Endowed Chair in Tourism and Hospitality
University of South Carolina
Dr Simon Hudson is an Endowed Chair in Tourism and Hospitality at the University of South Carolina. He has held previous academic positions at universities in Canada and England, and has worked as a visiting professor in Austria, Switzerland, Spain, Fiji, New Zealand, the United States, and Australia.
Prior to working in academia, Dr Hudson spent several years in the tourism industry in Europe, and he now consults for the industry in North America. Dr Hudson has written five books. His first, Snow Business, written in 2000, was the first book to be written about the international ski industry, followed by Sports and Adventure Tourism, published by Haworth in 2003. His third book, Marketing for Tourism and Hospitality: A Canadian Perspective, has sold over 8000 copies, and is in its second edition. Tourism and Hospitality Marketing: A Global Perspective was published by Sage in 2008, and Golf Tourism was published by Goodfellow in 2010. Goodfellow also issued his most recent book called Customer Service for Tourism and Hospitality.
In addition to his books, he has written over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and over 20 book chapters. He is frequently invited to international tourism conferences as a keynote speaker.
Dr. Hudson can be contacted at 803-777-2705 or firstname.lastname@example.org