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Teesside University International Business School

Tourism, Events and Aviation Group

Tourism, Events and Aviation Group

The tourism, events and aviation sectors are incredibly diverse and dynamic. Our staff at Teesside University International Business School have practical expertise in areas from sustainable and rural tourism to mega events, airline and airport management, natural and cultural heritage, and volunteer tourism.


Research and Innovation

Teesside University International Business School's Tourism, Events and Aviation group is a research community comprised of experts in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed methods research. The team undertake R&D in a range of areas including sustainable and rural tourism, event management, consumer experiences at live events, airline and airport management, natural and cultural heritage, and volunteer tourism.


Consultancy

The Tourism, Events and Aviation Group offer consultancy to organisations in the following areas of expertise:


Work with our students

The Business School develops confident, enterprising and proactive students and graduates. We value commitment and engagement from the business community to ensure we are developing and equipping our students with the right skills, knowledge and behaviours to enter the workplace. In turn, businesses can benefit from collaborating with the Business School through the following business employability schemes:

Teesside University International Business School year placements

We are committed to enabling students achieve their aspirations and secure their dream role upon graduation. Offering a year long placement helps employers find the perfect candidate and helps students decide where their knowledge, skills and experience will be of most benefit in the workplace


Meet the expert

Beverley Boden

Beverley Boden

Head of Department for Aviation, Tourism, Finance and Marketing

Leon Davis

Dr Leon Davis

Senior Lecturer in Tourism & Event

Dr Christopher Hayes

Dr Christopher Hayes

Lecturer in Tourism & Events

Dr Martina Mueller

Dr Martina Mueller

Lecturer in Airline/Airport Management

Susannah Mead

Susannah Mead

Lecturer in Airline/Airport Management

Dr Jen Hagan

Dr Jen Hagan

Principal Lecturer (Staffing and Resources)

Jakia Rajoana

Jakia Rajoana

Senior Lecturer in Business