Associate Professor Heike Schänzel

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Associate Professor, Postgraduate Programme Leader (Tourism)

Phone: +64 9 921 9999 ext 6923

Email: hschanze@aut.ac.nz

Physical Address:

Room WH 522
School of Hospitality and Tourism
49 Wellesley St East, Auckland 1010.



Postal Address:

AUT University
School of Hospitality and Tourism
Private Bag 92006
Auckland 1142, New Zealand.



Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Dean's Award). Thesis title: Family time and own time on holiday: Generation, gender and group dynamic perspectives from New Zealand
  • Master of Tourism Management Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (Distinction)
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Tourism Otago University, New Zealand (Distinction)
  • Bachelor of Arts Auckland University, New Zealand.

Memberships and Affiliations:

Memberships

  • ANZALS (Australia and New Zealand Association of Leisure Studies) – Board volunteer
  • CTS (Critical Tourism Studies) network
  • CATH (Critical Approaches in Tourism and Hospitality) a SIG supported by CAUTHE
  • TEFI (Tourism Education Future Initiative)
  • WAiT (Women Academics in Tourism).

Editorial appointments

  • Journal of Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality (Editor-in-chief)
  • Tourism Recreation Research (Editorial Board) 
  • Journal of Tourism Futures (Editorial Board)
  • Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism (Editorial Board: Advisory Member).

International research collaborations

  • Project on grandtravel (grandparents and grandchildren) with Aalborg University, Denmark; Gothenburg University, Sweden; University of Edinburgh, Scotland; University of Tampere, Finland
  • Member of COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) project on Family Holidays – Advisory Board
  • Family ski tourism research project – Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, BC, Canada.

Moderation

  • Otago University, Dunedin, moderator for the post graduate degree level.

Teaching Areas:

  • Supervision of Masters and Doctoral students
  • Tourist Behaviour
  • Consumer Perspectives in Tourism
  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism
  • Tourism Information and Research.

Research Areas:

  • Tourist behaviour and experiences
  • Families, children and adolescents in tourism
  • Femininities and masculinities in tourism research
  • Critical theory in tourism and hospitality
  • Qualitative research methodologies
  • Environmental interpretation.

Publications:

Journals

  • Aquino, R., Lück, M. & Schänzel, H. (2018, online). A conceptual framework of tourism social entrepreneurship for sustainable community development. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
  • Shavanddasht, M. & Schänzel, H. (2018, online). Measuring adolescents' tourism satisfaction: The role of mood and perceived parental style. Tourism and Hospitality Research.
  • Aquino, R., Schänzel, H. & Hyde, K. (2017, online). Analysing push and pull motives for volcano tourism at Mount Pinatubo, Philippines. Geoheritage.
  • Aquino, R., Schänzel, H. & Hyde, K. (2017, online). Unearthing the geotourism experience: Geotourist perspectives at Mount Pinatubo, Philippines. Tourist Studies.
  • Mooney, S., Schänzel, H. & Poulston, J. (2017). Editorial: Illuminating the blind spots. Hospitality & Society, 7(2), 105-113.
  • Munasinghe, S., Hemmington, N., Schänzel, H., Poulston, J. & Fernando, T. (2017). Hospitality: Ideologies, characteristics and conditionality in Theravada Buddhism and Western Philosophy. Hospitality & Society, 7(2), 157-180
  • Schänzel, H. & Jenkins, J. (2017). Non-resident fathers’ holidays alone with their children: experiences, meanings and fatherhood. World Leisure Journal, 59(2), 156–173.
  • Shavanddasht, M. & Schänzel, H. (2017). Effects of perceived parental style on adolescents’ motivations in a tourism context. Anatolia.
  • Upton, A., Schänzel, H. & Lück, M. (2017). Reflections of battlefield tourist experiences associated with Vietnam War sites: An analysis of travel blogs. Journal of Heritage Tourism.
  • Schänzel, H. & Carr, N. (2016). Introduction: Special Issue on children, families and leisure – part three. Annals of Leisure Research, 19(4).
  • Schänzel, H.A. & Lynch, P.A. (2016). Family memories of social hospitality dimensions while on holiday. Tourist Studies, 16(2), 133-150.
  • Fountain, J., Schänzel, H., Stewart, E. & Körner, N. (2015). Family experiences of visitor attractions in New Zealand: Differing opportunities for "family time" and "own time". Annals of Leisure Research, 18(3), 342-358.
  • Pearce, D.G. & Schänzel, H.A. (2015). Destinations: Tourists' perspectives from New Zealand. International Journal of Tourism Research, 17(1): 4-12.
  • Schänzel, H. & Carr, N. (2015). Introduction: Special Issue on children, families and leisure (first of two issues). Annals of Leisure Research, 18(2). DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2015.1048992
  • Carr, N. & Schänzel, H. (2015). Introduction: Special Issue on children, families and leisure (part two). Annals of Leisure Research, 18(3). DOI: 10.1080/11745398.2015.1080448
  • Schänzel, H. & Carr, N. (Eds.) (2015) Special Issue on children, families and leisure. Issue 1. Annals of Leisure Research, 18(2) and 18(3).
  • Schänzel, H.A. & Yeoman, I. (2015). Trends in family tourism. Journal of Tourism Futures, 1(2), 141-147.
  • Schänzel, H.A. & Yeoman, I. (2014). The future of family tourism. Tourism Recreation Research. Special issue on "The journey to 2050: A world tourism perspective." 39(3): 343-360. Article of the year award.
  • Schänzel, H.A., Brocx, M. & Sadaraka, L. (2014) (Un)conditional Hospitality: The host experience of the Polynesian community in Auckland. Hospitality & Society. 4(2), 135-154. Special issue on critical hospitality.
  • Schänzel, H.A.& Smith, K.A. (2014) The Socialization of families away from home: Group dynamics and family functioning on holiday. Leisure Sciences, 36(2), 1-18.
  • Pearce, D. & Schänzel, H. (2013) Destination management: The tourists' perspective. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 2(3), 137-145.
  • Backer, E. & Schänzel, H. (2013) Family Holidays – Vacation or Obli-cation? Tourism Recreation Research, 38(2): 159-173.
  • Schänzel, H.A. (2013) The importance of 'social' in family tourism. Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism (APJIHT), 2(1): 1-15.
  • Yeoman, I., Schanzel, H. & Smith, K.A. (2013) Sclerosis of demography: How ageing populations lead to incremental decline of New Zealand tourism. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 19(2): 91-103.
  • Schänzel, H.A. & Smith, K.A. (2011) The absence of fatherhood: Achieving true gender scholarship in family tourism research. Annals of Leisure Research, 14(2-3):129-140. Special Issue: Masculinities, Gender Relations and Leisure.
  • Schänzel, H.A. & Smith, K.A. (2011) Research note: Photography and children: Auto-driven photo-elicitation. Tourism Recreation Research, 36(1): 81-85.
  • Schänzel, H.A. (2010) Whole-family research: Towards a methodology in tourism for encompassing generation, gender, and group dynamic perspectives. Tourism Analysis, 15(5): 555-569.
  • Schänzel, H. (2010) Domestic tourism in New Zealand: The Kiwi family holiday. Pacific News, 33: 24-26.
  • Schänzel, H.A., Smith, K.A. & Weaver, A. (2005) Family holidays: A research review and application to New Zealand. Annals of Leisure Research, 8(2-3): 105-123.
  • Schänzel, H.A. & McIntosh, A.J. (2000) An insight into the personal and emotive context of wildlife viewing at the Penguin Place, Otago Peninsula, New Zealand. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 8(1): 36-52.
  • Schänzel, H.A. (1998) The effectiveness of environmental interpretation. Environmental Perspectives, 21: 10-13.

