Tourism and Hospitality

Professor Ettenger named to Greater Portland CVB Board of Directors

Dr. Kreg Ettenger

Professor Kreg Ettenger has been chosen to serve on the Board of Directors of the Greater Portland Convention + Visitors Bureau (CVB).

The CVB aims to stimulate the economic vitality of Greater Portland by soliciting and servicing meetings, groups, and visitors, and by promoting Greater Portland as a preferred destination. It manages all aspects of tourism marketing and servicing, including conventions, cruise ships, and international and group motorcoach visitors.

Dr. Ettenger is the chair of the USM Tourism and Hospitality Program and is an associate professor of anthropology in the Geography-Anthropology Department.

Impact the Future of Tourism in Maine

Tracy Michaud Stutzman, head of the Tourism and Hospitality department at USM, talks about the unique features of the BA degree program, which combines industry theory and real practical skills with a strong community engagement component.