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Michelle Thompson

B TMgt/B HRMgt, B TMgt (Hons), PhD
Lecturer - Tourism
School of Business and Law
Centre for Tourism and Regional Opportunities
Level 3, CQUniversity Cairns Square Building - Room 3.21
cnr Abbott & Shields Streets, Cairns QLD 4870
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2012 CAUTHE PhD Student Bursary $1,500.00

2012 CAUTHE’s Bill Faulkner Memorial Award for Best PhD Paper

Professional Memberships

Member of the Australian Regional Tourism Network (ARTN) 2017-2018

Member of the Council for Australasian Universities Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) 2017-2018

Industry Reports

Turnour, J., Dale, A., McShane, C., Thompson, M., Prideaux, B., & Atkinson, M. (2015). A place-based agricultural development framework: RIRDC Report 15/003. Retrieved from Rural Industries Regional Development Corporation (RIRDC).

Turnour, J., McShane, C., Thompson, M., Dale, A., Prideaux, B., & Atkinson, M. (2013). Accounting for agriculture in place-based frameworks for regional development: discussion paper. Cairns Institute, James Cook University, Cairns, QLD, Australia.

Prideaux, B., Sakata, H. and Thompson, M. (2012) Tourist Exit Survey Report: February – September 2012. Annual Patterns of Reef and Rainforest Tourism in North Queensland from Exit Surveys Conducted at Cairns Domestic Airport. Report to the National Environmental Research Program. Reef and Rainforest Research Centre Limited, Cairns (37pp.).

Thompson, M., & Prideaux, B. (2012.) Interdependency of reef and rainforest tourism – a segmentation analysis of visitors to Tropical North Queensland. Marine and Tropical Sciences Research Facility, Cairns.

Thompson, M., & Prideaux, B. (2010). The potential to develop food and wine tourism in the Cairns region. Cairns: James Cook University.

Research Supervision

I am currently accredited for supervision in the following:

  • Tourism

At the level of Principal Supervisor

Current Capacity
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Research Interests
Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services

Tourism - Impacts of Tourism

Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services

Tourism - Tourism Management

Commerce, Management, Tourism And Services

Tourism - Tourist Behaviour and Visitor Experience

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