Publications

Publications: 

 

Academic Journals (peer reviewed) 

 

Merkle, T. & Lewis, R. (2016). RB Leipzig: A Novel Approach to Sport Stadium Hospitality. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Cases, 5(1)

 

Merkle, T. & Lewis, R. (2016). LSG Sky Chefs Sao Paulo: Managing Food Safety in Airline Catering in an Emerging Market. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Cases, 5(2)

 

Case Studies

 

Merkle, T. & Lewis, R. (2014). Modern Asia: Bringing Asian cuisine to Stuttgart Airport. Teaching case study. The case centre, 614-012-1

 

Lewis, R., Merkle, T. (2014), “Work-life balance: perceptions from one luxury hotel in Monaco”, case study, ISBN: 978-2-9700952-2-4

 

Conferences

 

Merkle, T., Vlachos, I., Keane, J. (2018). The role of emotions in airside food and beverage outlet patronage: A survey approach. International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional EducationPalm Springs, United States of America

 

Tajeddini, K. & Merkle, T. (2018). Investigating deteminants influencing tourists' accommodation choices - the case of Japan. International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional EducationPalm Springs, United States of America

 

Merkle, T., Vlachos, I., Keane, J. (2016). Passengers’ food and beverage outlet choices in commercial airports – An Action Case Research. Asia-Pacific Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional EducationBangkok, Thailand

 

Merkle, T., Vlachos, I., Keane, J. (2015). Passengers’ food and beverage outlet choices in commercial airports – a review of the literature and a call for new approaches.Council for Hospitality Management Education, Manchester, United Kingdom

 

Gillard, E., Merkle, T. (2015). Promotions in Franchises: Do the Inter-Organizational Agreements Influence Firm Internal Labour Market? European Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (EuroCHRIE), Manchester, United Kingdom

 

Grechi, D., Ossola, P., Merkle, T. (2015). Creating the customer experience through eWOM: The role of docility and its determinants in restaurant selection. European Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (EuroCHRIE), Manchester, United Kingdom

 

Merkle, T. (2014). Transactional distance and the learning experience of M.A. students  - findings from the literature. University of Derby Collaborative Conference, Buxton, United Kingdom

 

Merkle, T. (2012). The impact of the FIFA World Cup on Food and Beverage Operations. 
ABIA Congresso Internacional de Food Service, Sao Paulo, Brazil

 

Merkle, T. (2011). Mehr Wert dank starker Marke. Kongress Snack 2011. Wiesbaden, Germany 

 

 

non-academic publications

 

Monthly column in the Walliser Bote (regional newspaper based in Brig, VS) on hospitality-related topics. 

 

 

November 3rd, 2015 - Gastronomen und Hoteliers am Kämpfen  

 

November 20th, 2015 - Den Trend verpennt? 

 

December 22nd, 2015 - Gedanken zum Weihnachtsmarkt

 

January, 20th, 2016 - Die Sharing Economy macht auch vor dem Wallis nicht Halt

 

February, 29th, 2016 - Von der Dienstleistungskultur

 

April, 6th, 2016 - Grüselbeizen

 

May 11th. 2016 - Die Millenials kommen 

 

June 7th, 2016 - Lieber mal direkt buchen? 

 

July 11th, 2016 - Geht es auch ohne?

 

Juy 22nd, 2016 - Der Sturm im Bierglas 

 

September 6th, 2016 - Bewertungsportale im Internet

 

October 5th, 2016 - Haben Online-Lieferdienste im Wallis eine Zukunft? 

 

November 7th, 2016 - Tourismusmarketing 2.0 

 

November 30th, 2016 - Muss die Best-Preis Klausel abgeschafft werden? 

 

January 6th, 2017 - Wintertourismus wohin? 

 

April 19th, 2017 - Die Renaissance des Busfahrens?

 

June 12th, 2017 - Ausser Spesen nichts gewesen?

 

August 30th, 2017 - All inclusive - ganz exklusiv 

 

October 17th, 2017 - Jede Menge Potenzial 

 

December 13th, 2017 - Open for Business

 

February 9th, 2018 - Sturm im Weinglass

 

April 19th, 2018 - Zielkonflikte 

 

May 14th, 2018 - Gedankenspiele

 

July4th, 2018 - SPML: VGML