Dr. Albert A. Barreda


Dept of Hospitality Leadership
Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
Dept of Hospitality Leadership
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • PhD, Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida 
  • MS, Hospitality Management, University of Massachusetts - Amherst
  • BS, Science Communications, San Agustin State University of Arequipa, Peru


  • HSP 730 Seminar in Hospitality and Tourism Research Methods
  • HSP 310 Analyzing Financial Performance
  • HSP 410 Hospitality Marketing
  • HSP 370 Revenue Management for Hospitality
  • HSP 426 Food and Beverage Management
  • HSP 480 Global Strategic Management in Hospitality

Professional experience


  • Barreda, A., Okumus, F., & Nusair, K. (May 20th 2015). Website Interactivity effects on trust in Hotel Websites. The World Conference on Hospitality, Tourism and Event Research (WHTER) & International Convention and Expo Summit (ICES) – Seoul - Republic of Korea.
  • Barreda, A., Okumus, F., & Nusair, K., Ozturk, A. (June 14th 2015). The influence of Website interactivity on brand experience, brand equity, brand choice, and brand associations: A behavioral intention approach in hotel Websites. The International Hospitality Information Technology Association (iHITA).
  • Barreda, A. Bilgihan, A., Gomez, L. (2014).Developing Online Trust through Social Network Websites: A Mediating Model of Information Quality. TMS Algarve November 2014 –Management Studies International Conference.
  • Barreda, A. & Kizildag, M. (2014). Who are the Bulls and Bears in Global Lodging Markets?.  Winner of the AHFME award for best research paper (Nov 8th 2014). Association of Hospitality Financial Management Education.

Professional affiliations

  • Hospitality Finance, Revenue and IT Professionals (HOSPA) – United Kingdom
  • International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE) – U.S.

Journal publications

  • Tourism management
  • Computers in human behavior
  • Journal of relationship marketing

Other notable experience

  • Hotel investments
  • Market research for hospitality and tourism organizations

Research and professional interests


  • Bilgihan, A., Barreda, A., Okumus, F., & Nusair, K. (2016). Consumer perception of knowledge-sharing in travel-related Online Social Networks. Tourism Management, 52, 287-296. Published. SSCI.
  • Barreda, A. A., Bilgihan, A., & Kageyama, Y. (2015). The Role of Trust in Creating Positive Word of Mouth and Behavioral Intentions: The Case of Online Social Networks. Journal of Relationship Marketing, 14(1), 16-36. Published.
  • Barreda, A., Kageyama, Y., singh, D., & Zubieta, S. (2016). Hospitality Bankruptcy in United States: A Multiple Discriminant Analysis-Logit Model Comparison. Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism (2016). Published. 
  • Barreda, A. & Kizildag, M. (2015). Who are the Bulls and Bears in Global Lodging Markets. Journal of Hospitality Financial Management. Waiting for Printing. Vol. 23 (2). Published.
  • Barreda, A., Okumus, F., Nusair, K., & Bilgihan, A. (Accepted). The Mediating Effect of Virtual Interactivity in Travel-Related Online Social Network Websites. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration. Waiting for Printing
  • Barreda, A. A., Bilgihan, A., Nusair, K., & Okumus, F. (2015). Generating brand awareness in Online Social Networks. Computers in Human Behavior. Published.


  • Branding
  • E-commerce
  • Strategic intuition
  • Knowledge management
  • Cross-cultural management
  • Structural education modeling
  • Economic valuation models
  • Timeshare
  • Investments in the hospitality and tourism industry

Awards and honors

  • Outstanding Paper Award, Emerald Literati Awards of the Journal of Tourism Review at Emerald Publishing, 2018
  • Faculty Research Fellowship, Missouri State University Graduate College, 2018
  • CNAS Excellence in Research Faculty Award, College of Natural and Applied Sciences, 2017
  • Best Research Paper Award Winner in the Association of Hospitality Financial Management Educators (AHFME), New York, 2014