LEE TO STUDY TOURISM IN U.S., CHINA
National and global tourism are on the rise, and according to the World Travel and Tourism Council, are expected to contribute $11.3 trillion to the Gross
Domestic Product over the next 10 years, and create more than 300 million jobs worldwide.
Dr. Bob Lee, program coordinator for BGSU's tourism, leisure and event-planning program (TLEP), was recently awarded two grants to conduct research on the
tourism industry here and in China.
As the consumer becomes more educated about travel, it is increasingly important for faculty and students in the tourism field to become well versed in the
cultural values of other countries, he said.