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Hugues Séraphin is a Senior Lecturer in Event and Tourism Management Studies. He holds a PhD from the Université de Perpignan Via Domitia (France) and joined The University of Winchester Business School in 2012. He was the Programme Leader of the Event Management programme between 2015-2018. This programme is one of the leading programmes in the country with 100% students’ satisfaction (NSS 2016). Hugues is now the Faculty of Business and Digital Technologies Work Placement Lead.

Hugues started his career in 2003 as a French teacher in a secondary school in Birmingham. He then started to teach Travel, Tourism, and Events in 2006 when he joined a Further Education college in London. Hugues possesses a broad range of international experiences. This includes teaching in top Business Schools and Universities in France (EM Normandie; ESC Larochelle; ESC Pau; Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, etc.). Prior to his career in academic, Hugues worked in the tourism and hospitality sector within various organisations and roles (in the Caribbean and in Europe).

Hugues attained various awards for the quality of his teaching. Hugues is also a research active academic. The links below provide detailed information on his performance.

Links: LinkedIn Profile  / ResearchGate 

Areas of expertise

  • Tourism Management
  • Event Management




  • Séraphin, H, Yallop, A.(2021). Overtourism and tourism education. A strategy for sustainable tourism futures. London: Routledge
  • Korstanje, M. & Seraphin, H. (2020). Tourism, terrorism and security. Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited

  • Séraphin, H, Gladkikh, T., & Vothanh. T (eds).(2020).Overtourism: Causes, implications and solutions. London: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Séraphin, H., & Gowreesunkar, V (eds). (2020). Children in hospitality and tourism. Marketing and managing experiences.  Berlin: De Gruyter
  • Bintang, H., Seraphin, H., & Korstanje, M. (eds.) (2019). Special interest tourism in Southeast Asia: Emerging research and opportunities, Hershey: IGI Global
  • Seraphin, H., Korstanje, M., & Gowreesunkar, V. (eds.) (2019). Post-disaster and post-conflict tourism: Toward a new management approach, Palm Bay: Apple Academic Press
  • Seraphin, H. & Nolan, E. (eds.) (2018) Green events and green tourism: an international guide to good practice, London: Routledge
  • Seraphin, H. & Korstanje, M. (eds.) (2018). International Event Management: Bridging the gap between theory and practice, New-York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Seraphin, H. (2016) Evènementiels dans la Caraïbe: Atouts et limites pour le tourisme et le territoire. Paris: L' Harmattan
  • Powell, C., Dosquet, F, Seraphin, H. (eds.) (2015) Guide pratique de l’organisateur d’évènements. Caen: EMS Management
  • Seraphin, H. (2014) Le tourisme: L’ouverture pour le peuple de Toussaint? Paris: Publibook
  • Seraphin, H. (2012) L’enseignement du tourisme en France et au Royaume-Uni. Paris: Publibook
  • Botti, L. & Seraphin, H. (2011) Le tourisme aujourd’hui. Brussels: De Boeck



  • Gowreesunkar, V., & Séraphin, H. (2022). Black market beggarism, In Buhalis, D. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Tourism Management and Marketing, Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing 
  • Séraphin, H. (2021). Determining the Impacts of COVID-19 on Children’s Perception of Destinations: A Research Method, In Gursoy, D., Nunkoo., R., Sariisik, M., & Boğan, E. (Eds.). Covid-19 and the Hospitality and Tourism Industry: A Research Companion, London: Edward Elgar
  • Séraphin, H. (2021). Theorising New Technologies as Potential Incremental Management Tools to Tackle Overtourism, In Hassan, A., & Sharma, A (Eds.), Overtourism, technology, solutions, and decimated destinations, London: Springer

  • Séraphin, H., Smith, S., & Yahiaoui, D. (2021). Investigating the perception of business school students on strategies to overcome the negative impacts of overtourism on Marseille Calanques National Park, In Mandic. A (Ed.), Mediterranean protected areas in an era of overtourism: Challenges and solutions, Springer
  • Séraphin H., & Korstanje, M. (2021). Dark tourism tribes.  Social capital as a variable, In Pforr, C., Dowling, R., & Volgger, M (Eds.), Consumer Tribes in tourism: Contemporary perspectives on Special-interest tourism, Berlin, Springer
  • Seraphin, H., & Dosquet, F. (2021). COVID-19 and the mutation of overtourism. The case of France, In Seraphin, H., & Yallop, A. (eds). Overtourism and tourism education. A strategy for sustainable tourism futures. London: Routledge
  • Pilato, M., Platania, M., & Seraphin, H. (2021). Connecting locals and visitors: The case of Street food, In Grasso, F., & Sergi, B. (eds). Tourism in the Mediterranean Sea: An Italian Perspective, London: Emerald Publishing
  • Séraphin, H., & Korstanje. M (2021). The role of children and resort mini-clubs in Community Based Tourism, In Walia, S. K. (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of community based tourism management. Concepts, issues & Implications. London: Routledge
  • Fontanari, M., Traskevich, A., & Seraphin, H. (2021). (De)growth imperative: The importance of destination resilience in the context of overtourism. In K. Andriotis (Ed.), Issues and Cases of Degrowth in Tourism. Wallingford: CABI.

