Overseen by Prof. Angelo Camillo, Publication Examines Impact of Travel on India, China, Russia, Turkey and Italy – and on Review-Dependent Business Travelers
LOS ANGELES (March 29, 2017) – With an eye on the economic impact of business travel in five significant – and significantly different – countries, Angelo Camillo, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Strategic Management in Woodbury University’s School of Business, today announced the second edition of a new academic research journal aimed at the tourism and hospitality industry.
In the new volume, the International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management in the Digital Age (IJTHMDA) points its lens toward India, China, Russia, Turkey and Italy – and at business travelers who depend on online reviews.
IJTHMDA is emerging as a pivotal reference source for emerging research, concepts, and managerial solutions within the hospitality and tourism industry with an emphasis on the impact of technology on consumer behavior, service demand and delivery, and customer experience, IJTHMDA meets the research needs of managers, business executives, researchers, educators, and graduate-level students in the areas of travel and tourism, hotel management, event planning, luxury services, and restaurant management.
“The digital revolution has had a powerful impact on a variety of sectors, travel and tourism foremost among them,” Prof. Camillo said. “As the latest edition of IJTHMDA chronicles, the hospitality and leisure industries have witnessed a dynamic shift as more consumers are turning to digital platforms and service providers to plan and complement their personal recreational activities. Understanding the true potential of integrating digital services and tools into the customer experience is an essential component for success in the digital economy.”
Among the highlights of the new issue:
Role of ICT and Tourism in Economic Growth of India
The Role of the UNWTO in Visa Facilitation: The Diverse Impacts on Tourism Industries of China, Russia and Turkey
The Impact of Social Network on Italian Users’ Behavioral Intention for the Choice of a Medical Tourist Destination
How Do Online Reviews Affect Business Travelers’ Accommodation Choices?:
The Application of Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA)
To obtain a copy of the IJTHMDA editorial preface, see:
About Angelo A. Camillo
Angelo A. Camillo, PhD, is Associate Professor of Strategic Management at Woodbury University in Burbank Calif. He has more than 35 years of international hospitality industry management experience and has worked and lived in ten countries and four continents. He holds a degree from Heidelberg Hotel Management School in Germany, an MBA from San Francisco State University, and a PhD from Oklahoma State University. He teaches courses in Strategic Management, Global Enterprise Management, and special topics in Hospitality Entrepreneurship and Business Development. He is an educator for “luxury wine and investment” and an award-winning amateur wine maker. He is Visiting Professor at various institutions in Europe and China, where he teaches Global Entrepreneurship and International Management. He is also hospitality business consultant to major international corporations.