Dr Barry Fraser has been actively involved in the Tourism and Hospitality industries for over twenty years. He has worked extensively in international hotels across Australia and has held a number of senior management positions. Barry is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Tourism, Sport and Hotel Management at Griffith University on the Gold Coast, Australia. Since entering education he has taught a variety of tourism, hotel and event management courses and he oversees the Department’s Work Integrated Learning activities..
Dr Fraser’s doctoral thesis examined hospitality management competencies, hospitality higher education pedagogy, work integrated learning and graduate employability and his research interests remain in these areas..