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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.
Wednesday, June 21 • 15:30 - 16:45
Academic Stream I - Creative, Smart, and Sustainable Destinations | Branche académique I - Destinations créatives, intelligentes et durables

"Categorization of Destinations and Formation of Mental Destination Representations:  A Parallel Biclustering Analysis."
Fumiko Kano Glückstad, Copenhagen Business School; Florian Kock, Copenhagen Business School; Alexander Josiassen, Copenhagen Business School; Albert Assaf, University of Massachusetts-Amherst


"Are Adult Live Performance Venues Helping or Hindering Tourism? Community versus Stakeholders’ Perspectives in a U.S. Historic District."
Bridget Bordelon, University of New Orleans; Emerson Hemperley, University of New Orleans

"The Economic Benefits (?) of Cruise Tourism for Caribbean Destinations."
Paul Wilkinson, York University

"Destination Advertising in a Smarter Way: A Machine Learning Model for DMOs’ Photo Selection."
Ning Deng, Beijing International Studies University; Xiang (Robert) Li, Temple University

Moderators
avatar for B. Bynum Boley, Ph.D.

B. Bynum Boley, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism, University of Georgia
B. Bynum Boley, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Natural Resources Recreation and Tourism within the Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources at the University of Georgia. His research focuses on sustainable tourism development and how the unique natural and cultural resources... Read More →

Speakers
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Florian Kock

Ph.D. Candidate, Copenhagen Business School
Florian Kock is a Ph.D. candidate at the Copenhagen Business School and the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology. His research interests include destination marketing and tourist behavior; international and intercultural marketing and consumer behavior; the role of emotions in... Read More →
avatar for Ning Deng, Ph.D.

Ning Deng, Ph.D.

Dean of the Department of Travel eCommerce and Marketing in School of Tourism management, Beijing International Studies University
Ning Deng, Ph.D., started his career at Lenovo as a staff researcher on cloud computing and applications development. After two years with Lenovo, he joined Beijing International Studies University (BISU) in 2014 as an assistant professor, and now he is the dean of the department... Read More →
avatar for Fumiko Kano Glückstad, Ph.D.

Fumiko Kano Glückstad, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School
Fumiko Kano Glückstad, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor at Copenhagen Business School. She holds a Ph.D. specialized in cross-cultural communication and cognition. Fumiko has been working closely with researchers in the field of machine learning and artificial intelligence for the... Read More →
avatar for Paul F. Wilkinson, Ph.D.

Paul F. Wilkinson, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Environmental Studies, York University
Paul Wilkinson, Ph.D., is a University Professor Emeritus of York University and a Professor Emeritus in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. He is a geographer who has undertaken research and published in the fields of tourism policy and planning, protected area... Read More →
avatar for Bridget M. Bordelon, Ph.D.

Bridget M. Bordelon, Ph.D.

Lester E. Kabacoff Endowed Chair, University of New Orleans


Wednesday June 21, 2017 15:30 - 16:45
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