Muhammet Kesgin

Muhammet Kesgin

Associate Professor
Saunders College of Business
Department of International Hospitality and Service Innovation

2020 Submissions

Journal Paper

Kesgin, M., Hsieh, J., & Alqusayer, A. (2020). What motivates and satisfies lodging employees in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia?. Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism. . .

Invited Keynote/Presentation

KESGIN, M., (2020). Quality of Life, Tourism and Development in Zonguldak, Turkey. ZONSIAD TV.

KESGIN, M., (2020). Ecotourism Development in the Western Black Sea Region Turkey. Ecotourism and Sustainability by The International Ecotourism Society (TIES).

Kesgin, M., (2020). Academic Mentorship and Academic Writing. Bulent Ecevit University in Zonguldak Turkey.

Invited Article/Publication

Kesgin, M., Hsieh, J., & Alqusayer, A. (2020). What motivates and satisfies lodging employees in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia?. Journal of Human Resources in Hospitality & Tourism. . .

2019 Submissions

Journal Paper

Taheri, B., Gannon, M., & Kesgin, M. (2019). Visitors' perceived trust in sincere, authentic, and memorable heritage experiences. Service Industries Journal. . .

Kesgin, M., & Murthy, R. (2019). Consumer engagement: the role of social currency in online reviews. Service Industries Journal. 39. 609-636.

Kesgin, M., Murthy, R., & Pohland, L. (2019). Residents as destination advocates: the role of attraction familiarity on destination image. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights. 2. 55-74.

Published Conference Proceedings

Murthy, R., & Kesgin, M. (2019). An Affordances Approach to Social Media Engagement. International Hospitality Information Technology Association(iHITA) Annual Conference 2019.

Zerban, A., Hsieh, J., & Kesgin, M. (2019). Impact of Perceived Leadership Styles on Hotel Employees' Job Engagement. ICHRIE 2019.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Murthy, R., & Kesgin, M. (2019). An Affordances Approach to Social Media Engagement. International Hospitality Information Technology Association(iHITA) Annual Conference 2019.

Kesgin, M., Decker, J., & Wehle, B. (2019). The RIT-Genesee Country Village & Museum Partnership. meRIT Webinar.

Zerban, A., Hsieh, J., & Kesgin, M. (2019). Impact of Perceived Leadership Styles on Hotel Employees' Job Engagement. ICHRIE 2019.

Invited Article/Publication

Taheri, B., Gannon, M., & Kesgin, M. (2019). Visitors' perceived trust in sincere, authentic, and memorable heritage experiences. Service Industries Journal. . .

Kesgin, M., & Murthy, R. (2019). Consumer engagement: the role of social currency in online reviews. Service Industries Journal. 39. 609-636.

Kesgin, M., Murthy, R., & Pohland, L. (2019). Residents as destination advocates: the role of attraction familiarity on destination image. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights. 2. 55-74.

2018 Submissions

Journal Paper

Dobie, S., Schneider, J., Kesgin, M., & Lagiewski, R. (2018). Hotels as Critical Hubs for Destination Disaster Resilience: An Analysis of Hotel Corporations' CSR Activities Supporting Disaster Relief and Resilience. Infrastructures. 3. 46-65.

Pohland, L., & Kesgin, M. (2018). Pricing determinants in hotels: The case of luxury, upscale, and mid-scale price segments. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. 17. 218–230.

Published Conference Proceedings

Kesgin, M., Hsieh, J., & Alqusayer, A. (2018). What Drives Migrant Employee's Job Engagement? A Case of Hotel Employees in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. ICHRIE 2018.

Kesgin, M., & Pohland, L. (2018). Do Tourists Change Their International Travel Plans in Times of Terror?. Travel and Tourism Research Association International Conference 2018.

Zarban, A., Hsieh, J., & Kesgin, M. (2018). Impact of Perceived Leadership Styles on Hotel Employee Job Engagement. 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Dobie, S., Schneider, J., Kesgin, M., & Lagiewski, R. (2018). Critical Hospitality: Metrics as a Path to Resort Resilience. International Symposium on Sustainable s and Technology. System.

Murthy, R., (2018). Online consumer engagement: The role of social currency in reviews. Society for Marketing Advances.

Kesgin, M., & Pohland, L. (2018). Safety and Security Concerns of Tourists: Aftermath of Terrorist Attacks in Turkey. 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Pohland, L., Kesgin, M., & Lagiewski, R. (2018). Safety and Security Concerns of Tourists: Aftermath of Terrorist Attacks in Turkey. 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Kesgin, M., & Pohland, L. (2018). Do Tourists Change Their International Travel Plans in Times of Terror?. Travel and Tourism Research Association International Conference 2018.

Murthy, R., & Kesgin, M. (2018). Online consumer engagement: The role of social currency in reviews. Society for Marketing Advances.

Zarban, A., Hsieh, J., & Kesgin, M. (2018). Impact of Perceived Leadership Styles on Hotel Employee Job Engagement.. 23rd Annual Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Dobie, S., Schneider, J., Kesgin, M., & Lagiewski, R. (2018). Critical Hospitality: Metrics as a Path to Resort Resilience. International Symposium on Sustainable s and Technology. System.

