingly influenced by the use of smart apps, as they become more ubiquitous in everyday practices....
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Quarantine hotels have been established by governments to accommodate COVID-19 infected or potentially infectious guests. The employees of these hotels, despite the high-risk environment, must provide services to guests. However, limited research is conducted on the impacts of the pandemic on their psychological well-being and health. This study in...
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Hall, C.M. 2022. Sustainable tourism beyond BAU (Brundtlund as Usual): Shifting from paradoxical to relational thinking? Frontiers in Sustainable Tourism, 3 June 2022, https://doi.org/10.3389/frsut.2022.927946 Grand challenge statement for sustainable tourism
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Bicycling is an important form of active transport that contributes to sustainability mobility as a result of its role in personal and public health and emissions reduction. The significance of which has grown since the COVID‐19 pandemic outbreak. However, biking studies have neglected, in theoretical terms, developing an understanding of why consu...
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The environmental impacts of the restaurant, catering, commercial food services, and hospitality (RCCH) sector are substantial. In response to environmental concerns, a number of restaurant-related initiatives have developed in recent years, and environmental values are often part of the image created of chefs and restaurants in food media, particu...
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Purpose: This study systematically reviews and conceptualises service-related research on refugees to identify gaps in the literature, derive future research avenues and stimulate interdisciplinary research and practice to improve wellbeing of refugees. Design/methodology/approach: The study employs a systematic literature review (SLR) of 102 jour...
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This study explores the impact of sanctions on the development of second home tourism in the context of a rentier state. The subject was examined with special reference to rural regions of Shemiranat County in Tehran, Iran, where second homes have developed over the past four decades. The results indicating that devaluation of the national currency...
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Despite the expanded use of sanctions as a soft foreign policy tool in the post-Cold War era, there is yet little knowledge on the implications of this coercive tool in relation to justice, ethics and sustainability in destinations to which sanctions are applied. Using Iran as a case study and grounded in international relations and political scien...
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Differing from much of the research on overtourism, which has concentrated on urban tourist destinations, this exploratory study investigates the attitudes of rural communities toward over-visitation. Face-to-face interviews with 63 respondents in three of the most visited Iranian villages reveal that tourism creates social, psychological and healt...
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Active transport (walking and biking) has significant environmental, health, and social benefits. Despite the importance of active transport, theoretically framed research has not sufficiently considered what makes consumers walk or bike based on activity types, particularly in an Asian context. This is an important topic as it helps provides a bas...
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Acknowledgment The authors would like to thank Yoav Ram for raising awareness of the year 2038 problem and his patient technical guiding. Without Yoav's generous support this paper would not have been written. Abstract Issues of sustainability and resilience thinking, and risk management are linked to how tourism industry and researchers respond to...
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In the last two decades, the retail sector has experienced unprecedented upheaval, having severe implications for economic development and sustenance of traditional inner-city retail districts. In the city of Christchurch, New Zealand, this effect has been exacerbated by a series of earthquakes in 2010/2011 which destroyed much of the traditional r...
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Since COVID-19 affects tourism globally, understanding what influences biosecurity behaviour is essential. However, few theoretically conceptualized studies have been conducted on COVID-19 biosecurity travel behaviour. To fill this gap, this study built and tested a comprehensive research model that includes non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs),...
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Communities require the growth and refinement of distinctive public places for informal public gathering to nurture human associations and bonding, and these places are conceptualized as “third places”. As the third places in a city can positively contribute to the city image and affect citizens’ daily life particularly in their spare time, it is i...
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Gateway communities that neighbour parks and protected areas are impacted by tourism, while facing unique circumstances related to protected area management. Economic dependency remains a serious challenge for these communities, especially in a climate of neoliberalism, top-down policy environments, and park closures related to environmental degrad...
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Tourism makes substantial contributions to the Anthropocene. However, the Anthropocene is highly uneven over space and time reflecting the uneven processes of capital accumulation. As a result, the Anthropocene, and tourism's role within it, is best understood as a system of power, profit and re/production in the web of life, what is referred to as...
