Supervision
Michael Lück, Ph.D.

 

I am open for proposals to act as supervisor/advisor for dissertations and theses. Of particular interest to me is work in the areas of Marine Tourism, Ecotourism, Wildlife Tourism, Education and Interpretation, Aviation, Gay Tourism. Please contact me for details.
   
There are a number of opportunities for postgraduate degrees (related to tourism) at AUT University:
   
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Faculty of Applied Humanities Info
Master of Tourism Studies (MTourS) School of Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty of Applied Humanities Info
Master of Philosophy (MPhil) Faculty of Applied Humanities Info
Master of International Hospitality Management (MIHM) School of Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty of Applied Humanities Info
Postgraduate Diploma of Tourism Studies (PGDipTourS) School of Hospitality & Tourism, Faculty of Applied Humanities Info
   

 

Current and Past Supervision
 
 
Postgraduate Supervision  
 
   
 
Degree
Topic
Completion
       
University of Applied Sciences Harz    
Schmidt, Nadine (Secondary Supervisor)
Masters (Tourism)
Campervan Tourism in New Zealand: A market analysis and an investigation of the economic impact
01/2012
       
AUT University
 
John Kelly (secondary supervisor)
MIHM
The consumer experiences of visitors to wineries on the island of Waiheke - a popular wine tourist destination in New Zealand (working title)
in progress
Porter, Brooke (secondary supervisor)
PhD
Exploring marine tourism as a supplemental livelihood to artisanal fisheries in less developed countries
in progress
Pedju, Mirza (secondary supervisor)
PhD
Stakeholders' perceptions of the impacts of tourism on the social and ecological resilience of marine protected areas in Bali, Indonesia
in progress

Losekoot, Erwin (secondary supervisor)

PhD
The customer airport experience: Auckland Airport (working title)
in progress
Spring, Jonathon (primary supervisor)
PhD
The teachable moment during interpretation on wildlife tourism (working title)
in progress
Altobelli, Roberto (primary supervisor)
PhD
The experience of shark diving in Pacific Harbour, Fiji: Who goes and how important is education and interpretation?
12/2011
Goodsir, Warren (joint supervisor)
MIHM
What Were They Thinking? Employee's Ability to Meet Customer Interpersonal Needs in Hospitality Service Encounters.

04/2008 (first class Honours)

       
Brock University
 
Jiang, Yixing (supervisor: 09/04 - 05/05, advisor: 06/05 - 2006)
MA
The Effectiveness of interpretive Methods in Informal Educational Facilities: An Experimental Study with reference to Marine Parks
08/2006
Sheppard, Valerie (joint supervisor)
MA
A comparison of the ethical nature of Caribbean and Alaskan cruise ship tourists
05/2005 (with distinction)
Chen, Tony (advisor)
MA
An Analysis of students' travel motivations and images of China as a tourism destination
12/2004
Ebert, Kevin (advisor)
MA
Tourism and the Precautionary Principle: A Survey of Academic and Governmental Stakeholders
12/2003 (with distinction)
       
Napier University      
Wu, Wendy (supervisor 2001/2002)
MSc
Is China 's Marketing Successful? Assessing British People's Image of China as a Tourism Destination
11/2003
 
 
 
Undergraduate Supervision  
 
   
 
Degree
Topic
Completion
       
University of Applied Sciences Harz    
Jackisch, Linda (Secondary Supervisor)
Bachelor (Tourism)
Zoologische Gärten als Veranstaltungsorte am Beispiel des Erlebnis-Zoos Hannover
06/2012
       
Brock University      
Bohunicky, Taryn
BTS (Hons)
Rise of Popularity of Black History and Black Tourism in Chatham-Kent
not completed
Gosling, Derek
BTS (Hons)
Expectation and satisfaction of visitors to urban eco attractions: The cases of the Niagara Falls Aviary and the Butterfly Conservatory, Niagara Falls
05/2005
McAlister, Alexandra
BTS (Hons)
Motivations of Adventure Tourists
05/2005
Racher, Jennifer
BTS (Hons)
Travelling with dogs: Owners' needs and provisions of accommodation providers
05/2005
Turcotte, Amy
BTS (Hons)
A profile of young adventure travellers
05/2005
Forbes, Jill
BTS (Hons)
Ecolabeling and Certification
05/2004
Gibson, Rachel
BTS (Hons)
The Potential of greenhouse tourism in the Niagara Region
05/2004
Jiang, Yixing
BTS (Hons)
Marine Mammals: An Awareness Study of Marine Parks
05/2004
Jing, Jing
BTS (Hons)
Young Tourists' Motivation and Satisfaction with City Trips
05/2004
Montheith, Melissa
BTS (Hons)
Barriers of Travelling: A Dialysis Patients' Perspective
05/2004
       
Napier University
 
Boylan, Suzanne
BA (Hons)
Dark Tourism: Where do we make an ethical decision?
04/2002
Duffy, Leanna
BA (Hons)
Tourism and the environment: Does Edinburgh care?
04/2002
McLuckie, Lisa
BA (Hons)
The Impact and Effects of Tourism on the Balearic Islands
04/2002
Turner, Erica
BA (Hons)
A report into the marketing concepts used within the marketing industry, with special reference to P&O Cruises
04/2002

 

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