Nick Towner is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism Hospitality at Auckland Institute of Studies. His doctoral research focused on surf tourism in the Mentawai Islands of Indonesia and sustainable community development. Nick is an enthusiastic surfer who owns and operates a surfing tour company in New Zealand called New Zealand Surfing Adventures and his geographical area of focus is throughout the Indonesian and Pacific Islands.
Towner, N. (2014). Surf Tourism and Sustainable Community Development in the Mentawai Islands, Indonesia: a Multiple Stakeholder Perspective. Auckland, New ZealandAuckland: University of Technology.
Orams, M. & Towner, N. (2012). Tourism in Marine Environments, 8(4), 173188(16)
Towner, N. (2014). Surf Tourism and Sustainable Development: Mentawai Islands, Indonesia.
Saarbrucken, Germany: Scholars’ Press. ISBN 9783639660500