NOZU Kazuo

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NOZU Kazuo
Tokai University
Liberal Arts Education Center, Kyushu Campus
Job title
Associate Professor
MSc Tourism Management and Planning(Bournemouth University, UK), BA in Social Science(Tsuru University, JAPAN)
Research funding number


Main target of research is 'Sustainable Tourism' with community perticipation. Research field is set to Kurokawa-onsen in Minami-Oguni-machi, Kumamoto and Bournemouth in UK.

Research Areas


Academic & Professional Experience

Apr 2018
Associate Professor, Liberal Arts Education Center, Kyushu Campus, Tokai University
Apr 2016
Mar 2018
Associate Professor, Liberal Arts Education Center, Kumamoto, Tokai University
Apr 2013
Mar 2016
Associate Professor, Department of Tourism Management, School of Business Administration, Tokai University
Jan 2011
Jun 2012
Chief, Tourism Promotion, Town of Ine, Kyoto
Nov 2009
Jun 2010
Associate Professor, Center for Inter-University Cooperation, Fukushima University


Sep 2004
Nov 2006
Tourism Masters Framework, School of Services Management, Bournemouth University
Apr 1987
Mar 1991
Faculty of Social Sciences, Liberal Arts, Tsuru University

Committee Memberships

Apr 2016
Mar 2017
2016 IYGU Regional Action Center-Japan  Associate

Published Papers

CHAN Chung-Shing, NOZU Kazuo, CHEUNG Ting On Lewis
Current Issues in Tourism      Sep 2019   [Refereed]


季刊地理学   71(1) 25‐26   Mar 2019
NOZU Kazuo
Proceedings of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers   2018(93) 199   Mar 2018
1.はじめに<br><br> 黒川温泉は熊本県阿蘇郡南小国町に所在する、熊本県で最も有名な温泉地である。しかし、有名になったのは露天風呂ブームと入湯手形による「露天風呂めぐり」の成功後の1990年代以降である。このため、高度経済成長期に成立した、九州では一般的な観光形態である周遊型観光に取り込まれる時期が遅かったこともあり、現地では受入側の認識と観光客の行動に相違がみられ、過去には対応に苦慮したことも多かった。本研究では、その意識のギャップをどのように具体化できるか、について数値的に証明す...
能津 和雄
温泉地域研究 = Journal of studies on spa region   (31) 63-68   Sep 2018   [Invited]
NOZU Kazuo
温泉地域研究 = Journal of studies on spa region   (25) 35-38   Sep 2015   [Invited]
NOZU Kazuo
Proceedings of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers   2017(0)    2017
1.はじめに<br> 2016年4月14日の前震、16日の本震の2度にわたって震度7を記録した熊本地震は、4200回以上にわたって発生が続いてきた。地震の被害は建物だけでなく交通網にも広がっており、その結果直接被害を受けなかった地域まで深刻な影響を及ぼしている。道路網や公共交通が受けた被害は地元住民の日常の通勤通学のみならず、物流や観光客の流れにも波及しており、地域における経済活動に支障をきたしている状況にある。 <br> 本報告では、阿蘇地方と周辺地域を結ぶ道路網と公共交通に焦点を当て...
NOZU Kazuo
Quarterly journal of geography   62(3) 180-181   Nov 2010
NOZU Kazuo
Proceedings of the General Meeting of the Association of Japanese Geographers   2016(0)    2016
Kurokawa Onsen Hot Spring Resort is located in Aso area of Kumamoto prefecture. By the impact of the Kumamoto Earthquake, the number of visitors at Kurokawa Onsen has decreased rapidly, due to negative propaganda caused by closure of road out of t...
NOZU Kazuo
Urban geography   5 66-72   2010   [Refereed]

Books etc

Regional Studies of Kumamoto
NOZU Kazuo (Part:Contributor, Regional Development at Kurokawa Onsen, Aso-gun)
Seibundo   Sep 2015   ISBN:9784792392543
Urban Landscape Geography: UK, North America and Australia
NOZU Kazuo (Part:Contributor, Bournemouth: Natural Landscape is the Prime Mover of Urban)
Kokon Shoin   Oct 2010   
Research the Region, Learn from the Region:Towards Sustainable Community
NOZU Kazuo (Part:Contributor)
Kokon Shoin   Sep 2006   

Conference Activities & Talks

The Location of Accommodation at Tourist destination: The differences between Hotel and Ryokan, Japanese Traditional Inn
NOZU Kazuo
2018 IGU Regional Conference - CAG Annual Meeting - NCGE Annual Conference, Quebec, CANADA   9 Aug 2018   
NOZU Kazuo
The Visitor Economy - Strategies and Innovations   5 Sep 2017   Department of Tourism and Hospitality, Faculty of Management, Bournemouth University
The Impact of the 2016 Kumamoto Earthquake and the Behaviour of Local Residents and Tourists
NOZU Kazuo
The 11th Japan-Korea-China Joint Conference on Geography   13 Sep 2016   
The Gap of Awareness between Visitors and Hosts at Kurokawa Onsen Hot Spring Resort, Minami- Oguni, Kumamoto, Japan
NOZU Kazuo
2015 IGU Regional Conference, Moscow, RUSSIA   18 Aug 2015   
The Impact of Disaster by the Great East Japan Earthquake to Tourism Industry in Fukushima Prefecture
NOZU Kazuo
The 8th Japan-Korea-China Joint Conference on Geography   1 Aug 2013   

Research Grants & Projects

JSPS: KAKENHI, Grants-in-Aid for Scientific Research (C)
Project Year: Apr 2014 - Mar 2018    Investigator(s): NOZU Kazuo