Chair & Scientific Committee

Conference Chairs:

  • Conference Honorary Chair:
    Dr. Moez Limayem, Dean of Muma College of Business, University of South Florida
  • Program Chair & Host of the Conference
    Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu, McKibbon Endowed Chair Professor, USF Sarasota-Manatee & President of ANAHEI
  • Co-Chairs
    Dr. Patrick J. Moreo, Dean & Professor, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
    Dr. Kelly Way, Assistant Director & Associate Professor, University of Arkansas
    Dr. S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh, Senior Lecturer, Universiti Sains Malaysia

Scientific and Paper Review Committee:

  • Dr. Abudy, Meni, Assistant Professor, Bar-Ilan University, Israel
  • Dr. Ahmed, Faisal, Associate Professor, FORE School of Management, India
  • Dr. Al-Madi, Faisal, Associate Professor, Hashemite University, Jordan
  • Dr. Altin, Mehmet, Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Dr. Amaro, Suzanne, Associate Professor, Polytechnic Institute of Viseu, Portugal
  • Dr. Ampountolas, Apostolos, Assistant Professor, Boston University, USA
  • Dr. Andraz, Georgette, ssistant Professor, Algarve University, Portugal
  • Dr. Angiola, Nunzio, Professor, University of Foggia, Italy
  • Dr. Arcidiacono, Davide, Assistant Professor, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Italy
  • Dr. Ardalan, Kavous, Professor, Marist College, USA
  • Dr. Arteaga, Julio, Professor, Autonomous University of Nuevo Leon, Mexico
  • Dr. Assaf, Ata, Professor, University of Balamand, Lebanon
  • Dr. Avola, Danilo, Professor, Sapienza University, Italy
  • Dr. Bagis, Bilal, Associate Professor, Bingol University, Turkey
  • Dr. Banerjee, Sudatta, Department Head, Birla Institute of Technology and Science – Pilani, India
  • Dr. Belik, Ivan, Assistant Professor, Norwegian School of Economics, Norway
  • Dr. Berezina, Katerina, Assistant Professor, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, USA
  • Dr. Bertoni, Michele, Associate Professor, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Dr. Billiot, Theresa, Associate Professor, Cameron University, USA
  • Dr. Blenman, Lloyd, Professor, University of North Carolina-Charlotte, USA
  • Dr. Boukas, Nikolaos, Associate Professor, European University Cyprus, Cyprus
  • Dr. Breslawski, Steven, Associate Professor, State University of New York, USA
  • Dr. Brodie, Jacqueline, Senior Lecturer, Edinburgh Napier University, UK
  • Dr. Brown, Abraham, Assistant Professor, Nottingham Trent University, UK
  • Dr. Guerreiro, C. Raul Filipe, Professor, Algarve University, Portugal
  • Dr. Caleiro, Antonio, Assistant Professor, University of Evora, Portugal
  • Dr. Calhoun, Jennifer, Assistant Professor, Coastal Carolina University, USA
  • Dr. Calvo, Nuria, Associate Professor, University of A Coruna, Spain
  • Dr. Capriello, Antonella, Associate Professor, University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy
  • Dr. Carrasco, Paulo, Professor, Algarve University, Portugal
  • Dr. Carvalho, Paulo, Assistant Professor, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Dr. Castro, Rita, Researcher, University of Aveiro, Portugal
  • Dr. Cetinkaya, Ali Sukru, Associate Professor, Selcuk University, Turkey
  • Dr. Chen, Chih-Hsiang, Associate Professor, Peking University, China
  • Dr. Chen, Qihui, Associate Professor, China Agricultural University, China
  • Dr. Chishty-Mujahid, Nadya, Assistant Professor, Institute of Business Administration, Pakistan
  • Dr. Cifarelli, Giulio, Professor, University of Florence, Italy
  • Dr. Cincinelli, Peter, Assistant Professor, University of Bergamo, Italy
  • Dr. Cocianu, Catalina, Professor, The Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania
  • Dr. Collins, Ayse, Associate Professor, Bilkent University, Turkey
  • Dr. Corbin, Deborah, Assistant Professor, Eastern New Mexico University, USA
  • Dr. Corvino, Antonio, Associate Professor, University of Foggia, Italy
  • Dr. Crampton, Suzanne, Professor, Grand Valley State University, USA
