2017 Faculty Publications

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This list covers 2016-2017

Books (3)

Correia, A., Kozak, M., Gnoth, J., & Fyall, A. (eds) (2017). Co-creation and Well-being in Tourism. Switzerland: Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-44107-8.

Murphy, K. S., Rivera, M., Mejia, C., Cobos, L. (2017) Experiences outside the Classroom: The Value of Hospitality Study Abroad Externship Experiences, Florence, Italy, FUA Press. In-press.

Scott, N., De Martino, M. & van Niekerk, M.  (2017).  Tourism Knowledge Transfer:  Academic, Industry and Government Perspectives. Emerald.

 

Book Chapters (14)

Cooper, C., Volo, S., Gartner, B., & Scott, N.  (2017).  The Sage Handbook of Tourism Management.  Croes, R. & Semrad, K.  Chapter 45, Destination Competitiveness.  Sage.

Croes, R., & Kubickova, M. (2016). The Various faces of Competitiveness in tourism: a survey of the extant literature. In Modica, P. and Uysal, M. Sustainable Island Tourism: Seasonality, competitiveness, and Quality of Life, CABI, Wallingford, UK.

Croes, R. & Mcleod, M.  (2017).  Tourism Management in Warm Water Destinations.  Chapter 11, Music festivals in small island destinations.  Semrad, K., Rivera, M., & Croes, R.  CABI, Wallingford, UK.

Croes, R., Rivera, M., and Semrad, K. (In Pres). Subjective well-being and tourism development in small island destinations. In Tourism Management in Warm Water Island Destinations (CH 8). CABI Publishing

Croes, R., Semrad, K., and Rivera, M. (In Press). Cultural heritage and music in small island destinations. In Tourism Management in Warm Water Island Destinations (CH 11). CABI Publishing

Gregory, A.M. (forthcoming). Current Cases in Timeshare, American Resort Development Associations’s International Foundation, Washington, D.C.

Hua, N. & Gu, H. (2017). “Chinese Hotel Mergers and Acquisitions” in Zhao, J. (ed.), Changes in Hospitality and Tourism Industry in China, Ontario, Canada: Apply Academic Press.

Milman, A. (2017). The Role and Responsibilities of Industry Advisory Boards in Enhancing the Educational Experience (chapter) in Benkendorff, P. & Zehrer, A. (eds). Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Tourism.

Newbold, C. & Jordan, J. (2016).  Focus of World Festivals: Contemporary case studies and perspectives. Van Niekerk, M. Community perceptions on the impacts of art festivals and its impact on overall quality of life:  A case study of the Innibos National Arts Festival, South Africa. Goodfellow Publishers Ltd:  Oxford.

Okumus, F. Wei, W., Torres E., Ozturk A.B., & Gajjar. T (2017). Technology and Talent Management. In Horner, S. (ed.), Talent Management in Hospitality and Tourism.

Ozturk A.B., Salehi-Esfahani*, S., Bilgihan, A., & Okumus, F. (2017). Social Media and Destination Marketing. In Sigala, M., Christou, E., & Gretzel, U (ed.), Advances in Social Media for Travel Tourism and Hospitality: New Perspectives, Practice and Cases.

Sorokina, E., and Wang, Y.C. (2017). Understanding Theory and Theoretical Contribution. In R. Nunkoo (Editor), Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Edward Elgar.

Sorokina, E., and Wang, Y.C. (2017). Theory Building and Evaluation in Tourism Research. In R. Nunkoo (Editor), Handbook of Research Methods in Tourism and Hospitality Management, Edward Elgar.

Tasci, A.D.A. and Epperly, J.L.II (2017). Significance of Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, Florida, USA. In Conlin, M.V. & Joliffe, L. (Eds.). Automobile Heritage and Tourism, pp. 167-191.

 

Journal Articles (132; SSCI 70; 53% SSCI; Tenure track faculty member: 46; 2.87 pubs per faculty member)

Albus, H., and Ro, H. (2017). Corporate social responsibility: The effect of green practices in a service recovery.  Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, 41(1), 41-65. (SSCI)  

Altin, M., Kizildag, M., & Ozdemir, O. (2016). Corporate governance, ownership structure, and credit ratings of hospitality firms. Journal of Hospitality Financial Management, 24(1), 5-19.

Altin, M., Memili, E., and S. Sönmez (2017). Institutional Economics and Firm Creation in the Hospitality and Tourism Industries: A Comparative Analysis of Developing and Developed Economies, Tourism Economics, http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1354816617689869

Apostolopoulos, Y., S. Sönmez, and A. Hege (in press). Trucking Worksites as Healthy Living Deserts: Structural Barriers and Complexity-Grounded Interventions. American Journal of Health Promotion.

Apostolopoulos, Y., Lemke, M., Hege, A., Sönmez, S., Sang, H., Oberlin, D.J., and L. Wideman (2016). Work and Chronic Disease: Comparison of Cardiometabolic Risk Markers between Truck Drivers and the General U.S. Population, Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58(11):1098-1105.

Apostolopoulos, Y., Lemke, M., Sönmez, S., and A. Hege (2016). The Obesogenic Environment of Commercial Trucking: A Worksite Environmental Audit and Implications for Systems-Based Interventions, American Journal of Health Education, 47(2):85-93, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19325037.2015.1133339

Atzori, R., Murphy, K. S. Shapoval, V. (2016) Measuring Generation Y Consumers’ Perceptions of Green Practices at Starbucks: An IPA Analysis. Journal of Food Service Business Research. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15378020.2016.1229090

Bahri-Ammari, N., Bahri-Ammari, N., Van Niekerk, M., Van Niekerk, M., Ben Khelil, H., Ben Khelil, H., … & Chtioui, J. (2016). The effects of brand attachment on behavioral loyalty in the luxury restaurant sector. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management28(3), 559-585. (SSCI)  

Barreda, A. Murphy, K. S., Gregory, A., Singh, D. (2016). Evaluating the value proposition of developing a vacation ownership resort: the case of Florida and Hawaii. Tourism Review, 71 (3), 165-179.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/TR-04-2016-0008

Berezina, K., Semrad, K. J., Tasci, A. D., & Cobanoglu, C. (2016). Hotel flash sales consumers: Who are they? International Journal of Revenue Management9(2-3), 127-146.

