Mehmet Erdem

Associate Professor of Hospitality
Expertise: Hotel Operations / Integrated Resorts, Innovation, Lodging and Restaurant Technologies

Biography

Mehmet Erdem is an associate professor of hotel operations and technology at UNLV who specializes in the use and impact of technology in hospitality operations as well as the assessment of training and decision support systems. Teaching courses at UNLV since 2006, Erdem has over 25 years of hospitality operations, consulting, and teaching experience.

He also has expertise in hotel revenue management, social informatics, and organizational behavior. Erdem has published his work in research journals such as International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Journal of Travel Research, Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management, and Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology.

Education

  • Ph.D., Hotel Administration, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • M.S., Hospitality & Tourism Management/Instructional Technology, Purdue University
  • B.S., Hospitality & Tourism Management/Instructional Technology, Purdue University

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Mehmet Erdem In The News

Stars and Stripes
Growing up, Susan Buckley heard a common refrain from her mother on family road trips: Don't even think about touching that minibar.
Washington Post
Growing up, Susan Buckley heard a common refrain from her mother on family road trips: Don’t even think about touching that minibar.
U.S.A. Today
Linda Reid was excited to get back to exploring the country this spring as COVID-19 cases dropped, but the Oregon resident was surprised to discover one major change as she returned to travel: less housekeeping.
Yahoo!
Las Vegas resident Ryan Pulliam had a great time during his Fourth of July weekend getaway, soaking up the sun on a California beach with his 4-year-old son, Reid.

Articles Featuring Mehmet Erdem

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Business and Community | December 28, 2021

A yearlong collection of headlines featuring innovative ideas, discoveries, and partnerships to move Southern Nevada forward.

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Campus News | November 4, 2021

A collection of news stories featuring stargazing and change at UNLV.

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Campus News | August 4, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting research, health, and community at UNLV.

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Campus News | July 9, 2021

A collection of news stories highlighting remembrance and improvement at UNLV.