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Dr Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore

Women Travel Researcher
Catheryn is an international expert on women and children in tourism. She has recently co-published two books: ‘Women and Travel: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives’; and ‘Asian Genders in Tourism’. Her work has been published in international journals and that specifically on girlfriend getaways have been featured by travel sites, radio and newspapers. Catheryn also speaks frequently at corporate training programs, international conferences, lectures, seminars and workshops all over the world. She is the Second Vice-Chair of The Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE); and the proud founder and chair of Women Academics in Tourism (WAiT). She researches at the Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT).

Catheryn has lived and worked in Malaysia, New Zealand and America but is settling for now, in an Australian bayside suburb with her husband and their three young children, where she plans all their travel adventures.

Speaker for:

Escape. Freedom. Fun. These are words associated with travel but research shows that for women, whether consciously or unconsciously, a holiday spells risk, fear, obligations and more work. Catheryn will share how her own research has changed what travel means for her as a woman, and how you can reap more rewards out of your next travel.

My Speakers, Panellists & Moderat... Sessions

Wednesday, August 30

11:20am PDT