Ray Freeman is a contributing author for the LinkBC Open Text Project. This textbook is an introduction to the tourism and hospitality industry in British Columbia, and is written with a first year college and university audience in mind. It is a collaborative work with input from educators, industry leaders, employers, and past graduates of BC’s tourism and hospitality management programs. Ray co-authored chapters on Services Marketing and Customer Service.
Ray Freeman (Royal Roads University, Victoria, Canada) and Eugene Thomlinson (Latrobe University, Melbourne, Australia) have been published in a themed issue of Tourism Review International on cycling tourism research. Topic: Mountain Bike Tourism and Community Development in British Columbia: Critical Success Factors for the Future. Volume 18, Number 1, 2014, ISSN 1544-2712, E-ISSN 1943-442
Redefining the Story Mountain Bike Tourism in British Columbia May, 2013 (Mountain Bike Tourism Symposium)
Mountain Bike Tourism: Benefits of Collaboration May, 2013 (Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference)
Destination Marketing, Management, and Skills Training November, 2012
Strategic sales training workshop October, 2012
Developing Forecasting Modelling Criteria for Snow-School Lesson Volumes
Examines the factors that influence demand for ski and snowboard lessons at Whistler Blackcomb ski resort. Paper
Victoria International Cycling Festival, June 20, 2012, Spoke n’ Word event
Tourism Educators Conference, Kamloops, British Columbia, 2014.
Australian Cycle Tourism Conference, Canberra, Australia, February 2012. (Keynote)