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Hospitality & Tourism Management

#6 in the world, QS World University Rankings

Online M.I.T. program ranked #2 by U.S. News & World Report

There is only one sure-fire way to improve a credit score -- use less and pay outstanding balances as agreed. Being late with the payment or paying less than the required minimum payment are the tell-tale signs that a consumer has used more credit than their income can support. So, using credit to restore credit is always a balancing act as typically people with bad credit ended up there by overusing credit. - Ask the Experts: "How can people improve their credit scores using a credit card for bad credit?WalletHub

Derek D. Klock

Associate Professor of Practice, Finance

Real-estate developers and brokers are increasingly using food festivals, private dinner parties and other epicurean events to sell high-end homes. The affluent tend to be food enthusiasts with cosmopolitan tastes, they say. Food festivals in particular, which bring together communities, tap into a need for social affiliation that helps sell homes.

Joseph M. Sirgy

Virginia Tech Real Estate Professor, Marketing

"Essentially, the higher the brand loyalty, the less likely an increase in price will lead to a consumer leaving the product, because they feel it is harder to substitute. In the end, the airline wins, but savvy customers who know how to leverage their points for upgrades can often win as well." -" Ask The Experts: Assessing The Value Of Frequent Flyer ProgramsWalletHub

Donna Wertalik

Professor of Practice in Marketing and Director of Marketing

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"Changes at Virginia Tech and in higher education provide an opportunity for Pamplin to exceed its past achievements. The college must seize this opportunity to raise the aspirations and expectations of alumni, faculty, staff, and students." — Robert T. Sumichrast, Dean