Purdue Tourism & Hospitality Research Center

Tourism is the world's largest industry and has the potential to provide economic, cultural and environmental benefits for people from all over the world. The Purdue Tourism & Hospitality Research Center has been established to provide world-class tourism research for destination communities, tourism organizations, and hospitality businesses.

Our center is committed to the following guiding principles as we pursue our mission to improve the quality of life for people through tourism.

  • Active Engagement
    The center serves destination communities, tourism organizations, and hospitality businesses with practical and up-to-date expertise. 
  • Creative Discovery
    The center conducts scholarly research to generate knowledge and advance the discipline of tourism and hospitality.
  • Experiential Learning and Student Opportunities
    The center provides hands-on research opportunities for students to develop life-long learning skills and real-world experience.

Hospitality & Tourism Management, 900 W. State Street, West Lafayette, IN 47907, PH:(765) 494-4643, Fax: (765) 494-0327

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