Dr Dimitrios Stylidis is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism at Middlesex University London. Prior to this, he was a Postdoc Researcher and Visiting Lecturer at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Dimitrios holds an MSc and PhD in tourism from the University of Surrey, U.K., and a BSc in Business Administration from the University of Macedonia in Greece. His current research interests include place image and marketing, tourist destination image and behaviour, tourism impacts and residents' attitudes towards tourism development. His work has been published in several journals including Tourism Management, Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Travel Research, and Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing.
Dimitrios is currently involved in teaching: Researching People and Places, Research Methods and Dissertation (BA and MSc level) and Events Management (BA and MSc level). He has previously taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses including Tourism Planning, Tourism Development, International Tourism Management, Events and Conferences Management, and Dissertation.
Stylidis, D. (2018). Residents’ Place Image: A Cluster Analysis and its Links to Place Attachment and Support for Tourism. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 26(6), 1007-1026.
Woosnam, K., Aleshinloye, K., Ribeiro, M., Stylidis, D., Jiang, J. & Erul, E. (2018). Social determinants of place attachment at a World Heritage Site. Tourism Management, 67, 139-146.
Stylidis, D., Sit, J. & Biran, A. (2018). Residents’ Place Image: A Meaningful Psychographic Variable for Tourism Segmentation? Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing. 35(6), 715-725.
Stylidis, D. (2018). Place to live vs. tourist destination. Tourism Analysis, In Press
Stylidis, D. & Cherifi, B. (2018). Characteristics of Destination Image: Visitors and non-visitors’ Images of London. Tourism Review, 73(1), 55-67.
Terzidou, M., Stylidis, D. & Terzidis, K. (2018). The role of visual media in religious tourists’ destination image, choice and on-site experience: The case of Tinos, Greece. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing. 35(3), 306-319 (doi: 10.1080/10548408.2017.1304316)
Stylidis, D., Shani, A., & Belhassen, Y. (2017). Testing an integrated destination image model across residents and tourists. Tourism Management, 58, 184-195
Stylidis, D., & Terzidou, M. (2017). Editorial Introduction: Sustainable Place Marketing. International Journal of Tourism Policy, 7(3), 173-176.
Iordanova, E. & Stylidis, D. (2017). International and domestic tourists’ “a priori” and “in situ” image differences and the impact of direct destination experience on destination image: The case of Linz, Austria. Current Issues in Tourism. Available Online (doi: 10.1080/13683500.2017.1346588)
Stylidis, D. (2017). Place Attachment, Perception of Place and Residents’ Support for Tourism Development. Tourism Planning & Development. 15(2), 188-210
Stylidis, D., Belhassen, Y., & Shani, A. (2017). Destination image, on-site experience and behavioural intentions: Path analytic validation of a marketing model on domestic tourists. Current Issues in Tourism, 20(15), 1653-1670
Stylidis, D., Sit, J., & Biran, A. (2016). An exploratory study of residents' perception of place image: The case of Kavala. Journal of Travel Research, 55(5), 659-674
Stylidis, D. (2016). The role of place image dimensions in residents' support for tourism development. International Journal of Tourism Research, 18(2), 129-139
Stylidis, D., Belhassen, Y., & Shani, A. (2015). Three tales of a city: Stakeholders' image of Eilat as a tourist destination. Journal of Travel Research, 54(6), 702-716
Stylidis, D., Biran, A., Sit, J., & Szivas, E. (2014). Residents' support for tourism development: The role of residents' place image and perceived tourism impacts. Tourism Management, 45, 260-274
Stylidis, D., & Terzidou, M. (2014). Tourism and the economic crisis in Kavala, Greece. Annals of Tourism Research, 44, 210-226
Terzidou, M., Stylidis, D., & Szivas, E. (2008). Residents' perceptions of religious tourism and its socio-economic impacts on the island of Tinos. Tourism and Hospitality: Planning and Development. 5(2), 113-129
Stylidis, D., & Terzidou M. (2008). Islands and Destination Image - The case of Ios. Tourismos. 3(1), 180-199
Stylidis, D. (2018). Residents' place image and its interlinkages to tourism development and marketing. ICOT2018, 27/6 - 30/6, Kavala, Greece.
Kim, S. & Stylidis, D. (2017). Destination image is stable or fluctuating? Travel and Tourism Research Association (TTRA) Asia Pacific Chapter Conference, 6-8/12, Hong Kong. Received Best Paper Award
Erul, E., Woosnam, K.M., Stylidis D., & Maruyama N.U. (2017). Support for future tourism development in Antalya, Turkey: Considering three theories. 4th World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality, 8-11/12, Orlando, Florida.