Bertan, S., Bayram, M., Ozturk, A. B., & Benzergİl, N. (2016). Factors influencing hotel managers’ perceptions regarding the use of mobile apps to gain a competitive advantage. Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 5(1), 59-74.

Bilgihan, A., Wang, Y.C. (2016). Technology Induced Competitive Advantage: A Case of U.S. Lodging Industry. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 7(1), 37-59.

Bufquin, D., DiPietro, R. B., Partlow, C. G., & Smith, S. J. (in press). Differences in social evaluations and their effects on employee job attitudes and turnover intentions in a restaurant setting. Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism (Indicative List of Journals).

Bufquin, D., DiPietro, R. B., Park, J. -Y., & Partlow, C. G. (in press). Effects of social perceptions and organizational commitment on restaurant performance. Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management (Indicative List of Journals).

Bufquin, D., DiPietro, R. B., Orlowski, M., & Partlow, C. G. (2017). The influence of restaurant co-workers’ perceived warmth and competence on employees’ turnover intentions: The mediating role of job attitudes. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 60, 13-22. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijhm.2016.09.008. (SSCI)  

Buonincontri, P., Morvillo, A., Okumus, F. & van Niekerk, M.  Managing the experience co-creation in a tourism destination: Empirical findings from Naples. Tourism Management.  (Accepted in Print) (SSCI)  

Cobos, L., Mejia, C., Ozturk, A., and Wang, Y.C. (2016). Organizational-level Innovation Adoption Process in the Hospitality Industry. International Journal of Hospitality Management 57, 93-105. (SSCI)

Croes, R., Ridderstaat, J., & Rivera, M. (2017). Asymmetric business cycle effects and tourism demand cycles. Journal of Travel Research, https://doi.org/10.1177/00472875177040, First published April 17, p 1-18. (SSCI)  

Croes, R., Ridderstaat, J., & Rivera, M. (2016). Asymmetric business cycle effects and tourism demand cycles. Tourism Management (second review). (SSCI)  

Croes, R. & Ridderstaat, J. (2017). The effects of business cycles on tourism demand flows in small island destinations. Tourism Economics, DOI: 10.1177/1354816617697837 | First Published March 15, 2017, p 1-25. (SSCI)  

Croes, R., & Rivera, M. (2016). Tourism potential to benefit the poor: a social accounting matrix model applied to Ecuador. Tourism Economics, 1-20. http://dx.doi.org/10.5367/te.2015.0495. (SSCI)  

Davis, B.W.*, van Niekerk, M. & Okumus, F.  (2017). Effective Management Strategies:  Millennial leaders managing a multigenerational workplace.  Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 6(3).

DeFranco, A., Morison, C., & Hua, N. (in press). “Examining Hotel Size as a Moderating Factor on the Impact of E-Commerce Expenses on the Financial Performance in American Upper Upscale Hotels.” Tourism Economics. (SSCI).

Fu, X. & Lehto, X.Y. (In Press). Vacation co-creation: the case of Chinese family travelers. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (SSCI)  

Fu, X., Huang, Z., Li, Q., & Kirillova, K. (In Press). Dissecting Chinese adolescents’ overseas educational travel experiences: Movements, representations and practices.  Current Issues in Tourism.

Fu, X. & Lehto, X.Y. (In Press). From farmland to city-land: dissecting leisure travel experience of Chinese urban re-settlers. Journal of Destination Marketing and       Management. (SSCI)  

Fyall, A., Leask, A., Barron, P., & Ladkin, A. (2017). Managing Asian attractions, generation Y and face. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 32, 35-44. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S144767701630211X

Gregory, A. & Norton, K.  (2016). In case fun happens, keep calm and try to stay dry: Managing profitable activities at a resort in spite of Mother Nature, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 4(4) 31-38.

Gregory, A., Severt, D., & Hahm, J.  (2016). An attribution approach and the subsequent satisfaction, value and loyalty of service delivery in private residence clubs, Journal of Hospitality Marketing & Management, 25(1), 91-112. DOI:10.1080/19368623.2014.987894

Gregory, A. & Weinland, J. (2016). Forty years of timeshare research: A synthesis of literature.  International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 28(3), 438-470. DOI: 10.1108/IJCHM-12-2014-0614 (SSCI)  

Harris, K.J., DiPietro, R.B., Murphy, K.S., Line, N. (2017) Foodservice workers compliance behavior with Sanitation Inspections.  International Journal of Hospitality, Management. In Press. (SSCI)

Hartwell, H., Fyall, A., Willis, C., Page, S., Ladkin, A., & Hemingway, A. (in press). Progress in tourism, destination and wellbeing research. Current Issues in Tourism. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13683500.2016.1223609

Holm, M., & Breiter, D. (2016). Communications and hands-on problem resolution: A case in event management. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 5(4), 51-61.

Holm, M., Lugosi, P., Croes, R., & Torres, E. (2017). Risk-tourism, risk-taking and subjective well-being: A review and synthesis. Tourism Management. (Accepted in Print). (SSCI)  

Hsieh, J., Sönmez, S., Apostolopoulos, Y. and M. Lemke (2017). Perceived Workplace Mistreatment by Latina Hotel Housekeepers, WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation, 56(1):55-65.

Hua, N. (in press). “E-commerce performance: Research synthesis and new directions in hospitality and tourism.” International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (SSCI).

Hua, N., Dalbor, M. C., Lee, S., & Guchait, P. (2016). “An Empirical Framework to Predict Idiosyncratic Risk in a Time of Crisis:  Evidence from the Restaurant Industry.” International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. 28(1), 156-176. (SSCI).

Hua, N., Mejia, C., & Wei, W. (Forthcoming 2017). A new age of acquisitions in hospitality & tourism: The bidding war to acquire Starwood. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases.

