New Journal of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism Debuts
Galloway, N.J. – The inaugural issue of the International Journal of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism (IJGHT) was released today by the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism - School of Business, Stockton University.
The peer-reviewed, open access journal was developed to share original research that bridges the gap between industry practitioners and academic researchers and educators.
“We want this journal to provide readers with relevant information that can inform and enhance the gaming, hospitality and tourism industries and those that support them,” said LIGHT Faculty Director and IJGHT Founding Editor Jane Bokunewicz.
The online journal can be viewed on the LIGHT website at stockton.edu/light.
Articles in the first issue include:
- “The Impact of Hospitality Industry-Wide Shutdowns on One University's Internship Program: A Case Study”
Polly College, Ph.D., Business Continuity Manager, ADT Security
James Downey, Adjunct Professor of Hospitality Management, Lynn University
Bill Quain, Ph.D., Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies, Stockton University
- “COVID-19 Residual Effects: Sustainability Strength and Volatility for the Future”
Noel Criscione-Naylor, Ed.D, Associate Professor Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies, Stockton University
Jane Bokunewicz, Ph.D., Associate Professor Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies, Stockton University
- “A Novel Decision Support Risk Assessment Tool for Investigating Internal Theft in
a Gaming Establishment: A Case Study”
Alex Martin, Executive Operations, Clearspeed, San Diego, California, USA
John Zaal, Executive Operations, Clearspeed, San Diego, California, USA
Mario Azevedo, Call Center Services, Azevedo Solutions Group, Inc., Kenwood, California, USA
Christine Dutra, Call Center Services, Azevedo Solutions Group, Inc., Kenwood, California, USA
“Changing Tourist Movement and Social Media Behavior in a Destination: Visualizing COVID-19 Impacts through Flickr VGI”
Tracy Michaud, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in Tourism & Hospitality, University of Southern Maine
“The Positive Impact of Reentry Employment in obtaining a Casino Key Employee License and for the Atlantic City Casino Industry and Community as a Whole”
Teresa M. Pimpinelli, Esquire, Senior Counsel, New Jersey Casino Control Commission
“Restaurant Restrooms as They Relate to Kitchens: Customer Perceptions vs. Inspection Scores”
Joseph Scarcelli, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Hospitality Management, York College of Pennsylvania
Barbara Almanza, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Purdue University
The journal is supported by a robust editorial board of industry and academic professionals.
"As we aim to grow the gaming, hospitality, and tourism industry in an important and profound way with the inaugural issue of the International Journal of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism (IJGHT), Stockton University and Atlantic City again prove ripe partners who are up to the task. I am honored to be part of this giant effort," said George L. De Feis, Section Editor - Tourism, Assistant Professor of Business Studies (Management) at Stockton University.
“IJGHT has already proven to be the perfect mechanism to bring academics and industry professionals together in one place, opening the conversation and bridging research value. The team has built a powerful board of editorial members and reviewers to provide access to critical information necessary to move our industry forward. I am proud to contribute to IJGHT's success in launching the inaugural issue,” said Noel Criscione-Naylor, Section Editor – Casino Gaming, Associate Professor Hospitality and Tourism Management Studies, Stockton University.
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