Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS
BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Jeetesh Kumar is Head (a) of Research at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management, Senior Lecturer at the School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events, Associate Director for Information Management & Documentation at the Centre for Research and Innovation in Tourism (CRiT), and Hub Leader of the “Responsible Tourism for Inclusive Economic Growth” Sustainable Tourism Impact Lab at Taylor’s University, Malaysia.

His doctorate is from Taylor’s University in Hospitality and Tourism. He has two postgraduate degrees: Professional Master’s in Hospitality Management and International Tourism from the University of Toulouse, France and the other in Business Administration (MBA - Marketing) from Hamdard University, Pakistan.

His research areas include Economic Impacts, Economic Modelling, MICE, Medical Tourism, and Behavioural Studies. He has worked on consultancy and research projects at the national/ international level and authored 75 publications, including indexed research articles and book chapters. 12 Postgraduate students (Masters and PhDs) have graduated under his supervision, and currently, he is supervising 11 PhD scholars. He is also active in several national and international associations, conferences, and journals. He is also an associate editor for the Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism (APJIHT) and regional editor (Asia) for the Event Management Journal. Jeetesh has co-edited two books under CAB International and Emerald and is currently editing five with Emerald, IGI and Springer. He is an active speaker and has been invited by several institutions in the Philippines, India, Japan, Indonesia, China, Australia, and Pakistan.

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Senior Lecturer II, School of Hospitality, Tourism and Events - Faculty of Hospitality, Food and Leisure Management, 10/01/2017 to 31/12/2020
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Hospitality & Tourism), TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY, Malaysia
  • Professional Master in Intern. Tourism & Hosp. Mgmt, TAYLOR'S UNIVERSITY, Malaysia
  • Master of Business Administration, HAMDARD UNIVERSITY, KARACHI, Pakistan
  • Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons), HAMDARD UNIVERSITY, KARACHI, Pakistan
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP
(Organisation),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Event Management Journal , Committee Board Member, 2023 to 2024 (International)
  • Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia (TEAM), Annual Member, 2020 to 2020 (National)
  • Cambridge Scholars Publishing , International Advisory Board/ Committee, 2019 to 2020 (International)
  • Social Science and Humanities Research Association (SSHRA), Life member, Since 2019 (International)
  • American Hotel & Lodging Education Institute (AHLEI), Associate member, 2019 to 2024 (International)
  • Teaching and Education Research Association (TERA), Life member, Since 2019 (International)
  • Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia (TEAM), External Auditor , 2019 to 2024 (National)
  • Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia (TEAM), Annual Member, 2019 to 2019 (National)
  • Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia (TEAM), Annual Member, 2018 to 2018 (National)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Business Tourism, MICE, Events , Economic Impacts (Business Tourism, Economic Impacts, Economic Modeling, Tourist Behaviour and Satisfaction)
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Tour Planning and Guest Experience, Diploma, Taylor's University (01/2020)
  • Tourism Marketing and Distribution , Diploma, Taylor's University (08/2020)
  • Introduction to Events, Diploma, Taylor's University (08/2020)
  • Tourism Geography, Diploma, Taylor's University (01/2020)
  • Tourism Business Management , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2019)
  • Tourism Operations , Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2019)
  • Tourism Product Development, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2019)
  • Tour Planning and Guest Experience , Diploma, Taylor's University (03/2019)
  • Tourism Business Management, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2019)
  • Business of Tourism, Recreation and Events , Foundation , Taylor's University (01/2018)
  • Tour and Travel Operations Management 1, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2018)
  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism & Events, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2018)
  • Business of Hospitality and Tourism , Diploma, Taylor's University (03/2018)
  • TOURISM GEOGRAPHY, Diploma, Taylor's University (08/2017)
  • TOUR AND TRAVEL OPERATION 1, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (03/2017)
  • MEETINGS AND INCENTIVES , Diploma, Taylor's University (05/2017)
  • CULTURE AND HERITAGE, Diploma, Taylor's University (08/2017)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book
2024
  • Kumar, J., Arora, M., & Bayram, G. E. (2024). Exploring the Use of Metaverse in Business and Education. UK: IGI. https://www.igi-global.com/book/exploring-use-metaverse-business-education/342100
  • Kumar, J., Arora, M., & Bayram, G. E. (2024). Research, Innovation, and Industry Impacts of the Metaverse. UK: IGI. https://www.igi-global.com/book/research-innovation-industry-impacts-metaverse/333597
  • Kumar, J., Kausar, D., Konar, R., & Cornell, D. A. V. (2024). Theory and Practice in Hospitality and Tourism Research: An ASEAN Context. Australia: Emerald Publishing Limited. ACCEPTED.
  • Sharma, A., Kumar, J., & Arora, S. (2024). Technological Innovation and AI for Sustainable Development in Events And Festivals. UK: CABI. Ongoing.
2023
  • Kumar, J., Erkol, G. B., & Sharma, A., (2023). Resilient and Sustainable Destinations after Disaster: Challenges and Strategies. Australia: Emerald.
     
