Isenberg Professor Earns Top Paper Award in Tourism Research

July 19, 2013

Albert Assaf, an assistant professor in Isenberg's Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, was co-recipient of this year's Charles R. Goeldner Article of Excellence Award, which recognizes the top article in the prestigious Journal of Travel Research. Chosen by the Travel and Tourism Research Association and the journal's editorial board, Assaf's paper, "Identifying and Ranking the Determinants of Tourism Performance: A Global Investigation," came out on top among 70 articles.  Assaf and his coauthor, Alexander Josiassen, received formal recognition for their accomplishment at the Travel and Tourism Research Association's annual conference in June.