Hua, N., O’Neill, J, Nusair, K., Dipendra, S. & DeFranco, A. (2017). “Does Paying a Higher Royalty Fee Command a Higher RevPAR? Evidence from the Hotel Industry in the United States.” International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (SSCI).

Hua, N., & Yang, Y. (2017). “Systematic effects of crime on hotel operating performance.” Tourism Management, 60, 257-269. (SSCI).

Jalayer Khalilzadeh & Tasci, A.D.A. (2017). Large Sample Size, Significance Level, and the Effect Size: Solutions to perils of using big data for academic research. Tourism Management 62: 89-96. Indicative List, (SSCI)

Kandampully, J., & Bilgihan, A., & Zhang, T. (2016) Developing a people-technology hybrids model to unleash innovation and creativity: The new hospitality frontier. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 29, 154-164.

Kandampully, J., Zhang, T. & Jaakkola, E. (2018) Customer experience management in hospitality: A literature synthesis, new understanding, and research agenda, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 30 (1). [Accepted] (SSCI)  

Kaufman, T. “Active Learning in the Online Classroom”.  Journal of Tourism Research and Hospitality, 5:2.

Khan, M., Ro, H., Gregory, A., & Hara, T. (2016). Gender dynamics from an Arab Perspective, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 57(1), 51-65.  DOI: 10.1177/1938965515581397 (SSCI)  

Kim, J.-S., Mejia, C., & Connolly, D. J. (2017). Tablets and tablet apps: What do hotel customers want? International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 1-27.

Kizildag, M., Altin, M., Ozdemir, O., & Demirer, I. (In-press 2017). What do we know about social media and firms’ financial outcomes so far? Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 8(1),

Kizildag, M., Okumus, B., & Hutchinson, J. (2016). Food waste and financial performance: Should Olive Garden drop unlimited breadsticks and salad from its menu? Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 5(2), 72-77.

Kizildag, M., Okumus, B., & Murphy, K. (In-press 2017). Darden Restaurants, Inc. Is the turnaround happening? Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 6(1),

Kizildag, M., Okumus, F., Murphy, K. S. (2017). Darden Restaurants, Inc. Is The Turnaround Happening? Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Case Studies, Accepted.

Kizildag, M., & Ozdemir, O. (2016). Underlying factors of ups and downs in financial leverage overtime. Tourism Economics. DOI: 10.1177/1354816616683579 (SSCI)  

Knott, B., Fyall, A., & Jones, I. (2017). Sport mega-events and nation branding: Unique characteristics of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, South Africa. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 29(3), 900-923. http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/IJCHM-09-2015-0523 (SSCI)  

Kubickova, M., Croes, R., & Rivera, M. (2017). Human agency shaping tourism competitiveness and quality of life. Tourism Management Perspective (Accepted). (SSCI)  

Lee, Seung Hyun & Ro, Heejung. (2016). The impact of online reviews on attitude changes: The differential effects of review attributes and consumer knowledge, International Journal of Hospitality Management, 56, 1-9. (SSCI)  

Lehto, X.Y., Fu, X., Li, H., & Zhou, L. (2017). Vacation benefits and activities:    Understanding Chinese family travelers. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, 41(3), 301-328. (SSCI)  

Lemke, M., Apostolopoulos, Y., Hege, A., Wideman, L. and S. Sönmez (in press). Work Organization, Sleep, and Metabolic Syndrome among Long-Haul Truck Drivers. Occupational Medicine.

Line, N., and Wang, Y.C. (2017). A Multi-Stakeholder Market Orientated Approach to Destination Marketing. Journal of Destination Marketing and Management, 6, 84-93. (SSCI)

Line, N., and Wang, Y.C. (2017). Market-Oriented Destination Marketing: An Operationalization. Journal of Travel Research (SSCI journal), 56(1), 122-135. (SSCI)  

Luo, Z.P., Wang, Y.C., Marnburg, E., and Ogaard, T. (2016). How Is Leadership Related to Employee Self-concept? International Journal of Hospitality Management, 52, 24-32. (SSCI)

Makki, A. M., Ozturk, A. B., & Singh, D. (2016). Role of risk, self-efficacy, and innovativeness on behavioral intentions for mobile payment systems in the restaurant industry. Journal of Foodservice Business Research, 19(5), 454-473.

Makki, A. M., Singh, D., & Ozturk, A. B. (2016). HotelTonight usage and hotel profitability. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, 7(3), 313-327.

Mejia, C., Hua, N., Wei, W., Fu, X., & Wang. Y. (In Press). The promise of the 2016 USA-China tourism year: Strategies to boost tourism exchange. Journal of Destination Marketing and Management. (SSCI)  

Mejia, C. & Torres, E. (forthcoming 2018). Implementation and normalization process of asynchronous video interviewing practices in the hospitality industry. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (SSCI)  

Mejia, C., Aday, J. B., Phelan, K. V., & Yi, X. (2016). Subordinates’ perceptions of Western expatriate hotel managers in China: The effects of conflict avoidance. Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism, 15(4), 388-415.

Memili, E., Fang, H., Koc, B., Yildirim-Oktem, O., and S. Sönmez (2017). Sustainability Practices of Family Firms: The Interplay between Family Ownership and Long-Term Orientation, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2017.1308371 (IF: 2.48) (SSCI)  

Milman, A., & Zehrer, A. (2017). Exploring Visitor Experience at a Mountain Attraction: The Nordkette Mountain in Tirol, Austria (2017). Journal of Vacation Marketing. Accepted. (SSCI)  

Murphy, K. S., Severt, D., Orlowski, M. (2016) Commitment and conflict in the restaurant industry:      Perceptions from the Generation Y viewpoint. Journal of Foodservice Business Research.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15378020.2016.1206772

Morosan, C., Hua, N. & DeFranco, A. (in press). “Examining the Structural Effect of e-commerce Expenses on the Financial Performance in American Upper Midscale Hotels: Evidence from a match sample analysis.” Tourism Analysis.