2022
  • Sharma, A., Kumar, J., Mohanty, P. and Turaey, B. (2022). Festival and Event Tourism: Building Resilience and Promoting Sustainability. UK: CABI. https://www.cabi.org/bookshop/book/9781789248661/
     
Book Chapter
2024
  • Islam, M. T., Kumar, J., & Konar, R. (2024). Small Steps, Big Impact: Conceptualising the Adoption of Social Media Marketing in Bangladesh's SMEs. AI Impacts in Digital Consumer Behavior (pp. 217–240). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/979-8-3693-1918-5.ch009
     
  • Islam, M. T., Kumar, J., Soeiro, J. D., & Garg, A. (2024). Green Revolution in the Hospitality Industry: A Deep Dive Into Sustainable Food Waste Management. In Sustainable Disposal Methods of Food Wastes in Hospitality Operations (pp. 110–126). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/979-8-3693-2181-2.ch008
     
  • Islam, M. T., Pradhan, B., & Kumar, J. (2024). Social Media Reviews' Influence on Spa and Wellness Consumer Choices: Conceptual Framework, Prospective Significance, and Future Research Directions. In Utilizing Smart Technology and AI in Hybrid Tourism and Hospitality (pp. 1–22). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/979-8-3693-1978-9.ch00z
     
  • Eren, A. S., Kumar, J., Bayram, G. E., & Valeri, M. (2024). Role of New Era on Information Management of Tourist Guides. In M. Valeri (Ed). Innovation Strategies and Organizational Culture in Tourism (pp. 3-12). Routledge.
     
  • Kumar, J., Jieyao, Z., & Dias Soeiro, J. (2024). Mapping Sustainable Horizons: The Transformative Power of Tourism Research for the Sustainable Development Goals. In A. Sharma (Ed.), International Handbook of Skill, Education, Learning, and Research Development in Tourism and Hospitality. Springer International Handbooks of Education. Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-99-3895-7_54-1
     
  • Islam, M. T., Kumar, J., Pradhan, B. (2024). Exploring the Allure of Himalayan Tourism: A Qualitative Study on Factors Influencing Bangladeshi Tourists' Decisions to Visit Nepal. Himalayan Mountain Tourism: Toward Sustainable Adventure Tourism. CRC Press. (Accepted)
  • Islam, M. T., Kumar, J., Hussin, S. R., & Yee, W. F. (2024). Embarking on Virtual Journeys: The Evolutionary Dynamics of Travel Vlogs and the Integration of Virtual Reality. Research, Innovation, and Industry Impacts of the Metaverse. IGI Global. (Scopus) (Accepted)
     
2023
  • Nazir, F. & Kumar, J. (2022). The Recovery Roadmap of Tourism Industry Post Covid-19 Pandemic: Literature-based Recommendations. In Gul, E. B., & Anukrati, S. (Ed), Dynamics of Tourism Industry Post-Pandemic and Disasters. USA: Apple Academic Press (AAP), CRC Press, a Taylor and Francis Group. Forthcoming.
     
  • Kumar, J. & Nazir, F. (2023). Role and importance of Event tourism in economic and social development. In Ekta, D., Shruti, A., & Anukrati, S. (Ed), Event Tourism and Sustainable Community Development: Advances, Effects and Implications. UK: AAP. Forthcoming
     
  • Kumar, J., Mohanty, P. & Ari Ragavan, N. (2023). Nature-based tourism and nature conservation: exploring the elements and links. In Mandic, A., & Walia, S. (Ed), The Routledge Handbook of Nature-Based Tourism Development. Routledge. Forthcoming
     
  • Kumar, J., Nazir, F. & Sharma, A. (2023). Pandemic Management in the Tourism Industry: The Role of Government in Mitigating COVID – 19. In Gul, E. B., & Anukrati, S. (Ed), Dynamics of Tourism Industry Post-Pandemic and Disasters. USA: Apple Academic Press (AAP), CRC Press, a Taylor and Francis Group. Forthcoming.
     
