Tag: Dr. Daniel Olsen

BRANDON, MB – Researchers from Brandon University (BU) are collaborating with one of Mexico’s most significant universities to help guide sustainable, ecologically friendly growth at a favourite tourist destination.
Brandon University representativess meet with Universidad De Guadalajara in Mexico
In February, a BU team travelled to Puerto Vallarta as part of a unique collaborative partnership with Universidad De Guadalajara, researching increased visitation to the area including emerging opportunities and challenges for whale-watching tours and historic churches.

BRANDON, MB – A Brandon University (BU) professor will be a keynote speaker at the first-ever international  conference on spiritual tourism,  the United Nations World Trade Organization (UNWTO) Spiritual Tourism for Sustainable Development, later this month in Viet Nam.
Dr. Daniel Olsen, Chair of BU’s Geography Department, is one of a handful of scholars in the world studying the links between tourism and spiritualism. Tourism, Religion and Spiritual Journeys, which he co-edited and released in 2006, has become the seminal book on this emerging sector.

BRANDON, MB – Brandon University (BU) is establishing a new centre of excellence to support teaching and learning. The Centre for Teaching, Learning, and Technology (CTLT) will provide leadership in the development of student-centred, evidence-based approaches to teaching within the University.