Gabriel C. M. Laeis
PhD Candidate at Massey University
Gabriel C. M. Laeis is a published author on issues of sustainable tourism and has worked for a number of international hotel companies as well as a hotel management consultancy. He graduated from the IUBH School of Business and Management and the Victoria University, Melbourne, with a double degree in Hospitality Management. With a keen interest in social and environmental issues, he went on to do a M.Sc. in Organic Agriculture and Food Systems at the University of Hohenheim and is currently working toward his Ph.D. in Development Studies at Massey University, New Zealand. His research focusses on the interface between developing countries, food chains and the hospitality sector. He has recently undertaken research on the impact of culture on local food chains in Fiji.