Audio Interview w/ Bjorn Hanson, Ph.D., PricewaterhouseCoopers leader of the Hospitality & Leisure Practice - Follow up to the PwC Study: 'Traveler Concerns Regarding Safety, Security and Inconvenience Outweigh Economic Concerns.'
According to a recent PwC study, even as the dust settles in Iraq and domestic terror threats are on the decline, travelers are still very concerned about safety and security.
Those issues are even more worrisome than the economy, which seems to be on the mend.
PwC's Dr. Bjorn Hanson explains PwC's new study and answers related questions in this streaming audio interview from New York City.
Bjorn Hanson is the Global Hospitality Industry Managing Partner for PricewaterhouseCoopers.
is well known for his
consulting and econometric and statistical research.
holds Certified Real Estate Counselor (CRE), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Food Service Consultants International (FSCI) professional designations.
is an author and frequent speaker who has been quoted in almost every major business periodical and industry journal including: Financial Times
, Newsweek, Forbes, Fortune, U.S. News & World Report
, The Wall Street Journal
(US, European and Asian editions), Barron's
, and The New York Times
and has appeared numerous times on CNN
, CNNfn, CNBC, FOXfn, WCBS, PBS and other television and radio systems.
He has served as International President of the Cornell Society of Hotelmen and was the Cornell Hotelie of the Year in 1994.
He has served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Cornell and in addition to having been an adjunct faculty member at NYU for 16 years, he is the Chair of the Executive Board for New York University's Center for Hospitality, Tourism and Sports Management and The Center for Hospitality Research Advisory Board.
Dr. Hanson holds a bachelor's from Cornell University, School of Hotel Administration, an MBA from Fordham University, and a Ph.D. from New York University.