Dr. Yael Ram
Research in progress:
Lead author of the Cultural Eco-systems services chapter of the Israeli National evaluation of Eco-systems. The project is led and funded by the HaMaarag, the Israel’s National Ecosystem Assessment Program. This is a joint operation among organizations that are responsible for natural resource management in Israel as well as independent scientists, and operates under the auspices of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
The Gay tourism in Tel Aviv, with Amit Kama (Izrael Academic college, Israel and C.M. Hall (University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New-Zealand) and with cooperation of the municipality of Tel Aviv.
Cultural Ecosystems Services, landscapes and tourism – With Melanie K. Smith (Hungary), Peter Kruizinger (Netherlands) and Edward H. Huijbens (Iceland) – a research project that was done as a part of the COST Action IS1204: Tourism, Wellbeing and Ecosystem Services (TObeWELL). (COST - European Cooperation of Science and Technology)
Manipulation of hotels' on line reviews – an international project led by Stefan Gossling (Lund University, Sweden). My part of the project is funded by the Ashkelon Academic College (2500 NS)
Books and Edited Books:
Hall, C.M., Le-Klähn, D-T., & Ram, Y. (2017). Tourism, public transport and sustainable mobility. Bristol: Channel View.
Hall, C.M., Ram, Y., & Shoval, N. (Eds.) (Forthcoming). The Routledge international handbook of walking. Abingdon: Routledge.
Articles in Refereed Journals:
Smith, M., & Ram, Y. (2017). Tourism, landscapes and cultural ecosystem services: a new research tool. Tourism Recreation Research, 42(1), 113-119.
Ram, Y., Isaac, R., Shamir, O., & Burns, P. (2016). Geopolitics of Tourism and Academia in the Holy Land. Tourism Planning & Development, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2016.1243354.
Ram, Y., Tribe, J., & Biran, A. (2016). Sexual Harassment: Overlooked and under-researched. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 29 (1), DOI 10.1108/IJCHM-05-2015-0240.
Ram, Y., Bjork, P. & Weidenfeld, A. (2016). Authenticity and place attachment of major visitor attractions. Tourism Management, 52, 110-122.
Hall, C.M., & Ram, Y. (2016). Heritage in the IPCC Reports: A Lexical Assessment. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 11(1), 96-104.
Ram, Y. (2015). Hostility or hospitality? A review on violence, bullying and sexual harassment in the tourism and hospitality industry. Current issues in Tourism. DOI 10.1080/13683500.2015.1064364.
Ram, Y., Nawjin, J., & Peeters, P. (2013). Happiness and limits to sustainable tourism mobility: a new conceptual model. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 21 (7), 1017-1035.
Uriely, N., Ram, Y., & Malach-Pines, A. (2011). Psychoanalytic sociology of deviant tourist behavior. Annals of Tourism Research, 38 (3), 1051–1069