Conferences
Michael Lück, Ph.D.

 

 

  Conference Contributions: Presentations

* denotes oral presenter

Lück, M. (2012). Stamp books in the Harz National Park - fun not just for children. 6th ICNT International Conference: Mountains, Lakes and Sustainable Development. 28-30 November, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada.

Lück, M. (2011). Visitor experiences at two wildlife and recreation parks in Wernigerode, Germany. 5th ICNT International Conference. 30 November – 2 December, Oslo. Buskerud University College, Drammen, Norway.

Lück, M. (2011). Marine Wildlife and Tourism. 2nd International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC). May 14-18, 2011, Victoria, Canada. Society for Conservation Biology, Washington, D.C.

Lück, M. (2011). An Importance-Performance Analysis of Backpacker Tourists on Robinson Crusoe Island, Fiji. 2nd Island Dynamics Conference. Taking Malta out of the Box: Island Cultures, Economies, and Identities. May 11-15, 2011, La Valetta, Malta, The Eklphinstone Institute (University of Aberdeen), Center for Cyprus Studies (Easter Mediterranean University) and Small States & Islands Research Center (Isle of Man International Business School).

Lück, M. (2010). Tourist satisfaction at a backpackers resort: The case of Robinson Crusoe Island, Fiji. 4th ICNT International Tourism Conference: The human side of tourism. Auckland, New Zealand. November 28-30. School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, Auckland University of Technology. [ abstract ]

*Lemelin, R.H., Dawson, J., Stewart, E., Maher, P., & M. Lück (2010). Last-Chance Tourism: The Dark Side of Arctic Travel. The 2nd International Polar Tourism Research Network (IPTRN) Conference Tourism, People and Protected Areas in Polar Wilderness, June 13-16, 2010, Abisko, Kiruna municipality, Sweden. [ pdf ]

Lück, M. (2010). Swim-with programs and associated challenges in educating tourists. Invited presentation at "Watching Whales, Saving Whales" Symposium: Protecting and Saving Whales through the Power of Public Awareness and Scientific Discovery. Ka'anapali Beach, Maui, Hawai'i. February 13. Pacific Whale Foundation.

Lück, M. (2010). You've done the research - now get it published. 3rd Teaching and Learning Mini-Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. February 4. School of Hospitality & Tourism, AUT University.

Lück, M. (2009). New Zealand Student Travel Behaviour. 3rd ICNT International Tourism Conference. Potchefstroom, South Africa. October 20-22. School of Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Tourism Management, North-West University.

Lück, M. (2009). The Impacts of Whale and Dolphin Watch Tourism on the Species Watched. 3rd ICNT International Tourism Conference. Potchefstroom, South Africa. October 20-22. School of Entrepreneurship, Marketing and Tourism Management, North-West University.

*Lee, S. & *M. Lück (2009). Doing a Doctorate at AUT. Applied Humanities Postgraduate Student Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. August 21. Faculty of Applied Humanities, AUT University.

Lück, M. (2009). Coastal and Marine Tourism: Where we have been, where we are, where we will go. Invited Keynote at the6th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress (CMT'09) "The Spirit of Ubuntu: Connecting Continents, Places, and People". June 24 - 26. Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Lück, M. (2009). The Benefits and Costs of Marine Mammals in Captivity. 6th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress (CMT'09) "The Spirit of Ubuntu: Connecting Continents, Places, and People". June 24 - 26. Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

*Coghlan, A.; K.R. Fox; B. Prideaux & M. Lück (2009). Succesful Interpretation in Great Barrier Reef Tourism: Dive in or keep out of it? 6th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress (CMT'09) "The Spirit of Ubuntu: Connecting Continents, Places, and People". June 24 - 26. Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

*Gross, S. & *M. Lück (2009). Flying for a buck or two: Low-cost carrier in Australia and New Zealand. TTRA European Chapter Conference “Transport and Tourism: Challenges, Issues and Conflicts”. Rotterdam/ Breda, April 22 - 24. TTRA European Chapter, IN Holland University of Applied Sciences, and University of Applied Sciences Breda. Abstract book, p. 17.

Lück, M. (2009). The Immediate Feedback Assessment Technique (IF*AT). 2nd Teaching and Learning Mini-Conference. Auckland, New Zealand. February 4. School of Hospitality & Tourism, AUT University.

Lück, M. (2008). Folgen des Klimawandels für den Küstentourismus. Invited Presentation at the DTV-Fachkonferenz "Klimawandel fordert Tourismuswandel". Berlin, Germany, November 27, Deutscher Tourismusverband, Bundesministerium für Umwelt, Naturschutz und Reaktorsicherheit & Bund für Naturschutz.

