Anatolia Recognition Awards 2014

3 – 7 June 2014

Kadir Has University Conference Center / Istanbul – Turkey

Abraham Pizam

Abraham Pizam is Dean and Linda Chapin Eminent Scholar Chair in Tourism Management in the Rosen College of Hospitality Management, at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida, U.S.A.Professor Pizam is widely known in the field of Hospitality and Tourism Management and has conducted research projects, lectured, and served as a consultant in more than 30 countries. He has held various academic positions, in the U.S.A, U.K., France, Austria, Australia, New-Zealand, Singapore, Israel and Switzerland, has authored more than 160 scientific publications and ten books, is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Hospitality Management and serves on the editorial boards of 20 academic journals. Professor Pizam has conducted consulting and research projects for a variety of international, national and regional tourism organizations.



Brian Archer

Brian Archer is professor emeritus at Surrey University, United Kingdom, where for 17 years he was Professor and head of the School of Management for the Service Industries (formerly the Department of Hotel, Catering and Tourism Management) and the following nine years Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University. During the 1970s and 1980s, he developed a series of regional multiplier models, some based on macroeconomic and others on input-output analysis. These were used for a variety of studies such as the impact of a nuclear power station, the introduction of new industries into a region, and the impact of tax-haven companies showed the wide scope of the models, but the largest use was fir the analysis of the impact of tourism in various countries and regions… Indeed, some 40 studies were undertaken over a range of different countries and regions. As part of his work, he has been a consultant to the World Bank, UNDP, World tourism organization, and the Commonwealth Secretariat, as well as a special advisor on tourism to a House of Commons Select Committee. He is the author of more than 100 articles, reports, and books and has given papers at conferences, colloquia and seminars in 60 different countries.

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