The Hospitality Research Centre
The Hospitality Research Centre is the research unit of Hotelschool The Hague. It is our aim to provide relevant and timely insights to hospitality professionals and students. The Research Centre has published studies about topics such as hospitable behavior, revenue management, Airbnb and ‘sharing’, overtourism, sustainable consumer behavior and circularity in hotels, the design of hospitality education and the application of hospitality principles in other sectors. Our researchers do independent academic research, applied projects for businesses and they frequently speak at international academic and professional conferences.
The Yearly Overview of our Hospitality Research Centre is out!
Hospitality competencies facilitating diplomatic relationship building
From marketeer in the energy industry to professor Technological Innovation at HTH
Successful Hospitality Research Symposium on Hotelschool The Hague's Amsterdam campus
Blockchain in hospitality with Horst Treiblmaier
Technology as a monitor to combat food waste
The research at Hotelschool The Hague revolves around the following key questions for the hospitality profession:
- What is hospitality and what is hospitable behaviour?
- What is the future of hospitality?
These questions are addressed by our researchers in different research lines:
City Hospitality* Strategic Foresight * Business Resilience * Circularity and Responsible Consumer Behaviour * Sustainable Talent Management * Technological innovation in hospitality *
City Hospitality research focuses on hospitable encounters between host and guest and their experiences.
Detecting trends and developments that are, or will become of interest to hospitality professionals.
The research line will revolve around the introduction of automations and robotization in the hospitality industry.
4th International Hospitality Research Conference 2023
When considering the future of work in the hospitality sector, robotics and digitisation are often mentioned as potential disruptors.
This year’s edition brings together experts to discuss the —positive and negative— impacts automation and robotisation on the hospitality profession and hospitality experiences.
Research in progress by Hotelschool The Hague students and faculty is published in the Working Paper series. These Working Papers are meant to contribute to the debate, to inspire other students and researchers and to showcase student research.
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