Hull, J.S., E.H. Huijbens & *M. Lück (2008). Cultural Heritage and Tourism: Identifying a Process for International Cooperation Through Innovation. 2nd ICNT International Tourism Conference "Turismo Cultural". Mexico City, Mexico. October 30 - November 2. Universidad Anáhuac.

Lück, M. (2008). Tourism and whalewatching - lessons learned from New Zealand. Invited Keynote at the Regional Development Conference. Húsavík, Iceland. May 5-6. Thingeyjarsýsla Region Development Agency & The Icelandic Tourism Research Centre.

*Goodsir, W., I. Ryan, M. Lück, & E. Roberts (2008). Bureaucratic Culture or Culture of Bureacracy, the Governance of Customer Service Employees: A Case Study of New Zealand Hotels. 18th Annual Council for Australian Tourism and Hospitality University Education (CAUTHE) conference: Tourism and Hospitality Research and Practice: "Where the 'bloody Hell' are we?" Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, 11-14 February. CAUTHE and Griffith University. [ pdf ]

Lück, M. (2007). Tourism in National Parks: A New Zealand Perspective. 1st ICNT International Tourism Conference "National Parks and Tourism". Heide/Holstein, Germany. November 23-24. University of Applied Sciences Westküste.

Lück, M. (2007). Nationalparktourismus in Neuseeland. Invited Presentation at Fachtagung "Naturerlebnis im touristischen Angebot". Heide/Holstein, Germany. November 22. Nationalparkamt Tönning, Nationalpark-Service GmbH, Dithmarschen Tourismus, Nordesee-Tourismus-Service GmbH, and Institut für Management und Tourismus (IMT) in der FH Westküste. (For an MP3 file of the presentation [in German only], please go to the Media section).

Lück, M. (2007). Dolphin and Whale Watching: A New Zealand Perspective. Invited Presentation at The 12th Symposium/Workshop on Cetacean Ecology and Conservation. Taiwan. October 8-12. Taiwan Cetacean Society, National Taiwan University, and Providence University. [ abstract ]

Lück, M. (2007). Marine Protected Areas in New Zealand. Invited Presentation at The 12th Symposium/Workshop on Cetacean Ecology and Conservation. Taiwan. October 8-12. Taiwan Cetacean Society, National Taiwan University, and Providence University. [ abstract ]

*Lück, M., L. Zemke-White & A. Alfaro (2006). Tourist Perceptions of Beach-Cast Seaweed and Coral Reef at Likuri Island, Fiji. Tourism After Oil. ATLAS Asia-Pacific Conference. Dunedin , New Zealand. December 6-8. Department of Tourism, University of Otago.

Lück, M. (2006). Visitor Satisfaction With an Island Backpackers Resort: An Importance-Performance Analysis of Tourists on Likuri Island , Fiji. Beyond Nature. New Zealand Tourism Hospitality Research Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand. December 4-6. Department of Tourism, University of Otago.

Lück, M. (2006). From Health to Wellness: How developments in the German health system affected health tourism. Invited presentation at Innovation and Tourism Conference Series (3rd International Seminar). Palma de Mallorca/Mallorca, Spain. September 28-29, Ministry of Economy, Finance and Innovation of the Balearic Islands Government.

Lück, M. (2006). Wildlife on the Reef: An Importance-Performance Analysis of Tourists on Likuri Island, Fiji. Paper presented at Getting Real About Wildlife Tourism. 2nd National Wildlife Tourism Conference, Fremantle, Australia. Wildlife Tourism Australia and FACET Western Australia .

Lück, M. (2006). Marine Tourism in Island States: Opportunities for Sustainable Development. Invited Presentation at European Maritime Policy and the Regions, Horta, Açores/Portugal. June 25-27, Regional Government of the Azores .

Lück, M. (2006). The Paradox of Peripherality: Challenges and Chances for Island Destinations. Invited Presentation at CPMR Scientific Council meeting, Ponta Delgada, Açores/Portugal. June 22, Réunion du Conseil Scientifique de la CRPM, Les Régions Ultrapériphériques (RUP) et la Stratégie Maritime Européenne.

Lück, M. (2005). Coastal and Marine Tourism: Origins, Developments and Perspectives. Invited Keynote at the 4th International Congress on Coastal & Marine Tourism (CMT). Çesme, Turkey. November 15-18, Dokuz Eylül University & Sea Grant Oregon.

*Jafari, J. & *M. Lück (2005). Seminar Conclusions and Recommendations. Invited closing address at Innovation and Tourism Conference Series (2nd International Seminar). Alcudia, Mallorca, Spain. September 29-30, Ministry of Economy, Finance and Innovation of the Balearic Islands Government.