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Despite the environmental and health importance of tourist walking, specific research on walking and tourism is limited, with walking in leisure and work contexts often being used as a proxy. To fill this gap, this study identifies the effects of perception of air quality and mitigating climate change on attachment to walking relevant to walkable p...
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Despite the growing body of research on consumer activism, little is understood about tourists’ digitally mediated boycott consumption behaviours in relation to pro-sustainability concerns. Drawing upon research grounded in political consumerism and consumer sustainability behaviour and through a constructivist grounded theory lens via a series of...
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Although the impact of entrepreneurs’ social identity on successful entrepreneurship has attracted much scholarly attention, it is often to evaluate successful entrepreneurship through direct channel to financial performance. Recently, there is a growing body of researches beginning to pay attention to the impact of entrepreneurs’ social identity o...
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In a context where the marketing discipline and its institutions has no choice but to face up to its embeddedness in social issues it is therefore important and timely to consider how marketing in colonial states – in which indigenous lands were/are appropriated, cultures systematically discriminated against, and identities, language and generation...
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Research undertaken during the COVID-19 pandemic has identified a number of significant factors that affect international travelers' biosecurity behavior. Tourists' age and gender as well as travel frequency have been found to have significant impacts on consumers' non-pharmaceutical intervention practices. However, despite the importance of age, g...
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This book provides the first systematic and accessible text for students of hospitality and the culinary arts that directly addresses how more sustainable restaurants and commercial food services can be achieved. Food systems receive growing attention because they link various sustainability dimensions. Restaurants are at the heart of these develo...
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This study aims to investigate the interplay of visitor engagement, authenticity, and destination image in driving revisit and electronic word of mouth (eWOM) intentions of heritage tourists through the mediating role of Memorable Tourism Experiences (MTE). The data for this research were collected from tourists in the UNESCO-listed heritage city o...
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Grounded Theory (GT) is an inductive paradigm-based research method that focuses more on data depth and quality than the generalizability of results to a broader population and is substantially different from conventional hypothetico-deductive research approaches. GT has become a popular research approach in several social science fields including...
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Recreational fishing is a major tourism activity and is integral to the “Blue economy”. Despite having high rates of participation and it being an important economic activity, especially in coastal, lacustrine and riverine areas, there is relatively little research on its various tourism dimensions, including its role in branding and marketing. Thi...
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Despite the long tradition of fieldwork and qualitative research practice in tourism studies, the reporting of methodological notes and reflections is limited in the literature. Many excellent methodological remarks in research reports and graduate theses find few outlets in academic journals and those few contributions that are eventually publishe...
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Even prior to COVID-19 biosecurity was a significant issue for tourism, especially at national borders. Since personal non-pharmaceutical interventions can be effective for an individual’s health and psychological resilience during a pandemic, understanding tourists’ biosecurity behavior is essential given the broader relationship with travelling d...
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Purpose - This paper investigates the interplay of Memorable Tourism Experiences (MTE) dimensions in driving behavioural intentions of heritage tourists through the mediating role of satisfaction. Design/methodology/approach – Empirical data were collected from tourists in the heritage city of Kashan, Iran. Partial least squares – structural equat...
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The COVID-19 pandemic led to a dramatic loss of human lives worldwide and presented an unprecedented challenge to public health, tourism and community relations. Previous research on the relationship between xenophobia and travel behavior is limited, especially in the context of concerns over potential contagion. Therefore, this study examined the...
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Risk perceptions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic are significant factors shaping contemporary tourist travel behaviour. While the relationship between perceived risk and tourists' decision-making and behaviour in relation to COVID-19 is already a significant area of tourism research, the role of exposure to media outlets in affecting travel i...
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Biosecurity is vital for preventing the introduction of exotic fauna, flora, and disease from one territory into another. Attention to biosecurity measures has become an important element of responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, there is limited theoretically informed research on tourist biosecurity behavior. To fill this research gap, an in...
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This study investigates the effects of cognitive destination image shaped by media during the COVID-19 pandemic on willingness to support and post-pandemic travel intention. Drawing upon the concept of cognitive destination image and through an online self-administered survey, the effects of four factors including trust, crisis management, healthca...
