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Community Sentiment of Tourism

How Does the Community View Tourism? With the goal of understanding more about how local communities perceive the tourism industry, researchers from the hospitality management program conducted several resident sentiment surveys. The survey sought feedback from stakeholders to gauge sentiment toward tourism overall and understand how it varies across key demographic and geographic lines. To

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Building A Sustainable Workforce

The labor shortage in the hospitality industry is significant and is impacting the industry’s ability to grow and serve customers. In 2016, OSU’s hospitality management degree faculty and students began researching this vital issue. Our research continues to expand and, after presenting our results at several conferences, we are now focused our energy on the solutions to

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