Wednesday, December 22, 2010

12/18/10 - Peter Hunt, welcomes special guest Professor Eddie Friel OBE, from the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Niagara University!

A native of Londonderry, Northern Ireland, Professor Friel has spent over 40 years in both the public and private sectors of the tourism industry in the UK, USA and Canada. He was created an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by her Majesty Queen Elizabeth 2nd for services to tourism in Scotland in the New Year’s Honours’ List in December 2004. He is currently ‘Expert in Residence’ at the Hospitality and Research Center at Niagara University, New York and serves as Personal Advisor on economic development and tourism to the Mayor of the City of Niagara Falls. Professor Friel was voted the person who contributed most to the development of tourism in Niagara Falls, New York in May 2009.

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