Faculty In The Press

[ThePointsGuy] Professor Makarand Mody Shares his Insight on Owner and Guest Rights at Airbnb; Photo by Filios Sazeides on Unsplash

[ThePointsGuy] Professor Makarand Mody Shares his Insight on Owner and Guest Rights at Airbnb

Professor Makarand Mody, Ph.D., was interviewed by The Points Guy to provide some insight into the rights of owners and renters on the Airbnb booking platform! The article focused on Airbnb’s recent string of incidents with the most recent being the shooting in Pittsburgh. Read More

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[Senior Housing News] Professor Scott Eckstein Shared the Importance of Fostering Young Leaders; Photo by CDC on Unsplash

[Senior Housing News] Professor Scott Eckstein Shared the Importance of Fostering Young Leaders

Adjunct Professor Scott Eckstein shared with Senior Housing News the importance of having academic programs such as BU's MMH Senior Living Program. These programs are crucial for fostering future generations of senior living industry leaders. Read More

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Makarand Mody

BU School of Hospitality Appoints Makarand Mody, Ph.D., to New Director of Research Position

(July 20, 2021) Boston, MA  – Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) Dean Arun Upneja, Ph.D., has announced the appointment of Makarand Mody, Ph.D., to Director of Research, the first-ever position of its kind at the School of Hospitality Administration. Dr. Mody’s primary role is to spearhead research... More

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[Long Live Lodging] Professor Makarand Mody Finds Post-pandemic Travel Results in Alternative Lodging

In a recent Long Live Lodging article, Professor Makarand Mody, and his fellow researchers learned that people planning a trip this year are less likely to stay in hotels and more likely to book alternative lodging such as private homes listed on Airbnb.  Read More

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BU School of Hospitality Announces Promotion of Leora Lanz, ISHC to Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs

(June 30,  2021) Boston, MA – Boston University’s School of Hospitality Administration (BU SHA) Dean Arun Upneja, Ph.D., has announced the promotion of Leora Lanz, ISHC, Associate Professor of the Practice and  Faculty Chair of the School’s Master of Management in Hospitality (MMH) degree program, to Assistant Dean of Academic... More

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[MarketingBrew] Professor Makarand Mody Shares His Advice on How Destinations Can Lull More Visitors This Summer. Photo from Canva

[MarketingBrew] Professor Makarand Mody Shares His Advice on How Destinations Can Lull More Visitors This Summer.

In a recent article on MarketingBrew, Professor Makarand Mody was asked to give his insight as to how destinations should entice more guests to travel this upcoming summer, suggesting that they should tap into people's underlying wanderlust. Read More

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[Travel Weekly] Professor Leora Lanz Provides her Insight Into the Side Effects That the Covid Vaccine Will Cause Photo from Canva

[Travel Weekly] Professor Leora Lanz Provides her Insight Into the Side Effects That the Covid Vaccine Will Cause

  In an interview with Travel Weekly, Professor Leora Lanz discussed how the travel experience will change for travelers because of the Covid vaccine. She states that there will be a distinction in how businesses treat those vaccinated versus those not vaccinated. Read More

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[MoneyGeek] Professor Christopher Muller Ph.D. Gives His Expert Insight on Leisure and Hospitality Job Losses

Photo by Crew on Unsplash In a recent article by MoneyGeek, SHA Professor Chris Muller, Ph.D. discussed the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the hospitality industry. Dr. Muller answered questions and gave his advice about employee furloughs, and the local and state economies, and the industry's future.  Read More

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[WalletHub] A Review of the Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card by Suzanne Markham Bagnera, Ph.D.

The Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card is argued to be one of the best rewards credit cards available on the market. While the Visa card appeals to many travels, Suzanne Markham-Bagnera Ph.D., Clinical Assistant Professor at SHA provides her expert insight and review in this article. WalletHub's editors posed three key... More

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