Murphy, K. S., Severt, D., Orlowski, M. (2016) Commitment and conflict in the restaurant industry: Perceptions from the Generation Y viewpoint. Journal of Foodservice Business Research.   http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15378020.2016.1206772

Murphy, K. S, Torres, E., Ingram, W., Hutchinson, J. (2017). A Review of High Performance Work Practices (HPWPs) Literature and Recommendations for Future Research in the Hospitality Industry, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. Accepted. (SSCI)

Nusair, K., Hua, N., & Ozturk, A., (In press). “Examining the Antecedents of eWOM Communication: The Moderating Role of Customer Value.” Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing. (SSCI).

Nusair, K., Hua, N., Ozturk, A., & Butt, I. (2017). A theoretical framework of electronic word-of-mouth against the backdrop of social networking websites. Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, 34(5), 653-665. (SSCI)

Okumus, B., Bilgihan, A., & Ozturk, A. B. (2016). Factors affecting the acceptance of smartphone diet applications when ordering food at restaurants. Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management. 25 (6), 726-747.

Okumus, F., Zhao, X., van Niekerk, M. & Law, R. Approaching a balanced-rating index of ranking academic journals in Tourism and Hospitality. Journal of Hospitality Tourism Research. (Accepted in Print) (SSCI)

Olson, Eric & Ro, Heejung. (2017). Richmond, Virginia is out: A DMO case study of LGBT marketing. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 6(1), 000-000. [In press]

Ozdemir, O., & Kizildag, M. (In-press 2017). Does franchising matter on IPO performance? An examination of underpricing and post-IPO performance. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 29(8). (SSCI)

Ozturk, A. B., Bilgihan, A., Nusair, K., & Okumus, F. (2016). What keeps the mobile hotel booking users loyal? Investigating the roles of self-efficacy, compatibility, perceived ease of use, and perceived convenience. International Journal of Information Management, 36(6), 1350-1359.

Ozturk, A. B., Bilgihan, A., Salehi-Esfahani*, S., & Hua, N. (in press). “Understanding the mobile payment technology acceptance based on valence theory: A case of restaurant transactions.” International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (SSCI).

Ozturk, A. B., Nusair, K., Okumus, F., & Hua, N. (2016). The role of utilitarian and hedonic values on users’ continued usage intention in a mobile hotel booking environment. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 57, 106-115. (SSCI)

Ozturk, A. B., Nusair, K., Okumus, F., & Singh, D. (2017). Understanding mobile hotel booking loyalty: an integration of privacy calculus theory and trust-risk framework. Information Systems Frontiers, 1-15.

Ozturk, A. B. (2016). Customer acceptance of cashless payment systems in the hospitality industry. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 28(4), 801-817. (SSCI)

Page, S., Hartwell, H., Johns, N., Fyall, A., Ladkin, A., & Hemingway, A. (2017). Wellness, tourism and small business development in a UK coastal resort: Public engagement in practice. Tourism Management, 60, 466-477. (SSCI)

Redditt, J., Gregory, A., & Ro, H. (2017). An examination of organizational commitment and intention to stay in the timeshare industry: Variations across generations in the workplace International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, forthcoming

Redditt, J., Okumus, F., & Gregory, A. (2017). Does Generation Y want to inherit their parent’s timeshare?, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 6(2), forthcoming.

Ridderstaat, J., & Croes, R. (2017). The link between money supply and tourism demand cycles: A case study of two Caribbean destinations. Journal of Travel Research, 56(2), 187-205. (SSCI)

Rivera, M., Croes, R., & Zhong, Y. (2016). Developing Mobile Tourism Services for a Destination: the Case of Aruba.  International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 28(12), 2721-2747. (Accepted in press). (SSCI)

Rivera, M., Semrad, K., & Croes, R. (2016). The Internationalization benefits of a music festival: The case of the Curacao North Sea Jazz Festival. Tourism Economics, 22(5), 1087-1103. (SSCI)

Rivera, M (2016). The synergies between tourism, economic growth and human development in a developing country: An empirical model for Ecuador. Journal of Destination Marketing &

Management, Conditionally Accepted (Accepted in press). (SSCI)

Ro, Heejung & Lee, Ji-Eun. (YEAR). Call center employees’ intent to quit: From a job engagement perspective-Research Note. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism [In press]

Ro, Heejung, Olson, Eric, & Choi, Youngsoo. (2017). An exploratory study of gay travelers: socio-demographic analysis, Tourism Review, 72(1), 15-27.

Sadd, D., Fyall, A., & Wardrop, K. (in press). Evaluative event frameworks: A learning destination perspective. International Journal of Tourism Research. (SSCI)

Semrad, K.J.  (2016).  The effects of non-stationarity demand on hotel financial performance.  Journal of Hotel & Business Management, 5(140), 6-11. DOI: 10.4172/2169-0286.1000140.

Shin, Y.H., Severt, K.S., & Fjelstul, J. (2016).  RV travelers’ pull factors to campgrounds in leisure tourism.  Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/1528008X.2016.1271380

Singh, D., Torres, E., & Robertson-Ring, A. (2016). Playing for first place: An analysis of online reviews and their impact on local market rankings. Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research, 4 (1), 32-51.

Soares, R., Zhang, T., Kandampully, J. & Proenca, J. Why are generation Y consumers the most likely to complain and repurchase? Journal of Service Management. [Accepted]

Sorokina, E., Semrad, K.J., & Mills, B. (2016). Practical Sales Forecasting: Potential Solutions for Independently Owned Hotels. Tourism Analysis21(6), 631-644.

Tasci, A.D.A., Hahm, J., & Breiter, D. (accepted). Sports tourists and non-sports tourists: Are they different in terms of socio-demographics, psychographics, or behavior? Event Management.

