Inge Hermann

Name: Inge Hermann

Position and affiliation:
Senior lecturer / researcher

Campus address:

Saxion University of Applied Sciences
Hospitality Business School
Handelskade 75
7400 AM Deventer
The Netherlands
Phone number:
+31 (0)570-603400
Fax number:
+31 (0)570-603712

Email address:
inge point hermann at saxion point nl

Research interests:
– 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.

Research publications:

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.

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