Heritage, Culture and Society: Research agenda and best practices in the hospitality and tourism industry

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9781138032767: Heritage, Culture and Society: Research agenda and best practices in the hospitality and tourism industry

Heritage, Culture and Society contains the papers presented at the 3rd International Hospitality and Tourism Conference (IHTC2016) & 2nd International Seminar on Tourism (ISOT 2016), Bandung, Indonesia, 10―12 October 2016). The book covers 7 themes:

i) Hospitality and tourism management
ii) Hospitality and tourism marketing
iii) Current trends in hospitality and tourism management
iv) Technology and innovation in hospitality and tourism
v) Sustainable tourism
vi) Gastronomy, foodservice and food safety, and
vii) Relevant areas in hospitality and tourism

Heritage, Culture and Society is a significant contribution to the literature on Hospitality and Tourism, and will be of interest to professionals and academia in both areas.

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About the Author:

    Salleh Mohd Radzi is an Associate Professor and the Deputy Dean (Research and Industry Linkages) at the Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. He earned his Master degree from Florida International University, USA and Ph.D. from Universiti Putra Malaysia. His main research interests include hospitality management, strategic management, revenue management and service management.

    Mohd Hafiz Hanafiah obtained his Master of Economics from Universiti Malaya in 2007. He is currently serving as a senior lecturer at the Faculty of Hotel & Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. He is now attached to the Institute of Postgraduate Studies, Universiti Teknologi MARA Malaysia undertaking his Ph.D. in Tourism Economics. He has won several medals in innovation, presented numerous academic papers in academic conferences, and an active researcher in the field of tourism economics, marketing, and tourism planning.

    Norzuwana Sumarjan is a Senior Lecturer and the Head of Post Graduate Studies at the Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. Her first degree was Hotel and Restaurant Management from Middlesex, UK. She then proceeds with Master in Education from Universiti Teknologi Malaysia and PhD in Hospitality Management from Iowa State University, US. Norzuwana Sumarjan is also a Certified Hospitality Educator, registered under the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Her main research interests include hospitality management, quality management, and human resource management.

    Zurinawati Mohi is a Senior Lecturer at the department of hotel management, Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia. She was appointed as the coordinator for Flexible Learning Program. Her first degree was Hotel Management from ITM, proceeded with a Master in Corporate Communication from Universiti Putra Malaysia and PhD in Marketing from Lincoln University, New Zealand. Her main research interests include hospitality management, service quality management, and marketing management.

    Didi Sukyadi is faculty staff of English Education Department, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia. He got his Master’s degree from London University in 1997, and doctoral degree from Linguistics Program, Indonesia University Jakarta in 2005. His main research interests include semiotics, language testing, and multimodality. At the moment, he is a member of TESOL, IATEFL, ASIA TEFL, and TEFLIN Secretary. He initiated annual Conference on Applied Linguistics (CONAPLIN) in 2008, organized by the Language Center of Indonesia University of Education, initiated and became the Vice Editor in Chief of Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics (IJAL), which is now indexed in DOAJ and Scopus. He is also the reviewer of Language Education in Asia (LEiA), ASIA TEFL Journal and Rangsit Journal of Educational Studies. In addition as an academician, he is also assigned as Vice Rector for Research, Partnership and Business for Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia.

    Karim Suryadi is a university lecturer at the Faculty of Social Science Education, Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia. He is also a Professor on Political Communication, and dean of Faculty of Social Science Education from 2010 until now. He obtained his master's degree in 1999 and doctoral in 2006, both from Padjajaran University, Bandung, Indonesia. His main research interest includes political communication and science education. He had attended courses on democratic training for school and community leaders conducted by Heartland International, USA, in 2007, and became a guest lecture at Nihon University, Japan in 2008. His research has been published in national journals and international proceedings. Outside of academia, he is regularly invited as an expert speaker on the Indonesian National Television regarding his expertise in political communication, and as author of several national newspaper articles, sharing his opinion on recent social and political phenomena.

    Dr. Purnawarman is currently Head of the English Education Study Program at Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia in Bandung (UPI). He earned his masters’ degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale (SIUC) under the Fulbright scholarship and Ph.D. from Virginia Polytechnic Instritute and State University (Virginia Tech), USA. At UPI, he teaches Instructional Planning, English Language Teaching, Designing ICT-based Language Teaching, Research Methods in Education, and Learning Media and ICT in ELT. His research interest include teaching English as a foreign language, instructional design & technology, ICT-based language teaching, educational technology, lesson study, and translation. He served as an associate editor of a US-based international journal, is a member of board of reviewers in an international journal published by Springer, and is an editor-in-chief of two English teaching-related journals published in Indonesia. He currently serves as President of the Association of Indonesian Scholars of English Education (AISEE).

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