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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Kai Jiang

University of Waterloo
Ph.D. candidate at the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies

Kai Jiang is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at University of Waterloo (UWaterloo), Canada. She worked for Canadian Index of Wellbeing (CIW) as a research assistant for two years. Before joining UWaterloo, she graduated from the Hong Kong Polytechnic University with the degree of Master of Philosophy in tourism and hospitality management. Kai has accumulated research experience in destination branding, tourist motivation and behavior, and mega sports events management. She has working experience in business consultancy, international hotel groups, and international hotel chains.