Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT)

Griffith University

The mission of Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT) is to undertake and disseminate world-leading research in tourism, to effect academic and external impact. The Institute develops and fosters international collaborations and provides support to members to achieve research excellence and sustainability. Through its strategic partnerships, the Institute’s structure and research programs are designed to ensure high industry and policy relevance. Key areas of impact of research undertaken at GIFT include: - Business, destination and organisational viability (economy) - Health, quality experience, and wellbeing (individuals) - Environmental resilience and nature conservation (environment).

Organisation type
  • University Research Centre
Number of research staff
20-100 research staff
Gold Coast campus, Business 2 Building (G27) Room 3.06, 58 Parklands Drive, Southport QLD 4222

Strengths and capabilities

  • Tourism forecasting, data management and modelling
  • Risk assessment
  • Product development
  • Innovative tourism research
  • Economic impact assessments
  • Tourism policy analysis
  • Market research
  • Carbon footprinting
  • Advertising and eye-tracking research
  • Expertise in Chinese tourism

Lead researcher

Professor Susan Becken—Expertise in tourism and climate change, and global challenges for tourism

Key science sectors

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