Chair & Scientific Committee

Conference Chairs:

  • Cobanoglu, Cihan, Ph.D., College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, USA
  • Ongan, Serdar, Ph.D., College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, USA

Scientific Committee:

  • Agarwal, Anurag, Ph.D., College of Business, University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee, USA
  • Arlt, Wolfgang G., Ph.D., Faculty of Economics, Westküste University, Germany
  • Celik, Adnan, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences, Selcuk University, Turkey
  • Christodoulidou, Natasa, Ph.D., College of Business Administration and Public Policy, California State University Dominguez Hills
  • Clark, Ephraim, Ph.D., School of Business, Middlesex University, UK
  • Cláudia Custódio, Ph.D., W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, USA
  • Cockshott, William, Ph.D., School of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Collins, Ayse Bas, PhD, School of Applied Technology and Management, Bilkent University, Turkey
  • Dallari, Fiorella, Ph.D., Department of Political  and Economic Geography, University of Bologna, Italy
  • Dwyer, Larry, Ph.D., Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Australia
  • Ekiz Erdogan, Ph.D., King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
  • Ersoz, Yunus Halis, Ph.D. Department of Economics, Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Fawson, Christopher, Ph.D., Jon M. Huntsman School of Business, Utah State University, USA
  • Gill, Grandon, Ph.D., College of Business, University of South Florida-Tampa, USA
  • Halıcıoglu, Ferda, Ph.D., Department of Economics, Yeditepe University, Turkey
  • Harrolle, Michelle, Ph.D., College of Business, University of South Florida, USA
  • Hji-Avgoustis, Sotiris, Ph.D., Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Ball State University, USA
  • Holecek, Don, Ph.D., Department of Community Sustainability, Michigan State University, USA
  • Incekara, Ahmet, Ph.D. Department of Economics, Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Inci A.Can, Ph.D., Department of Finance, Bryant University, USA
  • Kaplanidou, Kyriaki, Ph.D., College of Health and Human Performance, University of Florida, USA
  • Kizildag, Murat, Ph.D., Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Li, Robert, Ph.D., School of Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Man., University of South Carolina, USA
  • Lianos, Theodoros, Ph.D., College of Economics and Business, Athens, University, Greece
  • Mahony, Daniel, Ph.D., College of Education, Health and Human Services, Kent State University, USA
  • Martin, Rand D., Ph.D., Department of Finance, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, USA
  • Nedelea, Alexandru, Ph.D., Faculty of Economics and Public Administration, Romania
  • O’Halloran, Robert M., Ph.D., College of Human Ecology, East Carolina University, USA
  • Okumus, Fevzi, Ph.D., Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA
  • Ozdemir, Suleyman, Ph.D., Department of Economics, Istanbul University, Turkey
  • Pennington-Gray, Lori, Ph.D., College of Health and Human Performance, University of Florida, USA
  • Rascher, Daniel A., Ph.D., Department of Sport Management, University of San Francisco, USA
  • Riordan, James, Ph.D., College of Business, Florida Atlantic University, USA
  • Serra, Francisco, Ph.D., School of Management, University of the Algarve, Portugal
  • Shu, Tao, Ph.D., Department of Banking and Finance, University of Georgia, USA
  • Song, Haiyan, Ph.D., SHTM, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
  • Tingle, Jacob, Ph.D., Department of Business Administration, Trinity University, USA
  • Tuna, Muharrem, Ph.D., Faculty of Tourism, Gazi University, Turkey

Scientific Relations Coordinator:

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