Ioannis Pantelidis PhD

Ioannis Pantelidis PhD
Visiting Lecturer
Country of Origin
By appointment

In 2000 he embarked on an academic career, having previously worked in a number of hospitality businesses from small restaurants to 5 star chain hotels in Greece, Germany and the UK.


Journal Editorials

Current research activities

Research Publications

Pantelidis, Ioannis (2016) The changing consumer: ‘digital cruising’ In: Weeden, Clare and Dowling, Ross, eds. Cruise ship tourism. CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK, pp. 348-360. ISBN 9781780646084

Pantelidis, Ioannis (2016) Hospitality management: a brief introduction Tourism Management, 57. p. 311. ISSN 0261-5177

Pantelidis, Ioannis (2014) The Routledge handbook of hospitality management [Edited Collections]

Linde, Stine and Pantelidis, Ioannis (2014) Beyond the virtual: hospitality and 'breathing' social networks In: Pantelidis, Ioannis, ed. The Routledge handbook of hospitality management. Routledge Handbooks . Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 302-316. ISBN 9780415671774

Pantelidis, Ioannis (2014) Consumer behaviour models in hospitality and tourism In: Pantelidis, Ioannis, ed. The Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Management. Routledge Handbooks . Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 40-54. ISBN 9780415671774

Pantelidis, Ioannis (2014) Editorial introduction: an alternative approach to appreciating hospitality management In: Pantelidis, Ioannis, ed. The Routledge handbook of hospitality management. Routledge Handbooks . Routledge, Abingdon, UK, pp. 1-8. ISBN 0415671779

Pantelidis, Ioannis (2012) Book review - Food and beverage management by J.Cousins, D.Foskett, A.Pennington Tourism Management, 34. pp. 249-250. ISSN 0261-5177

Stampoulidou, K. and Pantelidis, Ioannis (2012) Hospitality Word of Mouth 3.0 - the importance of Word of Video (WoV) In: 2nd Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing & Management Conference, 31 May - 03 June 2012, Corfu, Greece.

Pantelidis, Ioannis and Woodward, K. (2012) Hospitality learning, teaching and research. From teaching restaurant to research lab In: 21st Annual conference Council for Hospitality Management Education, 9-10 May 2012, Birmingham, UK.

Davis, B., Lockwood, A., Pantelidis, Ioannis and Alcott, P. (2012) Food and beverage management, 5th edition Routledge, Abingdon, Oxford, UK. ISBN 0080966705

Pantelidis, Ioannis (2012) The role of events in the hospitality sector In: Ferdinand, N. and Kitchin, P., eds. Event management: an international approach. SAGE Publications Ltd, London, UK, pp. 253-266. ISBN 0857022415

Pantelidis, Ioannis (2010) Electronic meal experience: a content analysis of online restaurant comments Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, 51 (4). pp. 483-491. ISSN 1938-9655

Pantelidis, Ioannis, Geerts, W. and Acheampong, S. (2010) Green generals, jade warriors: the many shades of green in hotel management London Journal of Tourism, Sport and Creative Industries, 3 (4). pp. 8-20. ISSN 1755-1897

Pantelidis, Ioannis and Wrobel, S. (2008) London’s hospitality workforce: cultural diversity a choice or necessity? London Journal of Tourism, Sport, and the Creative Industries, 1 (1). pp. 13-21. ISSN 1775-1897

Davis, B., Lockwood, A., Pantelidis, Ioannis and Alcott, P. (2008) Food and beverage management Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780750667302

Pantelidis, Ioannis (2005) Front Office, Inventory, Point of Sales, Restaurant Systems In: Pizam, A., ed. International Encyclopedia for Hospitality Management. Elsevier Butterworth Heinemann, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9781856177146


Ioannis is a Principal Lecturer in Hospitality and Culinary Arts and Postgraduate Center Leader at the School of Sport and Service Management.

Ioannis was raised on the island of Leros and comes from a family of hoteliers and restaurateurs. Prior to his academic career, he worked in hotels and restaurants in Greece, Germany and the UK. He retains his industry links through consultancy work and collaborative projects and he regularly writes articles for industry-focused publications.

He holds a Swiss Hotel Management Diploma, as well as an MSc in Tourism and Hospitality Education and a Doctor of Philosophy, both awarded by the University of Surrey. In his PhD he explored the influence of Locus of control on online technology acceptance of hostel customers. He is the editor of the Routledge Handbook of Hospitality and co-authored Food and Beverage Management also by Routledge. Ioannis is the Hospitality Editor for the Sage Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research and a member of the editorial boards for three more academic journals.

Ioannis has considerable amount of curriculum design experience and has developed and lead courses in hospitality management at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has provided mentorship for five student societies and has served as external examiner or validations advisor for seven universities. He is an experienced conference organizer with a track record both as lead organizer and as member of scientific committees.

He has lead successful consultancy projects for hotels, restaurants, marketing companies, private clubs, tourism destinations and technology companies. He currently serves both in the executive council of the Institute of Hospitality and the executive of the Council for Hospitality Management Education.

Expertise / Subjects
Consumer Behaviour in Hospitality.
Technology in Hospitality
Food and Beverage Management