Student engagement coordinator

Carol KlineCarol Kline is an Associate Professor of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Appalachian State University in the Department of Management. She received her Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management from North Carolina State University, where she provided outreach on tourism development issues to North Carolina’s rural communities. Carol has worked in a variety of geographical and cultural settings including New England, Colorado, Germany, the Republik of Moldova, Grenada, Peru, Cuba, and the South Eastern U.S. Her research interests focus broadly on tourism planning and development and tourism sustainability, but cover a range of topics such as foodie segmention, craft beverages, agritourism, wildlife-based tourism, animal welfare in tourism, tourism entrepreneurship, niche tourism markets, and tourism impacts to communities.


Appalachian State University

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