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Pantazis Pastras

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  • Research Analyst
  • abouTourism
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Research interests

Tourism Policy and Planning Urban Tourism Institutional Analysis Interplay of Structure and Agency Qualitative Research

About

On the last day of 1979 I was born in Athens where my family still lives. The last twelve years have been devoted to studying tourism with the exception of a fairly informative one-year interval under the guidance of an Egyptian tour operator in Athens. Since the end of 2004, I have moved to the UK to expand my academic knowledge on tourism development and planning, and seek some answers about tourism politics in Athens. If not for anything else, however, I appreciate these last few years especially for learning a bit more about the fine arts and admiring masterpieces such as the landscapes of J.M.W Turner.

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Publications

A Strategic-Relational Approach to Tourism Poicy

  • Pastras P
  • Bramwell B
Annals of Tourism Research (2013)
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Government involvement and the evolution of tourism development in Athens: a strategic-relational approach

  • Pastras P
Advancing the Social Science of Tourism (2011)
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The governmental intervention in the evolution of tourism at the municipality of Agios Nikolaos

  • Orfanogiannaki E
  • Pastras P
International Conference of ‘Trends, Impacts and Policies on Tourism Development’ (2006)
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Professional experience

Research Analyst

abouTourism

June 2013 - Present

Research Analyst

Athens Tourism & Economic Development Co

November 2012 - May 2013(6 months)

Sales Assistant

Boutros Tours

March 2003 - December 2004(2 years)

Education history

PhD

University of Birmingham

January 2005 - September 2011(7 years)

Msc in Tourism Development

University of Surrey

September 2004 - August 2005(a year)

Bsc in the Management of Tourism Enterprises

Technological Educational Institute

January 1999 - September 2003(5 years)