The ttra Annual International Conference is the premier event in which the global community of practitioners and educators engaged in research, information management, and marketing in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries comes together to network and share best practices. Members in ttra represent a variety of segments from the greater international travel and tourism community, including educators, practitioners, research providers/consultants and users of research.

Featured Speakers

avatar for Olivier Henry-Biabaud

Olivier Henry-Biabaud

TCI Research
Founder & CEO
avatar for Damon Fairchild

Damon Fairchild

Expedia Media Solutions
Senior Account Executive
avatar for Alex Batchelor

Alex Batchelor

System1 Group
avatar for Lisa Lavecchia

Lisa Lavecchia

Ontario Tourism Marketing Partnership Corporation
President and CEO
avatar for Luke Bujarski

Luke Bujarski

Founding Director & Head of Skift Research
avatar for Jon Bromstein

Jon Bromstein

Analytical Lead
avatar for Priscilla Fisk

Priscilla Fisk

Ipsos Interactive Services
Senior Vice President
avatar for David Goldstein

David Goldstein

Destination Canada
President & CEO / Président-directeur général


avatar for Chris Adams

Chris Adams

Head of Research & Insights, GM South Pacific
avatar for Vicki Allen

Vicki Allen

Visit Florida
Senior Manager
avatar for Kathleen L. Andereck, Ph.D.

Kathleen L. Andereck, Ph.D.

Arizona State University
Director of the School of Community Resources and Development
avatar for Julian K. Ayeh, Ph.D.

Julian K. Ayeh, Ph.D.

UAE University
Assistant Professor in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences
avatar for Emily Ayscue

Emily Ayscue

University of Georgia
Ph.D. Candidate in Sustainable Tourism and Integrative Conservation
avatar for Jarrett R. Bachman, Ph.D.

Jarrett R. Bachman, Ph.D.

Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver, Canada
Assistant Professor of Hospitality & Tourism Management
avatar for Danielle Barbe

Danielle Barbe

University of Florida
Doctoral Student in the Department of Tourism, Recreation and Sports...
avatar for Khalid Benamara, Ph.D.

Khalid Benamara, Ph.D.

Ibn Zohr University
Research-Affiliated Professor
avatar for B. Bynum Boley, Ph.D.

B. Bynum Boley, Ph.D.

University of Georgia
Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism
avatar for Bridget M. Bordelon, Ph.D.

Bridget M. Bordelon, Ph.D.

University of New Orleans
Lester E. Kabacoff Endowed Chair
avatar for Dave Bratton

Dave Bratton

Destination Analysts, Inc.
avatar for Susan Bruinzeel

Susan Bruinzeel

Sr. Director of Planning and Research, San Diego Tourism Authority
President, Travel and Tourism Research Association
avatar for Jenny Cave, Ph.D.

Jenny Cave, Ph.D.

University of Waikato
Senior Lecturer
avatar for Honourable Bardish Chagger

Honourable Bardish Chagger

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons
Minister of Small Business and Tourism

Lotfi Chahdi

Statistics Canada
avatar for Hsuan Hsuan Chang

Hsuan Hsuan Chang

Ming Chan University, Taiwan
Professor at Department of Leisure and Recreation Management, School...
avatar for Xuanyu Chen

Xuanyu Chen

Jinan University, China
Master Student of Management School
avatar for Carolyn Childs

Carolyn Childs


Ami Choi

University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
avatar for Maryse Côté-Hamel, Ph.D.

Maryse Côté-Hamel, Ph.D.

Université Laval
Professor in Consumer Sciences
avatar for Jeff Dalley, Ph.D.

Jeff Dalley, Ph.D.

New Zealand Department of Conservation
Technical Advisor
avatar for Jonathon Day, Ph.D.

Jonathon Day, Ph.D.

Purdue University
Associate Professor
avatar for John D. Delconte

John D. Delconte

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Doctoral Student in Regional Planning
avatar for Ning Deng, Ph.D.