Tasci, A.D.A., Hahm, J. & Breiter, D. (accepted and published online in 2016). Consumer-based brand equity of a destination for sport tourists versus non-sport tourists, Journal of Vacation Marketing, DOI: 10.1177/1356766716679485. Indicative List. (SSCI)

Tasci, A.D.A., Khalilzadeh, J., & Uysal, M. (2017). Network Analysis of the Caucasus’ Image. Current Issues in Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2017.1320362 Indicative List, SSCI

Tasci, A.D.A., & Milman, A. (2017). Exploring Experiential Consumption Dimensions in the Theme Park Context. Current Issues in Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/13683500.2017.132162. Indicative List, (SSCI)

Tasci, A.D.A. (accepted and published online in 2016). A Quest for Destination Loyalty by Profiling Loyal Travelers. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdmm.2016.04.001.  Indicative List, (SSCI)

Tasci, A.D.A. & Ko, Y.J. (2017). Travel Needs Revisited. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 23 (1): 20-36, DOI: 10.1177/1356766715617499.  Indicative List. (SSCI)

Tasci, A.D.A. & Severt, D. (accepted published online in 2016). A Triple Lens Measurement of  Host-Guest Perceptions for Sustainable Gaze in Tourism. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, DOI: 10.1080/09669582.2016.1225746. Indicative List, (SSCI)

Tasci, A.D.A. (2016). Respondent Rated Importance Versus Calculated Significance: Which is More Valid? Journal of Tourism Insights, 7(1): DOI: 10.9707/2328-0824.1062.

Tasci, A.D.A. (2016). Added Value of a Destination Brand Name by Crimmins’ Method. Tourism Analysis, 21: 669-673, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3727/108354216X14713487283327. Indicative List

Tasci, A.D.A. (2016). Consumer Value and Brand Value: Rivals or Allies in Consumer Based Brand Equity? Tourism Analysis, 21: 481-496, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3727/108354216X14653218477561. Indicative List

Tasci, A.D.A. & Denizci-Guillet, B. (2016). Hospitality Co-Branding: An Experimental Investigation of Enhancement and Erosion in Consumer-Based Brand Equity. International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration, 17(4): 397-428, DOI: 10.1080/15256480.2016.1226152. Indicative List

Tasci, A.D.A. & Semrad, K.J. (2016). Developing a Scale of Hospitableness: A Tale of Two Worlds. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 53: 30-41. Indicative List, (SSCI)

Tasci, A.D.A., Pizam, A., Croes, R. & Chen, P.J. (2016). The Return on Investment for Undergraduate Degrees in Hospitality and Tourism Management. Tourism Economics. 22(3): 505–526. Indicative List, (SSCI)

Tasci, A.D.A. (2016). A Critical Review of Consumer Value and Its Complex Relationships in the Consumer-Based Brand Equity Network. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, 5: 171-191, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdmm.2015.12.010.  Indicative List, (SSCI)

Tasci, A.D.A. & Ko, Y.J. (2016). A Funscale for Understanding the Hedonic Value of a Product: The Destination Context, Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing. 33(2): 162-183, DOI: 10.1080/10548408.2015.1038421.  Indicative List. (SSCI)

Torres, E., Gregory, A., & Mejia, C. (2016). Interviews on demand: A case study of the implementation of asynchronous video interviews. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 5(3), 23-27.

Torres, E. & Mejia, C. (2017). Asynchronous video interviews in the hospitality industry: Considerations for virtual employee selection. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 61, 4-13. (SSCI)

Torres, E.N., & Orlowski, M. (2017). Let’s ‘Meetup’ at the theme park. Journal of Vacation Marketing, 23(2), 159-171. DOI: 10.1177/1356766716634152. (SSCI)

Torres, E.N. & Ronzoni, G. (2018). The evolution of the customer delight construct: Prior research, current measurement, and directions for future research. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 30 (1) (Just-accepted). (SSCI)

Torres, E. & Singh, D. (2016). Towards a model of electronic word-of-mouth and its impact on the hotel industry. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration, 17 (4), 472-489.

Torres, E.N., van Niekerk, M., & Orlowski, M. (2017). Customer and employee incivility and its causal effects in the hospitality industry. Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management, 26(1), 48-66. DOI: 10.1080/19368623.2016.1178620.

Torres, E.N. (2016). Guest interactions and the formation of memorable experiences: An ethnography. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 28 (10), 2132-2155. (SSCI)

Van Niekerk, M., & Van Niekerk, M. (2017). Contemporary issues in events, festivals and destination management. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management29(3), 842-847. (SSCI)

Van Niekerk, M., & Getz, D. (2016). The Identification and Differentiation of Festival Stakeholders. Event Management20(3), 419-431.

Van Niekerk, M. (2016). The applicability and usefulness of the stakeholder strategy matrix for festival management. Event Management20(2), 165-179

Wei, W., Hua, N., Fu, X., & Guchait, P. (in press). “The Impacts of Hotels’ Error Management Culture on Customer Engagement Behaviors (CEBs).” International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (SSCI)

Wei, W., Hua, N., Fu, X., & Guchait, P. (In Press). “You cannot be excused just because it is not your fault”: The role of trust. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. (SSCI)

Wei, W., Lu, Y., & Hua, N. (in press). “Attendees’ User Experience of Social Media Technology during the Multiphase Participation in Conventions: A Consumptive Values Approach.” Event Management.

Wei, W., Torres, E. & Hua, N. (2017). “The Power of Self-Service Technologies in Creating Transcendent Service Experiences: The Paradox of Extrinsic Attributes.” International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 26(6). (SSCI)

Wei, W., Torres, E. & Hua, N. (2016). “Improving Consumer Commitment through the Integration of Self-Service Technologies: A Transcendent Consumer Experience Perspective.” International Journal of Hospitality Management. 59, 105-115. (SSCI)

Weinland, J., Gregory, A.M., & Petrick, J.A. (2016). Cultivating the aptitudes of vacation ownership management: A competency domain cluster analysis, International Journal of Hospitality Management, 55(5), 88-95. DOI: 10.1108/IJCHM-12-2014-0614. (SSCI)

Yang, Y., Mueller, N., & Croes, R. (2016). Accessibility and hotel prices in the Caribbean: The  moderating effect of quality-signaling factors. Tourism Management, 56, 40-51. (SSCI)

Yost, E. & Croes, R. (2016). Conditions associated with increased risk of fraud: A model for publicly traded restaurant companies. The Journal of Hospitality Financial Management, 24(2), 92-109.

