Defining the Future of Tourism


The Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute (EFTI) is one of the leading tourism research institutes in the world. EFTI is involved in both applied and theoretic research, hosts workshops and training which support decision making in key areas of tourism management.

EFTI now supports four research initiatives/groups: The Tourism Crisis Management Initiative (TCMI), The Tourism, Environment and Sustainability Group (TES), the Tourism Analytics Group, and the Sport Tourism Group. Through these initiatives/groups researchers address important issues in the areas of: destination management & marketing, crisis management, tourism analytics, information technology & tourism, social entrepreneurship, sustainable tourism development, tourism education and tourism insights.

We invite you to become partners in innovative research which contributes to the tourism industry and helps shape the future of tourism. We hope that you find EFTI to be a valuable resource for your own tourism projects.

Learn more about the Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute.