Dr. Rachel Dodds is a seasoned Professor at the Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and former Director of the Hospitality and Tourism Research Institute. With 25+ years of industry experience, she collaborates with various tourism sectors, promoting sustainability as a consultant. Dr. Dodds is renowned for her contributions to sustainable tourism globally, co-authoring influential books on responsible travel and overtourism. Her research explores overtourism, responsible travel, consumer motivations, and tourism development. She has actively engaged with Canada's tourism ministries and was appointed to the Federal Council for the Visitor Economy in 2019. Dr. Dodds is a multi-award recipient, including the Scholarly Research and Creativity Award, and she led the Institute from 2014 to 2018. Her involvement extends to editorial boards, non-profits, and the management of sustainabletourism.net. Her extensive travels have taken her to 80+ countries across six continents.