Dr Stroma Cole

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About me

Dr Stroma Cole is a senior lecturer in tourism geography at the University of the West of England. Stroma combines her academic career with action research and consultancy, most recently looking at tourism and water inequality in Labuan Bajo Indonesia; Tamarindo, Costa Rica; Kerala, India; and Bali, Indonesia. She has undertaken gender and empowerment work for UNCTAD,a qualitative evaluation of post Tsunami work in Sumatra for the UNDP, and community based tourism research and training for the FCO in Mexico and for the EU in Rwanda. She was the Chair of Tourism Concern (2007-2011), a charity promoting ethical tourism. She is now a director of Equality in Tourism.

<a href="https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Stroma_Cole">Stroma Cole on ResearchGate</a>​

Area of expertise

Tourism and human rights

Tourism and water

Responsible tourism development

Tourism development in developing countries

Tourism and Gender

Tourism in Indonesia



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