Oskaras Vorobjovas-Pinta

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

Dr Oskaras Vorobjovas-Pinta is a Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality in the Business and Law at Edith Cowan University. His research interests are tourist behaviour, tourism management, the sharing economy and gay tourism. Oskaras 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. Oskaras is a member of the Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE), a member of the Australian and New Zealand Association for Leisure Studies, a member of Tourism Research and Education Network (TRENd), and is an Affiliated Researcher, Institute for the Study of Social Change and an Adjunct Lecturer at the University College, University of Tasmania.


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


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


  • 2019
    Annals of Tourism Research, Regulating, then deregulating Airbnb - The unique case of Tasmania (Australia)
  • 2019
    International Journal of Tourism Cities, From the Sharing Economy to the Visitor economy: The Impact on Small Retailers
  • 2018
    Annals of Tourism Research, Gay neo-tribes: Exploration of travel behaviour and space
  • 2018
    Tourism Review, The strange case of dating apps at a gay resort: hyper-local and virtual-physical leisure
  • 2018
    Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Enhancing knowledge transfer in tourism: an Elaboration Likelihood Model approach
  • 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

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)