The following are specific research areas of interest in the application of information technology to the field of hospitality and tourism.

  • Online and mobile consumer behavior research in hospitality and tourism
  • Hospitality and tourism Website aesthetic design, servicescape, and emotional usability
  • Online marketing and branding of hospitality and tourism organizations
  • Emerging technological issues with potential implications for the hospitality and tourism
  • industry and education
Food Science and Technology, Hospitality and Tourism, Nutrition and Dietetic Services, Nutrition
PhD, Purdue University, Hospitality and Tourism Management , 2008
MS, University of Delaware, Hospitality Information Technology Management, 2004
BA, University of the West Indies, Jamaica, Hospitality and Tourism Management , 2002
food science