Stanislav Ivanov (‘Stan’) is a Professor in Tourism Economics and Vice Rector (Research) in Varna University of Management. He is the founder and the Editor-in-chief of the only academic journal in tourism and hospitality in Bulgaria – European Journal of Tourism Research (indexed in Scopus) – and serves on the editorial and review boards of over 30 other journals. He authored over 120 publications (books, book chapters, articles, conference reports and industry reports) in the field of robonomics, hotel marketing, hotel chains, pricing and revenue management, destination marketing and management, tourism’s impact on economic growth, political issues in tourism. Stan keeps close links with the tourism business. He has been three times lecturer at the largest event for tourism professionals in Bulgaria – Travel Academy. Through Zangador Ltd., Stan conducts trainings in Hotel marketing, Pricing and revenue management, Marketing audit, etc., implements marketing research projects, prepares specialised analyses and reports for various companies. He has specialised in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Norway, Cyprus, USA, Italy.
Stan is happily married with one child and lives in Varna, Bulgaria.