Penn State Official Sheild
Hubert B. Van Hoof
Professor of Hospitality Management
The Pennsylvania State University

Address 201E Mateer Building

University Park, PA 16802

Office Address 201E Mateer Building

University Park, PA 16802

Phone 814-863-0009
Fax 814-863-4257

My areas of specialization are: Cost Control Management Accounting and International Hospitality Management, and Senior Seminars.

I am also the Director of the School of Hospitality Management.

Research Interests | Education | Publications | Professional Affiliations | Courses Taught

Research Interests

Hospitality Management Education

Internationalization in Higher Education

Hospitality Information Technology

The Role of State in the Tourism and Hospitality Industries


B.A., University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, English Language Literature

M.A., University of Nijmegen, The Netherlands, English Language Literature

M.S., University of Houston, Hospitality Management

Ph.D., Arizona State University, Public Administration

Recent Publications

Van Hoof, Hubert B. (2005). Searching for the Holy Grail of International Education: Feedback from Hospitality Management Study Abroad Participants. FIU Hospitality Review. Accepted for publication.

Van Hoof, Hubert B. and Verbeeten, Marja J. (2005). Wine is for drinking; water is for washing. Student perceptions about international exchange programs. Journal of Studies in International Education 9(1), 42-61.

Marks, Grace, Foster, Tim, Wiener, Paul J. and Van Hoof, Hubert B. (2004). Web-based training for Native American Tribes. FIU Hospitality Review, 22(1), 1-11.

Wiener, Paul J., Van Hoof, Hubert B., Mahoney, Eileen and Foster, Tim (2003). The Impact of 9/11 and the Recent Economic Downturn on Recruiting in US Hospitality Programs: Administratorsí Opinions. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education, 15 (1), 28-35.

Van Hoof, Hubert B. and Wiener, Paul J. (2003). The Use of the Internet in Hospitality Management Education I: Training National Park Service Concession Specialists. FIU Hospitality Review, 20 (2), 79-90.

Professional Affiliations

ISTTE (International Society of Travel and Tourism Educators)

IFITT (International Federation of Information Technology and Tourism)

CHRIE (Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education)

HITA (Hospitality Information Technology Association)

TTRA (Travel and Tourism Research Association)

Courses Taught

Food and Beverage Cost Control

Managerial Accounting

Senior Seminar

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