Feb 11, 2022
Travel, and especially the hospitality sector, have definitely been
impacted by the pandemic and other factors over the recent years.
And these impacts also have implications for business travel and
business travelers. In this episode, Dr. Peter Ricci, Director of
Florida Atlantic University’s hospitality and tourism management
program, joins podcast host, Debbie Iannaci, head of GBTA
Communications and Research, to discuss the most immediate
challenges in the hospitality industry right now, what they might
mean for business travel and travelers, and what the industry needs
to be thinking about now to foster a strong hospitality sector in
A hospitality leader with over 25 years of experience in the industry and academia, for the last 12 years Dr. Ricci has focused on developing FAU’s program which is ranked among the Top 30 in the U.S. and is also one of the top MBA programs for hospitality and tourism. He is a frequent speaker on hospitality trends. Most recently, he has been vocal about the urgent need to address the shortage in hospitality workers brought on by the pandemic and create a new way forward to attract and keep talent in the industry.