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.
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Wednesday, June 21 • 15:30 - 16:45
Academic Stream II - Disruptive Technology and Radical Innovation | Branche académique II - Technologie perturbatrice et innovation radicale

"Trust in Service Robots among Cruise Travelers." 

Iis Tussyadiah, University of Surrey; Florian Zach, Washington State University; Jianxi Wang, Shanghai Maritime University

"Factors Affecting Mobile Device Use at Festival Attractions." 
Christine Van Winkle, University of Manitoba; Jill NH Bueddefeld, University of Manitoba; Kelly MacKay, Ryerson University; Elizabeth Halpenny, University of Alberta

"Tourism Market Segmentation Using Big Data Approach: Where is the Next Non-Stop Destination?" 
So Young Park, The Pennsylvania State University; Bing Pan, The Pennsylvania State University

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Kelly J. MacKay, Ph.D.

Ryerson University

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Bing Pan

Associate Professor, Dept of Recreation, Park & Tourism Management, Penn State University
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So Young Park

Ph.D. candidate, Pennsylvania State University
So Young Park, M.S., is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management at Pennsylvania State University, University Park. Her research interests include data-driven analysis in tourism, information science in tourism, and human rights issues in to... Read More →
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Elizabeth Halpenny, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of Alberta
Elizabeth Halpenny, Ph.D., teaches and conducts research in the areas of tourism, marketing, environmental psychology, and protected areas management. Elizabeth’s research focuses on individuals’ interactions with nature environments, tourism experience, and environmental stewardship... Read More →
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Iis P. Tussyadiah, Ph.D.

Reader in Hospitality and Digital Experience, University of Surrey
Iis Tussyadiah, Ph.D., is a Reader in Hospitality and Digital Experience in School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey, where she leads the Digital Visitor Economy research group and the Digital Lab. Her research interests lie in the intersection of... Read More →
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Christine Van Winkle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, University of Manitoba
Christine Van Winkle, Ph.D., cares deeply about the role of festivals, parks, museums, and interpretative centers in our communities. Her research focuses on visitors’ experiences in these tourism and leisure settings and seeks to understand how to enhance the visitors’ experiences... Read More →

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