Heelye (Jason) Park

Ph.D. Student

Phone: 940-765-3917

email: heelyep@iastate.edu


M.S. in Hospitality Management - Minor: Marketing from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas 

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

Research Interests:

  • Special interest travel
  • Social media
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Tourism marketing in the areas of consumer behaviors and psychology

Industry Experience:

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

Honors and Awards:

  • Chancellor’s Hospitality Management Scholarship from the University of North Texas 
  • Baker Bros. American Deli Scholarship from the 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, 25(1), 13-23.