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Mr John Emyr Howells BA (Hons), PGCE, Med, FRSA, FSA

Multi-campus Director of International Hotel Management

Tel: 01792 481000
E-mail: j.howells@uwtsd.ac.uk



Responsible for all aspects of International Hotel Management on all locations where it is taught and at all placement hotels.

Other than my current post I have held a wide range of posts within the University including, Head of Department, Head of Humanities and Head of Faculty.

I have been Principal of a large International school and the CEO of a Consultancy company specialising in Tourism and Hospitality.

  • Entrepreneurship for Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises
  • Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality consultancy
  • Ecotourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Niche Tourism
  • Entrepreneurship for Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises
  • Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality consultancy
  • Ecotourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Niche Tourism
  • Entrepreneurship for Tourism and Hospitality Enterprises
  • Hotel and Hospitality Management
  • Hospitality consultancy
  • Ecotourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Niche Tourism

My clients have included:

  • The European Commission in Cyprus
  • Highway Communications Ltd.
  • The British Council
  • The British High Commission in Cyprus
  • Deloittes
  • Price Waterhouse
  • Leptos Group of Companies
  • The Municipality of Geroskipou
  • The Municipality of Pegeia
  • The Municipality of Paphos
  • The Municipality of Trimiklini

Howells, J.E. (2019), The Circular Economy and the Hospitality Industry, Formatic Barcelona Conference papers.

Howells, J.E. (2018), Making the Hotel Industry more Sustainable, Profitable and Attractive to Guests, Formatic Barcelona Conference Papers.

Howells, J.E. (2005), Strategic and Methodological Guidelines for the Development of Ecotourism (Contributor) ISBN 88-7300-033-9.

Howells, J.E. (2002), The Medieval Countryside. In Walker, R. (ed.), Pembrokeshire County History, Volume II.

Howells, J.E. (2002), Medieval Pembroke. In Walker, R. (ed.), Pembrokeshire County History, Volume II.

Howells, J.E. (1999), Haverfordwest and the Plague.  In Miles, D. (ed.), A History of Haverfordwest, 191-199.

Tuchan Archaeological Project Report, vol. II, 1996.  (Co-author).

Tuchan Archaeological Survey Report, vol. I, 1995.  (Co-author).

Carew Castle Excavations, Interim Report 2, 1994.  (Co-editor).

Carew Castle Excavations, Interim Report 1, 1994.  (Contributor).

Report on the implication of the History and Geography national curriculum in small rural primary schools in Wales.  (Contributor) 1993.

Review of Sian Rees, A Guide to Ancient and Historic Wales - Dyfed, The Carmarthen Antiquary, 1992.

Home Life in Dyfed during the Second World War, Dyfed County Council, 1989.

‘A History Project for Primary Schools’, The Welsh Historian (Dyfed supplement), no. 9, 1988.

‘Haverfordwest and the Plague, 1652’, Welsh History Review, vol. 12, no. 3, 1985.

South Pembrokeshire: an historical introduction, Dyfed County Council, 1981.

‘Peasant Houses in Stuart Pembrokeshire’ (co-author), Journal of the National Library of Wales, vol. xxi, 1980.

‘George Owen and the fauna of Elizabethan Pembrokeshire’, Nature in Wales, 1980.

Project Management

  • EU NETWET 3 project
  • EU Adult Education project – Project PLUS
  • GRUNDTVIG 3 – EDURA Project – Adult Education in Rural Areas
  • INTERREG IIIC - Ecotourism – people, places and traditions.
  • ERASMUS: Training in Ecotourism
  • LEONARDO DA VINCI – Towards a Methodology, for Heritage Tourism Training
  • EURASHE – Executive Committee Member of the European Higher Education Focus Group
  • RAPHAEL – Heritage training project based in Cyprus.