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Ruiying Cai

Phd Student

Contact

Phone: (509) 335-7571
Office: TODD 337D

Education

  • MS

Ruiying Cai

Ruiying Cai is a 3rd-year doctoral student in the School of Hospitality Business Management, Carson College of Business at Washington State University. She completed her undergraduate studies in business administration at Xiamen University, China and obtained her master of science in hospitality administration from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma. Ruiying worked for food and beverage department in hotels and tourism consultancy while accomplishing her education. The majority of her current research focuses on service management and consumer behavior in the hospitality industry. She is also interested in residents’ perception and behavior towards tourism development. Her research projects have been presented at several referred conferences. She is also a member of ICHIRE. Ruiying has been TA for HBM 280, HBM 358, HBM 491, HBM 494, and HBM 495. She teaches HBM 280 in Fall 2016.

Research Interests

residents' perception and behavior towards tourism development
service management and consumer behavior in the hospitality industry