  • Séraphin, H. (2020). Overtourism\: A merry go round of security issues, In Korstanje, M. & Seraphin, H (Eds.), Tourism, terrorism and security. Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited.

  • Seraphin, H., & Korstanje, M. (2020). Small Scale Sport Events and Local Communities Perceptions: The Case of Winchester (UK), In Fotiadis, A., & Vassiliadis, C. (Eds.), Principles and Practices of Small-Scale Sport Event Management, Hershey: IGI Global

  • Séraphin, H. (2020) Le vieux’ and ‘le nouveau’: The ambidextrous model of French tourism cities, In Morrison, A.M., & Coca-Stefaniak (Eds.), Routledge handbook of tourism cities, London: Routledge

  • Séraphin, H., Christodoulidi, H., & Gladkikh, G. (2020). Broadly Engaging with Interaction Between Visitors and Locals: Towards Understanding Tourismphobia and Anti-tourism Movements, In Séraphin, H, Gladkikh, T., & Vothanh, T (Eds), Overtourism: Causes, implications and solutions. Palgrave Macmillan

  • Seraphin, H., Ambaye, M., Yallop, A., Gowreesunkar, V., & Zaman, M. (2020). A Framework for identifying the potential impacts of resort mini-clubs, in Seraphin, H, & Gowreesunkar, V. (Eds), Childrenin hospitality and tourism. Marketing and managing experiences.  De Gruyter, Berlin

  • Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, V., & Cappucci, M. (2020). Adult only hotels. Why are children excluded? in Seraphin, H, & Gowreesunkar, V. (Eds), Children in hospitality and tourism. Marketing and managing experiences.  De Gruyter, Berlin

  • Seraphin, H., Cappucci, M., & Gowreesunkar, V. (2020). Resort mini-clubs as tools for the long-term improvement of negative image of destinations image, in Seraphin, H, & Gowreesunkar, V. (Eds), Children in hospitality and tourism. Marketing and managing experiences.  De Gruyter, Berlin

  • Haverly, M., Gowreesunkar, V., & Seraphin, H. (2020). World schooling: An emerging form of tourism, in Seraphin, H, & Gowreesunkar, V. (Eds), Childrenin hospitality and tourism. Marketing and managing experiences.  De Gruyter, Berlin

  • Seraphin, H., & Mhanna, r. (2020). ReesLeisure and Winchester May Day triathlon for children, in Seraphin, H, & Gowreesunkar, V. (Eds), Children in hospitality and tourism. Marketing and managing experiences.  De Gruyter, Berlin

  • Séraphin, H. & Korstanje, M.(2019). Ethical comments revolving around post disaster marketing, In Sharma, A., Fernandez, J.P.F., & Hassan, A. (Eds)., Sustainable Destination Branding and Marketing: Strategies for Tourism Development, Wallingford, CABI
  • Séraphin, H. & Dosquet, F.(2019). Travel Agencies and Tour Operators at Kidzania:  A proactive and innovative approach, In, Dhiman, M.C., & Chauhan, V. (Eds.) Handbook of Research on International Travel Agency and Tour Operation Management, Hershey: IGI Global

  • Korstanje M & Seraphin H.(2019).Awakening: a critical discussion on the role of robots in the rite of hospitality. In Rafael A Krebs (ed.), Tourism and Hospitality: perspectives, opportunities and challenges. New York: Nova Science Publishers