Lück, M. (2005). Nautical Tourism Development: Opportunities and Threats - Seminar Perspectives on Nautical Tourism. Invited Opening Presentation at Innovation and Tourism Conference Series (2nd International Seminar). Alcudia, Mallorca, Spain. September 29-30, Ministry of Economy, Finance and Innovation of the Balearic Islands Government.

Lück, M. (2005). Environmental values of tourists swimming with wild dolphins. Invited presentation at the Eco Summit: An interdisciplinary look at our relationship with the environment. St. Catharines, Ontario. March 22, 2005, The Brock Eco Club, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada.

*Laurence, G. M. & * M. Lück (2004). E-Learning in Ontario - Beyond the Pilot Projects. Invited presentation to the First Annual Ontario Research & Education Summit: Leveraging the Power of Orion. June 14-15, 2004, Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network, Toronto.

Lück, M. (2004). Sharing Expertise: Teaching via Videoconference. Making the Most of Our Institutional Resources. CTLET's First Annual Best Practices in Teaching and Learning Symposium. May 6, 2004, CTLET, Brock University, St. Catharines, ON, Canada (Presentation on video).

Lück, M. (2003). Interpretation and education on marine mammals tours: Let's hear from the people. Viewing Marine Mammals in the Wild: A Workshop to Discuss Emerging Issues, Research and Management Needs. 15th Biennial Conference on the Biology of Marine Mammals, Greensboro, NC, USA. December 14, 2003, NOAA Fisheries, Silver Spring, MD, USA. Abstract Book, pp 7-9.

Lück, M. (2003). Environmental Interpretation on Swim-With-Dolphins Tours: The Needs and Wants of the Tourists. Canada 's Oceans: Research, Management & the Human Dimension. Ocean Management Research Network National Conference. November 13-15, 2003, Ocean Management Research Network, Halifax. Abstract Book, p. 40.

*Lück, M. & Higham, J.E.S. (2003). Marine ecotourism in the New Zealand urban context: Emerging trends, new challenges and developing opportunities. Urban Tourism – Mapping the Future. Travel & Tourism Research Association (Europe) Conference, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 24. – 27.09.2003, CD Rom, pp. 134 – 145. [ pdf ]

Lück, M. (2003). The Internet - Your New Travel Planner. Two workshops at the Good-4-U-All Wellness Conference. St. Catharines, ON, Canada. June 18. Brock University.

Lück, M. (2001). Revisiting the New Environmental Paradigm: Is the Scale Applicable in a Tourism context? Tourism, Innovation and Regional Development . European Association of Leisure and Tourism Education (ATLAS) & Marine Ecotourism for the Atlantic Area (META) 10th Anniversary International Conference and Parallel International Workshop on Marine Ecotourism, Dublin, Ireland, Dublin Institute of Technology, 4. - 6.10.2001. Proceedings published as book (2 Volumes), see book chapters.

Lück, M. (2001). The New Environmental Paradigm: A Comparison of studies using the NEP over the last 20 years. Geography, A Spatial Odyssee. New Zealand Geographical Society and the Institute of Australian Geographers Joint Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, Geographical Society (Otago Branch) 29.01. – 02.02.2001. Abstract Book, n.p.

Lück, M. (2000). Swimming with Flipper: The environmental values of tourists participating in swim-with-dolphins tours in New Zealand. Academia meets Industry – Industry meets Academia. 4th New Zealand Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference, Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland University of Technology, 5.-8.12.2000.

Lück, M. (1998). Value Systems and On-Site Experiences in Natural Settings in New Zealand. Tourism in the Pacific Rim: Past, Present and Future. 2nd National Tourism Student's Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand, Tourism Club, University of Otago, 22/23.08.1998, pp. 61 – 66.

 

 

Conference Contributions: Posters  

* denotes oral presenter

Altobelli, RD.., *M. Lück & S. Milne (2009). A Profile of Tourists Diving With Sharks in Pacific Harbour, Fiji. Poster presented at the 6th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress (CMT'09) "The Spirit of Ubuntu: Connecting Continents, Places, and People". June 24 - 26. Nelson Mandela Bay, Port Elizabeth, South Africa. [ click here ]

Jiang, Y. & *M. Lück (2006). Orcas at Marine Parks and Aquaria: Educating the Public? Poster presented at Getting Real About Wildlife Tourism. 2nd National Wildlife Tourism Conference, Fremantle, Australia. Wildlife Tourism Australia and FACET Western Australia. [ click here ]

