Bachelor, Hebrew U., 1963; Master of Public Administration, New York University, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1970.
Executive development training director, Institute Productivity, Tel-Aviv, Israel, 1965-1967; training director, Tahal Water Planning Company, Tel-Aviv, 1967-1968; assistant professor management, Tel-Aviv U., 1971-1975; graduate program director, Department Hotel Restaurant & Travel of U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1977-1981; professor of tourism, U. Massachusetts, Amherst, 1975-1982; professor, department chairman hospitality management, director, U. Control Florida, Orlando, Florida, 1983-1991; professor tourism, U. Control Florida, Orlando, Florida, since 1993. Consultant in field.
Fellow Hotel, Catering and Institutional Management Association, International Academy for the study of Tourism (secretary 1991-1993), International Association science Experts in Tourism.
Married Esther Fish, January 11, 1966. Children: Judy, Cy.