• „Adventure tourism in Germany – analysis of sustainability and lifestyle changes", 10th International Adventure Conference, 08.06.2023 in Treuchtlingen, Germany (with Manuel Sand)


  • „Motorcycle tourism – a study on the requirements of motorbike trips with an adventurous character by German, Austrian and Swiss motorcyclists", 25.11.2022, ATPR-Conference in Ho Chi Minh City/Vietnam (with Knut Scherhag and Manuel Sand)
  • „Adventures on two wheels - socio-demographic data, motives and personality traits of motorcycle adventure tourists in Germany, Austria and Switzerland", 71st AIEST-Conference, 29.08.2022 in Colgne/Germany (with Knut Scherhag, Manuel Sand and Theo Berger)
  • „Profiling the German adventure traveller", "OutDoor by ISPO 2022", 12.06.2022 in Munich (with Manuel Sand)


  • „House Prices in Rural Tourist Regions", Conference of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA), 26.08.2021 in Bozen, Italy (online, with Franz Fürst and Marcelo Cajias)


  • „Positive effects of nature, adventure and outdoor activities on health and well-being", 7th International Adventure Conference, 19.06.2019, Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre Gatehouse-of-Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland (with Carola May and Manuel Sand)


  • „Adventure tourism in Germany – analysis of the status quo and results from two studies on the importance of adventure for German destinations", 5th International Adventure Conference, 19.10.2016, Institute of Technology Tralee, Ireland (with Manuel Sand)


  • „The Development of Adventure Tourism in the Harz Mountains, Germany", 4th International Adventure Conference, 10.09.2015, Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield, United Kingdom (with Michael Lück)
  • „The Commercial Performance of Global Airports", Annual Meeting of the American Real Estate Society (ARES), 18.04.2015, Fort Myers, Florida, USA (with Franz Fürst)
  • „Frequent flyer programmes -­ requirements and benefits", 2nd Transport Special Interest Group (CAUTHE) Symposium, 16.04.2015, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, New Zealand (with Michael Lück)
  • „GPS-Tracking in Germany – A new method for the analysis of tourist behaviour", 2nd Transport Special Interest Group (CAUTHE) Symposium, 16.04.2015, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, New Zealand (with Michael Lück)
  • „Recent Tourism Research Topics in Germany", 27.01.2015, AUT University, Auckland, New Zeland


  • „GPS-Tracking im (Sport-)Tourismus - Monitoring der touristischen Mobilität in Destinationen", 18. Colloquium, Deutschen Gesellschaft für Tourismuswissenschaft (DGT) "Tourismus und Sport", 14.11.2014, Cologne, Germany (with Thomas Spangenberg)


  • „Tracking Tourists with GPS-Technology - Development of a novel android-based App", European Transport Conference, 30.09.-02.10.2013, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (with Anne Menzel and Thomas Spangenberg)
  • „GPS-Tracking combined with tablet-based interviews - an approach to analyze tourist mobility", TTRA European Chapter Conference „New Directions: Travel and Tourism at the Crossroads”, 18.04.2013, Dublin, Irleand (with Anne Menzel and Thomas Spangenberg)


  • „Recent Tourism Research Topics in Germany – the Example of the Harz University", 10.09.2012, Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops, Canada
  • „Tourist Cards – Experiences with Soft Mobility in Germany’s Low Mountain Ranges", BEST EN Think Tank XII "Mobilities and Sustainable Tourism", 24.06-27.06.2012, Gréoux les Bains, France (with D. Dürkop)
  • „Innovations in Trekking Tourism: Hut-to-Hut-Hiking in the Harz Region", 1. IUFRO-Konferenz „Forrest for People", 22.05.-24.05.2012, Alpbach, Austria (with Anne Menzel)


  • „Promoting culinary tourism in the Harz region of Germany", International Conference on Culinary Arts and Sciences (ICCAS), 12.-14.04.2011, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, United Kingdom (with John Hull)



  • „Flying for a buck or two: Low Cost Carrier in Australia and New Zealand", TTRA European Chapter Conference „Transport and Tourism: Challenges, Issues and Conflicts”, 23.04.2009, Rotterdam/Breda, The Netherlands (with Michael Lück)


  • „Low cost business model on long-haul routes – a promising market segment?", 12. Air Transport Research Society (ATRS World Conference), 6.-10.07.2008 in Athens, Greece (with Alexander Schröder)


  • „Growth, Typical Characteristics and Future Development of European Low Cost Airlines“, Seminar at the New Zealand Tourism Research Institute (NZTRI), 05.12.2007, Auckland University of Technology (AUT), Auckland, New Zeland


  • „Mobility Management in Tourism – Theoretical Concept and Practical Application“, ITB Congress Market Trends & Innovations 2005, 11.03.2005, Berlin, Germany

"Travelling is refining our mind and does away with our prejudices."

O. Wilde