Lück, M. (2004). Tourists learning about Flipper and friends – but is that all they want to know? Poster presented at Learning from Whales: Education, Inspiration, Action. 9th International Conference, November 11-15, 2004, American Cetacean Society (ACS). Long Beach, CA. [ click here ]

 

  Conference Contributions: Edited Proceedings
Lück, M. (2010). Conference Programme and Abstract Book of the 4th Conference of the International Competence Network of Tourism Research and Education (ICNT): The Human Side of Tourism. School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand.
Orams, M.; Lück, M.; Poulston, J. & Race, S. (2010). Proceedings of the New Zealand Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference, 2010: Adding Value Through Research. 24-26 November, School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand. [on CD Rom or download here ]
Lück, M.; A.Gräupl; J.Auyong; M.L.Miller & Orams, M.B. (eds.) (2007). Proceedings of the 5th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress: Balancing Marine Tourism, Development, and Sustainability.11-15 September 2007, School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand. The proceedings (658 pages, bound, ISBN 978-1-877314-66-7) can be ordered. Click [ here ] to download the order information.

 

Conference Contributions: Organisation  

2012 Member of the International Steering Committee: 7th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress: Planning, Designing and managing the destination , Dutch Delta, The Netherlands, 4-8 June. NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, Research Centre for Coastal Tourism, HZ University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands.

2011 Co-organiser (together with Professors Mark Orams and Marc Miller) of the Symposium "Marine Conservation Tourism" at the 2nd International Marine Conservation Congress (IMCC). May 14-18, 2011, Victoria, Canada. Society for Conservation Biology, Washington, D.C.

2010 Session Chair New Zealand Tourism & Hospitality Tourism Research Conference (NZTHRC): Adding Value through Research. Session: Coastal & Marine Tourism. Auckland: School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI), AUT University, 24-26 November.

2010 Session Chair New Zealand Tourism & Hospitality Tourism Research Conference (NZTHRC): Adding Value through Research. Session: Nature-based Tourism I. Auckland: School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI), AUT University, 24-26 November.

2010 Session Chair New Zealand Tourism & Hospitality Tourism Research Conference (NZTHRC): Adding Value through Research. Session: Nature-based Tourism II. Auckland: School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI), AUT University, 24-26 November.

2009-2010 Member, Organising Committee, New Zealand Tourism & Hospitality Tourism Research Conference (NZTHRC): Adding Value through Research. Auckland: School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI), AUT University, 24-26 November, 2010.

2009-2010 Chair & MC, Organising Committee, 4th International Competence Network of Tourism Research and Education (ICNT): The Human Side of Tourism. Auckland: School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI), AUT University, 28-30 November, 2010.

2009 Session Chair, 3rd ICNT International Tourism Conference. Potchefstroom, South Africa. . Session 3. Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 20-22 October.

2009 Session Chair, 6th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress: The Spirit of Ubuntu, Connecting Continents, Places and People. Session: Socio-economic & Marine Environment. Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 24-26 June.

2009 Member of the International Steering Committee: 6th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress: The Spirit of Ubuntu, Connecting Continents, Places and People, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, 24-26 June.

2007 Session Chair, Whale Watching Session at Round Table Meeting: Action Plans for Taiwan Cetacean Conservation. Taipei, Taiwan: National Taiwan University, 12 October.

2007 Session Chair, 12th Symposium on Cetacean Ecology and Conservation “Threats and Strategies: Reflections of the Year of the Dolphin”. Session: Threats to cetaceans – pollution, disease, noise . Taichung, Taiwan: Taiwan Cetacean Society, National Taiwan University, Providence University. 10 October.

2006 Session Chair, New Zealand Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference 2006 “Beyond Nature”. Session: Beyond Nature. Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of Tourism, University of Otago. 5-7 December.

2006 Session Chair, New Zealand Tourism and Hospitality Research Conference “Beyond Nature”. Session: Tourism and the Environment. Dunedin, New Zealand: Department of Tourism, University of Otago. 5-7 December.

2006 Session Chair, The 2nd Australian Wildlife Tourism Conference “Getting Real About Wildlife Tourism. Session: Impacts and Management C . Fremantle, Australia: Wildlife Tourism Australia and Forum Advocating Cultural and Eco-tourism (FACET). 13-15 August.

2005 - 2007 Chair & MC, Organising Committee & MC: 5h International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress: Balancing Marine Tourism, Development, and Sustainability. Auckland: School of Hospitality & Tourism and New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI), AUT University, 11-14 September, 2007.

2005 Member, International Steering Committee: 4th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress: Development, Impacts, and Management, November 2005, Çesme, Turkey.