prof. Dr. János Csapó

prof. Dr. János Csapó

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János Csapó finished his university studies in 2000 in the Janus Pannonius University, Pécs (Teacher of Geography and English). In 2001 he received a tourism manager qualification at the same university. He finished his PhD in 2006 and habilitated in 2014. Between 2000-2003 he was a PhD student, 2004-2006 assistant lecturer, 2006-2016 assistant professor and from 2016 he is an associate professor. From 2017 he is an associate professor in the Institute of Marketing and Tourism at the Faculty of Business and Economics and he is the responsible leader of the tourism trainings at the faculty and the leader of the tourism research group.

He is a member of several scientific committees and editorial member of journals related to geography, tourism and marketing. His major fields of research include investigations on the relationship between tourism and regional development, tourism centre and periphery relations, the reasons for the spatial concentration and de-concentration of tourism, regional tourism geography, tourism product development, cross border tourism development, tourism niche products and tourism trends.


Marton, G. – Hinek, M. – Kiss, R. – Csapó, J. (2019): Measuring seasonality at the major spa towns of Hungary. HUNGARIAN GEOGRAPHICAL BULLETIN (2009-) 68:4, pp. 391-403.

Somogyi, B. ; Csapó, J. (2018): The role of landscape preferences in the travel decisions of railway passengers: Evidence from Hungary. MORAVIAN GEOGRAPHICAL REPORTS 26 : 4 pp. 298-309, 12 p.

Csapó J. (2017): Balanced Or Unbalanced Development? An Evaluation Approach To Tourism Development In South Transdanubia, Hungary, ACTA UNIVERSITATIS CAROLINAE GEOGRAPHICA 52:(2) Paper 10.14712/23361980.2017.15. pp. 189-198.

Csapó J, Wetzl V. (2016): Possibilities for the Creation of Beer Routes in Hungary: A Methodological and Practical Perspective, EUROPEAN COUNTRYSIDE 8:(3) pp. 250-262.

Mónika Jónás-Berki, János Csapó, Andrea Pálfi, Antal Aubert (2015): A Market and Spatial Perspective of Health Tourism Destinations: The Hungarian Experience. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF TOURISM RESEARCH 17:(6) pp. 602-612.

Csapó J. (2012): The role and importance of cultural tourism in modern tourism industry. In: Dr Murat Kasimoglu (szerk.) Strategies for Tourism Industry – Micro and Macro Perspectives. Rijeka: InTech Open Access Publisher, 2012. pp. 201-232. (ISBN:978-953-51-0566-4)

Csapó J. – Matesz K. (2007): A kulturális turizmus jelentősége és szerepe napjaink idegenforgalmában. FÖLDRAJZI ÉRTESÍTŐ – HUNGARIAN GEOGRAPHICAL BULLETIN 56:(3-4) pp. 291-301.

Marton, G ; Hinek, M ; Kiss, R ; Csapó, J (2019): Measuring seasonality at the major spa towns of Hungary. HUNGARIAN GEOGRAPHICAL BULLETIN (2009-) 68 : 4 pp. 391-403. , 13 p. 

Aubert, A. – Csapó, J. – Pirkhoffer E. – Puczkó L. – Szabó G. (2010): Complex Spatial Delimitation Methods of Tourism Destinations in South Transdanubia. In: FÖLDRAJZI ÉRTESÍTŐ. 2010/3. pp. 271-287.

Szabó G. – Csapó J. – Marton G. (2017): Zöldutak a turizmusban – Innováció és jó gyakorlat a szelíd turizmusban. FÖLDRAJZI KÖZLEMÉNYEK 141:(2) pp. 152-163

List of publications

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