Dr. Violet Cuffy

University of Bedfordshire

Cultural Events tourism, Diversification, and entrepreneurship in Africa

[12th May]
10.50-11.15 AM

Violet Cuffy holds a PhD in Sustainable Tourism Management from University of Surrey, UK. She is a Senior Lecturer in Events and Tourism Management in the International Business, Marketing and Tourism Department, University of Bedfordshire. Former Commonwealth Scholar and Scholar of the Organisation of American States. Teaching: Tourism, Events and Hospitality; and Small Business Management. Research interests: Tourism Heritage & Culture; Diaspora Tourism, Destination Development & Marketing. Background: Tourism and small business consultancy. Editor books: ‘Lifelong Learning for Tourism: an international perspective’ (Routledge 2018); and Events Tourism: conceptual issues and perspectives (Routledge 2021). Funded research project, Arts Humanities Research Council (AHRC): Dominica as a centre of excellence of the promotion and preservation of the creole culture.