Conference presentations 2014 - present

  • Schänzel, H. & Porter, B. (2017). Femininities in the field of tourism research. Critical Tourism Studies VII Conference proceedings, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 25-29 June.
  • Schänzel, H., Hull, J. & Velvin, J. (2017). Family tourism and the ski experience at Sun Peaks Resort, Canada. CAUTHE conference proceedings, Dunedin, New Zealand, 7-10 February, pp. 737-740.
  • Schänzel, H. (2016). Co-creative learning and thinking on issues of identity, sociality and happiness in tourism. TEFI9, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, Canada, 26-29 June.
  • Schänzel, H. & Jenkins, J. (2016). The absence of paternal masculinities and fatherhood in tourism. CAUTHE conference proceedings, Sydney, Australia, 8-11 February, pp. 728-733.
  • Schänzel, H. (2015). Commercial home experiences the Samoan way: Family holidays at beach fale. CMT conference, Kailua-Kona Hawai’i, USA, 10-13 Nov.
  • Schänzel, H. (2015). The tourist experiences of single fathers travelling with their children. Critical Tourism Studies conference, Opatija, Croatia, 26-30 May.
  • Schänzel, H. (2015). Cultural immersion through Samoan hospitality experiences: Family holidays at beach fale. CHME conference, Manchester, UK, 20-22 May.
  • Schänzel, H. & Roberts, S. (2015). Reflections on solo parent travel with their daughter(s). 2nd Tourism Postdisciplinarity Conference FREEDOM.ART.POWER, Copenhagen, Denmark, 22-24 June.
  • Schänzel, H. (2014) The more the merrier? An exploration into intergenerational reconnection holiday experiences. Proceedings of the Second TTRA APac Conference, Melbourne, Australia, 4-5 December.
  • Aquino, R., Schänzel, H. & Hyde, K.F. (2014) Visitor motivations for volcano tourism at Mount Pinatubo, Philippines. NZTHRC conference, Waikato University, Hamilton, December.
  • Schänzel, H. (2014) The tourist experiences of single fathers. World Congress Sociology, Yokohama, Japan, 13-19 July.

