Heelye Park

Ph.D. Student
Phone: 940-765-3917
email: heelyep@iastate.edu


Master of Science: Hospitality Management – Minor: Marketing, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 

Bachelor of Commerce: Hospitality and Tourism Management, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Research Interests:

  • Special travel interest groups
  • Tourism (hospitality) marketing in the areas of consumer behaviors and psychology
  • Social media

Industry Experience:

  • Educator, Pagoda Education Group, South Korea
  • Cook, Hotel Renaissance, Fallsview, Canada
  • Housekeeping Services Agent, Sheraton Fallsview, Canada
  • Customer Service Agent, InterContinental Hotel Seoul, South Korea

Honors and Awards:

Chancellor’s Hospitality Management Scholarshi ,University of North Texas 

Baker Bros. American Deli Scholarship, University of North Texas


  • Park, H., Xiang, Z., Josiam, B.M., and Kim, H.J. (2014). Personal profile information as cues of credibility in online travel review.
  • Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Research,(1), 13-23.