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Evolving Paradigms in Tourism and Hospitality in Developing Countries: A Case Study of India

Editor:
Varghese, Bindi

ISBN:
978 1 351 59390 8
Format:
Electronic book text
Pages:
450
List price(s):
54.95 USD
39.99 GBP

Publication date:
15 September 2018

Full description: 

This new volume highlights of a broad selection of valuable research work by renowned professionals and scientists from the academia and travel industry. It provides a wide-ranging vision of a multitude of trends in the global travel and tourism industry today and in the future. The contributors examine a diverse selection of topics and share their conducted exploratory investigations to frame their implications and outcomes. In addition, this compilation also synthesizes the experiential aspects contributed by travel professionals and practitioners as well as academia. The volume reflects upon the wide-ranging conceptual approaches to the subject of tourism. There is a great effort taken to include varying paradigms and perspectives on the core elements of the tourism sector and to the very recent and emerging themes and issues. The chapters seek to bridge academic perspectives and research with practical applications. The overall thrust of the book is to provide a required critical depth to tourism studies and to guide the reader through the fundamental themes of tourism, destination marketing, branding, and management.

Table of contents: 

Destination Management and Competitiveness: Intervention of Destination Management Organizations for Global Competency Bindi Varghese Policing Tourism: Challenges and Opportunities of the Tourist Police System in India Pradeep N. Chaitanya Visitor Management and Community Participation in an Ecotourism Destination: The Case of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh Anu Chandran Empowerment of Marginalized Communities and Tourism: Case Study of Theyyam Dance Jacob John and Megha Jacob Influence of Perceived Risks on Destination Choice Process: An Indian Perspective Jose K Antony and Joby Thomas Community-Based Waste Management for Sustainable Tourism in Backwater Regions Emilda K. Joseph Civil Disturbances and Tourism Sector: An Impact Study on Kerala Tourism Sandhya Hariprasad and Bindi Varghese Ecological Tourism Pointers: Analysis on Concepts, Frameworks, and Applications on the Vembanad Lake of Kerala Suja John Managing Heritage City for Tourism and the Contribution to the Regional Development: A Case of Darasuram in Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu K. Selvakumar Organizational Culture and Employee Motivation Among Tourism Professionals in Karnataka Tomy K. Kallarakkal Employee Engagement in Travel Organizations: The Influence of Psychological Climate on Employee Engagement and Its Influence on Intent to Stay Ginu George Can Foreign Exchange Volatility Really Influence Tourist Inflow in India? K. J. Anson and Avin Thaliath Celebrity Endorsement: Solving the Destination Marketing Puzzle Rosma Mary Jolly Talent Development in the Tourism Industry: A Deliberation on the Open Source Talent in Goa Cheryl Poornima Smith e Venan Dias and Venan Bonaventure Dias Role of Tourism Education in Meeting the Competency Expectations of the Tourism Industry Nagarjuna G. Socially Responsible Investment: A New Paradigm in Tourism and Hospitality Sector Gowri Shankar R. and B. S. Arjun Socio-Cultural Impacts of Namdapha Eco-Cultural Festival on the Local Residents of Miao Pinky Jacob The Indian Hybridity in Its Cultural Expression: Better Understanding One's Cultural Heritage Githa U. Badikillaya Challenges of Medical Tourism: Managerial Paradigm in the Indian Framework Bindi Varghese Developing a Competitive Wine Tourism Destination: Case Study of Vineyards in Maharashtra Anupama S. Kotur (Kaddi) Agri-Tourism in India and Strategies for Growth Suraj Nair Commercialization of Art Forms: A Kerala Tourism Perspective Anu Ajayagosh Hindu Pilgrimage: Issues and Challenges in Kerala Nikhil Raj K Sustainable Tourism Indicators: A Literature Review on Concepts, Frameworks, and Applications Shamima Akhtar Social Media in Tourism: Challenges and Corrective Measures Sneha N. and B. George STANDARD TOC FOR AAP WEBSITE Preface PART I: TOURISM AND DESTINATION MANAGEMENT Destination Management and Competitiveness: Intervention of Destination Management Organizations for Global Competency Bindi Varghese Policing Tourism: Challenges and Opportunities of the Tourist Police System in India Pradeep N Chaitanya Visitor Management and Community Participation in an Ecotourism Destination: The Case of the Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh Anu Chandran Empowerment of Marginalized Communities and Tourism: Case Study of Theyyam Dance Jacob John and Megha Jacob Influence of Perceived Risks on Destination Choice Process: An Indian Perspective Jose K. Antony and Joby Thomas Community-Based Waste Management for Sustainable Tourism in Backwater Regions Emilda K. Joseph Civil Disturbances and Tourism Sector: An Impact Study on Kerala Tourism Sandhya Hariprasad and Bindi Varghese Ecological Tourism Pointers: Analysis on Concepts, Frameworks, and Applications on the Vembanad Lake of Kerala Suja John Managing Heritage City for Tourism and the Contribution to the Regional Development: A Case of Darasuram in Kumbakonam, Tamilnadu K. Selvakumar PART II: OPERATIONAL AND MANAGERIAL PERSPECTIVES IN THE SERVICE SECTOR Organizational Culture and Employee Motivation Among Tourism Professionals in Karnataka Tomy K. Kallarakkal Employee Engagement in Travel Organizations: The Influence of Psychological Climate on Employee Engagement and Its Influence on Intent to Stay Ginu George Can Foreign Exchange Volatility Really Influence Tourist Inflow in India? K. J. Anson and Avin Thaliath Celebrity Endorsement: Solving the Destination Marketing Puzzle Rosma Mary Jolly Talent Development in the Tourism Industry: A Deliberation on the Open Source Talent in Goa Cheryl Poornima Smith e Venan Dias and Venan Bonaventure Dias Role of Tourism Education in Meeting the Competency Expectations of the Tourism Industry Nagarjuna G. Socially Responsible Investment: A New Paradigm in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector Gowri Shankar R. and B. S. Arjun Socio-Cultural Impacts of Namdapha Eco-Cultural Festival on the Local Residents of Miao Pinky Jacob PART III: EMERGING AREAS IN TOURISM The Indian Hybridity in Its Cultural Expression: Better Understanding One's Cultural Heritage Githa U Badikillaya Challenges of Medical Tourism: Managerial Paradigm in the Indian Framework Bindi Varghese Developing a Competitive Wine Tourism Destination: Case Study of Vineyards in Maharashtra Anupama S Kottur Agri-Tourism in India and Strategies for Growth Suraj Nair Commercialization of Art Forms: A Kerala Tourism Perspective Anu Ajayagosh Hindu Pilgrimage: Issues and Challenges in Kerala Nikhil Raj K. Sustainable Tourism Indicators: A Literature Review on Concepts, Frameworks, and Applications Shamima Akhtar Social Media in Tourism: Challenges and Corrective Measures Sneha N. and B. George Index

