Heelye Park

Name: Heelye Park

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


  • Master of Science in Hospitality Management (Minor in Marketing), University of North Texas, Denton, Texas 
  • Bachelor of Commerce in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada

Research Interests:

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

Industry Experience:

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

 Honors and Awards:

  • Chancellor’s Hospitality Management Scholarship, University of North Texas 
  • Baker Bros. American Deli Scholarship, University of North Texas


Park, H., Xiang, Z., Josiam, B. M., & 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.

 Professional Affiliations:

Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE) – American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA)