International Hospitality Review: Volume 33 Issue 2 , Open Access


Table of contents

Contracting school meals in a rural Florida district

Mark Traynor, Can Chen, Miranda Kitterlin

The purpose of this paper is to examine the decision to contract school meal services and the associated nutritional and financial impacts on school districts. Given the increase…


Do tipping motivations predict loyalty to the server in a restaurant?

Jeremy Whaley, Jinha Lee, Youn-Kyung Kim

The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether guests’ tipping motivations (i.e. server quality, social norm and food quality) and demographic characteristics (i.e. gender…


QSR customer sustainable behaviors and brand practice perceptions on willingness to pay a premium

Michael C. Ottenbacher, Graciela Kuechle, Robert James Harrington, Woo-Hyuk Kim

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of consumer sustainability attitudes and quick service restaurants (QSRs) practices along with the willingness of consumers…


Gender differences in motivations to attend festivals in Saudi Arabia

Faten Alshammari, Jeremy Whaley, Songyee Hur, Youn-Kyung Kim

The purpose of this paper is to conduct a within-gender analysis and between-gender differences in seeking (personal and interpersonal) and escaping (personal and interpersonal…


Status and scope of project management in the hospitality industry

Eduardo Vicente Rengel Jara, Jackson Wayne Babb, Timothy Marshall Flohr

Project management is an essential skill in the hospitality organization that is only becoming more important (Tereso et al., 2019). Bridging the gap between academia and industry…