Zhang, T., Abounia-Omran, B. & Cobanoglu, C. (2017) Generation Y’s Positive and Negative Word-of-mouth: Use of Social Media and Mobile Technology. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, 29(2), 732-761. (SSCI)

Zhang, T., Lu, C., & Kizildag, M. (In press 2017). Engaging generation Y to co-create through mobile technology. International Journal of Electronic Commerce.

Zhang, T., Lu, C., & Kizildag, M. (2018) Service Innovation: Engaging Generation Y to Co-create through Mobile Technology. International Journal of Electronic Commerce, [Accepted]

 

Conference Proceedings (60)

Altin, M. (presenter), Memili, E., and S. Sönmez. Institutional Economics and Firm Creation in the Hospitality and Tourism Industries: A Comparative Analysis of Developing and Advanced  Economies. Touravel ’16, 3rd Tourism, Travel, and Leisure Studies Conference of the Eastern Mediterranean Academic Research Center. July 1-2, 2016, Istanbul, Turkey.

Back, R. Bufquin, D., & Park, J. -Y. (2016). Iconic hotels meet historic wineries: The effects of “starchitecture” on wine tourism, brand perception, and consumer behavior. 10th Annual Conference of the American Association of Wine Economists, Bordeaux, France.

Bae, S., Paulose, H., Zhang, T., and Bujisic, M. (2017). Application of Structural Equation Modeling with Categorical Moderators in Hospitality and Tourism Research: Comparison of AMOS and MPLUS Procedures. 2017 Graduate Conference Hospitality & Tourism, January 2017, Houston, TX.

Berezina, K., Semrad, K., and Cobanoglu, C.  (2016).  “Flash sales customers: The right guests for hotels?” International Hospitality Information Technology Association (iHITA) – Revenue Optimization, New Orleans, LA, USA, June 19-21, 2016.

Birkan, I. & Okumus, B. (2016). Case study of Last Dinner of King Midas. 2nd International Gastronomic Tourism Conference. December 8-10, Izmir Turkey.

Chaulagain, S., Okumus, B., and Giritlioglu, I. (2017). Job Satisfaction, Job Stress and Healthy Eating Behavior of Hotel Employees. Graduate Student Research Conference in Business and Economic. May 25-26, 2017, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, Sarasota, Florida, Sarasota, Florida. This paper received the best paper award from this conference. 

Chen, P. & Zhang, T. (2017), Assessment of the Innovative Employee Wellness Programs on Employee Engagement Metrics: A Pilot Study. 7th IIBAConference. April 2017, Miami, FL.

Croes, R. and Rivera, M. (2016). The Distributive Effects of Tourism: The Case of Ecuador. II Congreso Internacional de Investigacion de Turismo, Hoteleria y Gastronomia, Quito, Ecuador, November 15-18.

Croes, R. Semrad, K. & Rivera, M. (2016). Tourism Productivity in a Small Island Destination. Tourism Naturally Conference, University of Sassari, in Alghero, Italy, October 2-6, 2016.

Croes, R. & Ridderstaat, J. (2017). The effects of business cycles on tourism demand flows in small islands destinations. IATE Rimini 2017, Rimini, Italy.

Croes, R., Ridderstadt, J., Rivera, M., and Semrad, K. (2016).  “Restraining seasonality in SIDs: New Pathways.  Tourism Naturally Conference, Alghero, Italy, October 2-5, 2016.

Davis, BW*., van Niekerk, M. & Okumus. 2016.  Effective Management Strategies:  Millennial Leaders Managing a Multigenerational Workplace.  ICHRIE 2016 in Dallas, Texas. 19-23 July 2016. (Third Prize: I-CHRIE Johnson & Wales Case Study Competition 2016).

De Martino, Morvillo, A., van Niekerk, M. & Okumus, F. 2015.  Relationship networks: Cross-fertilizing the knowledge on tourism destinations and seaports’ competitiveness. 3rd World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality and 1st USA-China Tourism Research Summit.  15-19 December 2015 in Orlando, Florida USA.

Farboudi Jahromi, M. & Zhang, T. (2017). Value Co-creation in the Sharing Economy: An Exploratory Study, Poster presentation, 2017 Graduate Conference Hospitality & Tourism, Jan. 2017, Houston, TX.

Flammia, M., Sadri, H., & Mejia, C. (2017). Enhancing students’ global competency: Using an interview assignment across the disciplines. 2017 The International Society for the Social Studies. Orlando,Florida, 23-24 February 2017.

Flammia, M., Sadri, H., & Mejia, C. (2016). Interdisciplinary approaches to global education: Strategies for internationalizing the curriculum. Annual Conference for the International Society for the Social Studies 2016. Orlando, FL, 25-26 February 2016.

Fyall, A., Templeton, A.J., Fjelstul, J., & Sonmez, S. (2016). The emergence of green drive tourism: A comparative study of existing drive tourism routes. 47th Tourism Travel and Research Association International Conference, Leading Tourism Research Innovation for Today and Tomorrow, Vail, Colorado, 14-16 June.

Hansen, M., Fyall, A., Rogers, D., & Spyriadis, T. (2017). An investigation into stakeholder collaboration for effective risk management in the US aerial adventure industry. 22nd Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality & Tourism Education, Houston, Texas, 5-7 January.

Hsieh, Y.C. (presenter), Sönmez, S., Ferns, B.H., Chien, G., Huang, C., and W.C. Hiseh. Hotel Housekeepers’ Work Conditions, Occupational Stress, and Job Satisfaction (POSTER SESSION). International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (I-CHRIE) Summer Conference, July 20-22, 2016, Dallas/Grapevine, Texas.

Kaufman, T. and Meija, C. (2016). Developing a predictive model for success in online learning. LilyConference on Designing Effective Teaching: Creating Innovative Learning Experiences in Higher Education. August 1-3, Asheville, North Carolina.

Kizildag, M., Ozdemir, O., & Madanoglu, M. (Submitted 2017). What Matters in Corporate Governance? A Configurational Approach. Southern Management Association (SMA) Annual Meetings. St. Pete Beach, FL.

