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Visitor Harassment Research Unit @ Purdue

"Committed to the effective participation of micro-business operators at tourist destinations"


The 2019 Visitor (Tourist) Harassment Studies, Scholarly Papers & Reports Now Available!

The 2019 list of studies, scholarly papers and reports on visitor harassment from around the world is now available on our website. Twenty-seven "new" studies, scholarly papers and book chapters were added to the list this year. The next list will be published in May 2020.

VHRU@Purdue Has a New Advisory Committee

VHRU@Purdue has in place an advisory committee to guide and support its research and engagement efforts. The members of this new committee include: Dr. Fawn Ngo of University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee in the United States; Dr. Kelly-Ann Dixon Hamil of the University of the West Indies Mona Campus in Jamaica; Dr. Steve Pratt of The University of South Pacific in Fiji; and Dr. Annmarie Nicely of the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Purdue.

New Ideation Series Launched

VHRU@Purdue launched its Ideation Series in April of 2019. The goal of this series is to introduce new thoughts and ideas for visitor harassment researchers to consider.

New YouTube Channel Launched

VHRU@Purdue now has a YouTube Channel. Subscribe today!


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