Situated in the School of Tourism and Hospitality Management and affiliated with Fox School of Business and Management of Temple University, the National Laboratory of Tourism and eCommerce (NLTeC) is a multi-disciplinary institute. The primary mission of NLTeC is to conduct and facilitate high quality inter and multi-disciplinary research and development in those areas of tourism impacted by technology. To this end, NLTeC provides a unique and powerful setting for scholars and practitioners to consider the nature and role of information technology in tourism industry.
Dr. Daniel Fesenmaier is the Director of the NLTeC He is also a Professor in the Department of Management Information Systems (MIS), Fox School of Business, and Temple University. As Director of the NLTeC, Dr. Fesenmaier is responsible for directing travel and tourism research projects and providing consulting services to national, state, region and local tourism organizations. Over the past 30 years, he has been involved in tourism marketing and research projects for the U. S. Travel Association and for tourism organizations in Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Rhode Island and Texas.
Dr. Fesenmaier is author of over 250 articles dealing with tourism marketing, advertising evaluation and information technology. He has co-authored a monograph titled Assessing and Developing Tourism Resources, co-edited 5 books, is co-founding editor of an international journal titled Tourism Analysis and is Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Information Technology and Tourism.
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