Dr. Nancy Chesworth, Tourism and Hospitality Management

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Dr. Nancy Chesworth, Associate Professor, Tourism and Hospitality Management

Qualifications:
BA(Acadia), Bed (Acadia), MAHED {Tourism] (The George Washington University), PhD (Penn State)

Joined MSVU: 1994

Relevant Prior Work Experience:
Business owner, advertising and promotions marketing representative, conference developer and manager, guest services manager, tour developer and leader

Courses Taught:
Graduate level
GTHM 6101, (Contemporary Principles and Practices, September-December 2005), GTHM 6305, (International Travel and Tourism, January-April, 2006).
Undergraduate level
THMT 1101 (Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality Management), THMT 2201 (Alternative Forms of Tourism), THMT 2202 (Communications Management), THMT 2205 (Geography for Business and Tourism), THMT 2225 (Design Management in Business and Tourism), THMT 3305 (International Travel and Tourism), THMT 3312 (Research Methods Seminar for Tourism and Hospitality), THMT 3323 (Events and Meeting Planning), THMT 3380 (Study Tour), THMT 4405 (Destination Planning),
THMT 4406 (Destination Development), THMT 4409 (Strategic Planning and Management), THMT 4442 (Special Topics in Tourism Management), THMT 4490 (Directed Study),

Research interests:
The Impact of Climate change on tourism, demographics and the tourism life cycle, ecotourism planning and development

Academic Activities and Publications:
Book Chapters-
Cuong, H., Chesworth, N., Jolliffe,L. 2010. Tourism Development Options for the Ha Tu Coal Mine in Ha Long Bay, Vietnam. In, Mining Tourism, L. Jolliffe and Conlin, M. (Eds.) Elsevier Publications, Amsterdam.
Chesworth, N. 2009. JustUs! Coffee Roasters, in Coffee Tourism L. Jolliffe and Conlin, M. (Eds.) Elsevier Publications, Amsterdam.
Chesworth, N., 2006. The Cruise Industry in Atlantic Canada: A Case Study in Cruise Ship Tourism, R. Dowling Ed. CABI Publishing, London.
Chesworth, N., 2005.  The Baby Boom Generation and Leisure and Travel in the Future in Time Shift, Leisure and Tourism: Impacts of Time Allocation on Successful Products and Services. Klaus Weiermair, Pechlaner, H. and Biegler, T. (Eds.) Erich Schmidt Verlag GmbH & Co., Berlin. Note: This chapter was double blind peer reviewed and subsequently invited.
Taylor, G. and N. Chesworth, 2005. Travel Styles, in Wm. Theobald Ed., Global Tourism, 3rd ed., Butterworth-Heinemann, New York..
Chesworth, N., 2008. The Encyclopedia of Tourism and Recreation in Marine Environments. 56 entries, blind peer reviewed. M. Luck, Ed., CAB International Publications, London.

Journal Articles-
McGregor, S., & Chesworth, N., 2005. Positioning Human Spirituality in Home Economics, Journal of the Home Economics Institute of Australia, vol. 12, (3).
Chesworth, N., 2003. The Family Vacation: A Double Edged Sword, International Journal of Consumer Studies, Vol.27, 4, p. 346 - 348.

