Brent Moyle BBus/BCom(Monash), BBus/BCom(Hons)(Monash), PhD(Monash) 

Dr Brent Moyle’s PhD research, funded by the Sustainable Tourism Cooperative Research
Centre, focused on Host-Guest interaction on Australian islands. During his PhD Brent
also worked as a researcher for the Tourism Research Unit at Monash University
contributing to numerous projects relating to natural and protected areas, specially
focusing on marketing, interpretation, visitor behaviour and strategic partnerships. He
has also collaborated on several projects for the University of Queensland and Southern
Cross University. Brent’s research interests include protected area management, visitor
communication, the impacts of tourism on communities and the environment, behaviour
change, policy and planning, amateur athletes engaged in serious leisure, as well as
tourism postgraduate dissertations. Brent’s research has been published in several
internationally recognised journals including Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of
Sustainable Tourism, Tourism Analysis and the Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research.
Brent is currently employed as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Tourism
and Hospitality Management at Southern Cross University as is working on an ARC Linkage
project titled: Promoting and Managing National Parks into the 21st Century. The project
aims to improve our understanding of the place of parks in society, building on and
improving theories, methodologies and instruments for positioning and managing parks and
visitors to parks. 

Journal articles

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Costs and perseverance in serious leisure careers (with Matthew James Lamont and Millicent Kennelly), Leisure Sciences (2014)

Few studies have explored the impacts of costs on serious leisure careers. This article presents...

 

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Strategic issues in the Australian tourism industry: a 10-year analysis of national strategies and plans (with Lisa M. Ruhanen and Char-Lee J. McLennan), Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research (2013)

Predicting future events, trends and issues that may affect the tourism industry is not an...

 

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Building and sustaining support for national parks in the 21st century: why and how to save the national park experience from extinction (with Betty Weiler and Susan A. Moore), Journal of Park and Recreation Administration (2013)

Understanding and enhancing societal support for national parks is critical for their survival globally, especially...

 

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Constraint negotiation in serious leisure: a study of amateur triathletes (with Millicent Kennelly and Matthew James Lamont), Journal of Leisure Research (2013)

This paper explores strategies employed by amateur triathletes engaged in serious leisure to negotiate leisure...

 

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Developing and testing a suite of institutional indices to underpin the measurement and management of tourism destination transformation (with Char-Lee McLennan, Lisa M. Ruhanen, and Brent W. Ritchie), Tourism Analysis (2013)

Economic, social, and environmental transformation of destinations as a consequence of tourism has been observed...

 

Book chapters

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Expert opinion on triathlon event travel careers and leisure constraints (with Matthew James Lamont and Millicent Kennelly), Event tourism: concepts, international case studies, and research (2013)
 

Sustainable host-guest interactions on islands: Bruny and Magnetic Islands (with W Glen Croy and Betty Weiler), Island tourism: sustainable perspectives (2011)

With more than 100,000 islands scattered across the globe, approximately one in ten people in...

 

Book reviews, Newsletters, Blogs

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Managing outdoor recreation: case studies in the national parks, Annals of Tourism Research (2013)

Book review of:

Manning, RE & Anderson, LE 2012, Managing outdoor recreation: case studies in...

 

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Our national parks need visitors to survive (with Susan Moore, Betty Weiler, and Paul FJ Eagles), The Conversation: Academic Ideas and Research (2013)
 

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Assessing visitor expectations of contact with staff at Cape Byron State Conservation Area (with J Schielphack and Betty Weiler), Research Connections Newsletter (2012)

The aim of this study is to examine visitor expectations regarding the level of staff...

 

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Positioning parks to meet the needs of 21st century society (with Betty Weiler), Research Connections Newsletter (2012)
 

Theses

Host-guest interaction on Bruny and Magnetic Islands, Australia, PhD thesis, Monash University (2009)

Islands are integral to the earth‘s biodiversity, with their distinct environments offering a haven for...

 

Conference Presentations

The contribution of geography and economics to doctoral tourism research in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (with Betty Weiler and Char-Lee J. McLennan), 2nd Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Conference (2012)
 

Managers’ perceptions of the benefits projected by Australian parks agencies (with Betty Weiler), 18th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management: linking the north and south: responding to environmental change (2012)

Tourism, leisure and recreation in national parks offer a wide variety of benefits to visitors,...

 

Positioning parks to meet the needs of 21st century society (with Betty Weiler and S Moore), The 6th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas (MMV) (2012)
 

Risk and return: amateur triathletes' reactions to the cancellation of Ironman New Zealand 2012 (with Matthew James Lamont and Millicent Kennelly), Lamont, MJ, Kennelly, M & Moyle, BD 2012, 'Risk and return: amateur triathletes' reactions to the cancellation of Ironman New Zealand 2012', paper presented to Sport innovation & engagement: Sport Management Association of Australia and New Zealand (SMAANZ) 18th Annual Conference (2012)
 

The contribution of tourism to healthy, active and sustainable communities (with Betty Weiler and W Glen Croy), TAFISA, Department of Management, Monash University (2009)
 

Reports,

A synthesis of doctoral tourism research in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand (with Betty Weiler and Char-Lee J. McLennan), School of Tourism and Hospitality Management PhD Workshop (2012)
 

Amateur triathletes and event travel careers: motivations and constraints negotiation (with M. Kennelly, Matthew James Lamont, and Erica Wilson), UQ, Griffith, Bond and SCU Joint Seminar Series (2012)
 

An annotated bibliography of the benefits of parks: stage 1: technical report (with Betty Weiler and J Schielphack), Report to Parks Victoria, the Department of Environment and Conservation, the Office of Environment and Heritage and the Parks Forum (2012)
 

Managers’ perceptions of the benefits of leisure and recreation in parks projected by NSW NPWS (with Betty Weiler), Board of Directors at the Office of Environment and Heritage (2012)
 

Testing and shifting the market position occupied by Australian parks agencies: stage 1: results (with Betty Weiler), Fact Sheet for the Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW (2012)