Kizildag, M. (Accepted July, 2017). Return dispersion and the existence of leverage. Poster presented at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) Annual Conference and Market Place. Baltimore, MD.

Kizildag, M., Madanoglu, M., & Lee, K. (November, 2016). The attenuating effect of brand diversification on the relationship between franchising and firm performance. Paper presented at the 29th Annual Association of Hospitality Financial Management Educators (AHFME) Research Symposium. New York City, NY.

Knott, B., Fyall, A., & Jones, I. (2016). The strategic contribution of a sport mega-event to nation brand equity development. International Place Branding Association Conference, Middlesex University, London, 7-9 December. http://placebranding.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/IPBA2016-Conference-Proceedings.pdf

Madanoglu, M., & Kizildag, M., & Ozdemir, O. (Accepted July, 2017). Which bundles of corporate governance provisions lead to high firm performance among restaurant firms? Paper presented at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) Annual Conference and Market Place. Baltimore, MD.

Madanoglu, M., & Kizildag, M. (July, 2016). Optimal cash, uncertainty, and performance of Restaurant firms. Paper presented at the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) Annual Conference and Market Place. Dallas, TX.

Marasco, A., Buonincontri, P., van Niekerk, M., Orlowski, M., Okumus, F. (2016). Visiting intentions for cultural heritage sites: The role of virtual reality (VR) experiences with wearable computing devices. Consumer Behavior in Tourism Symposium, Bruneck-Brunico, December 14-17, 2016.

Mathis, E. & van Niekerk, M.  2017.  TTRA. Measuring the Co-Creation Experience of Wearable Technology at a Music Concert. Angers, France. 26-28 April 2017.

Mejia, C. (2016). A place for senior living in hospitality management research. 2nd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference and Asia Tourism Forum, Hong Kong, 16 –18 May 2016. [Conference Best Paper Award, sponsored by the Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality &Tourism].

Mejia, C., Wei, W., & Wang, Y. (2017, under review). The role of VR engagement and enticement in tourism destination marketing: Transforming online virtual experiences into offline visitation. 2017 Annual International Conference of the Travel and Tourism Research Association, Quebec, Canada, 20-22 June 2017.

Mejia, C., Wei, W., & Wang, Y. (2016). Are you with me? Examining the driving factors for copresence in WeChat among Chinese tourists. 14th APacCHRIE Conference: Crisis Management and Business Continuity in the Tourism Industry. Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 May 2016.

Mejia, C., Wang, Y., Lu, J., & Wang, K. (2016). The emergence of senior living in Mainland China: Hospitality and service standards. 14th APacCHRIE Conference: Crisis Management and Business Continuity in the Tourism Industry. Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 May 2016.

Mejia, C. & Kiatkiri, S. (2016). Leisure or career travel influences on expatriates’ destination retirement choice in Southeast Asia. 14th APacCHRIE Conference: Crisis Management and Business Continuity in the Tourism Industry. Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 May 2016.

Murphy, K., Rivera, M., Mejia, C., & Cobos, L. (2016). European Hospitality Study Abroad Externship:The Value of Experiential Learning. EuroCHRIE, October 26-28, Budapest, Hungary.

Murphy, K., Rivera, M., Mejia, C., & Cobos, L. (2016). Experiences outside the classroom: The value of hospitality study abroad externship for Chinese students in the Disney College Program. 14th APacCHRIE Conference: Crisis Management and Business Continuity in the Tourism Industry. Bangkok, Thailand, 11-13 May 2016.

Okumus, B., Cetin, G. and Bilgihan, A. (2017). Using Flickr to Analyze Istanbul’s Image as a Culinary Destination. 2nd International Conference on Tourism Dynamics and Trends. June 26-29, 2017. University of Seville, Seville. Spain.

Olson, Eric & Ro, Heejung (2016). Richmond, Virginia is out: A DMO case study of LGBT marketing. I-CHRIE Conference, July 20-22, Dallas/Grapevine, Texas.

Orlowski, M., & Van Niekerk, M. (2016). Powdered alcohol: Risk perceptions and potential use by outdoor music festivals (OMF) attendees. Global Events Congress VII, Indianapolis, July 5-8, 2016.

Park, J. -Y., Bufquin, D., & Back, R. M. (2016). The effects of perceived congruence on visitors’ emotional and behavioral responses emanating from the disruption of a hotel “starchitecture.” 2016 EuroCHRIE Conference, Budapest, Hungary.

Park, J., & Kizildag, M. (October, 2016). Do firms’ operational efforts to satisfy customers benefit their financial outcomes. EuroCHRIE Conference. Budapest, Hungary.

Ridderstaat, J. & Croes, R. (2016). Restraining Seasonality in SIDs: New Pathways. Tourism Naturally Conference, University of Sassari, in Alghero, Italy, October 2-6, 2016.

Rivera, M., Croes, R., and Semrad, K., (2016).  “Vacation homes in SIDs: A demand approach.”  Tourism Naturally Conference, Alghero, Italy, October 2-5, 2016.

Semrad, K., Croes, R., Rivera, M., and Tasci, A.  (2016).  “Sun, sand, & sea: Expectation or competitive advantage?” Tourism Naturally Conference, Alghero, Italy, October 2-5, 2016.

Sorokina, E., Croes, R. & Fyall, A. (2017). Exploring unique challenges of small and medium tourism enterprises. IATE Rimini 2017, Rimini, Italy.

Sorokina, E., and Wang, Y.C. (2017). Theory Advancement in Tourism Research: Status, Contributions and Evaluating Frameworks. Proceeding of 22nd Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference, Houston, Texas.

Spyriadis, T., Fyall, A., & Fletcher, J. (2016). Evaluating the organizational performance of destination management organizations: Managerial challenges. 3rd Advances in Destination Management Forum, Vail, Colorado, 16-19 June.

Spyriadis, T., Fyall, A., & Fletcher, J. (2016). DMO organizational effectiveness: From construct to competitiveness. Making an Impact: Creating Constructive Conversations, University of Surrey, UK, 19-22 July.

