Journal of Tourism & Hospitality

Journal of Tourism & Hospitality
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0269

Justin Michael Taillon

Justin Michael Taillon

Justin Michael Taillon, PhD
Assistant Professor, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management
University of Guelph, Canada


Prior to returning to academia to complete a Master’s Degree Justin worked for six years in the hotel industry in Houston, TX. After beginning as an Intern in 2000 with Starwood Hotels & Resorts Justin worked his way up to Front Office Manager at The Hilton – Post Oak by 2004 and became an Assistant General Manager at a franchised Hilton property in 2006.

Research Interest

Sustainable hospitality pedagogy and socio-cultural dimensions of sustainability
Destination Marketing Organizations, hoteliers, and community members Community involvement in decision-making
Emerging technologies in the hospitality field
Understanding successful brand communities
Management of human resources within the field of hospitality

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