Tag: Tourism

A special federal fund is supporting a Brandon University (BU) research project examining the impacts of COVID-19 on the tourism industry in southwestern Manitoba.
The researchers have been awarded $16,880 from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) through a special COVID-19 initiative of the Partnership Engage Grants program.

A new series of free public talks at the Brandon Public Library will bring Brandon University (BU) research to the community.
The inaugural season of the BU at the Public Library Speaker Series will kick off this Thursday, Sept.

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.