GIFT offers specialised consultancy to all levels of the tourism industry. Our extensive skills and understandings are founded in practically focused research form management and utilisation of big data to future planning of sustainable practice in the light of climate change.
Extensive networking within the industry and with regulators and policy makers ensures that GIFT's research and advice are timely and relevant in the rapidly evolving tourism sector, giving due weight to the economic, social and environmental impacts, both positive and negative, that successful and sustainable projects must take into account.
Risk and vulnerability assessment
GIFT researchers have experience in undertaking vulnerability assessments of tourism communities in Asia Pacific, in particular related to natural hazards and climate change impacts. Building on two decades of research and a deep understanding of how tourism links with other sectors and the environment, GIFT researchers can help businesses and destinations future proof their operations.
GIFT provides a range of services, including practical and research-based training for industry professionals in Australia and overseas. Training programs can be tailored to particular needs, drawing upon the world-class expertise of Griffith University staff in tourism, finance, economic modelling, tourism satellite accounts, town planning, information technology and other areas. Training courses build on our extensive teaching, applied research and practical industry experience.