Peer Reviewed Papers in Conference Proceedings-
Chesworth, N. 2006. The Role of Demographics, Psychology and Economics in Understanding the Spritiual Dimension of Tourism selected and published in the proceedings of the Second Conference on Spirituality and Tourism, Lincoln, England, 2006.
Chesworth, N., 2004. The Retiring Baby Boomer and Tourism: A Golden Horde or Something Else? Presented at the 2nd biennial Leisure Futures Conference, Bolzano, Italy.  
Chesworth, N., September, 2000. A Workshop on the Study Tour: A Valid Learning Experience or a Glorified Vacation?  Presented at the Travel and Tourism Research Association, Canada Branch annual conference, Whitehorse, Yukon.
Chesworth, N., October, 1998.  An Alternative Approach to Assessing Rural Tourism Opportunities.  Canada Chapter of the Travel and Tourism Research Association annual conference, Toronto.
Chesworth, N., October, 1998.  The Study Tour: More Than a Vacation, presented at the Atlantic Universities Teaching Conference, Mount St. Vincent University.
Chesworth, N., October 1997.  Passport to Learning: An Experiential Introduction to Tourism and Hospitality. Atlantic Universities Teaching Conference, St. Frances Xavier.
Chesworth, N., October 22,1994. Indicators of the Social Impact of Ecotourism to Dominica. Travel and Tourism Research Association Annual Conference, Proceedings published 1995, St. John's Newfoundland.

Peer Reviewed Abstract - Papers presented at conferences-
Chesworth, N. December, 2010. The Use of Social Media by Women Business Owners in Nova Scotia. Presented at the Multi-disciplinary conference of the International Journal of Arts and Science, Gottenheim, Germany.
Chesworth, N. November 2009. Can Tourism Survive the Perfect Storm? Presented at the annual conference of the Association for Tourism Higher Education, Peak District National Park, England.
Chesworth, N., July 2008. Selling And Telling: The Case of the Halifax Citadel. Presented at the annual conference of the Association of Tourism and Leisure Studies (ATLAS) Brighton, England.
Chesworth, N., May 16, 2008. Wellness and Rejuvenation of the Spirit, opportunities for tourism and hospitality operators, presented at the annual general meeting and conference of Destination South-West Nova, Cornwallis, N.S.
Chesworth, N., April 30, 2008. Tourism Trends, presented at the annual Tourism Research Workshop & Conference of the Department of Tourism, Culture and Heritage, Truro, N.S.
Chesworth, N., Pete and Repeat, Attracting new and repeat business, presentation for CBDC, Shelburne, N.S. Oct. 17, 2007. ATLAS conference, Brighton, England.
Chesworth, N., December 2007. The Role of Co-operative Education in the Future of Tourism and Hospitality. Presented at the annual conference of the Association of Tourism in Higher Education, Oxford, England.
Chesworth, N., October 2003. The Retiring Baby Boomers and the Tourism Product, Travel and Tourism Research Association, Canada Branch, annual conference, Saint John, N.B.
Chesworth, N., June 2003. A Secret Shopper Customer Service Assessment Model and Matrix ATLAS Europe annual conference, Leeuwarden, the Netherlands.

Presentations and Non-Refereed Papers-
Chesworth, N. 2005. Abandon, Adjust or Adapt: Tourism’s Answer to the Changing Climate. Presented at the Tourism Industry Association of Nova Scotia annual conference, 2005.
Chesworth, N., November 5, 2005. The Changing Climate: The Good, the Bad and the Unknown. Travel and Tourism Research Association annual conference, Kelowna, B.C.
Chesworth, N., May, 31, 2005. Preparing Hospitality and Tourism Students for the Retiring Baby Boomer.  Presented at the Atlantic Canada Tourism Educators annual conference.
Chesworth, N., May 30, 2005. New Graduate Education Options at MSVU. Presented at the Atlantic Canada Tourism Educators annual conference.
 Presentation to the Nova Scotia Tourism Partnership council: Markets and Demographics, March 20, 2008.
Presentations: on the Wellness market in Nova Scotia, 2008; Program Development for Museums, 2008;  the Cruise Industry, 2009 and the Uses of Social Media, 2010.

Journal Articles & Conference Proceedings-
McGregor, S., & Chesworth, N., 2005. Positioning Human Spirituality in Home Economics, Journal of the Home Economics Institute of Australia, vol. 12, (3).
Chesworth, N., 2003. The Family Vacation: A Double Edged Sword, International Journal of Consumer Studies, Vol.27, 4, p. 346 - 348.

 

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