Lamoureux’s focus areas include indigenous tourism development, sustainable tourism, tourism and hospitality workforce development, policy and infrastructure intervention, economic development, culture-heritage tourism, accreditation, destination management, public private partnerships, animal welfare and tourism, and rural or community tourism development.
During her 25-year career, Lamoureux has been a champion of indigenous people around the world. Utilizing tourism as a tool to support economic development, poverty alleviation, gender equity, governance, policy support and cultural preservation, she has persistently worked to create viable solutions for Native people.
In 2006, Lamoureux co-authored “Communities, Conservation and Tourism: An Assessment Toolkit,” which continues to be recognized as a comprehensive process for assessing and developing tourism in tribal and rural communities. She is currently working with tribes in Virginia and Montana to support cultural tourism development.