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Working Group

The diverse perspectives behind the EDuC Label framework

Dr. Willy Legrand

Textbook Author, Course Developer and Professor, IUBH University of Applied Sciences

Dr. Willy Legrand is Professor of Hospitality Management at the IUBH International University of Applied Sciences in Bad Honnef - Bonn, Germany, since 2003. Over the past 15 years, he has established over two dozen undergraduate and graduate courses on sustainable development in tourism and hospitality management in Germany and also as visiting professor at universities in China, Dubai, France, India, Peru and the United States. Prof. Dr. Legrand is the lead author of Sustainability in the Hospitality Industry: Principles of Sustainable Operations (Routledge), a leading textbook with a 4th edition planned for 2021. He is also the Guest Chief Editor of the Hotel Yearbook Sustainable Hospitality 2018 and 2020 Special Editions and chairs the HospitalityNet World Panel on Sustainability in Hospitality.