Books

  • Liu, C. & Schänzel, H. (2018). Tourism Education and Asia. Perspectives on Asian Tourism. Springer.
  • Porter, B. & Schänzel, H. (2018). Femininities in the Field: Tourism and transdisciplinary Research. Bristol: Channel View.
  • chänzel, H. & Carr, N. (Eds.) (2016). Children, Families and Leisure. Special Issues as Books. Routledge.
  • Schänzel, H., Yeoman, I. & Backer, E. (eds.) (2012) Family tourism: Multidisciplinary perspectives. Bristol, Channel View Publications.channelviewpublications.com/
  • Schänzel, H. (2012) Family Time and Own Time on Holiday: Generation, Gender and Group Dynamic Perspectives from New Zealand (PhD thesis).VDM Verlag Dr Müller.ISBN 978-3-659-22355-6.
  • Yeoman, I. with Davies, J., Wheatley, C., Mars, M., Schänzel, H., & Butterfield, S. (2012) Tourism 2050: Scenarios for New Zealand. Bateson Publishers, Wellington.

Book chapters

  • Porter, B. & Schänzel, H. (2018). Introduction - Issues in the Field: A Female Perspective. In Porter, B. & Schänzel, H. (Eds) Femininities in the Field: Tourism and transdisciplinary Research (pp. 1-9). Bristol: Channel View.
  • Porter, B. & Schänzel, H. (2018). Conclusion: Gender a variable and a practice. In Porter, B. & Schänzel, H. (Eds) Femininities in the Field: Tourism and transdisciplinary Research (pp. 200-208). Bristol: Channel View
  • Schänzel, H. (2018). Motherhood within family tourism research: Case studies of New Zealand and Samoa. In Porter, B. & Schänzel, H. (Eds) Femininities in the Field: Tourism and transdisciplinary Research (pp. 185-199). Bristol: Channel View.
  • Aquino, R., Schänzel, H. & Hyde, K. (2016). Expectations for a Volcano Tourism Experience: Visitor perspectives at Mount Pinatubo, Philippines. In Lück, M., Ritalahti, J. & Scherer-Leibold, A. (Eds.), 4th ICNT book - International perspectives on destination management and tourist experiences. Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt.
  • Jia, J., Lück, M. & Schänzel, H. (2016). Travel with a wedding dress: Bridal photography experiences in Australia and New Zealand. In Lück, M., Ritalahti, J. & Scherer-Leibold, A. (Eds.), 4th ICNT book — International perspectives on destination management and tourist experiences. Peter Lang Verlag, Frankfurt.
  • Schänzel, H.A. (2016). Der Kiwi Familienurlaub. In Pforr, C. & Reiser, D. (Eds). Tourismus in Australien und Neuseeland. De Gruyter, Oldenbourg. Chapter 17.
  • Schänzel, H.A. (2016). Family tourism entry. In Jafari, J. & H. Xiao (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Tourism. Springer.
  • Schänzel, H.A. (2016). A time and space of one's own: Women's resistance to the motherhood discourse on family holidays. In Khoo-Lattimore, C. & Wilson, E. (Eds). Women and Travel.
  • Schänzel, H.A. (2013) Destination management - managing the demand for changing family holidays (case study). In Robinson, P., M. Lück & S.L. Smith (eds). Tourism. CABI, Wallingford, pp. 324-326.
  • Schänzel, H. (2012) Introduction: Families in tourism research. In Schänzel, H., Yeoman, I. & Backer, E. (eds.) Family tourism: Multi-disciplinary perspectives (Chapter 1). Bristol, Channel View, pp. 1-14.
  • Schänzel, H. (2012) Society and ideology: Changes in family time perceptions with implications for tourism. In Schänzel, H., Yeoman, I. & Backer, E. (eds.) Family tourism: Multidisciplinary perspectives (Chapter 2). Bristol, Channel View, pp. 17-29.
  • Schänzel, H. (2012) The inclusion of children, fathers and the whole family group into tourism research on families. In Schänzel, H., Yeoman, I. & Backer, E. (eds.) Family tourism: Multidisciplinary perspectives (Chapter 5). Bristol, Channel View, pp. 67-80.
  • Backer, E. & Schänzel, H. (2012) The stress of the family holiday. In Schänzel, H., Yeoman, I. & Backer, E. (eds.) Family tourism: Multi-disciplinary perspectives (Chapter 8). Bristol, Channel View, pp. 105-124.
  • Yeoman, I. & Schänzel, H. (2012) The future of families’ tourism: A cognitive mapping approach. In Schänzel, H., Yeoman, I. & Backer, E. (eds.) Family tourism: Multidisciplinary perspectives (Chapter 12). Bristol, Channel View, pp. 171-193.

Awards:

  • Article of the year award in 2014 — Tourism Recreation Research.
  • Faculty's Emerging Researcher Award for 2012, Faculty of Culture and Society, AUT University
  • Dean's Award for Doctoral Achievement for 2010, Faculty of Commerce and Administration, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Victoria University of Wellington PhD Scholarship for 2007-2009
  • Victoria Doctoral Completion Award in 2009.