Kesgin, M., Hsieh, J., & Alqusayer, A. (2018). What Drives Migrant Employee's Job Engagement? A Case of Hotel Employees in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.. ICHRIE 2018.

Invited Article/Publication

Dobie, S., Schneider, J., Kesgin, M., & Lagiewski, R. (2018). Hotels as Critical Hubs for Destination Disaster Resilience: An Analysis of Hotel Corporations' CSR Activities Supporting Disaster Relief and Resilience. Infrastructures. 3. 46-65.

Pohland, L., & Kesgin, M. (2018). Pricing determinants in hotels: The case of luxury, upscale, and mid-scale price segments. Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. 17. 218–230.

2017 Submissions

Journal Paper

Lagiewski, R., & Kesgin, M. (2017). Designing and implementing digital visitor experiences in New York State: The case of the Finger Lakes Interactive Play (FLIP) project. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management. 6. 118-126.

Published Conference Proceedings

Khaled, A., Kesgin, M., & Hancer, M. (2017). Guest Waiting Experience at Hotels: Evidence from Saudia Arabia. 21st Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Kesgin, M., & Pohland, L. (2017). Terrorism risk perceptions and international travel intentions. RIT 2017 Honors Research and Creativity Symposium.

Pohland, L., & Kesgin, M. (2017). Value-based Pricing Analysis in the Hotel Market. 22nd Annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Kesgin, M., (2017). Forming Partnerships with Students and Student Chapters. Chapter Leadership Webinar (WEB051117).

Kesgin, M., & Pohland, L. (2017). Student Engagement – Developing Future Finance and Technology Leaders. HFTP 65th Annual Convention. Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kesgin, M., & Pohland, L. (2017). Student Engagement" Developing Future Finance and Technology Leaders.. HFTP 65th Annual Convention. Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals.

Pohland, L., & Kesgin, M. (2017). Value-Based Pricing Analysis in the Hotel Market. 22nd Annual Graduate Education & Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Kesgin, M., & Pohland, L. (2017). Terrorism risk perceptions and international travel intentions. RIT 2017 Honors Research and Creativity Symposium.

Khaled, A., Hancer, M., & Kesgin, M. (2017). Guest Waiting Experience at Hotels: Evidence from Saudia Arabia. 21st Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Invited Article/Publication

Lagiewski, R., & Kesgin, M. (2017). Designing and implementing digital visitor experiences in New York State: The case of the Finger Lakes Interactive Play (FLIP) project. Journal of Destination Marketing & Management. 6. 118-126.

2016 Submissions

Full Length Book

(2016). Enhancing Customer Experience in the Service Industry: A Global Perspective. Kesgin, M., & Çevirgen, A.

(2016). Tourist Behaviour: An International Perspective. Kesgin, M.,

(2016). Travel & Tourism for the Curious High School & College Students: Why Study Travel & Tourism Management?. Kesgin, M., & Whitlock, C.

Book Chapter

(2016). Perceptual or Epistemic Curiosity: Cultural Motivations and Experiences of Visitors to Alanya Castle. Enhancing Customer Experience in the Service Industry: A Global Perspective. 224-253. Kesgin, M., & Çevirgen, A.

(2016). Effects of Personal and Trip Characteristics on Holiday Choice. Tourist Behaviour: An International Perspective. 84-96. Kesgin, M.,

(2016). Travel and Tourism Education: Choosing an Innovative, Creative, and Successful Career in a Global Society. Travel & Tourism for the Curious High School & College Students: Why Study Travel & Tourism Management?. Kesgin, M., & Whitlock, C.

Published Conference Proceedings

Kesgin, M., & Aljahdali, M. (2016). Online Reviews and Visitor Attractions: The Case of George Eastman Museum.. 21st Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Alqusayer, A., Kesgin, M., & Hsieh, J. (2016). An Analysis of Job Satisfaction and Motivational Factors among Hotel Employees in Riyadh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 21st Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Aljahdali, M., & Kesgin, M. (2016). Online Reviews and Visitor Attractions: The Case of George Eastman Museum.. 21st Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Alqusayer, A., Kesgin, M., & Hsieh, J. (2016). An Analysis of Job Satisfaction and Motivational Factors among Hotel Employees in Riyadh, The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. 21st Graduate Education and Graduate Student Research Conference in Hospitality and Tourism.

Kesgin, M., (2016). A Nice Place to Live is a Nice Place to Visit: Marketing to Destination Ambassadors.. Oral presentation at the Visitor Industry Council (Visit Rochester) Meeting, June 21, 2016.

2014 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Kesgin, M., (2014). Comparing effects of demographic and trip characteristics on holiday choice: Evidence from Alanya, Turkey. 3rd Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Conference 3-7 June 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kesgin, M., (2014). Comparing effects of demographic and trip characteristics on holiday choice: Evidence from Alanya, Turkey. 3rd Interdisciplinary Tourism Research Conference 3-7 June 2014, Istanbul, Turkey.

