Name: Inge Hermann
Position and affiliation:
Senior lecturer / researcher
inge point hermann at saxion point nl
– Tourism, heritage and identity
– Heritage representations and interpretations
– Heritage and (symbolic) meanings
Doctoral research project (completed February 2013):
Explorative study concerning the representations of Cold War sites as
tourist attractions and the course of authority by which heritage
tourism is constructed as a cultural practise, as well as its influence
on the tourist interpretation and construction of (symbolic) meaning
when visiting Cold War tourist attractions.
Conference proceedings and presentations:
- Hermann, I. (2010) Cold War tourism in Britain: a case study of Kelvedon Hatch. Presented at the 5th World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure, 25-30 May 2010, Cappadocia, Turkey.
- Hermann, I. (2008) City marketing: an introduction. Conference The City as a Brand, 15 May 2010 Breda, the Netherlands. May. (Key note speaker)
- Hermann, I. (2008) Religious tourism along the Camino Francés: the pilgrimage as a tourism activity in modern society. Presented at the International Congress on Religious and Cultural Tourism, 22-24 April 2008, Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal. April.
Research publications and reports:
Kozak, M. and Kozak, N. (Eds.) (2011) Sustainability of Tourism: Cultural and Environmental Perspectives, pp. 314-329.
Nodder, C., Milne, S., Hermann, I. and Org, L. (2006) The New Zealand market for Tahiti tourism experiences. Stage 1: Integrated marketing study. Tahiti Tourism, Auckland. Tourism Research Institute (Confidential)
Nodder, C., Hermann, I., Org., L., Kennedy, D. & Milne, S. (2005) Pacific Island Tourism SME Training Toolkit. A set of online resources and a content management system prepared for the South Pacific Tourism
Organisation. Auckland: Tourism Research Institute
- Best student paper award for paper ‘There’s more than meets the eye: representational stances in tourism studies’, at the First International Conference on Emerging Research Paradigms in Business and Social Sciences, 22 – 24 November 2011, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
- Postgraduate research studentship and bursary (3 years) from the Institute for Tourism Research, University of Bedfordshire.