  • Séraphin, H. & Korstanje, M. (2019). Challenges and dilemmas of tourism studies for the 21st century: is tourism in bias of disappearance? In Ratten, V., Braga, V., Alvarez-Garcia, J., De la Cruz del Rio-Rama, M. (Eds.) Tourism Innovation. Technology, sustainability and creativity, London: Routledge
  • Seraphin, H. & Nolan, E. (2019), Venice, In Dodds, R. & Butler, R. (Eds) Overtourism, Berlin: De Gruyter
  • Korstanje, M. & Seraphin, H. (2018). Strategies of Post-disaster marketing: Sustainable development, experience, and marketing, In Sharma, A (ed.), Sustainable tourism development. Futuristic approaches. Waretown: Apple Academic Press
  • Seraphin, H. (2018). Marketing and Diaspora tourism: Visual Online Learning Materials as tools to attract the Haitian Diaspora ‘new generation’, In Elo, M. & Minto-Coy, I. (eds.), Diaspora networks in international business. Boston: Springer
  • Dosquet., F, Lorey, F., Seraphin, H., & Majd, T. (2018) The elusive goal of sustainable tourism. A case study of the Camino de Santiago in France and in Spain, In Seraphin, H. & Nolan, E. (eds.), Green events and green tourism: an international guide to good practice, London: Routledge
  • White, E. & Seraphin, H. (2018) UK festivals and sustainability: What to learn from ‘Love Saves the Day Festival’? In Seraphin, H. and Nolan, E. (eds.), Green events and green tourism: an international guide to good practice, London: Routledge
  • Gowreesunkar, V.G., Seraphin, H. & Morrison, A. (2018). Destination Marketing Organisations: Roles and Challenges, In Gursoy, D. & Chi, C.G. (eds.) Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Marketing, London & New-York
  • Korstanje, M., & Seraphin, H. (2018). Miscarried Enjoyment! Alcohol Consumption as a Platform of Pleasure, Hospitality, and Distinction, In Korstanje, M. (Ed). Tracing Spikes in Fear and Narcissism in Western Democracies since 9-11, New York: Peter Lang
  • Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, V., Dávila Rodríguez, M.A. & Dávila Pagán, N. (2018). Assessing the tourism performance of a destination: Toward a new approach using Cuba as a case study, In Korstanje, M. (Ed). Critical essays inn tourism research, New York: Nova Science Publishers
  • Afanasiev, O., Afanasiev, A., Seraphin, H., & Gowreesunkar, V. (2018) Critical debate on the concept of ecological tourism: The Russian experience, In Korstanje, M. (Ed.) Critical essays in tourism research, New York: Nova Science Publishers
  • Korstanje., M & Seraphin, H. (2018). Awakening: A Critical Discussion of the Role of Robots in the Rite of Hospitality, In Krebs, R.A. (Ed) Tourism and Hospitality: Perspectives, Opportunities and Challenges, New York: Nova Science Publishers
  • Korstnaje, M & Seraphin, H. (2018) Alcohol consumption and hospitality: Surfing throuh uncertainty, In Krebs, R.A (Ed) Tourism and Hospitality: Perspectives, opportunities and challenges, New-York: Nova Science Publishers
  • Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, V. (2017) On the use of qualitative comparative analysis to identify the bright spots in dark tourism, In Korstanje, M. & Babu, G. (Eds.) Virtual Traumascapes and Exploring the Roots of Dark Tourism, Hershey: IGI Global
  • Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, V. & Chaarani, B. (2017) Corporate Social Responsibility Practices within International Hotel Chains in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti, Caribbean, In Koutra, C (Ed.) Social Responsibility: Application of Good Practices and Malpractices in Tourism and Hospitality Industry in the Developing World, New-York: Nova Science Publishers Inc
  • Seraphin, H. (2017) Assessing dark tourism as a sustainable economic activity for emerging destinations using a multi criteria approach, in Korstanje, M.E & Handayani, B (Eds.) Gazing at death, New-York: Nova Science Publishers Inc
  • Korstanje M. E & Seraphin, H. (2016) Revisiting the Sociology of Consumption in Tourism, in Saurabh Kumar Dixit (Ed.), Handbook of Consumer Behaviour in Hospitality and Tourism. Abingdon: Routledge
  • Seraphin, H. (2015) Haiti, In Visser, W. (Ed) The World Guide to Sustainable Enterprise, Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing
  • Stoll, A., Carteron, J.C. & Seraphin, H. (2015) France, In Visser, W. (Ed) The World Guide to Sustainable Enterprise, Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing
  • Seraphin, H. (2015) Northern and Western, In Visser, W. (Ed) The World Guide to Sustainable Enterprise, Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing
  • Seraphin, H. (2014) La formation : Une condition sine-qua non au développement durable du Tourisme en Martinique, in Roselé Chim, P. & Raboteur, J. (Eds), Les Défis du développement du tourisme et l'intelligence économique des territoires. Villes sur mer et en terre, Paris: Publibook
  • Seraphin, H. (2014) Developing a destination image : A way forward for tourism in Haïti, in Roselé Chim, P. & Raboteur, J. (Eds), Les Défis du développement du tourisme et l'intelligence économique des territoires. Villes sur mer et en terre, Paris: Publibook
  • Seraphin, H. (2014) Bonjour blanc a journey through Haïti, as an original form of travel writting, in Roselé Chim, P. & Raboteur, J. (Eds), Les Défis du développement du tourisme et l'intelligence économique des territoires. Villes sur mer et en terre, Paris: Publibook
  • Seraphin, H. & Nolan, E. (2014) Voodoo in Haiti: A Religious Ceremony at the Service of the ‘Houngan’ Called ‘Tourism’, in Frost, W. & Laing, J. (Eds), Rituals and traditional events in the modern world, London: Routledge
  • Seraphin, H. & Meldrum, T. (2014) Entrepreneurship and tourism: An inclusive and sustainable strategy for the development of Haiti, in Roberts, S., Best, M. & Cameron, A. (Eds), Contemporary Caribbean Tourism: Concepts and Cases, Barbados: Ian Randle



