Monday, August 26, 2013

More reasons to encourage youth travel!

The Center is excited to announce that it has recently been awarded funds from the US Travel Association to study the educational impact of  travel on youth. Check out the links below that support the hypothesis that travel has a positive impact on educational outcomes for young people:

Thursday, August 22, 2013

Banner month for Dr. Hudson!

Congratulations are in order! Dr. Hudson celebrated an extra special birthday this year because his 50th peer-reviewed article was accepted for publication this month. Look for "Knowledge Exchange: A Destination Perspective" to be published in the Journal of Destination Marketing and Management , Vol 2 No. 3. This article details Dr. Hudson's experiences in South Carolina managing a research center and emphasizing the importance of transferring knowledge from academia to industry.  Congratulations and Happy Birthday to Dr. Hudson!

Friday, August 9, 2013

Speaking at the Ministry of Truth!

 On August 8, Dr. Simon Hudson presented a paper in Senate House at the University of London. The building's use by the Ministry of Information during the Second World War inspired George Orwell's description of the Ministry of Truth in his novel Nineteen Eighty-Four. Hudson’s was speaking at the 2013 International Conference on Business Tourism and Applied Sciences, and the title of his paper was Knowledge Transfer in Tourism.