Dr. Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore is an international expert on women and children in tourism. She has recently co-published two books: ‘Women and Travel: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives’; and ‘Asian Genders in Tourism’. Her work has been published in international journals and that specifically on girlfriend getaways have been featured by travel sites, radio and newspapers. Catheryn also speaks frequently at corporate training programs, international conferences, lectures, seminars and workshops all over the world.
She is the Second Vice-Chair of The Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE); Editor-in-Chief of international journal, Tourism Management Perspectives; and the proud founder and chair of Women Academics in Tourism (WAiT). She researches at the Griffith Institute for Tourism (GIFT).
Catheryn has started and sold businesses for profit and has experienced consulting for institutions and organisations, and lived and worked in Malaysia, New Zealand and America. She is settling for now, in an Australian bayside suburb.
Catheryn is also the UNWTO’s Regional Expert (Asia and the Pacific) for the 2018 Global Report on Women in Tourism.