Ning Deng, Ph.D.

Beijing International Studies University
Dean of the Department of Travel eCommerce and Marketing in School of...
avatar for Frederic Dimanche, Ph.D.

Frederic Dimanche, Ph.D.

Ryerson University
Director, Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Darko Dimitrovski

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
avatar for Sara Dolnicar, Ph.D.

Sara Dolnicar, Ph.D.

The University of Queensland
Research Professor
avatar for Michel Dubreuil

Michel Dubreuil

Destination Canada
Manager, Research
avatar for Statia Elliot, Ph.D.

Statia Elliot, Ph.D.

University of Guelph
Director, School of Hospitality, Food & Tourism Management
avatar for Ron Erdman

Ron Erdman

U.S. Department of Commerce, National Travel & Tourism Office
Deputy Director, Research
avatar for Isabelle Falardeau

Isabelle Falardeau

Université Laval
Doctorate Student
avatar for Bruno S. Ferreira

Bruno S. Ferreira

North Carolina State University
Doctoral Student in Equitable and Sustainable Tourism
avatar for Marietta Fragkogianni

Marietta Fragkogianni

University of Suffolk
Lecturer in Marketing and Destination Development
avatar for Mingjie (Jessie) Gao

Mingjie (Jessie) Gao

University of Waterloo
Ph.D. Student
avatar for Juleigh Giberson

Juleigh Giberson

Ryerson University
Undergraduate Student studying Hospitality and Tourism Management
avatar for Nate Gieryn

Nate Gieryn

Texas Tourism
Tourism Research Manager
avatar for Fumiko Kano Glückstad, Ph.D.

Fumiko Kano Glückstad, Ph.D.

Copenhagen Business School
Associate Professor
avatar for Andria Godfrey

Andria Godfrey

Director of Accounts
avatar for Andréanne Goupil

Andréanne Goupil

Université Laval
Candidate à la maîtrise en sciences géographiques
avatar for Tom Griffin, Ph.D.

Tom Griffin, Ph.D.

Ryerson University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Anatoliy Gruzd, Ph.D.

Anatoliy Gruzd, Ph.D.

Canada Research Chair in Social Media Data Stewardship
Director of the Social Media Lab, Ryerson University
avatar for Rebecca Gunn, Ph.D.

Rebecca Gunn, Ph.D.

Oral Roberts University
Associate Professor of Marketing
avatar for Elizabeth Halpenny, Ph.D.

Elizabeth Halpenny, Ph.D.

University of Alberta
Associate Professor

Bouaabid Hanane

l'Ecole Supérieure de technologie Essaouira au Maroc
avatar for Lauren Hasen-Flaschen

Lauren Hasen-Flaschen

Visit Philiadehlpia
Director of Research
avatar for Christine Hersberger

Christine Hersberger

Université Laval
Chaire de recherche en partenariat sur l'attractivité et...
avatar for Jennifer Holland

Jennifer Holland

University of Brighton, UK
Ph.D. Student
avatar for Andrea Huisden

Andrea Huisden

Research Analyst
avatar for Ed Jager

Ed Jager

Parks Canada
Director of Visitor Experience
avatar for Kai Jiang

Kai Jiang

University of Waterloo
Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
avatar for Marion Joppe, Ph.D.

Marion Joppe, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Guelph
ttra Conference Chair
avatar for Evan J. Jordan, Ph.D.

Evan J. Jordan, Ph.D.

Arizona State University
Assistant Professor in the School of Community Resources and...
avatar for Bishnu Prasad Khanal

Bishnu Prasad Khanal

Tokyo Metropolitan University
Ph.D. Candidate, ‎Department of Tourism Science
avatar for Eunhye Grace Kim

Eunhye Grace Kim

Arizona State University
Ph.D. Candidate
avatar for Hany Kim, Ph.D.

Hany Kim, Ph.D.

