Dawn Rueckl

Associate faculty

Tourism & Hospitality Management

Dawn Rueckl is a career tourism professional with experience in industry, academia and government. She brings to the classroom a passion for tourism and its role in community building, economic development and environmental sustainability. Her research interests include sector development, sustainability and tourism impacts, destination development and visitor-experience development.

Experience

Rueckl has instructed tourism courses for Royal Roads in Canada and China, at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has extensive tourism industry experience with a focus on travel trade. She now works with the BC Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture focusing on policy development, provincial tourism strategy planning, destination development planning, cross-government consultation and stakeholder communication.

Education

2016
Master of Arts in Tourism Management

Royal Roads University

1988
Bachelor of Arts

University of British Columbia

In progress
Provincial Instructors Diploma

Vancouver Community College