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Top 30 Champions of Environmental Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism 2021


International Hospitality Institute https://internationalhospitalityinstitute.com/

Top 25 Most Influential Educators in Hospitality 2021


EuroCHRIE 2020 Recipient of the “Bridging the Gap” Award 

The award is given by the EuroCHRIE (European Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education) in recognition of significant contributions related to bridging the gap between academia & industry. This Award honours a professional who has worked to build closer cooperation between academia and industry in relation to training, research and development in hospitality and tourism education.


Nominated for the “Sonderhochschulperle: Forschen, Lehren und Prüfen in Zeiten der Corona Krise” (University pearl: Research, teaching and testing in times of the corona crisis)  from the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V. (German Donor’s Association For Science) – April 2020

Recipient of the Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence 2015

The recipients selected by Emerald Group Publishing’s own journal and book series’ editorial boards, were judged on research excellence, rigour and relevance. The Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence provide particular recognition for novel, inter-disciplinary research, which makes a difference within its academic field and is used more broadly by practitioners, policy makers and more. The paper titled “A survey of social entrepreneurial community-based hospitality and tourism initiatives in developing economies” appeared in Volume 6 number 1 in the Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes journal.