Tasci, A., Semrad, K., and Rivera, M.  (2016).  “Best practices of community based tourism.”  Tourism Naturally Conference, Alghero, Italy, October 2-5, 2016.

Templeton, A., Fjelstul, J., & Severt, K. (2017).  2017 International Academy of Business Disciplines Conference entitled Discovering Motivations in RV Parks/Campground Selection:  A Grounded Theory Approach.  New Orleans, LA

Templeton, A., Fjelstul, J., & Fyall, A. (2016).  21st Annual Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism entitled Sustainable Drive Tourism Routes:  A Comparative Study.  Spring, 2016, Philadelphia, PA.

Torres, E. & Gregory, A. (2017). Press “start” to begin your interview: An examination of hiring managers’ evaluations of one-way interviews, Annual ICHRIE Summer Conference, Baltimore, MD

Torres, E., Lugosi, P., Ronzoni, G., & Orlowski, M. (2017) Consumer-driven experience customization: A multi-method empirical study. 26th Council for Hospitality Management Education Annual Research Conference, Aalborg, May 16-19, 2017.

Torres, E.N., & Orlowski, M. (2016). Experience co-creation in hospitality via immersion in a ‘Meetup’ group. EuroCHRIE, Budapest, October 26-28, 2016.

Torres, E.N., Ronzoni, G., & Kline, S.F. (2016). Twenty years of customer delight research: What’s next? Paper presented at the EuroCHRIE 2016 conference, Budapest, Hungary.

Van Niekerk, M., Croes, R., Okumus, F.  & Murphy, K. 2016.  Assessing Arts Festivals contribution to the overall quality of life of the community:  Innibos Arts Festival, South Africa.  EuroCHRIE 2016 in Budapest, Hungary.  26-28 October 2016.

Wei, W., Mejia, C., & Wang, Y. (2016) The role of engagement and copresence among Chinese travelers using social media. 2nd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference and Asia Tourism Forum,Hong Kong, 16 –18 May 2016.

Wei, W., Torres, E. A., & Hua, N. (2016). “The Role of Self-Service Technologies in Improving Consumer Commitment: A Transcendent Consumer Experience Perspective.” Proceedings. 2016 iHITA Conference.

Wiitala, J., and Wang, Y.C. (2017). Destination Crisis Management Strategies: A Tale of Two Stories. Proceeding of 22nd Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference, Houston, Texas.

Zhang, T., & Chen, P.  (2017). Value Co-creation in the Sharing Economy: The Case of Airbnb. 7thIIBAConference. April 2017, Miami, FL.

Zhang, T., Torres, E.N., & Lu, C. (2017).Online Customer Engagement to Co-create Values in Service Innovation: An Exploratory Study. Paper presented at the CHRIE 2017 conference, Baltimore, MD, USA.

 

Case Studies (3)

Gregory, A. & Norton, K. (2016).In case fun happens, keep calm and try to stay dry: Managing profitable activities at a resort in spite of Mother Nature, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 4 (4), 31-38.

Redditt, J., Okumus, F., & Gregory, A. (2017). Does Generation Y want to inherit their parent’s timeshare?, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 6(2), forthcoming.

Torres, E., Gregory, A., & Mejia, C. (2017).  Interviews on demand: a case study of asynchronous video interviews, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Cases, 5(3), 23-37.

 

Encyclopedia Entries (4)

Gregory, A. M. (2017). “Mixed Use Resorts” (ed.) Lowry, L. & Golson, G., The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism. Thousand Oaks, CA, SAGE

Gregory, A. M. (2017). “Timeshare Ownership” (ed.) Lowry, L. & Golson, G., The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Travel and Tourism. Thousand Oaks, CA, SAGE

Gregory, A.  “Physical capacity,” (ed.) Abraham Pizam, International Encyclopedia of  Hospitality Management.  UK, Elsevier

Whittaker, S. & Gregory, A. “Hotel management contracts and lease,” (ed.) Abraham Pizam, International Encyclopedia of Hospitality Management.  UK, Elsevier

Grants, Contracts & Funded Research

 Amy Gregory 

  • Hilton Resorts Corporation Project Specific Research Support Spring 2017, Contract ($14,096), principal investigator
  • UCF Timeshare Advisory Board & ARDA International Foundation Funding ($5,100) to support 2016 qualitative and qualitative research on younger buyer travel search and selection behavior, principal investigator

Bendegul Okumus

  • Millennials’ Nutritional Knowledge, Health Attitudes and Eating out Behavior with Dr. Sevil Sonmez and Dr. Ahmet Ozturk. This study aims to investigate Generation Y’s nutritional knowledge, health attitudes and eating out behavior. UCF In-House Research Grant $7500 Funded. 2016-2017.
  • Eating on the Street: How safe is street food for locals and tourists in Orlando? with Drs Sevil Sonmez from Rosen College and Griff Parks and Sean Moore from Burnett School of Biomedical Sciences. This project aims to investigate food handling and safety practices of street food vendors (food trucks) in Orlando. Rosen College in House In-House Grant $2500. Funded. 2016-2017.

Manuel Rivera

  • Project: (2017) Economic Impact of the Destination Wedding Market Role: Principal Investigator $20,000
  • Project: (2017) Development of A Strategic Tourism Master Plan (STMP) For Bonaire Role: Co- Principal Investigator Value: $129,011
  • Project: (2017) Seminar on business entrepreneurship and development Role: Principal Investigator  Value: $20,000
  • Project: (2016) Tourism Development and Quality of Life in Aruba: A Rejoinder Aruba Role: Co- Principal Investigator  Value: $25,452

 

Grants

  • Croes, R. (PI), Rivera, M. (Co-PI), Semrad, K. (Co-PI) 2016 – 2017 ($25,452) “Rekindling Tourism Development & Quality of Life in Aruba”.
  • Croes, R. (PI), Semrad, K. (Co-PI), Rivera, M. (Co-PI) 2016-2017 ($129,011) “Development of a strategic tourism master plan for Bonaire”.