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Qualifications

  • PhD, Texas A & M University, 15/12/2007

Research

Research keywords

  • Natural resource management
  • Person-place relationship
  • Sustainability
  • Tourism

Research expertise

  • People-place relationships in a constantly changing world: focusing on exploring the interconnectedness of the social and ecological system and applying this understanding to enhancing the resilience capacity of the social-ecological system with an emphasis in the tourism/recreation setting and urban-rural interface
  • Sustainable tourism: focusing on the analysis of the social, ecological, and cultural impacts of, and sustainable planning for nature-based tourism and ecotourism
  • Marketing research: focusing on the application of social marketing and relationship marketing to facilitating a sense of natural resource stewardship among visitors of public lands

Languages

  • Chinese

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
150699Tourism Not Elsewhere Classified50
150399Business And Management Not Elsewhere Classified25
150599Marketing Not Elsewhere Classified25

Collaboration

  • People-place relationships in a constantly changing world: focusing on exploring the interconnectedness of the social and ecological system and applying this understanding to enhancing the resilience capacity of the social-ecological system with an emphasis in the tourism/recreation setting and urban-rural interface.
  • Sustainable tourism: focusing on the analysis of the social, ecological, and cultural impacts of, and sustainable planning for nature-based tourism and ecotourism.
  • Marketing research: focusing on the application of social marketing and relationship marketing to facilitating a sense of natural resource stewardship among visitors of public lands.
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Publications

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Journal article (7 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Lai P-H, Hsu Y-C, Nepal SK, 'Representing the landscape of Yushan National Park', Annals of Tourism Research, 43 37-57 (2013) [C1]
2012Lai P-H, Kreuter UP, 'Examining the direct and indirect effects of environmental change and place attachment on land management decisions in the Hill Country of Texas, USA', Landscape and Urban Planning, 104 320-328 (2012) [C1]
2011Lai P-H, Lyons KD, 'Place-meaning and Sustainable Land Management: Motivations of Texas Hill Country Landowners', Tourism Geographies, 13 360-380 (2011) [C1]
2009Lai P-H, Sorice MG, Nepal SK, Cheng C-K, 'Integrating social marketing into sustainable resource management at Padre Island National Seashore: An attitude-based segmentation approach', Environmental Management, 43 985-998 (2009) [C1]
2006Lai P-H, Nepal SK, 'Local perspectives of ecotourism development in Tawushan Nature Reserve, Taiwan', Tourism Management, 27 1117-1129 (2006) [C1]
2005Lai P-H, Shafer CS, 'Marketing ecotourism through the internet: an evaluation of selected ecolodges in Latin America and the Carribean', Journal of Ecotourism, 4 143-160 (2005) [C1]
2005Lai P-H, 'Community participation in sustainable tourism: a case study of two indigenous communities', Ereview of Tourism Research, 1 5-9 (2005) [C3]
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Conference (3 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2013Grimstad S, Lai P-H, Lyons K, Kyle G, 'Exploring the impact of extractive industries on an Australian rural community.', Conference booklet, Melbourne (2013) [E3]

Co-authors: Kevin Lyons

2007Lai PH, 'Building stewardship with recreation users: an approach of market segmentation to meet the goal of public-lands management', Proceedings of the 2006 Northeastern Recreation Research Symposium, Lake George, Bolton Landing, New York, USA (2007) [E1]
2005Lai P-H, Shafer S, 'Understanding ecotourism: how eco-lodges convey themselves through internet information' (2005) [E1]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants1
Total funding$4,995

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2009 (1 grants)

A place-meaning approach to building partnerships and collaboration among stakeholders of national parks for sustainable tourism and natural resource management$4,995
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Po-Hsin Lai
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$4,99520092009
GNo:G0190374
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

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Past Supervision

YearProgramSupervisor TypeResearch Title
2014PhD (Leisure & Tourism)Co-SupervisorInvestigating Thai Accommodation Managers' Environmental Management Practices: A Behavioural Intentions Approach
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Dr Po-Hsin Lai

Work Phone(02) 4921 6787
Email
PositionLecturer
Newcastle Business School
Faculty of Business and Law
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaTourism
Office
214,
SRS,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/po-hsin-lai