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Dr Timothy Lee

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Associate Professor in Business

PhD Surrey, MIntHotelMgt Surrey, BEnvForSc Seoul

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Dr Timothy Lee

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Dr Timothy Lee is an Associate Professor in Business at the Faculty of Arts, Business and Law. He is the Founding Director of the APRI-HOT (Asia Pacific Research Institute for Health-Oriented Tourism) and his research interests include medical/wellness/health tourism, ethnic identity issues in the tourism industry, cultural heritage tourism, and tourism development which incorporate East Asian values. He has published more than 80 refereed journal articles including 50 in A+ or A listed in the ABDC (Australian Business Dean Council) rankings. He also published 30 refereed book chapters and 70 academic conference proceedings. He is a member of Editorial Board in ten leading academic journals including Tourism Management, and Journal of Travel Research. He also acts as the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Tourism Sciences.

Dr Lee has hosted 10 international academic conferences and serves as the founding chief organizer of the GLOSITH (Global Congress for Special Interest Tourism & Hospitality), and ICOHOT (International Conference of Health-Oriented Tourism). He was awarded from 22 international competitive research grants that totaled up to A$1 million. He also serves as a Vice-President of the Tourism Sciences Society of Korea (TOSOK) since 2015 that has 1,000 active members in the tourism/hospitality academia in South Korea and beyond. He was invited to present a guest lecture from more than 60 times from 14 countries and regions including Italy, Mexico, Hungary, Switzerland, Macau and Mongolia.

Professional membership

  • CAUTHE (Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education)
  • AEIST (Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism)
  • APTA (Asia Pacific Tourism Association)
  • ATLAS (European Association for Tourism and Leisure Education)
  • TOSOK (Tourism Sciences Society of Korea, Vice-President)
  • TTRA (Travel and Tourism Research Association)
  • TINA (Tourism Association of Northeast Asia)

     Serving as the Founding Director and Chief Organiser of:

  • GLOSITH (Global Congress for Special Interest Tourism & Hospitality) and ICOHOT (International Conference of Health-Oriented Tourism).

Awards

  • Awarded the ‘Outstanding Researcher of the Year in Asia Pacific University in Japan’ in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2017.

Selected research publications

  • Kang, E.-J., Lee, T. J., & Han, J.-S. (2018). The influence of enduring involvement on tragedy-related tourism experiences. Journal of Travel Research, 57(5), 658–670.
  • Han, S. H., Nguyen, B., & Lee, T. J. (2015). Consumer-based chain restaurant brand equity, brand reputation, and brand trust. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 50(September), 84–93.
  • Yu, J., & Lee, T. J. (2014). Impact of tourists’ intercultural interactions. Journal of Travel Research, 53(2), 225–238.
  • Lee, I., Arcodia, C., & Lee, T. J. (2012). Benefits of visiting a multicultural festival: The case of South Korea. Tourism Management, 33(2), 334–340.
  • Kang, E. J., Scott, N., Lee, T. J., & Ballantyne, R. (2012). Benefits of visiting a ‘dark 
    tourism’ site: The case of the Jeju April 3rd Peace Park, Korea. Tourism Management, 33(2), 257–265.
  • Sohn, H. K., & Lee, T. J. (2012). Relationship between HEXACO personality factors and emotional labour of service providers in the tourism industry. Tourism Management, 33(1), 116–125.
  • Lee, T. J. (2011). Role of hotel design in enhancing destination branding. Annals of Tourism Research, 38(2), 708–711.
  • Lee, T. J., Riley, M., & Hampton, M. P. (2010). Conflict and progress: Tourism development in Korea. Annals of Tourism Research, 37(2), 355–376.

