Topic: Hospitality Research

woman leaving slot machines
Research | October 18, 2021
UNLV researchers discover that a common strategy to increase play time on slot machines simply doesn’t add up. 
A man stares out of a hotel room window
Business and Community | September 28, 2021
Housekeeping robots and meltable bedsheets are no longer the stuff of sci-fi. Here's how UNLV and industry partners are helping to steady a shaken hospitality industry through innovative product development.
A woman is reflected in glass
Research | November 19, 2020
Three resort stakeholders find an equilibrium in the pandemic.
commercial kitchen with chefs working in background
Research | June 25, 2020
A long history of discriminatory practices and a UNLV study that shows how it impacts both workers and businesses points to a need for industry-wide change.
woman with motion blur of color around her
People | October 8, 2019
A breakthrough research project landed hospitality undergrad Jasmine Nemati a top-tier journal credit and the experience of a lifetime.
A man in a colorful shirt holds a cigar at a bar in Havana, Cuba.
Research | July 25, 2019
Hospitality professor Tony Henthorne traces decades of tumult due to tourism fluctuations in Cuba.
Reel slot machine on casino floor
Research | July 12, 2019
As casino operators optimize the house advantage, a new UNLV study contradicts long-held beliefs about a player’s ability to detect differences in how much – and how often – a slot machine pays.
two women at resort property
Research | October 3, 2018
Few women hold executive positions in the hospitality industry. Two UNLV researchers explore the implications.
Beth Wi waves to robot Pepper
Campus News | January 30, 2018
Grad students present their best work at annual Inspiration, Innovation, Impact showcase on Feb. 2.
travel review website
Research | September 27, 2017
Sarah Tanford’s research through simulated online review sites demonstrates the impact consumer opinion can have on the service industry.
Las Vegas strip
Research | November 17, 2016
Chih-Chien Chen’s research explores why consumers ‘seal the deal’ on hotel rooms when they do.
Anthony Gatling
Research | October 26, 2016
Anthony Gatling measures ‘workplace spirituality’ to gauge hospitality employee satisfaction.