Organisation 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

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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Collaborations from the last five years

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