Organization profile

Organisation profile

Tourism expertise in the UK¿s outdoor capital

The Centre for Recreation and Tourism Research (CRTR) is a recently established research centre at the School of Adventure Studies, part of the University of the Highlands and Islands. It provides consultancy and research services in the following areas:

  • Adventure tourism
  • Nature-based tourism
  • Quantitative visitor surveys
  • Qualitative interviews and ethnography
  • Tourism strategy development
  • Marketing tourism products and services
  • European and national funding applications
  • Outdoor recreation

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    Photo of Steve Taylor


    SAINT: Slow Adventure in Northern Territories

    Taylor, S.


    Project: Research

    Research Output

    Flow, satisfaction and storytelling: a causal relationship? Evidence from scuba diving in Turkey

    Cater, C., Albayrak, T., Caber, M. & Taylor, S., 11 Aug 2020, In : Current Issues in Tourism. p. 1-19 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Shaping tourists’ wellbeing through guided slow adventures

    Farkic, J., Filep, S. & Taylor, S., 2 Jul 2020, In : Journal of Sustainable Tourism. 28, 12, p. 2064-2080 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Slow adventure: from natural concept to consumer desire

    Varley, P., Huijbens, E., Taylor, S. & Laven, D., 21 Apr 2020, 2 ed. Ostersund: Mid-Sweden University. 15 p. (Report series ETOUR Report 2020:2)

    Research output: Book/ReportOther report

    Open Access
  • Activities

    • 1 Invited talk

    Wild land, rewilding and repeopling

    Jim Hunter (Speaker)

    26 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

    Press / Media

    Dykes on Bikes and the Long Road to Mardi Gras

    Anna de Jong


    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Research

    Student theses

    Hospitality in Adventure Tourism: Being, dwelling, guiding

    Author: Farkić, J., 4 Oct 2018

    Supervisor: Varley, P. (Supervisor), Taylor, S. (Supervisor) & Smith, M. (Supervisor)

    Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy (awarded by OU/Aberdeen)