Antonia Canosa BBus Tourism (SCU), MA Social Anthropology (London) Antonia Canosa is a PhD Candidate and Research Assistant with the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management and the Centre for Children and Young People at Southern Cross University. She has a Bachelor of Business in Tourism from Southern Cross University and a Master of Arts in Social Anthropology from Goldsmiths College University of London. Antonia won the Australian Institute for Tourism Industry Management Prize for best academic performance in the undergraduate tourism program and has had several years of experience both in the tourism and hospitality industry and as a researcher with the Queensland Government. Antonia’s previous work and research experience have developed her expertise in community wellbeing, with a particular focus on the wellbeing of children and young people. As a result of this emerging research expertise, Antonia is completing her PhD research on the impacts of tourism on the youth of Byron Bay. In addition to her PhD Antonia is also working as a Research Assistant, developing her research interests in the anthropology of tourism, mobility and displacement, identity transformations through tourism, socio-cultural influences of tourism on host communities and particularly on youth.
The role of travel and mobility in processes of identity formation among the Positanesi, Tourist Studies: an International Journal (2013)
Examining social relations between adolescent residents and tourists in an Italian coastal resort (with Graham Brown and Harjap Bassan), The Journal of Tourism Studies (2001)
This study examined the social relations between tourists and young residents of Positano, Italy. It...
The ‘Voiceless’ population: understanding the social impacts of tourism and their influence on the development of young people in tourist destinations (with Meredith Wray), International Conference: Sustainability Issues and Challenges in Tourism (2013)
Social impact studies confirm that little attention has been given specifically to the views and...