The Center for Hospitality Research was created in 1992 for the purpose of expanding both the quality and volume of research supporting the hospitality industry and its related service industries.
"The Center for Hospitality Research’s goal is to produce and disseminate high-impact applied research relevant to today and tomorrow’s hospitality industry. To achieve this, the CHR brings together researchers, students, and executives to jointly explore critical issues that face the modern hospitality industry. Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, we can then bring the results of the leading research to the entire hospitality industry at no charge..." Read more
The global hotel construction pipeline has reached a record high, and consumers are asking developers and brands to consider sustainable construction and design initiatives.
Experts and industry leaders joined Dean Kate Walsh to discuss factors in restarting the cruise industry, in the wake of COVID-19.
New data released by the Center for Hospitality Research and FreedomPay reveals that while nearly all surveyed retail, restaurant, and hospitality stakeholders are confident in their companies’ internal risk assessment processes, their satisfaction in the security of their systems is misaligned with reality.
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You or your firm can help us develop and share information to boost the industry’s performance and expand student knowledge.
Our corporate members support our researchers and provide advice on our research agenda.
Reports and publications presenting key findings from our research studies.
November 23, 2021
CDO Magazine Announces Its 2021 List of Top Data Executives from the Leisure and Travel Industry
Featuring Jess Petitt ’05, Senior Vice President, Commercial Strategy, Insights & Analytics, Hilton
November 19, 2021
PwC crunches the numbers on the return of business travel
Scott Berman ’84, P ’17 & ’21, Principal and Industry Leader, Hospitality & Leisure Group, PwC
Welcome New CHR Board Member!
Joe Youssef currently serves as Executive Vice President, Business Intelligence and Data Solutions for Amadeus’ Hospitality Division. He has more than two decades of executive experience in travel technology, distribution, strategy and marketing.