Vincent Magnini

Associate Professor
  • Graduate Faculty
Vincent Magnini
355 Wallace Hall
295 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061


Dr. Vincent Magnini’s projects typically include destination marketing plans, economic impact analyses, feasibility studies, and visitor satisfaction tracking.  He was recently ranked as one of the top 12 most prolific hospitality researchers worldwide.  He has published six books and more than 125 articles and reports.  Dr. Magnini has been featured three times on National Public Radio’s (NPR) With Good Reason, once on NPR’s All Things Considered and cited in the New York Times.  Before his career in academia he worked on management teams at Marriott, Hyatt, and Hilton Garden branded hotels in the Mid-Atlantic and Midwestern regions of the U.S.

Courses Taught

  • HTM 1414 – Introduction to Hospitality Management
  • HTM 2464 – Introduction to Service Management
  • HTM 3524 – Lodging Management
  • HTM 5454 – Hospitality and Tourism Marketing Strategy
  • HTM 6414 – Doctoral Service Seminar
  • MGT 4394 Management Policy and Strategy

Academic Degrees

  • PhD, Old Dominion University

PhD Supervision

  • Currently none