Biography: 

Bindi Varghese, PhD, is currently an Associate Professor affiliated with Christ University, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. She has a doctorate in commerce, specializing in tourism. As an academician and tourism professional, she has over 15 years of academic and industrial experience. She has served at many educational institutions in South India and has served as a national and international expert for a decade at several educational institutions of India. Currently, she is actively associated with the Indian Tourism Congress (ITC) and the Kerala Development Society (KDS), New Delhi. With a passion for research, she has guided MPhil and PhD scholars. The active research that has been undertaken under her direction include: Impact Assessment Studies, Medical Tourism, and Destination Management Organization and Ecological Studies. Dr. Bindi also completed a major research project on Strategic Intervention of Destination Management Organizations to Enhance Competitiveness of Tourism Destinations: A Model for Karnataka, India, funded by Christ University. Along with her academic expertise, she is also an issue editor for ATNA: Journal of Tourism Studies, published by Christ University, Bengaluru. She has extensively written for national and international peer-reviewed journals and is very well recognized in the academic circle in India. She has authored a book on medical tourism in India and has also contributed chapters to edited books and has published several articles in areas of destination management, governance, medical tourism, e-tourism, etc. Dr. Varghese is a frequent invited lecturer to students from other institutions and at various industry summits. In additional to academic writing, Dr. Bindi also writes for leading newspapers and travel magazines in tourism and hospitality.

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