Dr Hugues Séraphin


Senior Lecturer Tourism, Hospitality & Events

Oxford Brookes Business School

Hugues Séraphin


Dr Hugues Séraphin is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism, Hospitality and Events. He joined Oxford Brookes Business School in January 2023. Hugues holds a PhD from the University of Perpignan (Université de Perpignan Via Domitia, France). 

Teaching and supervision

Modules taught

  • Festival and Cultural Events Management
  • Planning and Delivering the Sustainable Event


His current research interests include:

  • Sustainable Tourism / Events
  • Tourism (and Events) in Post-Colonial and Post-Conflict Destinations
  • Children in Tourism, Hospitality and Events
  • Tourism Education 

Research impact

Most cited paper on Overtourism:

  • Séraphin, H., Sheeran, P., & Pilato, M. (2018). Over-tourism and the fall of Venice as a destination, Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 9, 374-376


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Professional information

Memberships of professional bodies

  • Fellow of the Higher Educations Academy (FHEA)