Hugues Seraphin

Senior Lecturer, Event and Tourism Management Studies; Programme Leader of the Event Management, University of Winchester Business School, United Kingdom. Hugues Séraphin, PhD, 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, United Kingdom, in 2012. He is the Programme Leader of the Event Management program. This program is one of the leading program in the country with 100% students’ satisfaction (NSS 2016). Dr. Séraphin started his career in 2003 as a French teacher in a secondary school in Birmingham, United Kingdom. He then started to teach travel, tourism, and events in 2006 when he joined a further education college in London. Dr. Séraphin possesses a broad range of international experiences. This includes teaching at top business schools and universities in France (EM Normandie; ESC Larochelle; ESC Pau; Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, etc.). Prior to his career in the academic arena, Dr. Séraphin worked in the tourism and hospitality sector within various organizations and roles (in the Caribbean and in Europe). He received various awards for the quality of his teaching. Dr. Séraphin is also active in research.


Small-Scale Sport Events and Local Community Perceptions
Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje. © 2020. 22 pages.
With issues related to overtourism and, more specifically, tourismphobia, the impacts of any tourism-related activities are being scrutinised. Events falling under this category...
Special Interest Tourism in Southeast Asia: Emerging Research and Opportunities
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano E. Korstanje. © 2019. 131 pages.
As the tourism industry grows worldwide, researchers continue to seek solutions and practices that support increased tourism to specific regions. Special interest tourism is a...
Southeast Asia Tourism: Introductory Chapter
Maximiliano Korstanje, Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin. © 2019. 22 pages.
The chapter starts from the assumption that in spite of the abundance of research about Southeast Asia, they are published by native English speakers such as Australians or...
Dark Tourism in the Philippines Islands
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje. © 2019. 20 pages.
Though the study of dark tourism has been widely expanded over the recent years, less attention was given to the Southeast Asian destinations. Dark tourism exhibits events that...
Through the Gaze of Morbidity and Consumption: Comments on Dark Tourism in Southeast Asia
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje. © 2019. 21 pages.
The chapter theorizes the rise of dark tourism in Southeast destinations. This represents an unexplored segment for the specialized literature that devotes its efforts in...
Halal Tourism in Bali, Why Not?
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje. © 2019. 17 pages.
The case studied in this chapter is about the discourse of halal tourism (HT) to be implemented in Bali, and to be proposed as layer in special interest tourism (SIT). It aims to...
Street Food as a Special Interest and Sustainable Form of Tourism for Southeast Asia Destinations
Bintang Handayani, Hugues Seraphin, Maximiliano Korstanje, Manuela Pilato. © 2019. 24 pages.
Sustainable development is an objective that every destination is aiming at. This chapter provides evidence that street food, as a special interest for of tourism, if...
Travel Agencies and Tour Operators at KidZania: A Proactive and Innovative Approach
Hugues Seraphin, Frederic Dosquet. © 2019. 17 pages.
The role of tour operators (TOs) and travel agents (TAs) are putting together transport, events, attractions, accommodation and food / drink into a package and are then selling...
On the Use of Qualitative Comparative Analysis to Identify the Bright Spots in Dark Tourism
Hugues Seraphin, Vanessa Gowreesunkar. © 2018. 17 pages.
As Haiti lacks visitor attractions, the development of an authentic event programme is going to be an essential part of the on-going tourism strategy. Culturally rich events are...