Purdue as Indiana's land-grant university has a strong tradition of world-class tourism research. The Purdue Tourism & Hospitality Research Center undertakes research designed to advance our understanding of the system that constitutes tourism and to provide important insights for hospitality businesses and destination and travel organizations working within the system.

The center's faculty specialize in a range of topics including:

  • Branding and Marketing
  • Rural Tourism
  • Food and Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Strategic Planning for Tourism
  • Emerging markets and new consumers
  • Leisure and Recreation

Research Colloquia on Tourism, Health, and Quality of Life

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

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