  • Subramaniam, S., & Kumar, J. (2023). Event organisations issues and challenges of disabled youths. In Dhariwal, E., Arora, S., Sharma, A., & Hassan, A. (Ed), Event Tourism and Sustainable Community Development: Advances, Effects and Implications UK: AAP. Forthcoming
     
  • Subramaniam, S., & Kumar, J. (2023). Development of Adaptive Learning at Higher Education in Malaysia. In Tripathi, D., Chandratre, L., & Tandon, S. (Ed), Adaptive Learning in Post Covid Milieu: What Gen Z Wants in Global South, India: HP Hamilton Ltd, pp. 203-222.
     
  • Bayram, G.E., Kumar, J. and Sharma, A. (2023). Smart Technologies and Tour Guides Beyond COVID-19. In Kumar, J., Bayram, G.E. and Sharma, A. (Ed.) Resilient and Sustainable Destinations After Disaster (Tourism Security-Safety and Post Conflict Destinations), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 241-250. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80382-021-720231017
     
  • Kumar, J., Bayram, G.E. and Sharma, A. (2023). Introduction. In Kumar, J., Bayram, G.E. and Sharma, A. (Ed.) Resilient and Sustainable Destinations After Disaster (Tourism Security-Safety and Post Conflict Destinations), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-80382-021-720231001
     
  • Arora, M., Kumar, J., & Valeri, M. (2023). Crises and Resilience in the Age of Digitalization: Perspectivations of Past, Present and Future for Tourism Industry. In M. Valeri (Ed), Tourism Innovation in the Digital Era: Big Data, AI, and Technological Transformation. UK: Emerald, pp. 57-74.
     
  • Subramaniam, S., Kumar, J., & Valeri, M. (2023). The Effectiveness of Government Programmes in the Family Business Accommodations in Port Dickson, Malaysia. In M. Valeri (Ed), Family Businesses in Tourism and Hospitality, Tourism, Hospitality & Event Management. Switzerland: Springer, pp. 3-14.
     
2022
  • Kumar, J. & Hussain, K. (2021). Business tourism and economic impacts : Evidence from Malaysian business events industry. In Arora, S. & Sharma, A. (Eds). Event Tourism in Asian Countries: Challenges and Prospects. USA: Apple Academic Press (AAP).
  • Sharma, A., Kumar, J., Turaev, B., & Mohanty, P. (2022). Introduction. Festival and Event Tourism: Building Resilience and Promoting Sustainability; Sharma, A., Kumar, J., Turaev, B., Mohanty, P., Eds. CABI.
     
  • Subramaniam, S., & Kumar, J. (2022). Covid-19 effects on learning behaviour of tourism students for sustainable education: the Malaysian context. In Mohanty, P., Sharma, A., Kennell, J., & Hassan, A. (Ed), COVID-19 and Tourism Sustainability: Ethics, Responsibilities, Challenges and New Directions. UK: Routledge. Forthcoming.
     
  • Mohanty, P., Sharma, A., Kumar, J., & Turaev, B. (2022). Managing Events and Festivals Post-COVID-19: Maintaining the Status Quo or Resetting for the Sustainability Agenda. Festival and Event Tourism: Building Resilience and Promoting Sustainability; Sharma, A., Kumar, J., Turaev, B., Mohanty, P., Eds, 11-19. https://doi.org/10.1079/9781789248685.0002
     
2021
  • Kumar, J. & Garg, A. (2021). Motivational factors influencing students to study abroad; a case study of Korean students studying in Malaysia. In Kahl, C. (Ed), Higher Education Challenges in South East Asia. China: IGI Global. DOI: 10.4018/978-1-7998-4489-1.ch011
     
  • Kumar, J. and Garg, A. (2021). Covid-19 Vs. Overtourism: Challenges or Opportunities for Tourist Destinations: Theoretical Perspective. In Sharma, A. and Hassan, A. (Ed.) Overtourism as Destination Risk (Tourism Security-Safety and Post Conflict Destinations). Bingley: Emerald Publishing Limited, 263-274. https://doi.org/10.1108/978-1-83909-706-520211017
     
2020
  • Kumar, J., Garg, A., (2020). Investigating the Factors Affecting Tourism Development in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. In: A. Sharma, J. I. P. Fernandez, & A. Hassan (Eds.), Sustainable Destination Branding and Marketing: Strategies for Tourism Development (PP. 131-142). UK: CAB International (CABI).
     
