Our expertise

Tourism industry stakeholders are well-acquainted with the far-ranging expertise of the Transat Chair in Tourism and the Tourism Intelligence Network, and often turn to us for assistance. If you have a research project, why not get in touch and tell us about it, so we can determine how best to help you?

The Chair’s research covers a wide variety of topics, as shown by the many documents published in recent years. Close collaboration with its Intelligence Network gives the Chair unlimited access to a wealth of both current and relevant information.

More specifically, our work focusses on two main areas: research and field-specific monitoring.

Types of Research

  • Comparison and benchmarking
  • Best business practice analyses
  • Economic impact studies
  • Market research, customer profiles
  • Surveys, field investigations
  • In-depth interviews
  • Sectoral studies
  • Reports on tourism trends

Field-Specific Monitoring

This service goes more deeply into a given topic; the Tourism Intelligence Network has undertaken field-specific monitoring on the following topics:

  • Outdoor tourism
  • Ocean and river cruises
  • Sustainable development
  • Festivals and events
  • Urban ecotourism
  • Resort tourism
  • Business tourism
  • Tourism trends
  • Transportation and distribution networks