Editorial Board

Prof. Brendan T. Chen

Prof. Brendan T. Chen
Department of Leisure Industry Management
National Chin-Yi University of Technology

Biography :

Brendan T. Chen has received his highest education from BS to Ed.D degree from University of South Dakota in USA. His background is in Recreation Management, Speech Communication, Health, Physical Education and Recreation. Brendan has both Eastern and Western educational background. Currently, he’s a Professor of Leisure Industry Management in National Chin-Yi University of Technology in Taiwan. Brendan Chen has published over 50 conference and journal paper and he has been an international journal editorial board member of International CHRIE- HOSTEUR, Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management, Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research, International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research, European Journal of Tourism Research, International Journal of Cultural and Digital Tourism until now. In the past, Brendan Chen had served as an International CHRIE, including Future Fund Committee, Awards Committee, Industry Services Committee, and Conference Committee from 2010 to 2015.

Research Interest :

 Satisfaction with travel experiences — experiential aspects of tourism, tourism demand analysis, tourism economics  Information search behavior — Travelers' information search behavior inbound and outbound travel in Taiwan, Special interest markets  Customer satisfaction — consumer preferences in tourism, leisure, and recreation  Education — diversity issues, and education in the tourism industry, cultural tourism, education and student learning