Mount Saint Vincent University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Whitney Knollenberg, Ph.D.

Whitney Knollenberg, Ph.D.

North Carolina State University
Assistant Professor, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism...
avatar for Florian Kock

Florian Kock

Copenhagen Business School
Ph.D. Candidate
avatar for Donna Larsen

Donna Larsen

DataPath Systems
avatar for Marc LeBlanc, Ph.D.

Marc LeBlanc, Ph.D.

l’Université de Moncton
Professeur titulaire à l’École de kinésiologie et de loisir

Patrick Legohérel

Université d'Angers
Maître de conférences - HDR
avatar for Michael W. Lever

Michael W. Lever

University of Guelph
Ph.D. Candidate in Services Management
avatar for Jada W. Lindblom

Jada W. Lindblom

Arizona State University
Research Assistant
avatar for Linda L. Lowry, Ph.D.

Linda L. Lowry, Ph.D.

University of Massachusetts – Amherst
Associate Professor in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism...
avatar for Berendien A. Lubbe

Berendien A. Lubbe

University of Pretoria
Head of the Division: Tourism Management in the Faculty of Economic...
avatar for Kelly J. MacKay, Ph.D.

Kelly J. MacKay, Ph.D.

Ryerson University

Philip Mai

Ryerson University
Manager of Academic Communications
avatar for Heather Mair, Ph.D.

Heather Mair, Ph.D.

University of Waterloo
Associate Professor
avatar for Kelley A. McClinchey, Ph.D.

Kelley A. McClinchey, Ph.D.

Wilfrid Laurier University
Sessional Instructor
avatar for Nancy McGehee, Ph.D.

Nancy McGehee, Ph.D.

Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech
avatar for Farshid Mirzaalian

Farshid Mirzaalian

University of Alberta
Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant
avatar for Hadach Mohamed

Hadach Mohamed

l'Ecole Supérieure de technologie Essaouira au Maroc
Professeur d’enseignement supérieur
avatar for Michael S. Mulvey, Ph.D.

Michael S. Mulvey, Ph.D.

University of Ottawa’s Telfer School of Management
Professor of Marketing
avatar for Mohamed Ait Nacer

Mohamed Ait Nacer

l'Université de Picardie Jules Verne
avatar for Daniel Nāho‘opi‘i

Daniel Nāho‘opi‘i

SMS Research & Marketing Services, Inc.
Executive Vice President

Ryota Nakamata

Tokyo Metropolitan University

Taketo Naoi

Tokyo Metropolitan University
avatar for Gyan P. Nyaupane, Ph.D.

Gyan P. Nyaupane, Ph.D.

Arizona State University
avatar for Andrew Orawiec

Andrew Orawiec

Tourism and Cultural Industries Division, Government of Nunavut
Research Analyst
avatar for Adetola Elizabeth Oyewo

Adetola Elizabeth Oyewo

Brainstorm Trade and Travel Consult
Consultant and Research Assistant
avatar for Ara Pachmayer, Ph.D.

Ara Pachmayer, Ph.D.

Humboldt State University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Bing Pan

Bing Pan

Penn State University
Associate Professor, Dept of Recreation, Park & Tourism Management
avatar for Nikolaos Pappas, Ph.D.

Nikolaos Pappas, Ph.D.

University of Sunderland
Reader in Tourism Hospitality & Events
avatar for So Young Park

So Young Park

Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D. candidate
avatar for Lori Pennington-Gray, Ph.D.

Lori Pennington-Gray, Ph.D.

University of Florida
Director of the Tourism Crisis Management Initiative
avatar for Andrew Peters, Ph.D.

Andrew Peters, Ph.D.

Swinburne University of Technology
avatar for James F. Petrick, Ph.D.

James F. Petrick, Ph.D.

Department of Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences, Texas A&M University
Professor, Research Fellow & Graduate Program Chair
avatar for Christopher Pike

Christopher Pike

Tourism Economics
Director of Impact Studies
avatar for Mike Robinson, Ph.D.

