Elaine has a degree in European Studies from University College Cork and a MSc. in Tourism Management from DIT.
Having been with the Tourism Research Centre for 3 years, Elaine’s interests lie in a variety of tourism topics, from responsible practices in tourism to cultural tourism to urban tourism. Elaine recently co-ordinated a research project investigating Sustainable Tourism Development, which was funded by the Environmental Protection Agency (€317,200). Elaine has also works on a variety of projects within the Tourism Research Centre, from employee satisfaction research to developing marketing plans to product development projects.