Dr Matina Terzidou is a Lecturer in Tourism at Middlesex University London. Prior joining this institution Matina worked as an Associate Lecturer for the University of Surrey and two years as a Visiting Researcher at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel. Matina holds a PhD and a MSc in Tourism Management from the University of Surrey, U.K. Her main research interests lie in the areas of religious and heritage tourism, tourism impacts and development, and she specializes also in Research Methods. She has published in key tourism journals including Annals of Tourism Research and Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing.
Greek, German, English.
Matina is currently involved in teaching Heritage Tourism, Research Methods, and Marketing Theory and Practice. She has previously taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses including Events and Conferences Management (MSc level) and International Tourism Marketing (BSc level).
Refereed Journal Articles
Presentations at meetings or seminars
Terzidou, Matina (2020) Re-materialising the religious tourism experience: a post-human perspective. Annals of Tourism Research , 83 . pp. 1-13. ISSN 0160-7383
Terzidou, Matina and Scarles, Caroline and Saunders, Mark N. K. (2018) The complexities of religious tourism motivations: sacred places, vows and visions. Annals of Tourism Research , 70 . pp. 54-65. ISSN 0160-7383
Terzidou, Matina and Stylidis, Dimitrios and Terzidis, Konstantinos (2018) The role of visual media in religious tourists' destination image, choice, and on-site experience: the case of Tinos, Greece. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing , 35 (3). pp. 306-319. ISSN 1054-8408
Stylidis, Dimitrios and Terzidou, Matina (2017) Editorial [introduction: Sustainable Place Marketing]. International Journal of Tourism Policy , 7 (3). pp. 173-176. ISSN 1750-4090
Terzidou, Matina and Scarles, Caroline and Saunders, Mark N. K. (2017) Religiousness as tourist performances: a case study of Greek Orthodox pilgrimage. Annals of Tourism Research , 66 . pp. 116-129. ISSN 0160-7383