Dr. Amitabh Upadhya

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Brief Profile

Dr. Amitabh Upadhya has over 30 years' experience of Industry and Higher Education. His area of expertise is Travel & Tourism Management. He has vast experience of Higher Education with several Universities around the world and is also visiting Professor with a few. Amitabh has published research papers in refereed journals and contributed articles to periodicals. His recent focus of research has been Destination Organizations and Management. In his role as an academic Amitabh has supervised several PhD theses. Amitabh is the editor-in-chief of 'Skyline Business Journal'; he also sits on the editorial board of several prestigious tourism journals including 'Tourism Recreation Research' and 'Journal of Tourism and Services'. Amitabh was awarded the 'Academic Leadership Award' in year 2008 for his contribution to higher education administration. Since last ten years he is involved in Planning & Operations of Business Management Programs at the Under Graduate and Post Graduate levels.

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Recent Scholarly Work

Title Created Date Hits
Souvenir Purchase- Intentional or Incidental: A Case of the United Arab Emirates,International Journal of Excellence in Tourism, Hospitality & Catering ISSN: 1993-8683 Vol. 7, Issue 1& 2 April 2016   ​ 02 October 2016 565
Low-cost Strategy in the Air: Air Arabia- first in the Middle East- a comparative analysis, Skyline Business journal ISSN 1998- 3425, (2006)   ​ 02 September 2016 840
Tourism Organizations: A comparative analysis of Tourism Management Organizations in the Middle East 25 July 2016 607
Destination Organizations: Case of Tourism Organizational structure in the UAE”, 25 July 2016 504
Political System and Destination Management Organizations: an analysis of the symbiotic relationship 25 July 2016 465
Role of Airlines in Destination Branding: Case of Dubai vis-à-vis Emirates Airline 25 July 2016 562
Tourism Management Organization: A Comparative Analysis of Destination Management Organizations in the GCC 25 July 2016 522
Role of Destination Management Organization in Tourism Crisis Management: A Middle Eastern Perspective’,Conference proceedings of ‘International Interdisciplinary Conference on Tourism’ at Istanbul Turkey (June 2014) ISBN 978-605-4940-24-0   25 July 2016 834
Tourism Management: A comparative analysis of the structure of tourism governance in the GCC countries’,THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TOURISM (ICOT 2015) , Middlesex University, London (June 2015)   25 July 2016 482
The role of events and festivals in destination branding: A case study of Dubai,The 5th International conference on destination branding and marketing, Conference proceedings,IFT MACAO in December,2014   ​​ 01 March 2016 710

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