  • Kunasekaran, P. & kumar, J. (2020). Rethinking Engagements with Indigenous Communities through Tourism. In S. K. Walia (Ed), Community Based Tourism Management: Concepts, Issues & Implications. India, ROUTLEDGE- Taylor & Francis Group.
     
2015
  • Kumar, J., Hussain, K., & Kannan, S. (2015). Review of the Book Overbooked: The Exploding Business of Travel and Tourism by Becker, E. (2013). Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 2(2), 243-245.
     
Article in Journals
2024
  • Hossain, M.I., Kumar, J., Islam, M.T. (2024). Antecedents of Sustainable Tourism Development in Sundarbans, Bangladesh with the Moderation of Political Instability and Mediation of Destination Resilience, Tourism Planning & Development, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2024.2347222 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Kumar, J., & Yemsi-Paillissé, A. C. (2024). 8th Asia Euro 2023 Tourism, Hospitality & Gastronomy Conference. Anatolia, https://doi.org/10.1080/13032917.2024.2335063. (ISI-Indexed)
  • Bhatt, K., Kumar, J., Kabia, S. K., Ashutosh, K., Seabra, C., & Gangotia, A. (2024). Can Tourism Employment Ramp-up the Economic Well-Being of Households? An Evidence from Haridwar and Dehradun in India Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, Accepted.
  • Islam, M.T., Pandey, U., & Kumar, J. (2024). Empowering Bangladeshi Women Entrepreneurs as Food Service Providers: Bridging Innovation, Social Capital, Knowledge, Performance, and Sustainable Development. International Journal of Work Innovation, Accepted.
  • Bhatt, K., Kumar, J., Kabia, S. K., Ashutosh, K., Seabra, C., & Gangotia, A. (2024). Tourism-Led Inclusive Growth: A Systematic Literature Review. Sage Open, Accepted.
     
  • Peng, Y.F., Singh, J., Kumar, J., & Kularajasingam, J. (2024). Flexible Working Arrangements and Employee' Contextual Performance of Working Mothers. International Journal of Work Innovation, Accepted
2023
  • Bhatia, A., Kumar, J., & Maidulla, S. (2023). How Vacation Satisfaction Shapes Relationship Quality Among Indian Couples. Anatolia, https://doi.org/10.1080/13032917.2023.2286009 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Hu, Z., Kumar, J., Qin, Q. & Kannan, S. (2023). Assessing the coupling coordination degree between all-for-one tourism and ecological civilization; case of Guizhou, China. Environmental and Sustainability Indicators, 100272. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indic.2023.100272 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Khan, M.A., Kumar, J., Shoukat, M.H. and Selem, K.M. (2023), "Does injustice perception threaten organizational performance in the healthcare setting? A sequential mediation examination", International Journal of Conflict Management, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJCMA-05-2023-0100 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kumar, J., Nazir, F. & Nisar, A. Q. (2023). Empowering Wellness Worldwide: A Critical Analysis of The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) Journey 2014-2021. Journal of Tourism and Development, 41, 263-287. DOI: 10.34624/rtd.v41i0.29731 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kumar, J., Shagirbasha, S., & Konar, R. (2023). Destination Image, COVID-19 Perceived Risk and Intention to Travel: Malaysian Case. Academica Turistica - Tourism and Innovation Journal, 16(2), 221-232. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Kundan, Z., Kumar, J., Kunasekaran, P., & Valeri, M. (2023). The Role of Smart Technology Use Behaviour in Enhancing Tourist Intention to Repeated Behaviour: A Planned Behaviour Theory Perspective. European Journal of Innovation and Management. (ahead-of-print).DOI: 10.1108/EJIM-03-2022-0122 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kumar, J., Subramaniam, T. and Supina, S. (2023) “Review of Issues and Challenges Faced by Tourism Stakeholders in Malaysia Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic ”, e-Review of Tourism Research, 20(1), pp. 202–234. Available at: https://ertr-ojs-tamu.tdl.org/ertr/article/view/849 (Accessed: 10 September 2023). (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Hu, Z., Kumar, J., & Kannan, S. (2023). Tourism Economic Impact Assessment; Literature Review Using Bibliometric Tools. International review for spatial planning and sustainable development. (Accepted). (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Chen, L., Wee, V. ., & Kumar, J. (2023). Cruising after a Covid-19 Pandemic: Factors Influencing Tourists’ Purchase Intention. ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism, 21(1), 81-98. https://doi.org/10.5614/ajht.2023.21.1.06 (ERA Indexed)
  • Kumar, J., Bayram, G. E., Sharma, R., & Valeri, M. (2023). Talent management practices and the motivation of female employees of five star hotels: case of Antalya, Turkey. International Journal of Tourism Policy. (Accepted).
  • 1. Hossain, M.I., Kumar, J., Islam, M.T. and Valeri, M. (2023). The interplay among paradoxical leadership, industry 4.0 technologies, organisational ambidexterity, strategic flexibility and corporate sustainable performance in manufacturing SMEs of Malaysia, European Business Review, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/EBR-04-2023-0109 (ISI-Indexed)
     
