Dr. Peter Ricci, FAU Director, Hospitality and Tourism will share some of the critical Talent shortage issues in the Hospitality and Tourism and Entertainment industry.
Dr. Peter Ricci, CHA, CHSE, CRME, CHIA, CHRM, HIFIA is Clinical Associate Professor/Director of the Hospitality and Tourism Management program at Florida Atlantic University (FAU). The program top-ranked globally.
Peter has published over 30 peer-reviewed tourism journals as well The Little Book of Big Cases for the Hospitality Manager.
Peter earned many top certifications within the industry including CHA, CHSE, CRME, CHIA, CHRM, HIFIA, and CHBA.
Peter is a two-time graduate of the University of Florida with a BA in sociology and a MSRS. Peter is a University of Florida’s distinguished alumnus. His doctorate (EdD) was completed 2005 at the University of Central Florida.
Peter started at the age of 14. His 41-year hospitality career spans F&B, incentive travel, destination marketing, hotel leadership, and tourism education.
His proudest accomplishment is the HSMAI South Florida Dr. Peter Ricci Scholarship which has raised over $20,000 since its inception.