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2017 Award Opportunities


The Travel and Tourism Research Association awards program was developed to encourage and recognize excellence in the field of travel and tourism research and marketing. Entrants are judged on quality, originality, creativity, usefulness, results and benefits to the travel and tourism industry. 

2017 Award Co-Chairs:

Dr. Lori Pennington-Gray, University of Florida Eric Friedheim Tourism Institute,

Dr. Elizabeth Halpenny, University of Alberta,


  1. Complete the Awards form and include all information to be considered. Submissions can be in English or in French.
  2. If you have any questions on the awards, please contact Dr. Pennington-Gray at or Dr. Halpenny at
  3. DEADLINE: Entries for the International Conference Awards must be received on or before March 31, 2016.
  4. Awards will be announced at the 2017 ttra Annual International Conference in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Winners will be notified by May 1, 2017.

(The awards committee reserves the right not to present an award in any given year.  Non-winners will not be notified.)

2017 Award Opportunities

Award opportunities for the 2017 International Conference include:

The Keeling Dissertation Award and the Travel Research Grant were both awarded in 2016, and will be up for award again in 2018.

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