  • Seraphin, H. (2020). Brexit and tourism. Process, impacts and non-policy, Hall, D. (Ed), Channel View Publications, Review available in Journal of Tourism Futures, doi: 10.1108/JTF-04-2020-0050

  • Séraphin, H. (2020). Space tourism. The elusive dream, Cohen, E. and Spector, S. (Eds), Emerald Publishing, Review available in Journal of Tourism Futures, doi: 10.1108/JTF-02-2020-0023

  • Séraphin, H. (2019). Overtourism. Excesses, discontents and measures in travel and tourism, CABI. Review available in Journal of Tourism Futures, 5(3), 295-296 https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/JTF-09-2019-088/full/html

  • Seraphin, H. (2018) Book reviewed: Hooper, G. & Lennon, J. (2017) Dark Tourism. Practice and Interpretation, Routledge: Abingdon. Review published in Tourism Management
  • Seraphin, H. (2016) Book reviewed: Rampal, S. (2014) Glimpses of a global life, Hertford: Hansib, available here.
  • Seraphin, H. (2015) Book reviewed: Wagner, L.R. (2015) Hold tight, don't let go, New York: Amulet Books, available from:http://www.kreolmagazine.com/music-entertainment/books/hold-tight-dont-let-go/
  • Seraphin, H. (2015) Book reviewed: Visser, W. (2015) Sustainable Frontiers. Unlocking Change through Business, Leadership and Innovation, Sheffield: Greenleaf Publishing.
  • Seraphin, H. (2015) Book reviewed: Thomson, I (2014) Bonjour blanc, a journey through Haiti, London: Vintage, available here. 
  • Seraphin, H. (2014) Book reviewed: Johnston, M.W. (2013) Sales force management, Leadership, innovation, technology, New-York: Routledge 



  • Fotiadis, A, Woodside, A., Del Chiappa, G., Séraphin, H., & Hanse, H.O, Novel Coronavirus and tourism: coping, recovery, and regeneration issues, Tourism Recreation Research, doi: org/10.1080/02508281.2021.1919422

  • Séraphin, H., Yallop, A, Smith, S., & Modica, G., (2021). The Implementation of the Principles for Responsible Management Education within Tourism Higher Education Institutions: A Comparative Analysis of European Union Countries, International Journal of Management Education, doi: 10.1016/j.ijme.2021.100518
  • Bellia, C., Pilato, M., & Séraphin, H. (2021) Determining tourism drivers and followers: A methodological approach, Anatolia, 10.1080/13032917.2021.1916549
  • Séraphin, H, & Jaraud, N. (2021). COVID-19: Impacts and Perspectives for Religious Tourism Events. The Case of Lourdes Pilgrimages, Journal of Convention and Event Tourism, doi: 10.1080/15470148.2021.1906810 
  • Séraphin, H, Gowreesunkar, V., & Canosa, A. (2021). Destination Marketing Organisations: The Need for a Children Centred Approach, Tourism Planning & Development, doi:  10.1080/21568316.2021.1903983
  • Séraphin, H. (2021). What is your Tourism Madeleine de Proust? Anatolia, doi: 10.1080/13032917.2020.1861638