2022
  • Kundan, Z., Kumar, J., Kunasekaran, P., & Valeri, M. (2024). The Role of Smart Technology Use Behaviour in Enhancing Tourist Intention to Repeated Behaviour: A Planned Behaviour Theory Perspective. European Journal of Innovation Management, 27(3), 872-893. http://doi.org/10.1108/EJIM-03-2022-0122 (ISI-Indexed)
  • Kumar, J., & Maidullah, S. (2022). THE IMPACT OF HOTEL RESPONSES TO ONLINE NEGATIVE REVIEWS ON CONSUMERS’ PURCHASE INTENTION. ENLIGHTENING TOURISM. A PATHMAKING JOURNAL, 12(1), 213-242. https://doi.org/10.33776/et.v12i1.6916 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2021
  • Kumar, J., Shreya, V, & Konar, R. (2021). Exploring the factors influencing the selection of traditional travel agencies: A case of Banjarmasin, Indonesia. ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism, 19(2), 142-157. (ERA Indexed)
     
2020
  • Kumar, J., & Konar, R. (2020). The Impact of Social Media on Consumers’ Purchasing Behaviour in Malaysian Restaurants. Journal of Spatial and Organizational Dynamics, 8(3), 197-210. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2019
  • 5. Kumar, J. & Tian, B. C. (2019). Hospitality Education at Vocational and Tertiary Level: A Comparative Study of France and Malaysia. APJIHT, 8(Special Issue), 111-124. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2018
  • 2. Kumar, J., Fukey, L. N., & Garg, A. (2018). In-Depth Review of Micro-Economic Analysis of Business Tourists Spending. APJIHT, 7(2), 39-50. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Manhas, P. S., Hussain, K., Kumar, J., & Sharma, P. (2018). Tourism Endorsement in Sacred Jammu and Kashmir: A Research on Peace and Tranquillity. Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 3(1), 213-226. http://doi.org/10.26465/ojtmr.2018319505/
     
2017
  • Garg. A, & Kumar, J. (2017). Exploring Customer Satisfaction with University Cafeteria Food Services. An Empirical Study of Temptation Restaurant at Taylor’s University, Malaysia. EJTHR, Forthcoming.
     
  • Hussain K., Kumar J., Kannan S., Nor M.M.(2017). Investigating the size and economic value of the business tourist market in Malaysia. Event Management, 21(4), pp.497-514 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Garg. A, & Kumar, J. (2017). The Impact of Risk Perception and Factors on Tourists’ Decision Making for Choosing the Destination Uttarakhand, India. OTTOMAN Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2(2), 144-160.
      
  • Kumar, J., Garg, A., & Sangaran, G. (2017). Consumer Preferences for Hotel Brand and Brand Sustainability: Luxury Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Journal on Tourism Sustainability, 1(1), 15-29.
     
2016
  • Kumar, J. (2016). Exploring The Relationship between Conference Tourist’s Expenditure, Experience and Satisfaction: a Case Study of KLCC, Malaysia. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism (IJOHAT), 6(2), 47-55.
     
  • Kumar, J., & Hussain, K. (2016). Factors Affecting Medical Tourism Destination Selection: A Malaysian Perspective. International Interdisciplinary Business-Economics Advancement Journal (IIBA), 1(1), 1-10.
     
  • Hussain, K., & Kumar, J. (2016). Destination Perception and Loyalty: Exploring the Difference between Local and Foreign Tourists. Journal of Tourism (JOT), 26(2), 29-42.
     
  • Fukey, L. N., Kumar, J., Balasubramanian, K. (2016). Relationship Marketing a Proposed Term for Hotel Industry: A conceptual study. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts (JTHCA), 8(1), 1-16.
     
