- Teaching Associate Professor of Marketing and Tourism Studies
- Funger Hall
2201 G Street NW
Washington, DC 20052
- GWU, School of Business, Outstanding Undergraduate Faculty Award, May 2010.
- Nominated for the GW Student Athletes Best Professor Award – April 2010
- Anabar Citation of Excellence. Highest Quality Rating for contribution to literature for
- the research article: “Policy Dimensions of Human Resource Management in the
- Tourism and Hospitality Industries,” published by the International Journal of
- Contemporary Hospitality Management, 1997, Vol. 9, No. 5/6.
- Travel Industry Association, Oddessy Award for Innovative Travel Marketing, October, 1995.
- Travel Research Association, Desmond D. Slattery Award for Marketing, May, 1995
- Honorary Diploma, La Foundacion Miguel Aleman, A.C., 1994.
- Tourism Marketing Research
- Environmental Management Systems and Sustainable Technology
- Tourism Information Systems and Technology
Ph.D., University of Buckingham
M.A., The George Washington University
B.F.A., Drake University
Refereed Journal Articles
Elliott, S. & Mann, S. Development, “Poverty and Tourism: Perspectives and Influences in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Submitted May 2011 to Tourism Review International Manuscript # 903. Status: Accepted pending revisions.
Elliott, S. Bass, “Fishing Tournaments as the Lure to Attract Nature-Based Tourism: The Case of Charles County, Maryland.” Submitted September 2011 to Journal of Sport Tourism. Status: Accepted pending revisions.
Elliott, S. & Kelley, S. Crafts, “Tourism and the Creative Economy: The Case of Maine.” Submitted September 2011 to Journal of Sustainable Tourism. Status: Accepted pending revisions.
Elliott, S. & Delpy-Neirotti, L., “Challenges of Tourism in a Dynamic Island Destination: The Case of Cuba.” Tourism Geographies. Vol. 10, No. 3, August 2008, pp. 375-402.
Articles/Chapters in Books
Hawkins, D., Elliott, S., & Yu, L. “Tourism Knowledge Sharing: A virtual consensus building approach.” Scheduled for publication 2012. Madrid: UNWTO.
Hawkins, D. & Elliott, S., “A Consensus Building Approach for Optimizing Tourism as a Sustainable Development Strategy: The Case of the Tourism Policy Forum.” Chapter 1. Routledge (Division of Taylor and Francis), March 2012.
Elliott, S., “Tourism Education and Training,” Chapter 7: In Edgell, D., Allen, M., Smith, G., and Swanson, J. (Ed.) Tourism Policy and Planning: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. 2008. London: Elsevier.
Refereed Articles in Conference Proceedings
“Creation of a Knowledge Portal Using a Consensus Building Approach: A Conceptual Framework for Fostering Knowledge Sharing Via a Virtual Network,” presentation at the Conference—Tourism and Science: Building Theory and Practice, Algarve, Portugal, UNWTO. June 1-4, 2011.
“Cuba and Tourism a Waltz or a Rumba,” Hawaii International Conference on Business. May 24-27, 2007, Conference Proceedings ISSN# 1539-722X.
“A Consensus Building Approach for Optimizing Tourism as a Sustainable Development Strategy: The Case of the Tourism Policy Forum,” 9th Biennial Conference: Current Research, Future Directions, International Academy for the Study of Tourism, Beijing, China. Co-Author. July 1-5 2005.
Hotel-Online. “Distance Learning: Assessing Its Potential in Higher Education for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector,” May 1999.
Occasional Paper Series, GW Center for Study of Globalization. Co-Author, “Development, Poverty and Tourism: Perspectives and Influences in Sub-Saharan Africa,” May 2005.
Occasional Paper Series, GW Center for Study of Globalization. Co-Author, “A Consensus Building Approach for Optimizing Tourism as a Sustainable Development Strategy: The Case of the Tourism Policy Forum,” July 2005.
Invited Scholarly Talks
Case Study on Chapman State Park: The Gateway to Southern Maryland. Presentation to the Board of Directors, Friends of Chapman State Park, Indian Head, Maryland, January 23, 2010.
“Development Assistance Network for Tourism Enhancement and Investment (DANTEI).” Tourism Policy Forum, October 2004, presentation, Washington, DC. Sponsors: The World
Tourism Organization (WTO) and GWU.
“Applications of Multimedia Technology in the Tourism & Hospitality Sector.” November 12, 1999. VIII Congresso Pan-American de Escuelas de Hoteleria y Turismo, Santiago, Chile.
“TEDQUAL.” November 10, 1999. VIII Congresso Pan-American de Escuelas de Hoteleria y Turismo, Santiago, Chile.
“Greening of Sport Tourism.” September 18, 1998. TEAMS 1998 Conference. Washington,
“Optimizing Distance Education for Tourism & Hospitality Programs at the Secondary Education Level.” June 1998. National Academy Foundation, Academy of Travel and Tourism
“Distance Learning: Assessing its Potential in Higher Education for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector.” November 1, 1998. VIII Congresso Pan-American de Escuelas de Hoteleria y Turismo.
“Turismo la Industria de la Esperanza.” June 5, 1998. 5to. Seminario Centroamericano Hoteleria & Turismo. Managua, Nicaragua.
“Health and Tourism: A New Paradigm.” December 1997. The Centre International pour las Coopération Médicale et Sanitaire dans la Caríbe et les Ameriques (CICOMSA). Martinique,
French West Indies.
“Application of Distance Education in the Tourism and Hospitality Field.” October, 1997, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
“Interaction of Health and Tourism.” October, 1997. International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators, San Diego, California.
“TEDQUAL: Quality in Tourism Education.” October, 1995. VI Congresso Pan-American de Escuelas de Hoteleria y Turismo, Margarita, Venezuela.
“Marketing Strategies for Health Tourism.” October, 1994. V Congresso Pan-American de Escuelas de Hoteleria y Turismo, Quito, Ecuador.
“Designing Tourism Polices for a Sustainable Regional Development.” November, 1994. V Catedra sobre Turismo Miguel Alheman Vaaldes 1994.
“Sustainable Tourism Development.” April, 1994. United Nations Global Conference on Sustainable Development for Small Island States. Barbados, W.I.
“Time Saving Degrees.” September, 1993. Society of Travel and Tourism Educators Conference, Miami, Florida.