  • Chaney, D., & Séraphin, H. (2021). Covid-19 crisis as an unexpected opportunity to adopt radical changes to tackle overtourism, Anatolia, doi: 10.1080/13032917.2020.1857804
  • Séraphin, H. (2021). COVID-19 and the Acknowledgement of Children as Stakeholders of the Tourism Industry, Anatolia, doi: 10.1080/13032917.2020.1856690

  • Tiwari, P., Séraphin, H., & Chowdhary, N. (2021). Impacts of COVID-19 on Tourism Education: Analysis and Perspectives, Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, doi: 10.1080/15313220.2020.1850392
  • Seraphin, H., Bah, M., Fyall, A., & Gowreesunkar, V. (2021) Tourism Education in France and Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Quality Education), Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themesdoi: 10.1108/WHATT-08-2020-0083
  • Seraphin, H., Yallop, A., Seyfi, S. & Hall, M. (2020). Responsible tourism: The ‘why’ and ‘how’ of empowering children, Journal of Tourism Recreation, doi: 10.1080/02508281.2020.1819109
  • Gowreesunkar, V., Séraphin, H. & Kokkranikal, J.J. (2020). Beggarism and Black Market Tourism A Case Study of the city of Chaar Minaar in Hyderabad (India), International Journal of Tourism Cities, doi: 10.1108/IJTC-12-2019-0210

  • Seraphin, H. (2020). COVID-19: An opportunity to review existing grounded theories in event studies, Journal of Convention and Event Tourism, doi: 10.1080/15470148.2020.1776657
  • Seraphin, H., & Dosquet, F. (2020). Mountain tourism and second home tourism as post COVID-19 lockdown placebo? Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, doi: 10.1108/WHATT-05-2020-0027
  • Seraphin, H. (2020). Responsible Tourism Education of Younger Consumers: Role of Mini-Clubs in Mountain Resorts, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, doi: 10.1108/WHATT-05-2020-0022
  • Seraphin, H., & Ivanov, S. (2020). Overtourism: A revenue management perspective, Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management, doi: 10.1057/s41272-020-00241-7
  • Séraphin, H., VoThan, T. (2020). Investigating the Application of the Principles for Responsible Management Education to Resort Mini-Clubs, The International Journal of Management Education, doi: org/10.1016/j.ijme.2020.100377
  • Vo Thanh, T., Séraphin, H, Okumus, F., & Koseoglu, M.A. (2020) Organizational Ambidexterity in Tourism Research: A Systematic Review, Tourism Analysis, doi.org/10.3727/108354220X15758301241701
  • Yallop, A., & Seraphin, H. (2020). Big Data and Analytics in Tourism and Hospitality: Opportunities and Risks. Journal of Tourism Futures, DOI: 10.1108/JTF-10-2019-0108
  • Séraphin, H., Ivanov, S., Dosquet, F., & Bourliataux-Lajoinie, S. (2020). Archetype of visitors in Overtourism destinations, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Management, doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2019.12.001
  • Bonnardel, V., Séraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, GB. & Ambaye, M.  (2020). Empirical evaluation of the new Haiti DMO logo: Visual aesthetics, identity and communication implications, Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, doi.org/10.1016/j.jdmm.2019.100393
  • Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, V., Zaman, M. and Lorey, T. (2019), Limitations of Trexit (tourism exit) as a solution to overtourism, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 11(5), 566-581
  • Avond, G., Bacari, C., Limea, I., Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, V. and Mhanna, R. (2019), Overtourism: a result of the Janus-faced character of the tourism industry, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, 11(5), 552-565

