Research Advisory Board Member:

Steve Hood



Steve is Senior Vice President of Research for STR. He has been with STR for 28 years and is the Founding Director of the SHARE Center, STR and CoStar’s program to support hospitality, tourism, and real estate education with over 1,000 schools involved from over 80 countries. The SHARE Center provides hotel and real estate data for research and for use in the classroom as well as related resources including student certifications (CHIA, obtained by over 40K; CAHTA, RMC, and CREA), training programs, and student competitions. Steve serves on advisory boards and guest lectures for leading international hotel, tourism and real estate schools and has received several awards for his commitment to hospitality education.