Stylidis, D. (2017). Residents' place image: Do subgroups exist? ICOT2017, 28/6 - 1/7, Chiang Mai, Thailand
Terzidou, M., Stylidis, D. & Terzidis, K. (2016). The role of visual media in religious tourists’ destination image, choice and experience. ICOT2016, 29/6 – 2/7, Naples, Italy
Cherifi, B., Stylidis, D. & Melewar, T.C. (2016). Multisensory images of visitors and non-visitors of London. ICOT2016, 29/6 – 2/7, Naples, Italy
Cherifi, B. & Stylidis, D. (2015). Place image vs. destination image: Towards an understanding of their attributes and characteristics. 5th International Colloquium on Place Brand Management (ICPBM), 3-4 September, Valle d’Aosta, Italy
Stylidis D. & Terzidou, M. (2015). Stakeholders’ images of Eilat. ICOT2015 Conference, 24-27 June, Middlesex University London
Stylidis, D. (2013). Residents' support for tourism development within the economic crisis, IATF Conference, 12-13 February, Kinneret, Israel
Stylidis, D., Szivas, E., & Biran, A. (2011). Factors Influencing Residents' Perceptions of Tourism Impacts in Kavala, 2nd Tourism and Business Conference, 3-4 September, Sofia, Bulgaria
Stylidis, D., Szivas, E., & Biran, A. (2010). Residents' Perceptions of the Economic Impacts of Tourism in Kavala, Management of International Business and Economics Systems, 4-6 June, Kavala, Greece
Stylidis, D., Terzidou, M., & Terzidis, K. (2008). Destination Image Formation Model, International Conference on Management and Marketing Sciences, 23-25 May, Athens, Greece
Terzidou, M., Stylidis, D., & Terzidis, K. (2007). Tourism, Religious Tourism or Pilgrimage?, 5th Conference New horizons in Industry, Business and Education, 30-31 August, Rhodes
Stylidis, D., Terzidou, M., & Terzidis, K. (2007). Island tourism and its socio-economic impacts, MIBES 2007, 29-30 September, Larissa, Greece
Stylidis, D. (2017). Exploring place image from the resident perspective (and its implications for tourism). Hong Kong Polytechnic University, 4 July, Hong Kong
Terzidis, K., Stylidis, D., & Terzidou, M. (2014). Vocational Education in Greece. Workshop organized by the Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training, 18 February, Nuremberg, Germany
Stylidis, D. (2014). Tourism Development and Education in the Regions of Kavala and Drama. Tourism Stakeholder Workshop, 5 February, Kavala, Greece
Stylidis, D., & Terzidou, M. (2013). Tourism Development in Greece. Israel Ministry of Tourism, 17 April, Jerusalem, Israel
Stylidis, D. (2012). City image and tourism. Departmental Seminar, Department of Hotel & Tourism Management, 14 November, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beersheba, Israel
Stylidis, D. (2009). International Destinations: The case of Greece. Academic seminar, 10 December, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Stylidis, D. (2008). International Destinations: The impacts of tourism on the island of Tinos. Academic seminar, 6 November, University of Surrey, Guildford, UK
Stylidis, Dimitrios (2018) Residents' place image: a cluster analysis and its links to place attachment and support for tourism. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 26 (6). pp. 1007-1026. ISSN 0966-9582
Stylidis, Dimitrios and Sit, Jason and Biran, Avital (2018) Residents’ place image: a meaningful psychographic variable for tourism segmentation? Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing, 35 (6). pp. 715-725. ISSN 1054-8408
Woosnam, Kyle M. and Aleshinloye, Kayode D. and Ribeiro, Manuel Alector and Stylidis, Dimitrios and Jiang, Jingxian and Erul, Emrullah (2018) Social determinants of place attachment at a World Heritage site. Tourism Management, 67 . pp. 139-146. ISSN 0261-5177
Stylidis, Dimitrios (2017) Residents’ place image: Place to live vs. tourist destination. Tourism Analysis . ISSN 1083-5423 (Accepted/In press)
Stylidis, Dimitrios and Cherifi, Barbora (2018) Characteristics of destination image: visitors and non-visitors´ images of London. Tourism Review, 73 (1). pp. 55-67. ISSN 1660-5373
2016-2018 Research Grant (co-Investigator) received from Hong Kong Polytechnic University to study the image of Vietnam as perceived by Koreans
2013-2014 Conditions of a company-related vocational education and training program in the tourism industry in Greece- using the example of the regions of Kavala and Drama (Funded by the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training)
2012-2014 Research Grant to Study the Destination Image of Eilat (Ben-Gurion University)
2008 Feasibility Study of Greek Universities’ Career Office (Funded by Ministry of Education)
Research Notes Editor ‘International Journal of Tourism Policy’
Reviewer in: Tourism Management; The Service Industries Journal; Journal of Sustainable Tourism; Journal of Business Research; Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing; Tourism Geographies; Current Issues in Tourism; Professional Geographer; Tourism Analysis; Tourism Review; Journal of Hospitality Management; Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research; Urban Research & Practice; International Journal of Tourism Policy; International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration; Journal of Policy Research in Tourism; Leisure and Events; Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Management; Anatolia; Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research; e-Review of Tourism Research