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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Elizabeth Whalen

University of Houston
Ph.D. Student

Elizabeth Whalen has held management positions in both the restaurant and hotel industries. She has also served as the executive director of the AH&LA Information Center, which is housed at the Conrad N. Hilton College, University of Houston. She is currently a lecturer, teaching lodging management courses, service management courses, and marketing courses. Elizabeth holds a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, an M.S. in Hospitality Management from the University of Houston, and is currently a Ph.D. student at the University of Houston. Her research interests include decision-making processes, consumption communities, and online communication.