Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Domestic Medical Tourism

Simon Hudson presented on Domestic Medical Tourism at the 4th World Medical Tourism and Global Health Care Congress in Chicago, IL, October 25-28, 2011. Dr. Hudson's session was filled to capacity with a topic of both broad and keen interest to conference attendees. The presentation itself was also every well received.

2011 medical tourism conference was an unprecedented success overall with record attendance - roughly 1,800 representatives from 90 countries.

Friday, October 7, 2011

South Carolina Tourism and Higher Education Summit

The College of Hospitality, Retail, and Sport Management was well represented at the conference hosted by the South Carolina Travel and Tourism Coalition in Columbia, SC today. Dean Brian Mihalik participated in a four person expert panel on hospitality education and six of the seven full-time tourism professors in the School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management were among attendees. Dean Mihalik recognized the SC Center of Economic Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development as the only SmartState program dedicated to tourism in the State. He also recognized the Center's Director, Dr. Simon Hudson, as the 'go-to guy' for State focused tourism research.