Australian honour for CABI author
News story, 14 February 2011
CABI author and editor Ross Dowling, whose Cruise Ship Tourism explores the theory, issues, impacts and management considerations surrounding the growing industry of cruise tourism, received the Medal of the Order of Australia in the 2011 Australia Day Honours List.
The award is the highest honour an Australian can receive for outstanding achievement and service to their country. It recognizes Professor Dowling’s service to the hospitality and tourism industry, education, and the development of ecotourism over the past 20 years.
Professor Dowling is the Foundation Professor of Tourism from the Faculty of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University, Australia. Other titles that he has published with CABI include Tourism in Destination Communities and Ecotourism Policy and Planning.