Luc BEAL

Luc BEAL Director of Academic Studies MSc in Destination Management
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    • Department
      Strategy Department
    • Languages
      French, English, Japanese
    • Teaching specialisations
      Corporate strategy (Tourism & Hospitality), Business Model Design, Intercultural Management
    • Areas of research
      Governance and performance of Tourism Destinations, Destination-based Revenue Management, CSR in the Hospitality Industry
    • Campus
      La Rochelle

    Biography

    Dr Luc Béal obtained a Doctorate in Management Science summa cum laude, in 1997 from Télécom ParisTech., specialising in Information Systems Management. He first worked as a consultant for the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism before joining the world of Higher Education in 2002, where he was Assistant Professor at the Musashi Institute of Technology in Yokohama, Japan. Returning to France in 2008, he headed up the Master programmes at IDRAC Lyon Business School, co-founded an e-learning company specialising in customer relations in the medical sector, and was a research advisor at RMD Technologies, a company specialising in hotel and tourism management (Hotel Revenue Management and Destination Revenue Management).

    Dr Béal joined Excelia Business School in 2013 as an Assistant Professor and Head of the MSc in Tourism and Hospitality Management programme. Since July 2018, he has been Director of the Excelia's Tourism Management Institute (TMI). In this capacity, he develops and implements research Chairs, in partnership with private and public tourism stakeholders, on themes such as the economic impact of events on a tourist destination, responsible practices in the hotel sector, etc. He also leads and coordinates the search for funding for applied research projects, in collaboration with the Institute's partners and research-active Faculty.

  • 1997

    PhD in Information System Management, Telecom Ecole de Management, France

  • 2018

    Head of Tourism Department, Excelia, La Rochelle, France

    2018

    Director of the Tourism Management Institute, Excelia, La Rochelle, France

    2013

    Research Active Faculty - Assistant Professor, Excelia, La Rochelle, France

    2008-2013

    Academic Director, IDRAC Lyon, Lyon, France

    2004-2008

    Business Development Manager (Asia), Prime Time Technologies, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

    1997-2004

    Project Manager, Institute for Transport Policy StudiesInstitute for Transport Policy Studies, Tokyo, Japan

    1991-1997

    PhD Candidate ('CIFRE'), BNP Paribas - IT Department, Paris, France

  • Journal articles

    BEAL, L., SEYFI, S. (2020). Peer-to-peer (P2P) accommodation in the sharing economy: a review. Current Issues in Tourism, 1-16. doi:https://doi.org/10.1080/13683500.2020.1786505.
    BEAL, L., GHADERI, Z., HALL, C. M. (2020). Islamic beliefs and host-guest relationships in Iran. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 90, pp. p. 102-121.
    KUHZADY, S., SEYFI, S., BEAL, L. (2020). Peer-to-peer (P2P) accommodation in the sharing economy: a review. Current Issues in Tourism, 1-16.
    BEAL, L., H.SÉRAPHIN, G.MODICA , M.MAPILATO, M.PLATANIA, "Analysing the Mediating Effect of Heritage Between Locals and Visitors: An Exploratory Study Using Mission Patrimoine as a Case Study", Sustainability, 2019
    BEAL, L., GHADERI, Z. (2019). Local impression of tourist photographing. A perspective from Iran. Tourism Management, Volume 76 (103962). doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tourman.2019.103962.

    Chapters

    BEAL, L., SHEEHAN, L., ZAMAN, M. (2021). Destinations, Données, Décisions: Le Besoin Impérieux d’un Tiers De Confiance. Organismes De Gestion De Destination : Stratégies et pratiques pour un management responsable et durable des territoires touristiques (pp. à déterminer). L'Harmattan.
  • Proceedings from scholarly meetings

    BEAL, L. (2022). Gouvernance de la donnée et impact environnemental de l’industrie touristique.. L’ESS, unique cadre organisationnel susceptible d’adresser ces deux défis majeurs ? 21emes rencontres Réseau Inter-universitaire Economie Sociale et Solidaire (RIUESS). RIUESS (Réseau Interuniversitaire de l'économie sociale et solidaire).
    BEAL, L., VO THANH, T. (2014). L'entrepreneur comme acteur fondamental de la pérennité d'une destination de type Living heritage : une perspective par le concept de carte expérientielle. Conférence de l'Association Francophone de Management du Tourisme, AFMAT 2014. Actes du congrès de l'AFMAT.

    Papers presented at academic or professional meetings

    BEAL, L., SCAGLIONE, M., VOILLARD-KASSAM, L. (2021). Intelligence économique et stratégie commerciale en période de crise.. Le cas de l’hôtellerie de plein-air (HPA) en Charente-Maritime lors de la saison d’été 2020. Conférence AFMAT 2021.
    BEAL, L., CHAPUIS, J. -M. (2019). Hotel Dynamic Pricing at Destination Level Exploratory Analysis of La Baule. 3rd Revenue Management & Pricing in Services Conference, EHL.
    BEAL, L. (2019). À l'ère du Big Data, quels rôles pour les OGD ? Le cas de Charentes Tourisme.
    BEAL, L. (2019). "Hotel Supply Chains and Responsible Practices: A Multi-Case Analysis". ICTH 2019: International Conference on Tourism and Hospitality.
    BEAL, L. (2019). Chaînes d'approvisionnements en hôtellerie et pratiques responsables : une analyse multi-cas. AIMTD 2019 (Association Internationale de Management du Tourisme Durable).

    Published cases with instructional materials

    MONTARGOT, N. P., BEAL, L., WINKLER, F. (2020). Hôtel ALTEORA : Développement durable et RSE au service de la performance globale. CCMP.
    BEAL, L., WINKLER, F. (2019). C&L Associés : start-up pour l'Hôtellerie de Plein Air. CCMP (G1990). CCMP.
    BEAL, L. (2014). Pharmacie 2.0. Centrale des cas et médias pédagogiques.

    Press articles

    BEAL, L. (2021). Impact du tourisme sur l’environnement : une affaire locale ? Les Echos - Le Cercle, France.
    BEAL, L. (2021). Observation touristique et souveraineté. Une analyse économique de l’industrie., PARIS, France.
    BEAL, L. (2021). Réflexion sur la souveraineté numérique des territoires touristiques. Blog "eTourisme" www.etourisme.info., France.
    BEAL, L., MONTARGOT, N. P. (2020). L’industrie touristique française sous COVID-19 : «?le jour d’après?». Le média du tourisme digital.
    BEAL, L. - "Comment les plates-formes mettent la main sur le développement touristique des territoires- The Conversation" - 2019
    BEAL, L., ZAMAN, M. (2019). Comment les plates-formes mettent la main sur le développement touristique des territoires. The Conversation, France.
    BEAL, L., S.CHAMOT, J.LAHERRÈRE - "La Destination France manque-t-elle de (business) intelligence ?" - 2018, Paris, France
    BEAL, L. (2014). Consommation : le paradoxe du choix. Les Echos - Le Cercle, France.
    BEAL, L. (2013). Pourquoi les pharmaciens ne doivent pas avoir peur des grandes surfaces ?. Les Echos - Le Cercle.
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