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Oscar Vorobjovas-Pinta

Lecturer in Tourism, Hospitality and Events, School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University

Dr Oscar Vorobjovas-Pinta is a Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality in the Business and Law at Edith Cowan University. He is a Board Member of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Research and the Social Media Editor of Annals of Leisure Research. Oscar's research interests are tourist behaviour, tourism management, the sharing economy and gay tourism. Oscar has a broad interest and industry experience in innovative tourism research, and is involved in a number of projects focusing on resilience, and on technology-enabled advanced tracking of visitors. These projects have each been built on extensive stakeholder and industry engagement.

Experience

  • 2019–present
    Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Edith Cowan University
  • 2017–2019
    Lecturer in Management, University of Tasmania

Education

  • 2017 
    University of Tasmania, PhD
  • 2012 
    University of Southern Denmark, BSc
  • 2010 
    Vilnius University of Applied Sciences, BA

Publications

  • 2021
    Channel View Publications, Gay Tourism: New Perspectives
  • 2021
    Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Resisting marginalisation and reconstituting space through LGBTQI+ events
  • 2021
    Tourism Management Perspectives, The formation and functioning of the Airbnb neo-tribe. Exploring peer-to-peer accommodation host groups
  • 2020
    Journal of Sustainable Tourism, LGBTIQ + identities in tourism and leisure research: a systematic qualitative literature review
  • 2020
    Journal of International Food and Agribusiness Marketing, Identifying firm resources and capabilities for successful export: The case of regional SME premium food producers
  • 2020
    Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Questioning the inclusivity of events: the queer perspective.
  • 2019
    International Journal of Tourism Cities, From the Sharing Economy to the Visitor economy: The Impact on Small Retailers
  • 2019
    Annals of Tourism Research, Regulating, then deregulating Airbnb - The unique case of Tasmania (Australia)
  • 2018
    Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Enhancing knowledge transfer in tourism: an Elaboration Likelihood Model approach
  • 2018
    Tourism Review, The strange case of dating apps at a gay resort: hyper-local and virtual-physical leisure
  • 2018
    Annals of Tourism Research, Gay neo-tribes: Exploration of travel behaviour and space
  • 2017
    Tourist Studies, The shared oasis: An insider ethnographic account of a gay resort
  • 2016
    International Journal of Tourism Research, The Evolution of Gay Travel Research

Grants and Contracts

  • 2020
    A Partnership for Critical Tourism Studies
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • 2019
    Tourism Tracer Research
    Role:
    Co-Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Sydney, Newcastle Port Corporation

Professional Memberships

  • Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE)
  • Australia and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies (ANZALS)

Research Areas

  • Marketing (1505)
  • Impacts Of Tourism (150601)
  • Tourism (1506)