We have a focus on research
with a range of research programme areas


The New Zealand Tourism Research Institute, based at the Auckland University of Technology, brings together experts in the tourism and hospitality arena. Our goal is to develop timely and innovative research solutions for the tourism industry and those who depend on it. Our focus is on helping to develop a profitable and sustainable industry which provides tangible benefits for business, residents and visitors.

Research Programme Areas

Tourism and Technology

Coastal & Marine Tourism

Hospitality Research

Tourism and Marketing

Event Tourism

Pacific Islands Tourism

Cultural Heritage Tourism

Indigenous Tourism

Tourism & Community Development