Edited books

  • Pechlaner, H., Lee, T. J., & Dal Bo, G. (2012). New Minorities and Tourism. Bolzano/Bozen, Italy: European Academy of Bolzano/Bozen. ISBN: 978-88-88906-
    81-2.
  • Stanciulescu, G., & Lee, T. J. (2011). Tourism Challenges for New Enlarged Europe (Eds.). Bucharest, Romania: ASE Publishing House. ISBN: 978-606-505-402-8.
  • Lee, T. J., & Stanciulescu, G. (2011). Special Interest Tourism for Community Benefits (Eds.). Bucharest, Romania: ASE Publishing House. ISBN: 978-606-505-404-2.
  • Lee, T. J., & Stanciulescu, G. (2011). Practical Principles in the Tourism and Hotel Industry (Eds.). Bucharest, Romania: ASE Publishing House. ISBN: 978-606-505-403-5.

Granted research projects

  • Yoshida, K., Lee, T. J., Cooper, M., & Bui, T. H. (2015/2018). U$100,000. The potential of war heritage sites as educational and touristic attractions in Japan: Comparative studies with five relevant countries. Funded from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Tokyo, Japan.
    JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) is the Japanese version of ARC (Australian Research Council).
  • Yoshida, K., Lee, T. J., & Bui, T. H. (2014/2015). U$7,000. War-related heritage sites in Japan: Only good for education? Funded from the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), Beppu, Japan.
  • Lee, T. J., Bui, T. H., & Morishita, M. (2014/2017). U$80,000. UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Social and managerial perspectives in comparisons between six countries in three regions. Funded from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Tokyo, Japan.
  • Lee, T. J., & Bui, T. H. (2013/2014). U$9,500. Strategic analysis for the cultural heritage tourism development of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Japan with comparison to that of Korea and Vietnam. Funded from the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University (APU), Beppu, Japan.
  • Lee, T. J. (2013). U$12,000. Globalization strategy for tourism in Gangwon Province in Korea through the development of wellness tourism. Funded from the Bank of Korea, Gangwon Province Branch, Chuncheon, South Korea.
  • Lee, T. J. (2012/2014). U$26,700. Strategic analysis for the sustainable development of the medical and health tourism industry in Japan with comparison to that of Singapore and Hungary. Funded from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Tokyo, Japan.
  • Byun, W. H., Byun, S. H., & Lee, T. J. (2011/2013). U$145,000. Development and application of the Tourism Information Service convergence model based on the regional tourism resources of the bullet train era in Korea. Funded from the National Research Foundation of Korea, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Lee, T. J. (2011). U$7,000. Study of tourism development planning of Australian government. Funded from the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Lee, T. J. (2010/2011). U$14,833. Investigation of the strategic development of the health/medical tourism in Australia in comparison with that of Japan and Thailand.
    Funded from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Lee, I. S., & Lee, T. J. (2010/2011). U$5,000. South Korean working holiday makers in Australia: Their travel behaviour and future intentions. Funded from the Australia-
    Korea Foundation (AKF), Canberra, Australia.
  • Park, H. P., & Lee, T. J. (2010). U$25,333. Construction plans for the Green Tourism Village in the Cheongpung Lake area, Korea. Funded from the Jecheon Municipal
    Government, South Korea.
  • Park, H. P., & Lee, T. J. (2010). U$25,333. A validity analysis of the new tourism projects of the Tongyeong Tourism Development Corporation, Korea. Funded from
    the Tongyeong Tourism Development Corporation, South Korea.
  • Lee, T. J. (2009/2010). U$5,000. Study of the ‘Slow City’ in Australia and New Zealand. Funded from the Association of Slow Cities Korea, Seoul, South Korea.
  • Lee, T. J. (2009). U$3,000. Study of Australian governments’ effort to attract Chinese tourists. Funded from the Ministry of Culture, Sport and Tourism, Korea.
  • Kim, E. K., & Lee, T. J. (2008/2009). U$50,000. How to develop Anseong’s unique food as a local tourist attraction? Funded from the Anseong Municipal Government, South Korea.
  • Lee, T. J. (2008). U$3,000. Chinese outbound tourism research. Funded from University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
  • Lee, T. J. (2006/2007). U$12,000. Hotel’s characteristic design that strengthens destination’s unique image for visitors. Funded from University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.
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