Dr Chris Stone - Manchester Metropolitan University

Contact Address

School of Tourism, Hospitality and Events Management, Faculty of Business and La
Cavendish Street
Greater Manchester
M15 6BG

Contact Details

Company: Manchester Metropolitan University
Telephone: 0161 247 2745
Email: chris.stone@mmu.ac.uk
Twitter: @


  • Alternative Tourism
  • Destination Management
  • Developing Countries
  • Domestic Tourism
  • Education / Training / Careers
  • General Tourism Issues
  • International Tourism
  • Policy / Partnerships / Stakeholders in Tourism
  • Regeneration
  • Regional Tourism
  • Research and Statistics
  • Responsible Tourism
  • SMEs in Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Technology and Tourism
  • Trends

Speaker Experience

Dr Chris Stone is a qualified university educator with 25 years experience in the field of tourism management and extensive experience of teaching, research, consultancy, and quality assurance in higher education. He was appointed as tourism advisor to the Committee on Transport and Tourism of the European Parliament, and as an EC academic expert, and his CV outlines a record of tourism External Examiner appointments in Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean, at under- and postgraduate levels. Chris remains an active researcher in the tourism management field, presenting at international conferences and publishing in academic journals and books - he has written and co-authored more than 30 articles and chapters in scholarly publications and conference proceedings. Chris has supported UK exports by being invited to speak as part of international trade delegations. He has substantial experience of teaching at international university institutions in Europe, Africa and the Americas, funded through the ERASMUS exchange programme amongst others. Chris has gained 'excellent' teaching satisfaction ratings in recent student surveys at Manchester Metropolitan University. Professional memberships and accreditations include Fellow, Tourism Society; Fellow, Higher Education Academy; Fellow, the Institute of Place Management; Chartered Scientist; Chartered Environmentalist; Member, Institution of Environmental Sciences. Extra Subjects Tourism in higher education, tourism and climate change, tourism and the environment (including National Parks issues), 'ecotourism', tourism 'ecolabelling', 'community-led' tourism development approaches, tourism and ethics; the 'responsible tourist', environmental management and reporting in the tourism industry, responsible business, tourism and 'social exclusion', tourism policy, planning, management and performance, destination image, marketing & management, tourism futures.