2015
  • Balasubramanian K., Balraj A., Kumar J., Jaykumar (2015). Customer preference’s to select a restaurant through smart phone applications: An exploratory study. Advanced Science Letters 21(5), pp.1489-1493 (ISI-Indexed)
     
  • Balasubramanian, K., Balraj, A., Kumar, J., & Jay Kumar, (2015). Customer Preference’s to select a Restaurant through Smart Phone Applications: An Exploratory Study. Advanced Science Letters, 21(5), 1489-1493. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Jay Kumar, V., Balasubramanian, K., Kumar, J., Francis, R. S., & Sangaran, G. (2015). Hotel Career Perceptions of Final Year Hospitality Degree Students. Advanced Science Letters, 21(6), 1956-1959. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Sangaran, G., & Kumar, J. (2015). The Effects of Job Satisfaction towards Employee Turnover in the Hotel Industry: A Case Study of Hotels in Kuala Lumpur City Center. Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 4(1), 142. doi:10.4172/2167-0269.1000142
     
2014
  • Kumar. J., & Hussain, K. (2014). Evaluating Tourism's Economic Effects: Comparison of Different Approaches. Procedia – Social and Behavioural Sciences, 144, 360-365. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Hussain, K., Ari Ragavan, N. & Kumar, J. (2014). Micro Impacts and Benefits of Business Tourism in Malaysia: A Comparative Analysis for The year 2011-2012. Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 3(2), 261-281.
     
  • 24. Hussain, K., Ari Ragavan, N., Kumar, J., & Nayve Jr, R.M. (2014). Micro-impacts and Benefits of Business Tourism in Malaysia: A case Study of Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, 3(1), 107–130.
     
  • Konar. R., Kumar, J. & Hussain, K. (2014). Perception Of Terrorism In Hotel Industry: A Case Study of Pakistan’s Hoteliers. TEAM Journal of Hospitality & Tourism, 11(1), 41-53.
     
  • Kumar, J., & Hussain, K. (2014). A Review of Assessing the Economic Impact of Business Tourism: Issues and Approaches. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Systems, 7(2), 49-55.
     
  • Kumar, J., & Yang, C. L. (2014). Service Quality and Loyalty of International Students Studying in the Field of Hospitality and Tourism. Malaysian Online Journal of Education Management, 2(3), 97-118.
     
Article in Proceeding
2023
  • Bayar, S. B., Sak, M., Bayram, G. E., Bayram, A. T., & Kumar, J. (2023). The Metaverse as a Virtual Way of Sustainable Tourism: Opportunities, Challenges, Regenerative Practices for Sustainability in Future Hospitality & Tourism Industry. Paper Presentation at MTCON 2023. March 15-18, 2023, Turkey.
2022
  • Zeli, H., Kumar, J. & Kannan, S. (2022). Tourism economic impact assessment: A Systematic review. Paper Presentation at APacCHRIE 2022. May 23-25, 2022, Virtually Hosted, Sunway University, Malaysia.
  • Zeli, H., Kumar, J. & Kannan, S. (2022). Investigating the size and economic value of national parks in Ghizhou, China. Paper Presentation at ICRTH 2022. 1-3 September, 2022, Virtually.
     
  • Jieyao, Z., Kumar, J. & Rasoolimanesh, M. (2022). Antecedents of Pro-Environmental Behavioral Intention towards Eco-tourism of Chinese Domestic Tourists: Integration of Theory of Planned Behaviour and Theory of Interpersonal Behaviour. Paper Presentation at ICRTH 2022. 1-3 September, 2022, Virtually.
     
  • Supina, Kumar, J. & Rasoolimanesh, M. (2022). Indicators to Measure Local Communities’ Environmental Conservation Behavior in A Rural Tourism Destination. Paper Presentation at ICRTH 2022. 1-3 September, 2022, Virtually.
     
2021
  • Kumar, J., Kannan, S. & Hussain, K. (2017). Positioning Malaysia as a Duty-Free Destination by 2020: An Investigation to Estimate Economic Impacts of Duty-Free Markets in Malaysia. Paper Presentation at global conference on services and retail management. May 10-13, 2021, Virtually Hosted, Florida, USA & Naples, Italy. Cobanoglu, C., & Della Corte, V. (Eds.). (2021). Proceedings of the global conference on services and retail management (Vol. 2). USF M3 Publishing. https://www.doi.org/ 10.5038/2641-5062-v2
2017
  • Kumar, J., Garg, A., & Sangaran, G. (2017). Consumer Preferences for Hotel Brand and Brand Sustainability: Luxury Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Paper Presentation at 8th International Conference Sustainable Tourism Development: Issues, Challenges & Debates, 25-28 April 2017, Kathmandu, Nepal.
     
