Dr. Patty Janes is an associate professor at Central Michigan University in the Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services Administration Department.
She joined CMU’s faculty in 1991 after spending seven years with Marriott International in catering, sales, marketing, and training.
Janes’ teaching and consulting interests focus on leisure, tourism and hospitality businesses specializing in marketing, quality service, and human resource issues.
Janes’ research focuses on developing effective marketing strategies, enhancing industry training practices, and assessing quality of work-life issues in the hospitality, tourism and leisure industry.
Marketing in Leisure and Tourism: Reaching New Heights is her first textbook.
Janes has completed over 25 professional presentations, published 11 articles/book chapters, and provided consulting services to five leisure and tourism organizations since 2000.
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