Aaron Yankholmes

Alisha Ali

Anyu Liu

Arpaparn Chanaiyom

Babak Taheri

Bailey Ashton Adie

Chanin Yoopetch

Charles Mansfield

Chatchawan Wongwattanakit

Chootham Tangjaitrong

Daisy Xuefeng Fan

Daniel Wright

David Ross

Ed Cottam

Emmanuel Akwasi Adu-Ampong

Endrit Kromidha

Eric Jensen

Hai Nguyen

Karuna Yampray

Kitsada Tungchawal

Kullanart Obsuwan

Lavanchawee Sujarittanonta (Lily)

Levent Altinay

Louis Rice

Louise Todd

Maysa Utairat

Mokter Hossain

Montakan Chubchuwong

Niorn Srisomyong

Pachernwaat Srichai

Paul Robson

Philipp Wassler

Pussadee Polsaram

Ratchadavan Kongsatt

Rawinkhan Srinon

Rochaporn Chansawang

Sameer Hosany

Siripan Deesilatham

Thitikan Satchabut

Wilawan Inchamnan

 

Aaron Yankholmes

Lecturer in Events & Leisure

Bournemouth University

Email: ayankholmes@bournemouth.ac.uk

Twitter: @ayankholmes143

Expertise: Cultural tourism management and marketing, tourism and memory; special interest markets, tourism planning and development, tourist behavior; cross-cultural issues in tourism and leisure contexts, tourism in developing countries, community-based tourism.

Alisha Ali

Principal Lecturer Hospitality Subject Group Leader

Sheffield Hallam University

Email: Alisha.Ali@shu.ac.uk

Twitter: @alishaPhD

Expertise: Sustainable tourism management, satisfaction in the hotel industry, sustainable development and hospitality education, developing community based tourism and technology innovation in sustainable destination development.

Anyu Liu

Lecturer in Hospitality Management

University of Surrey

Email: anyu.liu@surrey.ac.uk

Expertise: Applied economics in tourism, demand modelling and forecasting, impact of tourism development on economic growth, the sharing economy and big data analysis in tourism and hospitality, migrants wellbeing.

Arpaparn Chanaiyom

Vice President Department of Competency and Knowledge Management

Institute for Small and Medium Enterprises Development

Email: arpaparn@ismed.or.th

Twitter: @chananiyom

Expertise: Medical tourism, a major contributor to Thailand’s economy, the government policy focus to develop a medical tourism cluster to strengthen the networking of related agents. Creative tourism emerging as a large and growing niche within the sphere of ecotourism broadly support and more specifically within the constellation of cultural tourism, sustainable tourism and experiential tourism. The common thread in all of these is implementation and authenticity.

Babak Taheri

Associate Prof of Marketing

Heriot-Watt University UK

Email: b.taheri@hw.ac.uk

Expertise: My research has a dual focus: ‘consumer research’ and ‘marketing management’ with a particular interest in “tourism, hospitality and heritage” areas. During the early days, my research was concentrated on what to measure and how to measure consumer engagement. At the present time, it has shifted to how consumer engagement measures and applications can be applied in order to understand interactions between consumers and service providers in the tourism and hospitality industry.

Bailey Ashton Adie

Solent University

Twitter: @DrBaileyAdie

Expertise: Disasters and tourism, heritage tourism, world heritage tourism, film tourism, tourism and community development, second home tourism, tourism marketing, visitor management and demographics, tourism for development.

Chanin Yoopetch

Lecturer

College of Management, Mahidol University

Email: Chanin.yoo@mahidol.ac.th

Expertise: My area of research is related to sustainable tourism, tourist behaviour and knowledge

management. I am also interested in the areas of hospitality and service quality as well.

Charles Mansfield

Lecturer in Tourism Management and French

University of Plymouth

Email: c.mansfield@plymouth.ac.uk

Twitter: @PlymUniTHE

Expertise: Archaeological topophonics in tourism – new methodologies in place-making and place branding. Intangible cultural heritage, and transmission of ICH. Waytales. Using innovative technologies in tourism to enhance local cultural experiences. Design of urban walks to unlock local knowledge and empower identity formation in citizens.

Chatchawan Wongwattanakit

Lecturer

Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus

Email: cwongwattanakit@gmail.com

Expertise: Hospitality operations, technology and environment management, service operations and mathematics, logistics and supply chain management, logistics for tourism.

Chootham Tangjaitrong

University Lecturer

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Email: jimmy.utcc@gmail.com

Expertise: Strategies to enhance tourism before and after international conventions, solution based, applied research, innovative and practical strategies for brand positioning. tourist cities.

Daisy Xuefeng Fan

Lecturer in Tourism and Hospitality

Bournemouth University

Email: dfan@bournemouth.ac.uk

Expertise: My current research interests cover the tourist-host social contact, perceived cultural distance and regional ethnocentrism. I would also like to explore the interactions made by Airbnb guests with the hosts and the community. My research interests also cover tourism sustainability, especially in the social and economic aspects.