  • Kumar, J., Fukey, L. N., & Garg, A. (2017). In-Depth Review of Micro-Economic Analysis of Business Tourists Spending. Paper Presentation at 8th International Conference Sustainable Tourism Development: Issues, Challenges & Debates, 25-28 April 2017, Kathmandu, Nepal.
     
  • Kumar, J., Fukey, L. N., & Garg, A. (2017). Exploration of Factors Affecting Inbound ASEAN Tourists Growth in Malaysia. Paper Presentation at ISETE International Conference, 4th February 2017, Bengaluru, India.
     
2016
  • Konar, R., Mothiravally, V., & Kumar, J. (2016). Tourism Typologies and Satisfaction Level of Inbound ASEAN Tourists: Perspective from Malaysia. Paper Presentation at Asia Tourism Forum 2016 – The 12th Biennial Conference of Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Asia (ATF-16). Bandung, West Java, Indonesia. doi:10.2991/atf-16.2016.91 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
2015
  • Hussain, K.; Ekiz, E.; Bouchon, F., & Kumar, J. (2015). Knowing the Unknown Country? The Security Perception of Foreign Tourists Before and After Visiting North Cyprus. Paper Presentation at 2nd International Conference on Finance and Economics 2015, At Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Volume: 1st Issue Year 2015.
     
  • Kumar, J., Hussain, K., & Kannan, S. (2015). Positive Vs Negative Economic Impacts of Tourism Development: A Review of Economic Impact Studies. Paper Presentation at 21st Asia Pacific Tourism Association Annual Conference. May 14 - 17, 2015, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
     
2014
  • Hussain, K., Ragavan, N. A. & Kumar, J. (May 2014). A Periodic Comparison of Micro Impacts and Benefits of Business Tourism in Malaysia. Paper Presentation at 12th APacCHIRE Conference 2014, Taylor’s University, Subang Jaya, Malaysia.
     
  • Kumar. J., & Hussain, K. (2014). Evaluating Tourism's Economic Effects: Comparison of Different Approaches. Procedia – Social and Behavioural Sciences, 144, 360-365. (SCOPUS-Indexed)
  • Kumar, J., Hussain, K. & Ali. F. (2014). A Review of Cogent Refection on the Economic Impact Assessment of Conferences – MICE Tourism. SHS Web of Conferences, 12, 4th International Conference on Tourism Research (4ICTR), http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/shsconf/20141201006 (SCOPUS-Indexed)
     
  • Kumar, J., & Hussain, K. (May 2014). Estimating the Economic Impact of Business Tourism: A Review of Issues and Methods. Paper Presentation at 12th APacCHRIE Conference 2014, Taylor’s University, Subang Jaya, Malaysia.
     
  • Kumar, J., & Hussain, K. (May 2014). Evaluating Tourism’s Economic Effects: Comparison of Different Approaches. Paper Presentation at 5th Asia-Euro Conference 2014, Taylor’s University, Subang Jaya, Malaysia.
2012
  • Kumar, J., Hussain, K. & Shahi, M. (May 2012). An Evaluation of the Factors for Medical Tourism Destination Selection. Paper presentation at 11th APF and ICES Conference 2012, Hong Kong Sar, China.
     
