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Dr. Frederic Dimanche

Director, Ted Rogers School of Hospitality & Tourism Management | Ryerson University 

Frederic is professor and director of the Ted Rogers School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Ryerson University. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon (USA). He then worked as a Professor in the School of Hotel Restaurant and Tourism Administration at the University of New Orleans and as Research Director of The Olinger Group, a full service marketing research firm. He moved to SKEMA Business School in 2001 to create and develop on the French Riviera the Center for Tourism Management and award-winning Master programs in tourism, event, and hospitality management. Frederic joined Ryerson University in 2015.

He has contributed as a guest lecturer or as a consultant to universities, private companies, and national or regional tourism organizations in Canada, France, the USA, and other countries in Europe, Asia, and the Americas. Frederic is currently a board member of Tourism HR Canada and a board member of the Travel and Tourism Research Association Canada. He is a past President of the Travel and Tourism Research Association Europe.