  • Dr. Crespo, Nuno, Assistant Professor, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Dr. D’Amato, Antonio, Assistant Professor, University of Salerno, Italy
  • Dr. D’Amato, Vittorio, Professor, University Carlo Cattaneo, Italy
  • Dr. Daraio, Cinzia, Associate Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Darmer, Per, Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Dr. Darwish, Saad, Professor, Applied Science University, Bahrain
  • Dr. Das, Roshni, Research Scholar, Indian Institute of Management Indore, India
  • Dr. De Martino , Marcella , Researcher, National Research Council, Italy
  • Dr. De vita, luisa, Assistant Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Dedeoglu, Bekir Bora, Research Assistant, Nevsehir Haci Bektas Veli University, Turkey
  • Dr. Dishon-Berkovits, Miriam, Assistant Professor, Ono Academic College, Israel
  • Dr. Du, Julan, Associate Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (S.A.R.)
  • Dr. Egilsson, Vilhjalmur , Chancellor, Bifrost University, Iceland
  • Dr. Eisel, Joyce, Assistant Professor, Harris Stowe State University, USA
  • Dr. Fassari, Letteria Grazia, Assistant Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Federici, Daniela, Associate Professor, University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy
  • Dr. Feng, J.Z., Professor, South China Normal University, China
  • Dr. Ferrari, Sonia, Associate Professor, University of Calabria, Italy
  • Dr. Ferreira-Lopes, Alexandra, Assistant Professor, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Dr. Fonseca, Marcia, Associate Professor, Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil
  • Dr. Frascaroli, Bruno, Associate Professor, Federal University of Paraiba, Brazil
  • Dr. Gabbianelli, Linda, Research Fellow, University of Urbino, Italy
  • Dr. Garcia – Alvarez, Maria Teresa, Associate Professor, University of A Coruna, Spain
  • Dr. Garcia Muniz, Ana Salome, Associate Professor, University of Oviedo, Spain
  • Dr. Genc, Ruhet, Professor, Turkish-German University , Turkey
  • Dr. Genova, Angela , Professor, University of Urbino , Italy
  • Dr. Giacomini, Emanuela, Assistant Professor, University of Macerata, Italy
  • Dr. Giusti, Carlo Alberto, Associate Professor, eCampus University, Italy
  • Dr. Gokhale, Jayendra, Assistant Professor, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, USA
  • Dr. Goldschmidt, Nadav, Assistant Professor, Center for Academic Studies, Israel
  • Dr. Gospodinova, Anna, Other, Univestity of Economics Varna, Bulgaria
  • Dr. Gregus, Michal, Professor/Head of Department, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Dr. Guillo, Maria D., Associate Professor, University of Alicante, Spain
  • Dr. Guo, Jang-Ting , Professor, University of California, USA
  • Dr. Hashemi, Shohreh, Associate Professor, University of Houston-Downtown, USA
  • Dr. Holck, Lotte, Reseacher, Copenhagen Business School, Denmark
  • Dr. Hugl, Ulrike, Associate Professor, University of Innsbruck, Austria
  • Dr. Ivantchev, Boyan, Associate Professor, University for National and World Economy, Bulgaria
  • Dr. Kahil, Magd , Associate Professor, Modern Sciences and Arts University, Egypt
  • Dr. Kamboj , Shampy, Assistant Professor, Amity University Noida, India
  • Dr. Kaucic, Massimiliano, Assistant Professor, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Dr. Kim, Hee Youn, Senior Researcher, University of Florida, USA
  • Dr. Kim, Sun-Hwa, Assistant Professor, Montana State University, USA
  • Dr. Krasna, Francesca, Associate Professor, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Dr. Khataybeh, Mohammad, Assistant Professor, The Hashemite University, Jordan
  • Dr. Kryvinska, Natalia, Associate Professor, University of Vienna, Austria
  • Dr. Ku, Fred, Assistant Dean, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (S.A.R.)
  • Dr. Kuczewska , Joanna , Assistant Professor, University of Gdansk, Poland
  • Dr. Lanzini, Pietro, Assistant Professor, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, Italy
  • Dr. Latino, Agostina, Assistant Professor, University of Camerino, Italy
