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General Information

Elizabeth BarberDaniel Fesenmaier

Professor, School of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Director, National Labroatory for Tourism & eCommerce

Address:
1810 North 13th Street
Speakman Hall 321
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: 215.204.5611
E-mail: drfez@temple.edu

Academic Degrees:

  • B.S., University of Minnesota
  • M.S., Southern Illinois University
  • Ph.D. The University of Western Ontario

Biography

Elizabeth BarberDaniel Fesenmaier

Assistant Professor
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Address:
1810 North 13th Street
Speakman Hall 321
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: 215.204.5611
E-mail: drfez@temple.edu

Dr. Daniel Fesenmaier is the Professor and Director of the National Laboratory for Tourism and eCommerce for the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Temple University. As Director of the National Laboratory for Tourism & eCommerce, Dr. Fesenmaier is responsible for directing travel and tourism research projects and providing consulting services to national, state, region and local tourism organizations. Over the past 25 years, he has been involved in tourism marketing and research projects for the states of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Texas as well as destination marketing organizations in these states and in Mississippi, New York and Texas. He has also served as a consultant to tourism projects in Australia, Canada, Ghana and South Korea.

Dr. Fesenmaier is author of over 150 articles dealing with tourism marketing, advertising evaluation and information technology. He has co-authored a monograph titled Assessing and Developing Tourism Resources, co-edited 5 books (Recreation Planning and Management, Communication Systems in Tourism Marketing, Recent Advances in Tourism Research Methodology, Information and Communication Technologies 2000, Information and Communication Technologies 2001), and is co-founding editor of an international journal titled Tourism Analysis.

Dr. Fesenmaier received his Ph. D. in geography from the University of Western Ontario in London, Canada. He has taught at the University of Oklahoma, Texas A&M University and Indiana University and the University of Illinois before coming to Temple University and has received a number of awards for his teaching and research. In particular, he been recognized twice for excellence in teaching through the “Incomplete List of Instructors Rated as Excellent by Their Students,” University of Illinois and for excellence in research through the King J. McCristal Outstanding Scholars Award, University of Illinois and receiving the Best Conference Paper Award at ENTER2003 and ENTER2004 and at the 8th Annual Graduate Students Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Curriculum Vita

Elizabeth BarberDaniel Fesenmaier

Assistant Professor
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management

Address:
1810 North 13th Street
Speakman Hall 321
Philadelphia, PA 19122

Phone: 215.204.5611
E-mail: drfez@temple.edu

Teaching and Research Interests

Tourism Marketing and Information Technology: (1) Use of Internet technology by travelers in the travel planning process, (2) Design of web-based systems for marketing tourism products, (3) Emerging technologies for use in tourism marketing, and (4) Competitive strategies for marketing tourism destinations including the branding of tourism destinations. Travel Advertising and Demand Analysis: (1) Nature of decision making in pleasure travel, (2) Nature and role of information used by travelers to guide trip-related decisions, and (3) Application of travel demand modeling in tourism planning. Information Systems Development: (1) Market information systems, (2) Knowledge management, (3) Intellectual/social capital, and (4) Development, application and adoption of knowledge-based information technologies.

Summary of Scholarly Activity

Publications: 6 edited books; 3 monographs; 234 articles (113 in refereed journals); 50 research abstracts. Funded projects: Over 100 funded projects totaling approximately $6.3 million. Approximately 250 research presentations, 100 presentations as invited speaker - 15 as keynote speaker.

 


The School of Tourism is affiliated with:
The Fox School of Business

School of Tourism & Hospitality Management
1810 N. 13th Street, Speakman Hall 111 (006-68)
Philadelphia, PA 19122
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Email: sthm@temple.edu

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