Research Documents Impact of 'Upbeat and Sincere' Responses By Hotels on Travel Websites

Hotels that provide upbeat and sincere replies at sites like Expedia and TripAdvisor can be perceived as genuine and caring toward guests, according to new research by professors at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee.

08/12/2016 Research by staff


Hospitality Dean Earns Top Award

Patrick Moreo, dean of USF Sarasota-Manatee's College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership, was recently bestowed the top award at a recent meeting of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education.

07/29/2016 Research by staff


Students Take Part in 'County Career Connections' Tour

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee students will learn about careers in public service as part of an informational tour of Sarasota County's government offices Wednesday, July 13.

07/12/2016 Research by staff


Free Online Panel Discussion Examines Brexit's Impact on Florida Tourism

Cihan Cobanoglu, a USF Sarasota-Manatee tourism expert, is organizing an online panel discussion to gauge the impact of Brexit on tourism from the U.K.

07/01/2016 Research by staff


Real Estate Firm Launches Scholarship Program

Wagner Realty owner David Eckel recently created a program in which two USF Sarasota-Manatee graduates are earning scholarship funds while they learn about real estate.

06/30/2016 Research by staff


USF Vice Chancellor to Retire

Dennis Stover, the regional vice chancellor for university advancement at USF Sarasota-Manatee, announced last week that he will retire on Sept 3.

06/20/2016 Research by staff

Higher ed

USF to Break Ground on New $1.6 Million Student Commons Area

The area will feature a lounge with more amenities and furniture, including a gaming area, new television monitors, a coffee bar, study carrels, a pool table and foosball and ping pong tables.

05/11/2016 Research by staff

Higher ed

USF Veterans Center Opens May 23

The center will be a place where veterans can learn about educational benefits under the Veterans Administration, ask about scholarship opportunities or seek counseling.

05/05/2016 Research by staff


USF Professor Studies Effectiveness of Hotel 'Flash Sales'

Katerina Berezina's study, 'The Managerial Flash Sales Dash: Is There Advantage or Disadvantage at the Finish Line?' appeared in the April issue of the International Journal of Hospitality Management.

05/02/2016 Research by staff


WordPress Conference Comes to USF in July

A free and open-source content management system, WordPress has millions of users worldwide.

04/26/2016 Research by staff


USF Professor Wins Women's Research Award

Melissa Sloan’s writings are required reading at some graduate programs.

04/04/2016 Research by staff

941CEO Daily

This Week's Good Deeds

Big donations to Easter Seals Southwest Florida, USF Sarasota-Manatee's veterans' programs and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast.

03/17/2016 Research by staff


13th Annual Florida Creativity Weekend

The Florida Creativity Alliance presented its annual weekend of innovative ideas in partnership with USF Sarasota-Manatee and Florida Studio Theatre.

03/10/2016 Photography by Lori Sax


USF Gala Wraps Up 40th Anniversary Celebrations

The formal dinner begins at 6 p.m. Friday, March 4.

02/29/2016 Research by staff


Philanthropist Discusses Millennial Giving

Philanthropist Jaimie Mayer says millennials are no less committed to philanthropy than their parents or grandparents, but they view giving differently.

02/26/2016 Research by staff


USF Panel Discusses Wrongful Convictions

USF Sarasota-Manatee will host a discussion with two men who were wrongfully convicted of brutal crimes and released years later.

02/22/2016 Research by staff

The Seen

Brunch on the Bay

The 22nd annual Brunch on the Bay was held on Nov. 1, 2015.

02/18/2016 Photography by Lori Sax


USF and Mote Marine Team Up for Science Education

Mote Marine Laboratory and the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee create an educational partnership.

09/02/2013 By Beau Denton


NPR Correspondent Ari Shapiro: A Man of Many Talents

NPR correspondent Ari Shapiro speaks in Sarasota, plus news on Patrick Dougherty's "Stickwork" sculpture in front of Sarasota Museum of Art.

01/28/2013 By Megan McDonald