Key Partnerships

Working with organisations at the state and federal level, as well as building partnerships with businesses and not-for-profit organisations are of great importance to the research undertaken at Griffith Institute For Tourism. Engagement ranges from joint research projects, to outreach activities and media events, and research targeted at specific tourism regions in Australia.

External Academic Partners

  • Beijing International Studies University, CN
  • Beijing Union University and the editorial team of Tourism Tribune, CN
  • China Tourism Academy, CN
  • Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, CN
  • Hong Kong Polytechnic University, HK
  • Hunan Normal University, CN
  • Institute of Policy Studies, Colombo, SL
  • Jiao tong University, CN
  • Lincoln University, NZ
  • Qatar University, QT
  • Queensland University of Technology, AU
  • Shanghai Normal University, CN
  • University of Hawai’i, US
  • University of Queensland, AU
  • University of Southern Denmark, DM
  • University of Surrey, UK
  • University of Waterloo, CA

Internal Academic Partners

  • Australian Rivers Institute
  • Cities Research Institute
  • Environmental Futures Institute
  • Griffith Asia Institute
  • Griffith Centre for Sustainable Enterprise
  • Griffith Climate Change Response Program
  • Griffith Film School
  • School of Information Communication Technology
  • Smart Water Research Centre, Griffith University


  • Air New Zealand
  • Amadeus IT Group
  • Chrystal Creek Meadows
  • City of Gold Coast
  • City of Sydney
  • EarthCheck
  • Murweh Shire Council
  • Get Wet Surf, Gold Coast
  • Gold Coast Tourism
  • Queensland Airports Ltd
  • Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • Riverlife
  • Star Entertainment Group
  • Study Gold Coast
  • Sustainable Destination Partnership
  • Surfers Paradise Alliance
  • Tourism Australia
  • Tourism Events Queensland
  • Tourism Research Australia
  • Yugambeh Museum

International Organisations

  • Global Trade Policy Analysis Project network
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association
  • United Nations World Tourism Organisation
  • World Travel and Tourism Council

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