Gabby’s primary research interests revolve around tourism marketing communications, tourist behavior and tourism crisis recovery. Currently, she is working on a series of studies that seek to investigate the impact that Terrorism related activity is likely to have on travel behavior and tourist decision making. Gabby has led a number of industry consultancy projects for both state and regional tourism organizations within Australia and has been invited on several occasions to deliver keynote addresses. She has over 35 publications that include acclaimed academic journals, University textbooks and edited research books. Gabby has a PhD from Griffith University. Prior to her University career, Gabby spent 16 years in the hospitality industry.