Konstantinos is a Senior Lecturer in International Tourism Management and has worked at the University of Strathclyde Business School since 2006. He gained his PhD in Volunteer Tourism at the University of Strathclyde and he also holds a Masters Degree in Tourism in Third World Countries. He predominantly teaches tourism-related subjects, but also business ethics in the context of commoditised forms of tourism. His research focuses on different tourism niches and his expertise lies in the field of international volunteer tourism.
In brief, his research generates empirical and theoretical knowledge about the temporal dynamics of tourism phenomena and the tourists as consumers of marketized experiences.
Senior Lecturer in International Tourism Management, University of Strathclyde
University of Strathclyde, PhD in Volunteer Tourism
Contested Tourism Commodities, Cambridge Scholars
From leisure to tourism: how BDSM demonstrates the transition of deviant pursuits to mainstream products, Tourism Management
Dr volunteer and Mr tourist: lifting the guilt off volunteer touris, Journal of Tourism & Hospitalit
Backpacking through an ontology of becoming: a never‐ending cycle of journeys, International Journal of Tourism Research
Mega sports events volunteering: journeys with a past, a present and a future, Voluntas: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations
The commercialization of voluntourism: money vs mission, Tourism Recreation Research
Volunteer Tourists in the Field: A question of balance, Tourism Management
Volunteer tourism: at the crossroads of commercialization and service, Current Issues in Tourism
Volunteer tourism: altruism, empathy or self enhancement? , New Problems in Tourism
The volunteer tourist as 'hero', Current Issues in Tourism
Volunteer tourism: An ambiguous marketing phenomenon, Innovative Marketing
Volunteer tourism: working on holiday or playing at work? , Tourismos: An International Multidisciplinary Journal of Tourism