2013 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Kesgin, M., (2013). Critical incidents and memorable impressions: Holidaymakers' evaluative images of a sunshine holiday destination. 6th International Conference on Services Management, June 23-25, 2013, The Acapulco Holiday Resort, Cyprus.

Kesgin, M., & Cevirgen, A. (2013). Perceptual and epistemic curiosity: Tourists' cultural motivations and experiences visiting a coastal resort area. 6th International Conference on Services Management, June 23-25, 2013, The Acapulco Holiday Resort, Cyprus.

Kesgin, M., (2013). Do they all seek 'fun in the sun'? An analysis of British tourists' holiday activities visiting Alanya, Turkey.. 2nd World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality: Crossing the Bridge.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kesgin, M., (2013). Do they all seek 'fun in the sun'? An analysis of British tourists' holiday activities visiting Alanya, Turkey.. 2nd World Research Summit for Tourism and Hospitality: Crossing the Bridge.

Kesgin, M., & Cevirgen, A. (2013). Perceptual and epistemic curiosity: Tourists' cultural motivations and experiences visiting a coastal resort area. 6th International Conference on Services Management, June 23-25, 2013, The Acapulco Holiday Resort, Cyprus.

Kesgin, M., (2013). Critical incidents and memorable impressions: Holidaymakers' evaluative images of a sunshine holiday destination. 6th International Conference on Services Management, June 23-25, 2013, The Acapulco Holiday Resort, Cyprus.

2012 Submissions

Full Length Book

(2012). Contemporary Tourist Experience: Concepts and Consequences. Kesgin, M., Bakir, A., & Wickens, E.

Book Chapter

(2012). Being away or being there? British tourists' motivations holidaying in Alanya, Turkey. Contemporary Tourist Experience: Concepts and Consequences. 113-129. Kesgin, M., Bakir, A., & Wickens, E.

2011 Submissions

Published Conference Proceedings

Kesgin, M., (2011). British Tourists' Holiday Experiences in Alanya, Turkey: A Mixed Methods Research. The Academy of Marketing Conference 2011: Marketing Field Forever, Academy of Marketing, Liverpool, UK..

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kesgin, M., (2011). British Tourists' Holiday Experiences in Alanya, Turkey: A Mixed Methods Research. The Academy of Marketing Conference 2011: Marketing Field Forever, Academy of Marketing, Liverpool, UK..

2008 Submissions

Full Length Book

(2008). Proceedings Book of the International Tourism Conference 2008 "Cultural and Event Tourism: Issues & Debates. Aktas, A., Wickens, E., Kesgin, M., Cemgiz, E., & Yenialp, E.

Book Chapter

(2008). . Proceedings Book of the International Tourism Conference 2008 "Cultural and Event Tourism: Issues & Debates. Aktas, A., Wickens, E., Kesgin, M., Cemgiz, E., & Yenialp, E.

Published Conference Proceedings

Kesgin, M., Cevirgen, A., & Kaya, I. (2008). The Effects of Service Quality Perceptions on Visitor Satisfaction: An Empirical Study in Alanya Castle. International Tourism Conference 2008 "Cultural and Event Tourism: Issues & Debates Novermber 5-9, 2008, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Kesgin, M., Cevirgen, A., & Kaya, I. (2008). The Effects of Service Quality Perceptions on Visitor Satisfaction: An Empirical Study in Alanya Castle. International Tourism Conference 2008 "Cultural and Event Tourism: Issues & Debates Novermber 5-9, 2008, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey.

2007 Submissions

Journal Paper

Çevirgen, A., & Kesgin, M. (2007). Local authorities' and NGOs' perceptions of tourism development and urbanization in Alanya. Tourism : An International Interdisciplinary Journal. 55. 309-322.

Invited Article/Publication

Çevirgen, A., & Kesgin, M. (2007). Local authorities' and NGOs' perceptions of tourism development and urbanization in Alanya. Tourism : An International Interdisciplinary Journal. 55. 309-322.

2006 Submissions

Full Length Book

(2006). Proceeding Book of the Turk-Kazakh International Tourism Conference 2006 : 20-26 November 2006, Alanya, Turkey : new perspectives and values in world tourism & tourism management in the future. Aktas, A., Kesgin, M., Cengiz, E., & Yenialp, E.

Book Chapter

(2006). . Proceeding Book of the Turk-Kazakh International Tourism Conference 2006 : 20-26 November 2006, Alanya, Turkey : new perspectives and values in world tourism & tourism management in the future. Introduction and Editorial.. Aktas, A., Kesgin, M., Cengiz, E., & Yenialp, E.

Published Conference Proceedings

Kesgin, M., & Ehtiyar, R. (2006). Outsourcing Tendencies in Five Star Hotels: A Comparative Study of Management Perceptions of Antalya & Canary Island. Turk-Kazakh International Tourism Conference November 20-26, 2006, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey..

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Ehtiyar, R., & Kesgin, M. (2006). Outsourcing Tendencies in Five Star Hotels: A Comparative Study of Management Perceptions of Antalya & Canary Island. Turk-Kazakh International Tourism Conference November 20-26, 2006, Alanya, Antalya, Turkey..