TRAVEL RESEARCH GRANT
This grant is awarded to an individual or organization for
the development of a research technique or methodology.
recipient may be an individual or an organization
responsible for the application of a traditional or a
presently available resarch technique or methodology in a
particularly creative manner which may increase its
usefulness. The awards committee will review entries and
judge them based on their ability to improve measurement,
decrease costs, and imporve information for better
application and understanding by management. The project
must show significant benefits to the travel and tourism
The recipient of this grant will receive $2,000, a plaque,
a $300 travel allowance and a complimentary registration
to the 2003 TTRA Annual Conference.
The 2003 recipient is Dr. SooCheong Jang. He is an
Assistant Professor with the Department of Hotel,
Restaurant, Institution Management and Dietetic at Kansas
State University. The title of his proposal
is "Mitigating Travel Market Seasonality: An Application
of Financial Portfolio Theory."