Daniel Wright

Lecturer in Tourism Management

University of Central Lancashire

Email: Dwright3@uclan.ac.uk

Twitter: @DWMWright

Expertise: The role and development of tourism in communities, the future of tourism, scenario and narrative approaches to establish future settings, tourism global community and more recently, feelings and perceptions towards dark tourism following a field visit to Cambodia.

David Ross

Postdoctoral Research Associate

University of Exeter – Business School

Expertise: Visitor experiences, new VR and AR digital tools, and explore new business models and opportunities presented by digital technology, sustainability of the tourism industry, creative tourism approaches to archaeological heritage respectively.

Ed Cottam

Senior Lecturer

Northumbria University

Email: Ed.cottam@northumbria.ac.uk

Expertise: The impact of smart tourism technology continuance on resident wellbeing in host cities, social information systems, innovation diffusion in food supply logistics.

Emmanuel Akwasi Adu-Ampong

Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management

Sheffield Hallam University

Email: e.adu-ampong@shu.ac.uk

Twitter: @AduAmpong_EA

Expertise: Firstly, I research in the area of tourism and local economic development planning. The second research thematic area is cultural heritage management. The final broad research thematic area that I work in revolves around qualitative research methods.

Endrit Kromidha

Senior Lecturer in Entrepreneurship and Innovation

University of Birmingham

Email: e.kromidha@bham.ac.uk

Twitter: @Endrit_Kromidha

Expertise: Digital platforms for entrepreneurship, project management, crowdfunding, collaborative innovation and access to finance, social entrepreneurship in the sharing economy, e-government, e-learning and information and communication technologies for development in general.

Eric Jensen

Associate Professor

University of Warwick

Email: e.jensen@warwick.ac.uk

Twitter: @JensenWarwick

Expertise: Theoretical analysis of social change processes pertinent to development of innovative tourism, empirical impact evaluation of the effectiveness of different interventions aimed at engaging communities with innovative tourism, methodological requirements for highly robust social research data about the needs, practices, ideas and technologies related to the development of innovative tourism.

Hai Nguyen

Lecturer

Business School, University of Greenwich

Email: T.H.H.Nguyen@greenwich.ac.uk

Expertise: My research interests lie in the areas of tourism destination management, heritage tourism, event tourism and tourist behaviors. Resident attitudes towards tourism development is another research area that I am currently involved in. My future research direction will continue in the area of destination management with the focus on local residents and heritage tourism.

Karuna Yampray

Lecturer

College of Creative Design and Entertainment

Email: Karuna.yam@dpu.ac.th

Expertise: My research goals are related to gamification technologies for tourism and related to etiquette practices. Currently I am working on designing a game-based learning environment tourism related to the Thai culture including the etiquettes and custom.

Kitsada Tungchawal

Lecturer in Tourism and Assistant to the President

Phetchaburi Rajabhat University

Email: kitsada.tun@mail.pbru.ac.th

Expertise: Local residents’ involvement in tourism planning and development, community participation in wildlife conflict management, Thailand’s national parks and protected areas,  tourism income distribution towards the underprivileged and the poor, tourism and hospitality education in rural areas of Thailand.

Kullanart Obsuwan

Assistant Professor

Silpakorn University

Email: Kulanart@hotmail.com

Expertise: My area of interest is about plant propagation and quality improvement, plant tissue culture and post-harvest technology focusing ornamental plant especially orchids. My currently research is about prolonging the vase life of cut Dendrobium orchids to make the customer happy to see them last longer.

Lavanchawee Sujarittanonta (Lily)

Lecturer

Silpakorn University International College (SUIC)

Email: Lavanchawee@hotmail.com, Lavanchawee@post.harvard.edu

Twitter: @Lavanchawee

Expertise: Tourism, ecotourism, environmental conservation, SMEs entrepreneurship, marketing strategy, cross-cultural management, development, international business. In addition, I have interdisciplinary research and consulting interests in international business.

Levent Altinay

Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship

Oxford Brookes University

Email: Email: laltinay@brookes.ac.uk

Expertise: My research interests are in the areas of entrepreneurship, strategic alliances and international business, focusing specifically in the areas of hospitality and tourism. Using primarily qualitative methods as well as mixed methods, I am particularly interested in how entrepreneurs start up and develop their businesses and also how firms establish partnerships internationally.

Louis Rice

Senior Lecturer

University of the West of England

Email: Louis.Rice@UWE.ac.uk

Expertise: My research focuses on healthy urban environments, particularly how to make urban

environments healthier, more sustainable and more liveable. The growth of tourism presents

a number of challenges for sustainable development.

Louise Todd

Lecturer

Edinburgh Napier University

Email: l.todd@napier.ac.uk

Expertise: My research interests lie in arts and cultural tourism, festivals and events. I am also interested in the use of design and experience design in tourism and event settings. My research has considered marketing communications alongside brand image and brand relationships in tourism and events.