  • Séraphin, H. & Green, S. (2019). The Significance of the Contribution of Children to Conceptualising and Branding the Smart Destination of the Future, International Journal of Tourism Cities,  https://doi.org/10.1108/IJTC-12-2018-0097
  • Séraphin, H., & Yallop, A. (2019). An Analysis of Children’ Play in Resort Mini-Clubs. Strategic Implications for the Hospitality and Tourism Industry, World Leisure Journal, doi. 10.1080/16078055.2019.1669216
  • Seraphin, H., & Yallop, A. (2019). Proposed Framework for the Management of Resorts Mini Clubs: An Ambidextrous Approach, Leisure Studies, doi: 10.1080/02614367.2019.1581249
  • Séraphin, H. & Korstanje, M. (2019). Diaspora and ambidextrous management of tourism in post-colonial, post-conflict and post-disaster destinations, Journal of Tourism and Cultural Change, doi: 10.1080/14766825.2019.1582658
  • Seraphin, H., Zaman, M. & Fotiadis, A. (2019). Challenging the Negative Image of Postcolonial, Post-conflict and Post-disaster Destinations Using Events: The Case of Haiti, Caribbean Quarterly, doi: 10.1080/00086495.2019.1565223
  • Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, V., Zaman, M., Bourliataux, S. (2019). Community Based Festivals as a tool to tackle tourismphobia and antitourism movements, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2018.12.001
  • Seraphin, H., Zaman, M., Olver, S., M., Bourliataux, S. & Dosquet, S. (2019). Destination Branding and Overtourism, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management,doi.org/10.1016/j.jhtm.2018.12.001
  • Seraphin, H., Platania, M., Spencer, P. & Modica, G. (2018). Event and tourims development within a local community: The case of WInchester (UK), Sustainability, 10, 3728
  • Seraphin, H. (2018). The Past, Present and Future of Haiti as a Post-Colonial, Post-Conflict and Post-Disaster Destination, Journal of Tourism Futures, doi: 10.1108/JTF-03-2018-0007 
  • Seraphin, H. & Butcher, J. (2018). Tourism Management in the Caribbean: The case of Haiti, Caribbean Quarterly, doi: 10.1080/00086495.2018.1480316
  • Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, V., Roselé-Chim, P., Korstanje, M. & & Duplan, Y. (2018). Tourism planning and innovation: The Caribbean under the spotlight, Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, doi: org/10.1016/j.jdmm.2018.03.004  
  • Seraphin, H., Smith, S., Scott, P., & Stoakes, P. (2018). Destination Management through organisational ambidexterity: A study of Haitian enclaves, Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, doi: 10.1016/j.dmm.2018.03.005
  • Seraphin, H., Sheeran, P., & Pilato, M. (2018). Over-tourism and the fall of Venice as a destination, Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, doi: 10.1016/j.dmm.2018.01.011
  • Seraphin, H., Yallop, A., Capatana, A. & Gowreesunkar, V. (2018) Heritage in tourism organisations' branding strategy: The case of a post-colonial, post-conflict and post-disaster destination, International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, doi: 10.1108/IJCTHR-05-2017-0057
  • Seraphin, H. (2018). Natural disaster and disaster and destination management: The case of the Caribbean and hurricane Irma, Current Issues in Tourism, doi: 10.1080/13683500.2017.1422483
  • Dosquet, D., Seraphin, H., & Bonnardel. (2017). La marque politique. Le cas de l’évaluation du logo ‘Les Républicains’ par ses militants, Revue Française de Marketing, 62 (4), 25-36 
  • Gowreesunkar, V., Navqvi, M.A & Seraphin, H. (2017)Implications of tourism development on islets: Ilot Barnaches (Mauritius) as a case study, Island Studies Journal, doi: http://doi.org/10.24043/isj.26
  • Seraphin, H. (2017) Tourism and terrorism in France: The limits of Dark Tourism, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, doi: 10.1108/WHATT-09-2016-0044
  • Minto-Coy, I.D. & Seraphin, H. (2017) The role of the diaspora in the emergence of economic and territorial intelligence in Haiti’ International Journal of Business and Emerging Markets, 9 (1): 4867
  • Seraphin, H., Butcher, J. & Konstanje, M. (2016). Challenging the negative images of Haiti at a pre-visit stage using Visual Online Learning Materials, Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, doi: 10.1080/19407963.2016.1261146
  • Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, V. & Ambaye, M. (2016) The Blakeley Model applied to improving a tourist destination: An exploratory study. The case of Haiti, Journal of Destination Marketing Management, doi: 10.1016/j.jdmm.2016.07.004
  • Seraphin, H., Ambaye, M., Gowreesunkar, V. & Bonnardel, V. (2016), A marketing research tool for destination marketing organizations' logo design, Journal of Business Research, doi:10.1016/j.jbusres.2016.04.074
  • Seraphin, H & Paul, B (2015) La diaspora: Un levier pour le développement du tourisme en Haïti, Mondes du Tourisme [online], available here
  • Gowreesunkar, V., Van der Sterren, J. & Seraphin, H. (2015) Social Entrepreneurship as a tool for promoting Global Citizenship in Island Tourism, Ara Journal of Tourism Research, 5, (1), 7-23
  • Bénédique, P. & Seraphin, H. (2014) L’Haitianité et la responsabilité sociale de la diaspora dans le développement d’Haïti, Études Caribéennes, (29) doi: 10.4000/etudescaribeennes.7161
  • Seraphin, H. (2014) Les jeux d’influences dans le tourisme: Cas d’Haïti, Journal of Haitian Studies, 20, (2), 66-86
  • Seraphin, H., Butler, C. & Gowreesunkar, V. (2013) Entrepreneurship in the tourism sector: A comparative approach of Haiti, coastal Kenya and Mauritius, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, 11, (2), 72-92
  • Seraphin, H. & Nolan, E. (2013) Events and Tourism: The role of (Imagineering) Events in Local Community self-actualisation in small territories. The case of Haiti, International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality [online], available here.