  • Dr. Lee, HyeRyeon, Assistant Professor, Wilkes University, USA
  • Dr. Leshoro, Temitope, Associate Professor, University of South Africa, South Africa
  • Dr. Ieva, Marco, Research Fellow, University of Parma, Italy
  • Dr. Lita, Ratni Prima, Lecturer, Andalas University, Indonesia
  • Dr. Liu, Tsong-Zen, Professor, National Kaohsiung University of Hospitality and Tourism, Taiwan
  • Dr. Liu, Xuefeng, Assistant Professor, Loyola University Maryland, USA
  • Dr. Lok, C K, Lecturer, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong (S.A.R.)
  • Dr. Lopes, Ana, Assistant Professor, Leiria Polytechnic Institute, Portugal
  • Dr. Lorca, Pedro, Associate Professor, University of Oviedo, Spain
  • Dr. Maimone, Fabrizio, Lecturer, Assunta University of Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Martelli, Duccio, Assistant Professor, University of Perugia, Italy
  • Dr. Martinelli, Elisa, Associate Professor, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Dr. Martins, Ana, Professor, Algarve University, Portugal
  • Dr. Matos, Nelson, Assistant Professor,Algarve University, Portugal
  • Dr. Mendes, Luis, Assistant Professor, University of Beira Interior, Portugal
  • Dr. Merella, Vincenzo, Assistant Professor, University of Cagliari, Italy
  • Dr. Mester, Liana-Eugenia, Associate Professor, University of Oradea, Romania
  • Dr. Miguel , Antonio, Assistant Professor, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Dr. Migueles, Carmen, Professor, Fundacao Getulio Vargas Univeristy, Brazil
  • Dr. Min, Jihye, Assistant Professor, University of North Texas, USA
  • Dr. Moisello, Anna maria, Professor, University of Pavia , Italy
  • Dr. Morandi, Francesco, Professor, University of Sassary, Italy
  • Dr. Moshiri, Saeed, Associate Professor, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Dr. Mourelle, Estefania, Assistant Professor, University of Coruna, Spain
  • Dr. Nmadu, Job, Professor, Federal University of Technology, Nigeria
  • Dr. Parello, Carmelo Pierpaolo, Associate Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Park, Kunsoon, Assistant Professor, South Dakota State University, USA
  • Dr. Paskelian, Ohaness, Associate Professor, University of Houston Downtown, USA
  • Dr. Pathak, Durgesh, Assistant Professor, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, India
  • Dr. Peng, Lihong, Professor, Renmin University, China
  • Dr. Pestana, Maria Helena, Assistant Professor, Lisbon University, Portugal
  • Dr. Pezzuto, Ivo, Professor, International School of Management of Paris, France
  • Dr. Phalin, Amanda, Lecturer, University of Florida, USA
  • Dr. Pizzurno, Emanuele, Assistant Professor, University Carlo Cattaneo, Italy
  • Dr. Previtali, Daniele, Lecturer, Liberal International University of Social Studies Guido Carli, Italy
  • Dr. Protogeros, Nicolaos, Associate Professor, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • Dr. Queiroz, Regina, Associate Professor, Nova University of Lisbon , Portugal
  • Dr. Ramos, Celia, Assistant Professor, University of the Algarve, Portugal
  • Dr. Rebelo, Sandra, Assistant Professor, University of the Algarve, Portugal
  • Dr. Rehman, Faiz Ur, Assistant Professor, Quaid-i-Azam University, Pakistan
  • Dr. Reynolds, Joel, Assistant Professor, Niagara University, USA
  • Dr. Rezvanian, Rasoul, Associate Dean, Ithaca College, USA
  • Dr. Ricci, Andrea , Assistant Professor, University of Urbino, Italy
  • Dr. Rija, Maurizio, Associate Professor, University of Calabria, Italy
  • Dr. Romero, Jorge, Associate Professor, Towson University, USA
  • Dr. Rossi, Paola, Assistant Professor, University of Trento, Italy
  • Dr. Rotaris, Lucia, Associate Professor, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Dr. Said, Hassan, Professor, Austin Peay State University, USA
  • Dr. Salem, Islam, Assistant Professor, Alexandria University, Egypt
  • Dr. Sanchez , Evangeline , Professor, Leyte Normal University , Philippines
  • Dr. Sanfelici, Simona, Associate Professor, University of Parma, Italy