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Crowdfunding offers a new potential source of financing of sustainability initiatives and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in particular. Such funding support is potentially even more important given the impacts of COVID-19 on the global economy. However, little theoretically based work has been conducted on sustainability crowdfunding. The...
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High-quality biosecurity practices are critical to restarting international tourism. Effective market segmentation improves the communication and efficacy of health advice. Travel frequency is an important basis for health-related consumer segmentation, as it is closely related to risk of greater exposure to infectious diseases. Theoretically groun...
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Panic buying and hoarding behavior is a significant component of crisis- and disaster-related consumption displacement that has received considerable attention during the COVID-19 pandemic. Understanding such purchasing and stockpiling behavior provides critical information for government, disaster managers and the retail sector, as well as policy...
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The Islamic concept of halal and haram has influenced the Muslim followers from their personal life to food consumption, business operations and travelling. This chapter discusses the practices of Shariah Compliance Hotel (SCH) at De Palma Hotel, Malaysia. Islamic tourism is a new trend in the tourism industry and it is inevitable for the industry...
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Institutions are fundamental aspects for driving tourism and hospitality globally. They are the socio-economic "rules of the game" that serve to shape and constrain human and organisational interactions. This book is the first of its kind to provide a comprehensive overview of institutional theory in a tourism and hospitality context. The complexit...
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Crowdfunding is emerging as a significant means by which to finance and advance the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Generating financial support for the SDGs is now of even more importance because of the economic impacts of COVID-19. However, little research on sustainability crowdfunding has been conducted, particularly wit...
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Recreation comprises voluntary leisure activities usually undertaken in or near the home environment. Geographical studies of recreation commenced in the early twentieth century and were long primarily focused on outdoor recreation in natural and rural areas. Since the 1970s, recreation geographies have focused on urban recreation and leisure as we...
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La Cuestión Turística es un libro de entrevistas a referentes internacionales de las ciencias sociales y el turismo donde se analizan muchos de los elementos problemáticos que hoy atraviesan al desarrollo turístico global. Elaborado durante tres años, este trabajo se sitúa en el marco del debate social que recorre multitud de ciudades del sur de Eu...
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This is an invited commentary from Brian Wheeller for the special issue on tourism and fishing. It is a personal commentary, reflection and observation on the role of fish and fishing in tourism both directly and as a wider metaphor for society’s (and tourism’s) relationship with nature and the environment.
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Demarketing is generally recognized as that aspect of marketing that aims at discouraging customers in general or a certain class of customers in particular on either a temporary or permanent basis and has been increasingly posited as a potential tool to degrow tourism and improve its overall sustainability, particularly as a result of so-called ov...
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Crowdfunding is an innovative financial measure that is increasingly important in supporting sustainability initiatives. However, little research-based theory has been devoted to crowdfunding in light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To bridge this gap, this study utilizes theories of value-attitude-behavior (VAB) model and personality...
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Purpose Crisis planning and improvements to business resilience are increasingly significant aspects of hotel management. This study investigates the crisis preparation of hotel managers in Malaysia and how their perceptions affect crisis planning and preparation. Design/methodology/approach A qualitative research method of semi-structured intervi...
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Developing a better understanding of visitor perceptions and satisfaction is integral to gaining insights into the pressures that lead to both overtourism and the under-utilisation of tourist attractions, including natural areas. Despite longstanding recognition of their value in monitoring and evaluating change there is a dearth of longitudinal st...
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Crowdfunding is an innovative financial measure that is increasingly important in supporting sustainability initiatives. However, little research-based theory has been devoted to crowdfunding in light of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). To bridge this gap, this study utilizes theories of value-attitude-behavior (VAB) model and personality...
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Tourism is an important economic sector in many countries of the world and a major source of employment, government revenue and foreign exchange earnings. Tourism is usually defined as a form of short-term voluntary mobility which means that it includes not just leisure/holiday travel, but also business travel, visiting friends and relations. There...