  • Séraphin, H., & Gowreesunkar, V., Tourism: How to achieve the sustainable development goals? Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Volume 13 Number 1, 2021

  • Guest Editors: Fotiadis, A, Woodside, A., Del Chiappa, G., Seraphin, H., & Hanse, H.O, Novel Coronavirus and tourism: coping, recovery, and regeneration issues, Tourism Recreation Research. Theme: COVID-19 / Tourism  I  2021

  • Guest editors: Seraphin, H & Gowreesunkar, V.    I   Journal: Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes      Theme: What smart and sustainable strategies could be used to reduce the impact of overtourism??    I      Year: 2019
  • Guest editors: Seraphin, H & Gowreesunkar, V.    I   Journal: Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes      Theme: What marketing strategy for destinations with a negative image?    I      Year: 2017



Séraphin, H. (2020). Online ‘brown-bag’ research seminar, Mona School of Business and Management, Jamaica, 12 November, 2020, Re-imagining Paradise: A Postcolonial Examination of the Tensions within Contemporary Caribbean Tourism

Séraphin, H., (2020). Tourisme durable et stratégies exclusives, Agence Universitaire Francophonie Réseau Caribéen de Tourisme Responsable (ReCATOUR), 5 November 2020

Séraphin, H. (2020). Crowded out: Is there too much tourism? Battle of Ideas, 13.10.18, Barbican Centre, London (England)  -https://www.battleofideas.org.uk/speaker/dr-hugues-seraphin/



Co-chair, Tourman 2021 (online) - https://www.tourman.gr/committees/

Topic:Overtourism: Finding Sustainable Development Solutions and Tackling Paradox (sponsored by BAM) - https://www.bam.ac.uk/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=3639



  • Séraphin, H. (2021). Educating and creating experiences for the future (responsible) tourists: The need for resort mini-club children representatives’ job crafting. Creating hospitality experiences, Authenticity in an emerging world of hyper-reality, 12-14 May 2021, CHME: Sheffield Business School

  • Rami, M., Sanders, B., & Seraphin, H. (2019), Barriers to Lengthening Visitor Stay at Olympic Host Destinations: The Case of the London 2012 Olympic Games, 27th EASM European Sport Management Conference, Seville 3-6 September 2019, Hotel Meliá Sevilla
  • Dosquet, F., Lorey, T., Bourliataux Lajoinie, S., & Seraphin, H. (2019). Toward a framework to evaluate Pilgrims’ expectations on The Way of Saint James, The 8th Advances in Tourism Marketing Conference (ATMC) September 4-7, 2019 - University of Namur, Belgium
  • Fontanari, M., & Seraphin, H. (2019). Understanding and implementing strategies to tackle overtourism and related perverse impacts, Tourism into the new decade: Challenges and prospects, ICOT 2019, Braga, Porto (Portugal), 26-29 June 2019

