Royal Roads University
Assistant Professor


Ted Wykes, MA, is a core faculty member in the School of Tourism and Hotel Management at Royal Roads University. Ted's previous teaching career includes 15 years with the School of Tourism at Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops and six years in the Tourism Management Program at Fleming College in Peterborough Ontario.

His industry experience includes a variety of positions in various CP Hotels across Canada, working in the Marketing department for the Ministry of Tourism in Alberta and representing the City of Calgary as the Convention Sales Manager. In addition, he has consulted on a variety of projects for a diverse range of clients including the Jamaican Tourist Board, the Canadian Tourism Human Resource Council, Human Resources Development Canada and Meeting Professionals International.

His formal education includes a Diploma in Tourism Management, an Instructors Diploma and a Masters Degree in International Tourism Management from Southern Cross University in Australia. Much of Ted's research work has focused on the development of occupational standards for various positions in the special event management and convention management fields.


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