• Name: Rachel Dodds
  • Position: Professor, Toronto Metropolitan University

Dr. Rachel Dodds is a professor at the Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly known as Ryerson University). Rachel is known globally for her work to help make tourism more sustainable both within academia and industry and she is passionate about making change. Rachel has widely published on the topics of sustainable tourism, overtourism, destination planning and policy, climate change and consumer motivations.

Rachel is also the Director of Sustaining Tourism, a boutique consultancy where she has provided advice to governments, industry and the non-profit sector. She has recently been focusing on encouraging change among the non-converted through her book cowritten about how to travel more sustainability called: Are we there yet? Traveling more responsibly with your children.

Rachel has lived and worked on four continents and travelled to over 80 countries.