Maysa Utairat

Lecturer

Mahasarakham University

Email: maysautairat@yahoo.com

Expertise: I am focusing my practice-based research on creating theatrical works that enhances the spirituality of the audience in Buddhist storytelling rituals in the context of tourism. I have been creating theatre with young theatre practitioners inside and outside educational institutes, including children with special educational needs.

Mokter Hossain

Marie Curie Individual Research Fellow

The University of Manchester

Email: mokter.hossain@manchester.ac.uk

Twitter: @Mokter_Hossain

Expertise: My research streams include innovation, entrepreneurship, and strategy, including open innovation, frugal innovation, reverse innovation, business model innovation, crowdsourcing, and grassroots innovation. My research focuses on building bridge between developed and developing countries. I have been working on sharing economy research.

Montakan Chubchuwong

Deputy Dean

Dhurakij Pundit University

Email: montakan.chu@dpu.ac.th

Expertise: Tourism marketing, corporate social responsibility (CSR) in tourism, tourism and environment, destination attachment.

Niorn Srisomyong

Lecturer

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Email: niorn_sri@utcc.ac.th

Expertise: Sustainable tourism and how agritourism is related to political economy and rural development, wellness tourism entrepreneurs for sustainable growth.

Pachernwaat Srichai

Researcher

Chiang Mai University

Email: pachernwaat.s@cmu.ac.th

Expertise: online marketing abilities of the local fabrics’ entrepreneurs to support creative economy and tourism in Northern Thailand aimed to expand public relations and marketing channels of the fabrics’ entrepreneurs using information technology to get involved in online and overseas markets.

Paul Robson

Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategy

Royal Holloway, University of London

Email: Paul.Robson@rhul.ac.uk

Expertise: Business advice, networking, innovation, exporting, growth, finance, and entrepreneurial learning.  Recent research includes looking at social enterprises in the UK and family business in Saudi Arabia.

Philipp Wassler

Lecturer

Bournemouth University

Email: pwassler@bournemouth.ac.uk

Expertise: Being particularly interested in Social Sciences and Philosophy, I work mostly on social representations. Second, I am very interested in phenomenology and the lived tourist experience.

Pussadee Polsaram

Director of the ASEAN Economic Community Strategy Center

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Email: pussadee_pol@utcc.ac.th

Expertise: My research interests are international marketing innovation, consumer behaviour, Ecommerce in ASEAN and ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) global value chains.

Ratchadavan Kongsatt

Lecturer

Kasetsart University

Email: kongsatt@yahoo.com

Expertise: My area of research is related to tourism and hospitality and English language proficiency and Linguistics knowledge. I am teaching classes, English for Specific Purposes, such as English for Tourist Guides and English for Hotel Studies, writing texts for my classes as well as doing some pilot studies in those classes.

Rawinkhan Srinon

Logistics Engineering Department Chair

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Email: Rawinkhan_sri@utcc.ac.th

Expertise: Statistics, innovative logistics systems design, inventory planning and control, border trade logistics and supply chain, information and communication technology for logistics, health and humanitarian logistics, and lean manufacturing.

Rochaporn Chansawang

Lecturer

Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University

Email: chansawangr@gmail.com

Expertise: my research is related to diversity of tourism and hospitality, looking at city tourism planning, strategies to Thai spa businesses, sustainable tourism, agritourism of Thailand, hot spring attractions for health tourists in Thailand, ecotourism standards development, the use of ports for tourism and attractions.

Sameer Hosany

Professor of Marketing

Royal Holloway University of London

Email: Sameer.hosany@rhul.ac.uk

Expertise: The overarching focus of my research is on understanding the various aspects of consumer behaviour and experiences with an emphasis on tourists as consumers. In theorising consumer (tourist) behaviour and experiences, past and current research themes include: consumption emotion, brand personality, place and brand attachment, luxury consumption, self-image congruence, anthropomorphism, tourist sense of well-being, and consumer satisfaction.

Siripan Deesilatham

Lecturer in Marketing and Director Centre for

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Email: siripan_dee@utcc.ac.th

Expertise: My principal research interests lie in the field of understanding the various aspects of consumer behaviour and experiences including motivation, self-image congruence, lifestyle congruence, consumer satisfaction and quality of life in tourism context.

Thitikan Satchabut

Lecturer

University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce

Email: titikant.sat@gmail.com

Expertise: experimental designs, recreation activities and interpretation techniques, English in tourism and hospitality industry, sustainable tourism, tourism and environmental concern, tourism education

Wilawan Inchamnan

Deputy Dean for Executive Affairs and Professional Services Connectivity

College of Creative Design & Entertainment

Email: Wilawan.inn@dpu.ac.th

Expertise: My research aims to design the business strategies in gamification and a game-based learning for Thai people. During the increasing of the aging city in Thailand, how to prepare and how to live up the society are challenged.