The History of Black Travel website highlights examples of African American tourism.
For two decades, professor Tim Ezzell and his students have led dozens of community projects in Appalachian communities across Tennessee as part of a federal applied research program to spur economic development in the region.
Students in a hospitality and tourism class at UT spent spring semester blending classroom learning with real-world experience to improve accessibility in Knoxville’s hospitality industry.
UT senior Ashley Sullivan had a taste of the Big Apple during New York Fashion Week.
James Williams has been chosen by Diverse: Issues in Higher Education as one of its top 15 emerging scholars for 2019.
Amaya Linsey walked across the stage to receive her degree today, waiting at the end of the stage to embrace her with open arms was her brother, Airman First Class Jerald Linsey Jr., home on special leave.
Two UT faculty members are leading a study to better understand Appalachian tourism and identify opportunities to grow tourism activities and encourage business development.
Adobe Digital Insights predicts the 2017 holiday season to be the first to break $100 billion in online sales, a 13 percent increase from last year.
UT’s Culinary Institute is partnering with Cowgirl Creamery to host the inaugural Great Smoky Mountain Food Days event October 6–7 at UT’s Visitors Center. “This event celebrates the food of the Smokies, which has been shaped by the people and climate of our region,” said Ann Fairhurst, department head of retail, hospitality, and tourism management.
Stefanie Benjamin, assistant professor in the Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management program, recently was featured in a BuzzFeed article about the Lake Lure Dirty Dancing Festival.
WalletHub recently posted an article with the best and worst states for summer road trips. Stefanie Benjamin, assistant professor in the Department of Retail, Hospitality and Tourism Management, was featured as an expert on the topic.
Retail, hospitality, and tourism management students are trying to identify niche tourism markets that may help Lenoir City’s downtown revitalization efforts. The students are a part of a class taught by Stefanie Benjamin, an assistant professor of retail, hospitality, and tourism management in the College of Education, Health and Human Sciences.