News and Announcements

    Visiting Scholars 2019 - 2020

    WLCE Visiting Scholar Program is designed to bring local and international leaders to VIU to engage with students, faculty, and the Vancouver Island region. The purpose of this engagement is to enrich the student experience, to share research and professional experiences, and to explore...

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    New online publication: "Innovative and Promising Practices in Sustainable Tourism"

    Innovative and promising practices in sustainable tourism. Edited by Nicole Vaugeous, Miles Phillips, Doug Arbogast and Patrick Brouder The intent of this volume is to provide an opportunity for academics, extension professionals, industry stakeholders and community practitioners to reflect,...

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  • VIU TVI partnership

    New learning partnership agreement between VIU and Tourism Vancouver Island

    On Wednesday, September 25th, representatives from each organization came together in front of approximately 50 VIU undergraduate and graduate students, as well as faculty and staff of the Faculty of Management, Department of Recreation and Tourism, to sign a formal learning partnership agreement....

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  • Wakayama at VIU

    Visitors from the Center for Tourism Research - Wakayama University

    Last week, VIU WLCE received the visit of the Associate Professor Eiji Ito, Deputy Director of the Center for Tourism Research from Wakayama University, along with the Executive Officer of the Center, Ms. Kazue Nakamoto, and the Associate Professor Tsuyoshi Kigawa. The group came to VIU to learn...

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  • TAVI Conference

    Tourism Vancouver Island 56th Annual Conference & AGM

    Great opportunity to join Tourism Industry professionals at the 56th Annual Tourism Vancouver Island Conference & Annual General Meeting that will be happening in Nanaimo on October 8 - 10th at the Coast Bastion Hotel. For more information about the conference, including the program and...

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  • MASLM

    Welcome to the MASLM New Cohort

    VIU WLCE is pleased to welcome the new cohort of students of the Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management. During the Welcome Week, new students had the opportunity to get to know each other, meet faculty, interact with thesis cohort students, be introduced to the learning environment and...

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  • WL Journal

    World Leisure Journal - Call for Papers

    World Leisure Journal - Taylor and Francis Group Call for Papers - Special Issue: Leisure, Community and Economic Development Guest Editor: Professor Joanne A. Schroeder (Vancouver Island University) Article Due Date: 20 December 2019 Publication Date (approximate): Volume 62, Issue 2, 2020 This...

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    Thesis Presentation: Nobeia Zhang

    Thesis Title: Winter tourism experiences and Chinese visitors to the Yukon Territory, Canada: Implications for sustainable tourism development The Master of Arts in Sustainable Leisure Management, in conjunction with our World Leisure Centre of Excellence, is pleased to introduce Xinhui (Nobeia)...

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    MASLM Scholarship Opportunity - Creative Economies Project

    Know anyone interested in a Master's Scholarship?! Here is a great opportunity for MASLM students! Drs. Suzanne de la Barre and Patrick Brouder are looking for a couple of students to join us at the World Leisure Centre of Excellence at VIU on the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (...

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  • GKU 2019

    Grandkids University 2019 - Adventure for Living

    Adventure for Living The Recreation and Tourism Management Department, with the support of VIU Outdoor Recreation and WLCE, joined the 2019 GrandKids University. The facilitators Amanda Johnson, Vanessa Moraes, Matt Kellow, and Farhad Moghimehfar conducted the activities of the 'Major' Adventure...

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