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(Dr. Candidate) Iordanis Katemliadis

Associate Lecturer

[email protected]

+357 99189392


  • Department of Tourism Economics and Management, University of the Aegean, Greece, PhD candidate, 2018-2023
  • University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, MSc in International Hospitality Management, 2004
  • International University of Greece, Thessaloniki, BA in Hospitality Management, 2002


Tourism, Hospitality, Destination Marketing, Destination Management

Employment Track

  • 09/2021-present City Unity College/Head of Hospitality
  • 10/2014-12/2019    C.D.A College, Pafos, Head of the Tourism department/Lecturer
  • 4/2015- 02/2018 Hotel Atlantica Golden beach, Pafos, Cyprus, front office employee
  • 3/2013-11/2014     Hotel Almyra, Pafos, Cyprus, front office employee
  • 01/2007-03/2013 Organisation of Tourism Education & Training, (O.T.E.K), Greek Ministry of   Tourism, Vocational Teacher

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • Membership in the Institute of Hospitality

Research Interests

  • Active researcher that is particularly interested in the areas of Hospitality Marketing and Management, Destination marketing and management, tourism and sustainable development.

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Selective Publications 

  • Katemliadis, I., Papatheodorou, A., (2020), “The Importance of Tourism for the Greek economy: Traits and Development”, In: Modelling economic growth in contemporary Greece: The role of changing economic and industrial contexts, eds: Vlachos, V., Bitzenis, A., Sergi, B., Emerald Publishing (forthcoming).
  • Buhalis, D., 2022, Tourism Management and Marketing in Transformation, in Buhalis, D., (ed) Encyclopedia of Tourism Management and Marketing, Edward Elgar Publishing, two entries (forthcoming).
  • Katemliadis, I., 2020, “The Future Role of Destination Management Organizations: Theories and Methodological Tools”, Journal of Regional Economic and Social Development, 1(12), pp.107-117
  • Katemliadis I., et al., 2022., “Rising sustainability standards: Cyprus Sustainable Tourism Initiative perspective”, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Vol.14, n.24
  • Katemliadis, I., et al., 2022, “Rebranding destinations for sustainable tourism recovery post Covid-19 crisis, COVID-19 and Tourism Sustainability: Ethics, Responsibilities, Challenges and New Directions”, Abingdon: Routledge (forthcoming).
  • Katemliadis, I., et al., (2021), “Stakeholders’ involvement in sustainability planning and implementation: the case of Cyprus”, Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes, Vol. 13 No. 6, pp. 709-718.

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  • Katemliadis I., et al., 2019, “Destination management & marketing organizations (DDMMOS): how to improve their effectiveness and efficiency by taking a systemic approach towards stakeholders”, Tourman Conference 2019, Thessaloniki, 25/10/2019.

 Selective Research Funding/ Grant Capture

  • Project researcher: Sustainable Hospitality Digitalization Toolkit, Erasmus funded

Supervision of Projects/PhDs

  • Elena Hadjigeorgiou. Dissertation
  • Edwin Omodiaogbe, Dissertation


  • State Scholarship foundation of Greece (IKY), PhD funding