Mike Robinson, Ph.D.

Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage
avatar for Michael Rodenburgh

Michael Rodenburgh

Executive VP
avatar for André Roy

André Roy

Québec City Tourism
General Manager
avatar for Ashley Schroeder, Ph.D.

Ashley Schroeder, Ph.D.

Managing Director, Tourism Crisis Management Initiative
Assistant Professor, University of Hawaii at Manoa
avatar for Cheryl Schutz

Cheryl Schutz

Vice President, Client Intelligence & Account Services
avatar for Pooyan Sedarati

Pooyan Sedarati

University of Algarve, Portugal
Ph.D. Student at the Faculty of Economics
avatar for Ye (Sandy) Shen

Ye (Sandy) Shen

University of Guelph
Ph.D. Candidate
avatar for Dmitry Shkolnik

Dmitry Shkolnik

Destination Canada
Data Scientist
avatar for Lintje Siehoyono Sie

Lintje Siehoyono Sie

The University of Queensland
Tutor and Research Assistant
avatar for Joelle Soulard

Joelle Soulard

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Ph.D. Student
avatar for Jason Stienmetz, Ph.D.

Jason Stienmetz, Ph.D.

University of Surrey
Lecturer at the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
avatar for Chantz Strong

Chantz Strong

Destination Canada
Executive Director
avatar for Marlise Taylor

Marlise Taylor

Director, Tourism Research
avatar for Tan Vo Thanh, Ph.D.

Tan Vo Thanh, Ph.D.

Groupe Sup de Co La Rochelle
Professeur Associé
avatar for Kimberley Thomas-Francois, Ph.D.

Kimberley Thomas-Francois, Ph.D.

University of Guelph
Sessional Lecturer
avatar for Kate Thompson

Kate Thompson

Destination DC
Research Manager
avatar for Vincent Tung, Ph.D.

Vincent Tung, Ph.D.

Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Assistant Professor
avatar for Iis P. Tussyadiah, Ph.D.

Iis P. Tussyadiah, Ph.D.

University of Surrey
Reader in Hospitality and Digital Experience

Marc-Antoine Vachon, Ph.D.

Université du Québec à Montréal
avatar for Nicole Vaugeois, Ph.D.

Nicole Vaugeois, Ph.D.

Vancouver Island University
Associate Vice-President, Scholarship, Research and Creative Activity
avatar for Duane Vinson

Duane Vinson

Assistant Director - STR SHARE Center
Vice President at STR
avatar for Elizabeth Whalen

Elizabeth Whalen

University of Houston
Ph.D. Student
avatar for Paul F. Wilkinson, Ph.D.

Paul F. Wilkinson, Ph.D.

York University
Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Environmental Studies
avatar for Christine Van Winkle, Ph.D.

Christine Van Winkle, Ph.D.

University of Manitoba
Associate Professor
avatar for Slawomir Wroblewski

Slawomir Wroblewski

Narxoz University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Assistant Professor of Marketing at the International Business School

Yu-Hua (Melody) Xu

University of Florida
Ph.D. Student/Research Assistant

Nanxi Yan

University of Alberta
avatar for Berkeley Young

Berkeley Young

Young Strategies, Inc.
avatar for DongKoo Yun, Ph.D.

DongKoo Yun, Ph.D.

Centre for Tourism Research in Prince Edward Island, Canada
Research Director
avatar for Mustafeed Zaman

Mustafeed Zaman

University of Perpignan
Assistant Lecturer

Junyi Zhang

Hiroshima University

Linghan Zhang

Hiroshima University
avatar for Mu Zhang, Ph.D.

Mu Zhang, Ph.D.

Jinan University
Professor and Associate Dean of Shenzhen Tourism College
avatar for Lydia Zorn

Lydia Zorn

Insignia Marketing Research