October 2017

2017 EuroCHRIE Awards

The Results from EuroCHRIE Nairobi 2017


The EuroCHRIE President's Award
– sponsored by REDGlobal

The EuroCHRIE Presidents Award is the highest individual recognition a member of EuroCHRIE may receive. It is presented to a EuroCHRIE member in recognition of the individual's lifetime contributions and outstanding service both to hospitality and tourism education and the EuroCHRIE Federation.

This year is awarded to Dr. Maureen Brookes

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STR Global “Bridging the Gap” Award
- in recognition of significant contributions related to bridging the gap between academia and industry

This award honours a professional who has worked to build closer cooperation between academia and industry in relation to training, research and development in hospitality and tourism education. The recipient will normally be a EuroCHRIE member

This year is awarded to REDGlobal Learning

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The EuroCHRIE International Industry Award

The award recognizes an outstanding international industry or organisation for demonstrated commitment and service to the hospitality and tourism industry.

This year is awarded to Institute of Hospitality

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Institute of Hospitality 'in Practice' Award

The award is given to a superior industry focused research publication that has been submitted to the 2017 EuroCHRIE conference.

The nominees are:

  • To leave or not to leave? A myth of the employment market in the casino industry in Macao
    by Kim-Ieng Loi, Weng-Si Lei and Fernando Lourenco
    Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao
  • Environmental Buying Decisions of Restaurant Customers in Kenya
    by Lucy Gikonyo and Pauline Thumbi
    Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • How to Throw a Bird? – Towards a Framework for Pro-Poor Tourism Development
    by Charlotte Bruun and Anne Lassen Zakaria
    University College of Northern Denmark (UCN)

Winners:

  • To leave or not to leave? A myth of the employment market in the casino industry in Macao
    by Kim-Ieng Loi, Weng-Si Lei and Fernando Lourenco
    Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao

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Institut Paul Bocuse Research Award

The award will commend an individual piece of research, submitted to the 2017 EuroCHRIE conference, that has made a significant contribution to our industry and to education.

The nominees are:

  • The Role of Sensation Seeking Styles on Travel Risk Perception and the Need for Travel Insurance
    by Cindia Ching Chi Lam, Ut Lon Im and Xinyi Xiao
    Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao
  • Does Willingness-To-Pay for Rate Conditions Change over the Booking Horizon? A novel time-dependent conjoint analysis approach
    by Bjorn Arenoe, Arenoe Marketing Intelligence and Jean-Pierre van der Rest
    Leiden University
  • Environmental Buying Decisions of Restaurant Customers in Kenya
    by Lucy Gikonyo and Pauline Thumbi
    Strathmore University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Do Cultural Values Matter in Hotel Customers’ Positive Emotions and Electronic Word-of-Mouth (eWOM) Behaviour?
    by Yaou Hu and Hyun Jeong Kim
    Washington State University, USA

Winners:

  • The Role of Sensation Seeking Styles on Travel Risk Perception and the Need for Travel Insurance
    by Cindia Ching Chi Lam, Ut Lon Im and Xinyi Xiao
    Institute for Tourism Studies, Macao

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The EuroCHRIE Regional Industry Award

The award recognizes an outstanding regional organisation for demonstrated commitment and service to the hospitality and tourism industry.

This year is awarded to Basecamp Explorer

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The EuroCHRIE Best Poster Award

The award is given to a superior research poster presented at the EuroCHRIE 2017 conference.

Winner

The role of warmth in the experience of hospitality - an exploratory study

  • Ruth Pijls and Brenda Groen from Saxion University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands
  • Mirjam Galetzka and Ad Pruyn University of Twente, The Netherlands

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The EuroCHRIE University Challenge Award
- sponsored by RedGlobal

The award goes to the winner of the 2017 EuroCHRIE University Challenge, an international lodging competition run by RedGlobal

The Winner is Budapest Business School

Runners up are Stenden South Africa

REPORT: 3rd Annual EuroCHRIE University Challenge Comes to a Terrific Conclusion!


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