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Professor Neels van Heerden


Professor Neels van Heerden is a research professor in the Faculty of Management Sciences at Tshwane University of Technology. His research focus area spans sport, leisure, and tourism marketing.

His role at Agritourismsouthafrica is to conduct ad hoc research in agritourism, supervise masters and doctoral students in agritourism, to be instrumental in the innovation of agritourism products and services, and to engage with all stakeholders and communities that have an interest (or should have an interest) in agritourism. His recent work covers Agritourism case studies in South Africa; Agritourism and indigenous crops in South Africa; and the development of an Agritourism typology in terms of farm experiences, leisure and recreation, and lodging.

Tel: 083 415 3541