Hon. B.A., Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo, Canada
Masters, Law and Economics of Tourism, Université de Droit et d’Economie, France
Ph.D., State Intervention in Tourism, Université de Droit et d’Economie, France
More than 40 years in both public and private sectors of tourism industry, including senior positions with the OECD, Government of Ontario, financial institutions, tour operators, consulting,and professor at Ryerson University’s School of Hospitality and Tourism Management.
Published many journal articles and book chapters; Areas of interest: destination policy, planning, development, and marketing; heritage, ethnic, and wellness tourism, the travel trade, incentive travel, e-commerce, Indigenous tourism