Finalists of the WTFL Young Talent Programme 2019 are:

 

 

Veronika Alieva
North-Caucasus Federal University, Stavropol, Russia

Title of Research Paper:
Hospitality industry breaking the walls of food illiteracy

 

 

Sofia Branca
IMI International Management Institute, Luzern, Switzerland

Title of Research Paper:
The impact of mega events on international tourist perceptions: The case of Milano Expo.

 

 

Elizabeth Sara Dominguez Rodriguez
University of Queensland, Australia

Title of Research Paper:
The impact of online TV shows on destination image: The case of Mexico

 

 

Senatla Courageous Gabobofane
Botho University, Botswana

Title of Research Paper:
An analysis of the working environment on employees in Botswana hotels

 

 

Alok Gulati
Institute of Hotel Management, Aurangabad, India

Title of Research Paper:
Culinary innovation management

 

Refiloe Julia Lekgau
University of Johannesburg, South Africa

Title of Research Paper:
Perceived Socio-economic Impacts of Wildlife Tourism

 

Kesego Oratile Obona
Botho University, Botswana

Title of Research Paper:
An investigation into challenges facing female youth in balancing family and career building

 

Véronique Pelouard
Ecole Hoteliere de Lausanne, Switzerland

Title of Research Paper:
Attracting Millenials to Luxury Hotels

 

 

Valerie Pretscher
Modul University Vienna, Austria

Title of Research Paper:
Fighting Mass Tourism through Hotel Moratoriums

 

Insa Schulz
University of Applied Sciences Bremerhaven, Germany

Title of Research Paper:
Robotic service provider and assistants on cruise ships – A realistic view or just science fiction?

 

 

Naruemon Suphap
Mahidol University International College, Thailand

Title of Research Paper:
Virtual Reality (VR) for Destination Marketing Organization (DMO)

 

Nina Zitz
Modul University Vienna, Austria

Title of Research Paper:
A stakeholder’s view on the creation of a sustainable energy-flagship region within the LEADER-region Nationalpark Hohe Tauern