Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269

Jesse Thomas Dixon

Jesse Thomas Dixon

Jesse Thomas Dixon
Professor, Recreation and Tourism Management Program
San Diego State University, USA


Professor Jesse Dixon works in the Recreation and Tourism Management Program within the L. Robert Payne School of Hospitality and Tourism at San Diego State University. Professor Dixon’s national and international writing efforts total more than seventy publications, which include book chapters, research reports, journal articles, monographs, practitioner publications, magazine articles, review articles, and published conference proceedings. His publication sources include text books, the Journal of Industrial Technology Research Institute, Loiser & Societe, PALAESTRA Journal, Expanding Horizons in Therapeutic Recreation, Research Into Action: Applications of Therapeutic Recreation Programming, Global Therapeutic Recreation, Annual in Therapeutic Recreation, Journal of Recreation and Leisure, Journal of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation; Therapeutic Recreation Journal, Journal of Leisure Research, Intermountain Leisure Symposium, Parent Magazine, and Impact Magazine. He has served as a reviewer for Psychiatric Services (American Psychological Association), PALAESTRA, Journal of Leisure Research, the Journal of Leisure Sciences, the Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly, Rehabilitation Literature, the Symposium on Leisure Research, the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, and Rehabilitation World. His publication topics have included the following: Entrepreneurial Strategies for Professionals in Recreation and Tourism, Mega Trends and Micro Trends for Tourism and Recreation Services, The Application of Therapeutic Recreation in Korea, Therapeutic Recreation and Overweight Children, Humor And Recreation Therapy, Complementing Fitness, Weight Loss and Motivation with Professional Services, Urban Study of Recreation Therapy Evaluation, Research On Teaching Activity Skills To Individuals with Mental Retardation, Comparing Teaching Methods in Therapeutic Recreation, Survey of City Recreation Needs

Research Interest

Use of leisure, recreation, and tourism services in innovative business offerings
Use of leisure, recreation, and tourism services to address people with special needs or handicapping conditions
Community Partnerships to create leisure, recreation, and tourism services
Mega trends and Micro trends for the development of leisure, recreation and tourism services
Employee management strategies for leisure, recreation, and tourism operations
Innovative entrepreneurial ideas for developing leisure, recreation, and tourism services

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