  • Dr. Sangi, Nazir Ahmed, Professor, Allama Iqbal Open University, Pakistan
  • Dr. Santos, Jose, Assistant Professor, University of Algarve, Portugal
  • Dr. Schiffer, Eileen, Assistant Professor, Marylhurst University, USA
  • Dr. Schroeder, Ashley, Managing Director, Tourism Crisis Management Initiative, University of Florida, USA
  • Dr. Serdeira Azevedo, Paula, Associate Professor, University of Algarve, Portugal
  • Dr. Sheina, Marina, Associate Professor, National Research University Higher School of Economics , Russia
  • Dr. Simeoni, Francesca, Assistant Professor, University of Verona, Italy
  • Dr. Simoes, Nadia , Assistant Professor, University Institute of Lisbon, Portugal
  • Dr. Sousa, Filipe, Assistant Professor, University of Madeira, Portugal
  • Dr. Stefanelli, Valeria, Professor, University of Salento, Italy
  • Dr. Stefaniak, Joanna, Assistant Professor, University of Gdansk, Poland
  • Dr. Sumedrea, Silvia , Associate Professor, Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania
  • Dr. Sweis, Khalid, Associate Professor, Palestine Technical University, Palestine
  • Dr. Tabari, Saloomeh, Assistant Professor, Sheffield Hallam University, UK
  • Dr. Taliento, Marco, Professor, University of Foggia, Italy
  • Dr. Tekin, MJ. Ni. ilknur, Professor, Bocconi University, Italy
  • Dr. Testa, Pierpaolo, Assistant Professor, University of Naples Federico II, Italy
  • Dr. Tofan, Cezarina Adina, Associate Professor, University of Pitesti, Romania
  • Dr. Torre, Teresina, Associate Professor, University of Genoa, Italy
  • Dr. Tucker, Mary, Professor, Ohio University, USA
  • Dr. Turon, Alberto, Associate Professor, University of Zaragoza, Spain
  • Dr. Tutino, Marco, Associate Professor, Roma Tre University, Italy
  • Dr. Valentinuz, Giorgio, Assistant Professor, University of Trieste, Italy
  • Dr. Valles-Gimenez, Jaime, Professor, University of Zaragoza, Spain
  • Dr. van Niekerk, Mathilda, Assistant Professor, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Dr. Varela Candamio, Laura, Assistant Professor, University of A Coruna , Spain
  • Dr. Ventura, Luigi, Professor, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Dr. Vetrova, Elena, Professor, Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia
  • Dr. Vieira, Isabel, Assistant Professor, University of Evora, Portugal
  • Dr. Vincent, Jennifer,Professor, Champlain College , USA
  • Dr. Vohra, Anupama, Associate Professor, University of Delhi , India
  • Dr. Vouzas, Fotios, Associate Professor, University of Macedonia, Greece
  • Dr. Wang, Shuye, Professor, Renmin University of China, China
  • Dr. Wang, Yao-Chin, Assistant Professor, University of Arkansas, USA
  • Dr. Wen, Xiaoqin, Assistant Professor, Shanghai University, China
  • Dr. Yagci, Kamil, Professor, Pamukkale University, Turkeyoli
  • Dr. Yang, Bo, Professor, Zhongnan University of Economics and Law, China
  • Dr. Yekini, Kemi, Associate Professor,¬†Nottingham University, UK
  • Dr. Yildirim, Cansu, Assistant Professor, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
  • Dr. Yilmaz, Burcu Selin, Professor, Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
  • Dr. Yong, Chen Chen, Associate Professor, University of Malaya, Malaysia
  • Dr. Yu, T. Robert, Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, USA
  • Dr. Zakharenko, Roman, Associate Professor, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia
  • Dr. Zambujal-Oliveira, J., Professor, University of Madeira, Portugal
  • Dr. Zeng, Runxi, Professor, Chongqing University, China
  • Dr. Zhang, Gui, Professor, Hebei University of Technology, China
  • Dr. Zhou, Zehai, Associate Professor, University of Houston-Downtown, USA

Conference Manager:

  • Cavusoglu, Muhittin, M.S., College of Education, University of South Florida, USA

Scientific Relations Coordinators:

  • Corbaci, Emre, Dokuz Eylul University & University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
  • Heckle, Claire, College of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee
  • Nanu, Luana, College of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee