Dr. Jo-Anne Lester

Dr. Jo-Anne Lester
Position
Visiting Lecturer
Country of Origin
British
Availability
By appointment
Background

Dr Jo-Anne Lester is Principal Lecturer in Tourism Studies. Prior to entering education, she gained considerable operational experience in tour operating and on cruise ships.                                                                        

Weeden, Clare, Lester, Jo-Anne and Jarvis, Nigel (2016) Lesbians and gay men’s holiday motivations, perceptions and constraints: a case study of cruise vacation choice Journal of Homosexuality, 63 (8). pp. 1068-1085. ISSN 0091-8369

Scarles, Caroline and Lester, Jo-Anne (2013) Mediating the tourist experience: from brochures to virtual encounters In: Lester, Jo-Anne and Scarles, Caroline, eds. Mediating the tourist experience: from brochures to virtual encounters. Current developments in the geographies of leisure and tourism . Ashgate, Farnham, UK, pp. 1-11. ISBN 9781409451068

Lester, Jo-Anne and Scarles, Caroline (2013) Mediating tourism: future directions In: Lester, Jo-Anne and Scarles, Caroline, eds. Mediating the Tourist Experience: From Brochures to Virtual Encounters. Current developments in the geographies of leisure and tourism . Ashgate, Farnham, UK, pp. 255-270. ISBN 9781409451068

Rakić, Tijana and Lester, Jo-Anne (2013) Relationships between travel, tourism and art: an introduction In: Rakic, T. and Lester, J., eds. Travel, tourism and art. Current Developments in the Geographies of Leisure and Tourism . Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 1-10. ISBN 9781472410399

Rakić, Tijana and Lester, Jo-Anne (2013) Travel, tourism and art [Edited Collections]

Palmer, Catherine and Lester, Jo-Anne (2013) Maps, mapping and materiality: navigating London In: Lester, Jo-Anne and Scarles, Caroline, eds. Mediating the tourist experience : from brochures to virtual encounters. Current developments in the geographies of leisure and tourism . Ashgate, Farnham, pp. 237-254. ISBN 9781409451068

Lester, Jo-Anne and Scarles, C. (2013) Mediating the tourist experience: from brochures to virtual encounters [Edited Collections]

Weeden, Clare, Lester, Jo-Anne and Woolley, Janet (2011) Cruise and learn: reflecting on the experiential learning of cruise field trips Journal Of Teaching In Travel And Tourism, 1 (1). pp. 349-366. ISSN 1531-3220

Weeden, Clare and Lester, Jo-Anne (2011) Guest editorial: cruise tourism: emerging issues and implications for a maturing industry Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 18 (1). pp. 26-29. ISSN 1447-6770

Burns, Peter, Palmer, Catherine and Lester, Jo-Anne (2010) Introduction In: Burns, Peter, Palmer, Catherine and Lester, Jo-Anne, eds. Tourism and Visual Culture, Volume 1: Theories and Concepts. CAB International, Oxfordshire, UK, xv-xxi. ISBN 1845936094

Burns, P.M., Lester, J. and Bibbings, L.J., eds. (2010) Tourism and Visual Culture, Vol 2 : Methods and Cases CABI, Oxfordshire, UK. ISBN 9781845936112

Burns, Peter, Lester, Jo-Anne and Bibbings, L.J. (2010) Introduction In: Burns, Peter, Lester, Jo-Anne and Bibbings, L.J., eds. Tourism and Visual Culture, Volume 2: Methods and Cases. CAB International, Oxfordshire, UK, xv-xx. ISBN 9781845936112

Burns, P.M., Palmer, C.A. and Lester, J., eds. (2010) Tourism and Visual Culture, Vol 1: Theories and Concepts CABI, Oxfordshire, UK. ISBN 9781845936099

Burns, Peter and Lester, Jo-Anne (2007) Living in a material world: visualising tourism In: Making teaching more effective: Articles from the Learning and Teaching Conference 2006. Centre for Learning and Teaching, University of Brighton, Brighton, UK, pp. 46-50.

Palmer, Catherine and Lester, Jo-Anne (2007) Stalking the cannibals: photographic behaviour on the Sepik River Tourist Studies, 7 (1). pp. 83-106. ISSN 1741-3206

Weeden, Clare and Lester, Jo-Anne (2006) Ways of seeing the Caribbean cruise product: a British perspective In: Dowling, Ross K., ed. Cruise tourism: issues, impacts, cases. CABI publishing, Wallingford, UK. ISBN 1845930487

Burns, Peter and Lester, Jo-Anne (2005) Using visual evidence: the case of cannibal tours In: Ritchie, B.W., Burns, Peter and Palmer, Catherine, eds. Tourism research methods: integrating theory and practice. Cabi Publishing, Wallingford, UK, pp. 49-61. ISBN 0851999964

Palmer, Catherine and Lester, Jo-Anne (2005) Shooting the innocuous: making meaning of tourist photographic behaviour In: Novelli, Marina, ed. Niche tourism: contemporary issues, trends and cases. Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd., Oxford, UK, pp. 15-25. ISBN 075066133X

Lester, Jo-Anne and Weeden, Clare (2004) Stakeholders, the natural environment and the future of Caribbean cruise tourism International Journal of Tourism Research, 6 (1). pp. 39-50. ISSN 1099-2340

Burns, Peter and Lester, Jo-Anne (2003) Using visual evidence in tourism research Tourism Recreation Research, 28 (2). pp. 77-81. ISSN 0250-8281

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Biography

Dr Jo-Anne Lester is Principal Lecturer in Tourism Studies. Prior to entering education, she gained considerable operational experience in tour operating and on cruise ships.

Her research interests encompass visuality and tourism, the relationship between travel and photography, visual methodologies including the multisensory nature of the visual, and the consumption of tourist space with a particular interest in popular film as visual data.

Her PhD investigated the architecture of cruise ships and their uniqueness as spaces of both work and leisure as mediated through popular film.

Jo-Anne presently contributes to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in a range of subjects including: Travel and Visual Culture; Tourism, Landscape and Materiality; Cruise Tourism; and Research Methods.

Expertise / Subjects
Tourism, Landscape and Materiality
Travel and Visual Culture
Cruise Tourism
Research Methods