The Richardson Family SmartState Center of Economic Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development was established in 2010 with a specific goal to encourage research directly applicable to tourism in South Carolina.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013
USC SmartSate Center of Excellence in Tourism and Economic Development well represented at the Travel and Tourism Research Association's annual meeting held in Kansas City
Dr. Cardenas and Dr. Meng traveled to Kansas City, Mo, to attend and present at the Travel and Tourism Research Association's Annual Meeting. The duo was invited to present
two papers “Resident Attitudes Toward Future Tourism Development: The
Application of Trustworthiness” and “ Tourism Use History: Market Segmentation
to Measure Resident Support for Future Tourism Development”.The data used for both presentations was part
of the Aiken-Equine grant our Center received last summer. More on this presentation and the conference can be found athttp://www.ttra.com/events/ttra-annual-conference/.