  • Seraphin, H., Mhanna, R., & Carballo-Fuentes, R. (2019). Resort Mini-Clubs as Agents of Innovation, Creativity, change and Sustainability in the Tourism, Hospitality and Events Sectors, Sunderland, May 23rd 2019, CERTE Conference, Sunderland (England)
  • Mhanna, R., Seraphin, H., & Sanders, B. (2019). Beyond host cities mega sport events as a catalyst to showcase a whole country the case of the London 2012 Olympic Games, TTRA conference 2019, Bournemouth (England), 8-10 April, 2019
  • Gowreesunkar, V., Seraphin, H., Zaman, M. & Platania, M. (2019). Local Residents Expression of Dissatisfaction with Tourism and Events. An Empirical Study Based on Winchester (UK), 23rd international joint World Cultural Tourism. Conference and 9th World Tourism Conference, January 10- 12, 2019 at National Institute of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Hyderabad, India
  • Haverly, M., & Seraphin, H. (2018). Rethinking Event Management Education anatomy in England: Toward the emergence of wedding planning in curriculum, AEME Forum 2018, Leeds Beckett University (England), 4-5 July 2018
  • Seraphin, H. (2018). Mini Club and the future of the tourism and hospitality industry, Publishing Workshop for Emerging Scholars, INBAN, Kingston, (England), 23-25 May 2018
  • Platania, M.. Pilato, M. & Seraphin, H (2017). The place of heritage and identity in the marketing strategy of destinations: A worldwide approach based on DMO slogans, CACTUS conference, October 2017 (Romania)
  • Bonnardel, V., Seraphin, H., Gowreesunkar, GB. & Ambaye, M. (2017) Redesigning Haiti’s Destination Marketing Organisation logo: Identity, aesthetics and communication implications, GIKA Conference, ISEG (Lisbon, Portugal), June 27-29
  • Seraphin, H., Pilato, M. & Bellia, C. (2017) Entrepreneurship in the tourism sector: A risky activity in French Overseas Departments? International conference on: The risk in contemporary economy, University of Galati, Romania, 9-10 June
  • Bellia, C., Pilato, M. & Seraphin, H. (2017) The value of intangible resources as a differentiation strategy for enterprises: the case of PGI table grape of Mazzarrone, PEEC 2017 International Conference, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest (Romania), 9-10 March
  • Pilato, M., Seraphin, H. & Yallop, A. (2016) Exploring the potential of street food as a sustainable livelihood tourism strategy for developing destinations, Australasian Business Ethics Network, 7th and 8th December, 2016, University of Sydney Business School, http://aben.org.au/
  • Seraphin, H., Micu, A., Ambaye, M. & Capatina, A. (2016) Performing causal configurations in e-tourism: a fuzzy-set approach, Risk in contemporary economy, Dunarea de Jos University of Galati, Galati (Romania), May 19-20
  • Seraphin, H., Ambaye, M., Bonnardel, V. & Gowreesunkar, GB. (2016) A Marketing Research Tool for Destination Management Organisations' Logo Design, GIKA Conference, University of Valencia, Valencia (Spain), March 20-23
  • Pilato, M., Bellia, C. & Seraphin, H. (2016) Street food and food safety: A driver for tourism? PEEC2016 International Conference, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Bucharest (Romania), 3-4 March
  • Gowreesunkar, GB, Seraphin, H. (2015) ICT Integration in the classroom teaching process: Investigating perception of secondary school teachers in Mauritius, Distance Education and Teacher Education in Africa 2015, Mauritius, 20-24 July
  • Seraphin, H. (2015) Tourism: A modern form of colonialism in Haiti? After Revolution: Versions and Re-Visions of Haiti, Institute for Black Atlantic Research, University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England, 9-10 July
  • Seraphin, H. (2015) Marketing and Tourism. Research method for the segmentation of the Haitian diaspora, International Journal of Arts & Sciences (IJAS), International Conference for Business and Economics, Florence (Italy), 16-19 June
  • Seraphin, H. (2015) Impacts of travel writing on post-conflict and post-disaster destinations: The case of Haiti, River Tourism: The Pedagogy and Practice of Place Writing, University of Plymouth (England), 3rd June
  • Nolan, E & Seraphin, H (2014) Event Management courses: ‘Girl power’? Centre for Gender Studies, spring symposium, 1st March, The University of Winchester, [Online], Available here
  • Butler, C., Seraphin, H. (2013) Can tourism deliver peace through Corporate and Sustainable Responsibility practices? The case of Kenya and Haiti, Cross and inter-disciplinary research conversations, Consortium for Research Excellence Support and Training (CREST) / GuildHE
  • Seraphin, H. (2013) Entrepreneurship in tourism as a driver for recovery and sustainable development of the countryside in Haiti. The guest houses as a strong potential option, International conference on active countryside tourism, International centre for research in events, tourism and hospitality, Leeds Metropolitan University
  • Seraphin, H. (2013) The contribution of tour guides to destination understanding and image. The case of Haiti via an analysis of: 'Bonjour blanc, a journey through Haiti', International Research Forum on Guided Tours, Breda University of Applied Sciences
  • Seraphin, H. (2012) Private and public sector initiative for the development of entrepreneurship in Haiti: The tourism industry, shouldn't it be the priority, 2nd international conference in socially responsible and sustainable entrepreneurship and innovation, University of Southampton.
  • Seraphin, H. (2012) Bonjour blanc a journey through Haiti: An allegory of the tourism industry in Haiti, Lit&Tour international conference on literature and tourism, University of Lisbon
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