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Conference Committee

Patrons

Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Dr Ramdas M. Pai
President and Chancellor
MAHE, Manipal

Dr Ranjan Pai
Chairman, MEMG
Bengaluru

Dr H S Ballal
Pro Chancellor
MAHE, Manipal

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) M. D. Venkatesh
Vice Chancellor
MAHE, Manipal

Dr PLNG Rao
Pro Vice Chancellor
MAHE, Manipal

Dr Venkatraya M Prabhu
Pro Vice Chancellor
MAHE, Manipal

Dr. Dilip G. Naik
Pro Vice Chancellor
MAHE, Manipal

Dr. Narayana Sabhahit
Registrar
MAHE, Manipal


ITC Hotels Limited

Mr Nakul Anand
Executive Director
ITC Limited, Delhi

Mr Anil Chadha
Divisional CEO
ITC Hotels, Delhi

Mr Sanjay Bose
Executive VP & Head-HR
ITC Hotels, Delhi


School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan
Executive Dean
Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management
Taylor's University, Malaysia


ADVISORY BOARD AND REVIEW COMMITTEE

International


1. Dr. Stowe Shoemaker, Professor & Dean, Department of Hospitality, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

2. Dr. Jay Kandampully, Professor, Department of Human Sciences, University of Ohio, USA

3. Dr. Dipra Jha, Assistant Director and Scholarly Associate Professor, Carson College of Business, Washington State University, USA

4. Dr. Manuel Alector Ribeiro, Senior Lecturer in Tourism Management, University of Surrey, UK

5. Dr. Joao Romao, Associate Professor, Yasuda Women’s University, Japan

6. Dr. Erose Sthapit, Associate Professor, Haaga-Helia University of Applied Sciences, Finland

National


1. Dr. Saurabh Kumar Dixit, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong

2. Dr. Siva Kumar, Academic Associate, IIM Visakhapatnam

3. Prof. Paramita Suklabaidya, School of Tourism and Hospitality Service Management, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi

4. Dr. Bindu V T Nair, Head, Dept of Tourism Management, Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore

5. Dr. Jay Kumar, Professor, Department of Management Studies, PES University, Bengaluru

6. Dr. Sharad Kumar Kulshreshtha, Assistant Professor, Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong

7. Dr. Amit Dutta, Head, Department of Hotel Management, Manipal University, Jaipur

Organizing committee

Manipal Academy of Higher Education
(MAHE) Manipal


1. Chef Thirugnanasambantham, Principal, WGSHA
Conference-Chair

2. Dr Vidya Patwardhan, Professor, WGSHA
Organizing member

3. Dr Senthil Kumaran, Professor, WGSHA
Organizing member

4. Dr Partho Pratim Seal, Associate Professor, WGSHA
Organizing member

5. Mr Raghavendra, Assistant Professor-Selection Grade, WGSHA
Organizing member

School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events, Taylor’s University, Malaysia


1. Dr Joaquim Dias Soeiro, Head
Conference Co-Chair

2. Dr Kandappan Balasubramanian, Associate Professor
Organizing Member

3. Dr Ruth Sabina Francis, Programme Director-BIHM
Organizing Member