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Dr Peter Whalley

Dr Peter Whalley

Senior Lecturer - Tourism Management



  • 2000: PhD Resident Perceptions of the Sociocultural Impacts of Tourism in Northeast Wales, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom
  • 1996: BSc Recreation and Tourism Management, Sheffield Hallam University, United Kingdom

Senior Lecturer - Tourism Management

Teaching expertise

  • Strategic Management
  • Sustainable Tourism Planning


  • Tourism


Department of Service Sector Management

Sheffield Business School



Journal articles

Moss, J., Whalley, P., & Elsmore, I. (2019). Phenomenological psychology & descriptive experience sampling: a new approach to exploring music festival experience. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 1-19.

Paulino, I., Prats, L., & Whalley, P.A. (2019). Establishing Influence Areas of Attractions in Rural Destinations. Tourism Planning & Development, 1-25.

Su, R., Bramwell, B., & Whalley, P. (2017). Cultural political economy and urban heritage tourism. Annals of Tourism Research, 68, 30-40.

Book chapters

Stalmirska, A., Whalley, P., & Fallon, P. (2019). Food as a component in destination marketing. In Kozak, N., & Kozak, M. (Eds.) Tourist Destination Management: Instruments, Products, and Case Studies. (pp. 123-141). Springer International Publishing:

Whalley, P., & Elsmore, I. (2018). Theories of Cultural Heritage, Tourism, Development and Sustainability. In Brown, B. (Ed.) Cultural Heritage and Sustainable Tourism Development in Botswana: A Handbook for Tourism Education.

Theses / Dissertations

Moss, J.M.H. (2018). A phenomenological exploration of music festival experience. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Whalley, P.

Stalmirska, A. (2017). An exploratory study of food in destination marketing. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Whalley, P., & Fallon, P.

Su, R. (2014). Interdependence and tension around cultural tourism in city destinations. (Doctoral thesis). Supervised by Bramwell, B., Whalley, P., Wang, K., & Tresidder, R.


Fallon, P., Whalley, P., & Stalmirska, A. (2017). Food as a component in destination marketing - a case studies of Visit England.

Stalmirska, A., Fallon, P., & Whalley, P. (2015). Food as a Component in Multi-experiential Place Marketing.

Whalley, P. (2014). Understanding Urban Cultural Tourism Through a New Conceptual Model and its Application in China.

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