Welcome to the website of the INTERNATIONAL GEOGRAPHICAL UNION (IGU-UGI) TOURISM COMMISSION
Many thanks to all those that joined us in Paris and Wageningen for the IGU Centennial Congress 2022 Tourism Commission sessions and the IGU Tourism Commission pre-meeting and doctoral workshop! Check out the website for the 35th International Geographical Congress in Dublin, Ireland, 25th-30th August 2024.
IGU Tourism Commission's 2022 Newsletter
IGU Tourism Commission is collaborating with Dr Maartje Roelofsen (NOUTUR Research Group, Universitat Oberta de Catalunya) on the upcoming international webinar:
Accessibility and Inclusive Tourism in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic
18th October 16:00 - 18:00 CEST (UTC+2) (Hybrid format)
*Free registration now open*
The IGU Tourism Commission is collaborating with Group 10 (Geography of Tourism) of the Association of Spanish Geographers (AGE) on the international colloquium:
Between recovery and transformation of
tourism in a post-COVID world: Geographical perspectives
20th-22nd October 2022
*Abstract submission now closed*
*Registration now open*
The IGU Tourism Commission is very proud to announce that our former Chair, Professor Alan A. Lew has been awarded the IGU's prestigious Lauréat d'Honneur 2022; this is the first time that the Lauréat has been awarded to a geographer specialising in tourism. The IGU Lauréat d’Honneur was established to recognize individuals who have achieved particular distinction or who have rendered outstanding service in the work of the IGU or in international geography and environmental research.
IGU Executive's statements on the