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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Are you ducks in a row? External and internal stakeholder perceptions of the benefits of parks in New South Wales, Australia (with Monica Torland, Betty Weiler, and Isabelle D. Wolf), Managing Sport and Leisure (2015)

This research examines the strategic alignment between external and internal stakeholders’ perceptions of the benefits...

 

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Service recovery and leisure events: implications from the cancellation of Ironman® New Zealand 2012 (with Millicent Kennelly and Matthew James Lamont), Annals of Leisure Research (2015)

Service recovery is a crucial consideration for event organizers when an event is cancelled or...

 

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Trends and patterns in sustainable tourism research: a 25-year bibliometric analysis (with Lisa Ruhanen, Betty Weiler, and Char-lee J. McLennan), Journal of Sustainable Tourism (2015)

In the quarter of a century since the release of the 1987 Brundtland Report, sustainable...

 

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Benefits that matter to managers: an exploratory study of three national park management agencies (with Betty Weiler and Susan A. Moore), Managing Leisure (2014)

Understanding and conveying the benefits of providing visitor experiences in national parks is critical for...

 

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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...

 

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)
 

The disciplinary influence of economics and geography in tourism doctoral research (with Betty Weiler and C McLennan), Tourism research: an interdisciplinary perspective (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)

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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

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Lessons learnt from pilot-testing an experimental communication intervention: generation Y and park benefits (with Betty Weiler, Monica Torland, Isabelle D. Wolf, and Mieke Witsel), CAUTHE 2014: Tourism and Hospitality in the Contemporary World: Trends, Change and Complexity (2014)

This paper reports a series of lessons learned from pilot testing an experimental intervention that...

 

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

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Lessons learnt from a Delphi study on community resilience to long-term structural change (with Alexandra Bec and Char-lee McLennan), Proceedings of the 25th Annual CAUTHE Conference: Rising Tides and Sea Changes: Adaption and Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality (2015)

Developing a scale can be a difficult and time consuming process, with Delphi panels a...

 

Lessons learned from pilot testing an experimental communication intervention: generation Y and park benefits (with Betty Weiler, Monica Torland, Isabelle D. Wolf, and Mieke Witsel), CAUTHE 2014: Tourism and Hospitality in the Contemporary World: trends, change and complexity (2014)

This paper reports a series of lessons learned from pilot testing an experimental intervention that...

 

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)
 

Reports

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Identifying visitor preferences for alternative experiences to summiting Wollumbin (Mt Warning): executive summary of reports 1-3 (with Pascal Scherrer, Erica Wilson, Betty Weiler, Noah Rud Nielsen, Rod Caldicott, and Monica Torland), School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (2014)
 

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Identifying visitor preferences for alternative experiences to summiting Wollumbin (Mt Warning): final report - report 3 of 3: Findings from a survey with potential visitors to test alternative scenarios (with Pascal Scherrer, Erica Wilson, Betty Weiler, Monica Torland, Noah Rud Nielsen, and Rod Caldicott), School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (2014)
 

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Identifying visitor preferences for alternative experiences to summiting Wollumbin (Mt warning): final report 1 of 3: tourism and recreation planning initiatives 1994-2014 (with Pascal Scherrer, Erica Wilson, Betty Weiler, Noah Rud Nielsen, Rod Caldicott, and Monica Torland), School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (2014)
 

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Identifying visitor preferences for alternative experiences to summiting Wollumbin (Mt Warning): Final report 2 of 3: stakeholder interviews (with Pascal Scherrer, Erica Wilson, Noah Rud Nielsen, Betty Weiler, and Rod Caldicott), School of Tourism and Hospitality Management (2014)
 

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)