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.

Marc-Antoine Vachon, Ph.D.

Université du Québec à Montréal

Marc-Antoine Vachon, Ph.D., is co-holder of the Transat Chair in Tourism and Associate Professor of Marketing at the School of Management of the University of Quebec in Montreal (ESG UQAM). He specializes in the study of tourism services, destination marketing, and inter-organizational collaboration. He has published many articles in scientific journals, along with a book on recent practices in marketing. Dr. Vachon has won several academic awards and honors, notably earning the Highly Commended Award at the Emerald Literati Network 2009 Awards for Excellence.