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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Jason Stienmetz, Ph.D.

University of Surrey
Lecturer at the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management

Jason Stienmetz, Ph.D., is a Lecturer at the University of Surrey School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, where he teaches courses in tourism management, digital marketing, technology, and data analytics. His research interests include measuring, modeling, and managing tourism destination systems; marketing evaluation; visitor experience and value creation; “smarter” tourism management; and big data. Jason is proud to have served as a Community Economic Development Specialist with the United States Peace Corps in Costa Rica, where he was involved in a number of projects related to eco-tourism, technology education, and micro-finance.