Jelena Farkić

Jelena-Farkić.jpgPosition: PhD Student, Adventure Tourism

Email: jelena.farkic.whc@uhi.ac.uk

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Jelena Farkić is a recipient of The Moffat Charitable Trust adventure tourism research studentship and is currently reading for her PhD under Dr Peter Varley's supervision. Her study is focusing on tourist experiences in the outdoors and the ways these can be facilitated by highly skilled adventure guides.

She hails from Novi Sad, Serbia, but now considers herself a happy resident of Fort William despite its dramatic climate. She has a background in tourism and prior to moving to Scotland she had taught several modules in the field of nature and activity-based tourism at the Faculty of Sport and Tourism.

Relevant Publications And Conference Presentations

Farkić, J., Perić, D., Lesjak, M., & Petelin, M. (in press). Urban Walking: Perceptions of Locals and Tourists. Geographica Pannonica.

Mišković, I., & Farkić, J. (2015). The contribution of incoming travel agencies to sustainable development of tourist destinations. In N. Mimica-Dukić (Ed.), Contemporary Trends in Tourism and Hospitality, Re:)branding Serbia (pp. 42-43). Novi Sad: University of Novi Sad, Faculty of Sciences Department of Geography, Tourism and Hotel Management.

Farkić, J. (2014). Adventure Tourism: Meanings, Experience and Learning. [Review of the book Adventure Tourism: Meanings, Experience and Learning by Taylor, Varley, Johnston]. Annals of Tourism Reasearch, 47:104-106

Farkić, J., Perić, D. (2013). Značaj pešačenja i prohodnosti grada za razvoj urbanog turizma. Fakultet za sport i turizam. Tims.Acta, 7(2):145-152