Tighter controls urged for manta ray tourism

September 2nd, 2016

Murdoch researchers are calling for tighter controls on manta ray tourism

A new study by Murdoch University has called for tighter control of the manta ray tourism industry at Ningaloo reef. Honours student Stephanie Venables and researchers from the Murdoch University Coral Bay Research Station developed a case study of manta ray tourism management in the region. Five dedicated manta ray tour vessels now operate daily […]

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Australian nature tourism a new frontier for Chinese tourism market

November 26th, 2014

The 5th International Tourism Studies Association’s (ITSA) biennial conference will focus on the importance of Western Australia's nature tourism to China.

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Fremantle must move beyond America’s Cup ‘mythology’

February 13th, 2014

A Murdoch University researcher says the City of Fremantle has to develop a more sophisticated approach to tourism policy and planning and move beyond its fixation with the 1987 America’s Cup.

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Assessing threats to Hawai'i's spinner dolphins

January 23rd, 2014

Researchers have completed the most extensive study of the Hawai’i Island spinner dolphin population to date, with the data to be used to inform the local management agency.

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Murdoch student pens children’s book on Aboriginal culture

October 21st, 2013

Murdoch University student Alton Walley is sharing Aboriginal culture and knowledge through the publication of his first illustrated children’s book, Chunyart and the Cheeky Parrot.

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Putting WA on the map for Chinese tourists

October 29th, 2012

Tourism experts will share their thoughts on how to make Western Australia a destination of choice for Chinese tourists on November 5.

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Research excellence recognised

January 31st, 2011

Murdoch University has had its status as a world class research university confirmed by the results of an initiative which aims to assess the quality of research in all Australian universities.

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Health check for Hawaii's dolphins

May 26th, 2010

Health check for Hawaii’s dolphins (Stenella longirostris).

Are dolphins affected by human activities at the popular holiday destination of Hawaii?

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