Raija Komppula

Raija Komppula.

Research, Seniors


Academic institution


Professor of Tourism Business, her fields of interest include social Tourism, tourist behaviour, entrepreneurship in Tourism and Tourism marketing.

Publications related to social tourism

    • Komppula, Raija and Vento, Elli (forthcoming 2020). Challenges and opportunities for development of social tourism in Finland. In Lima, J. & Eusébio, C. (eds), Social Tourism: Different challenges and approaches around the world, CABI.
    • Vento, Elli and Komppula, Raija (forthcoming 2020). Social tourism practices and implementation in Finland in Anya Diekman & Scott McCabe (eds.) Handbook on Social Tourism. Elgar Publishers.
    • Ilves Riikka and Komppula Raija 2013. Activities as a component of a Social Tourism Holiday Experience.In Melanie Smith, Laszlo Puczko (Eds.), Health and Wellness Tourism. Wellness, Spas and Medical Tourism. 2nd Edition. Routledge. pp. 403-406.
    • Komppula Raija and Konu Henna 2012. Do Wellbeing Tourists Expect Memorable Experiences? In: Metin Kozak & Nazmi Kozak (eds.): Proceedings Book of 6th World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure. Anatolia: Ankara, pp. 462-474.