Centre for Tourism and Leisure Management

  • Sport and Recreation

    Our Research

    Our team engages in leading research around tourism and leisure management, including the key areas of events, sport and recreation, hospitality and internationalisation.

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  • Sport and Recreation

    Industry engagement

    CTLM engages in research partnerships with national and international organisations representing the community, government and private sectors.

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  • Water polo

    CERM Performance Indicators

    CERM PI is a major research project connecting CTLM researchers with key industry partners to facilitate quality management in the leisure industries.

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The Centre for Tourism & Leisure Management (CTLM) is a leading research group in tourism, hospitality, events, sport and leisure. Our mission is to conduct quality research to facilitate and inform management practices in the tourism and leisure industries. CTLM supports organisations operating in these dynamic industries, providing applied knowledge and research insights to local, national, and international stakeholders. We have a strong track record in assisting organisations in strategic and operational planning; ensuring they are able to respond effectively to the latest trends. Our research team has expertise across the following themes:

Unique to the Centre for Tourism and Leisure Management is the CERM Performance Indicators® (CERM PI) industry research.  CERM PI was initiated in 1990 to facilitate quality management in the leisure industries. 


Contact information

Centre for Tourism and Leisure Management

University of South Australia
Elton Mayo Building, City West Campus
47-55 North Terrace

Phone: +61 08 8302 0524
Email: MGN-research@unisa.edu.au

In memoriam

Dr Gary Crilley, Founding Director
1954 - 2010

Gary was a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Recreation Management at the University of South Australia, and the foundation Director of the Centre for Tourism & Leisure Management.

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