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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Nancy McGehee, Ph.D.

Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech

Nancy Gard McGehee, Ph.D., is currently Professor and Head of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Virginia Tech. Throughout her academic career, Dr. McGehee has focused on the volunteer tourism and rural tourism development segment of the industry, which began with her dissertation and continues through her most recent research and manuscript submissions. She has worked with numerous volunteer tourism and rural tourism organizations throughout the US, in Mexico, and most recently in Haiti.