Past Competition Winners

Winners of the 2013 ICHRIE Johnson & Wales Case Study Competition:

First Place
Blanca Camargo and Isabel Sanchez, both from Universidad de Monterrey for the case study:
"DMOs and Tourism Product Development: Accessible destinations, the case of Monterrey, Mexico"

Second Place
Godwin-Charles Ogbeide and Robert Harrington, both from University of Arkansas; and, John Ianni, University of Guelph, for the case study:
"Leadership and Management in a Family Business Setting"

Third Place
Donald G. Schoffstall, Susan Arendt and Thomas Schrier, all from Iowa State University, for the case study:
"When the Band Crashed the Wedding: A case in hotel service recovery"

The awards were presented at the 2013 ICHRIE conference in St. Louis, Missouri, USA and each winning case will be featured in issues of JHTC slated for 2014.

Many congratulations to this year's competition winners, but also to all those who submitted their case studies as well as reviewed and evaluated case studies for the competition and JHTC. Nothing would have happened without your support!

The ICHRIE Johnson & Wales Case Study Competition goes on and information for submitting a case study for the 2014 competition is available on the ICHRIE website at A call for papers announcement will be issued soon, so start thinking of your next case study contribution for the 2014 competition!

Marianna Sigala
Chair, ICHRIE Johnson & Wales Case Study Competition
Editor, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Cases

The ICHRIE Johnson & Wales Case Study Competition is sponsored by