Dr Peter D Robinson



Academic qualifications

  • PhD Exploring the Prosumption of Tourist Experiences
  • PG Cert in Teaching & Learning in Higher Education  (2008)  Distinction
  • MA Tourism  (2006) Merit
  • BA (Hons) Tourism (2000)  2.1
  • HND Travel and Tourism Management  (1999) Distinction


Teaching interests

  • Tourism management
  • Regeneration
  • Tourism Placemaking
  • Destination Management
  • Operations Management
  • Business Planning & Development
  • Events Management
  • Event Safety


Corporate and community engagement

  • Economic Impact Assessment for Lichfield Cathedral
  • Feasibility Study for The Holker Group
  • Feasibility Study for Penn Community Events Centre
  • Market research for The NEC Group
  • KEEN Project with Heritage Motor Centre
  • KEEN Project with Discover Travel and Tours
  • KEEN Project with Couture Leisure Ltd


Research interests

Peter’s research interests include the development and management of visitor experience within tourism and events, together with enterprise and business development and community based tourism. He is also interested in the use of public art and retail in urban regeneration, and in the role of nostalgia and subcultures in the way that city spaces and entertainment complexes are created and experienced through urban exploration, photography and nostalgia.


Areas of PhD supervision

  • Tourism Management
  • Event Management
  • Tourism/Event led Regeneration
  • Tourist Experiences