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Developing A Framework For Sustainable Indigenous Tourism And Community Development In Cameron Highlands, Co-researcher, 2022 to 2025 (Private)
  • Developing a Sustainable Indigenous Tourism Model (SITM) towards livelihood wellbeing among B40 rural communities. , Co-researcher, 2020 to 2021 (Taylor's University)
  • Positioning Malaysia as a Duty-Free Destination: An Investigation to Estimate Economic Impacts of Duty-Free Markets in Malaysia., Project Leader, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Positioning Malaysia as a Duty-Free Destination: An Investigation to Estimate Economic Impacts of Duty-Free Markets in Malaysia, Project Leader, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Travel behaviour modelling using Data from Smart Mobile Applications, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
  • Travel Behaviour Modelling, Co-researcher, 2017 to 2020 (Taylor's University)
EVALUATION ACTIVITIES
(Activity),(Duration),(Category)
  • Quratul' Ain Syahirah Awang Ali. (2023). Rebuilding Competitiveness Via Business Continuity Management: Assessing Survival Strategy Among the Top Management of Malaysian Tour Operator Companies Amid the Pandemic. Universiti Teknologi Mara (Uitm), Malaysia. , 2023 to 2023 (Thesis)
  • Li Jing. (2023). Value Co-Creation Through Interactions Between Tourists: A Narrative Inquiry for Tourists to Lijiang, China. Taylor s University, Malaysia., 2023 to 2023 (Thesis)
  • Luo Yanjun. (2023). Investigating The Antecedents of Pro-Environmental Behaviour Among Tourists in Guangdong Rural Destinations. Taylor s University, Malaysia. , 2023 to 2023 (Thesis)
  • Wang Wanwan. (2023). The Mediating Effects of Theory of Planned Behavior Between Perceived Benefits, Perceived Barriers And Behavioral Intention Of Medical Tourists In Hainan. Taylor s University, Malaysia., 2023 to 2023 (Thesis)
  • Journal of Global Hospitality and Tourism (JGHT). , 2020 to 2029
  • OTTOMAN: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2017 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • MIHM - The impact of WOM: An investigation into the role of trust in tourist websites. Taylor's University , 2017 to 2017 (Thesis)
  • International Journal On-Tourism & Sustainability, 2017 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Digital Age (IJTHMDA), 2016 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR), 2015 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism (APJIHT), 2014 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia (TEAM), 2012 to 2018 (Article in Journal)
  • International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (IJCHM), 2012 to 2012 (Article in Journal)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
ONGOING
  • Zhang Jieyao, PhD/ Doctoral  (Main Supervisor)
  • LE THI PHUONG ANH  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • CHEN LIQUN  (Co-supervisor (Internal))
  • MOHAMAD KHLAIF AHMAD QABLAN  (Main Supervisor)
  • MOHAMED UZAIN  (Main Supervisor)
  • LIU SONGRUI  (Main Supervisor)
  • SHI JIE  (Main Supervisor)
  • HAMZA BEN-ABOUD  (Main Supervisor)
  • HONG YING  (Main Supervisor)
COMPLETED
  • DETERMINANTS OF TOURIST INTENTION TO REPEAT BEHAVIOUR IN THE CHINA'S TOURISM INDUSTRY, ZHENG KUNDAN  (Main Supervisor)
  • INVESTIGATING LOCAL COMMUNITIES' ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION BEHAVIOUR IN A RURAL TOURISM DESTINATION: A CASE IN BOGOR REGENCY, INDONESIA, SUPINA  (Main Supervisor)
  • ANTECEDENTS OF PRO-ENVIRONMENTAL BEHAVIOURAL INTENTION TOWARDS ECOTOURISM AMONG CHINESE DOMESTIC TOURISTS IN YUNNAN PROVINCE, CHINA, ZHANG JIEYAO  (Main Supervisor)
  • INVESTIGATING THE ECONOMIC VALUE AND BEHAVIOURAL PATTERNS OF DOMESTIC VISITORS OF 5A NATIONAL PARKS IN GUIZHOU PROVINCE, CHINA, HU ZELI  (Main Supervisor)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
ORAL PRESENTER
  • Tourism economic impact assessment: A Systematic Review, APacCHRIE 2022, 23/05/2022 to 25/05/2022, Sunway University, Malaysia (International)
  • Positioning Malaysia as a Duty-Free Destination by 2020: An Investigation to Estimate Economic Impacts of Duty-Free Markets in Malaysia, Global Conference on Services and Retail Management (GLOSERV 2021), 11/05/2021 to 13/10/2021, University of South Florida, USA and University of Naples Federico II, Italy (International)
  • Positioning Malaysia as a Duty-Free Destination by 2020: An Investigation to Estimate Economic Impacts of Duty-Free Markets in Malaysia, Global conference on services and retail management, 10/05/2021 to 13/05/2021, university of South Florida, Tampa, Florida, USA and the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.  (International)
  • Hospitality Education at Vocational and Tertiary Level: A Comparative Study of France and Malaysia, 7th Asia Euro Conference 2018, 14/11/2018 to 17/11/2018, TU and FEU (International)
  • Consumer Preferences for Hotel Brand and Brand Sustainability: Luxury Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., 8th International Conference Sustainable Tourism Development: Issues, Challenges & Debates., 25/04/2017 (International)
  • In-Depth Review of Micro-Economic Analysis of Business Tourists Spending, 8th International Conference Sustainable Tourism Development: Issues, Challenges & Debates, 25/04/2017 (International)
  • Consumer Preferences for Hotel Brand and Brand Sustainability: Luxury Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia., 8th International Conference Sustainable Tourism Development: Issues, Challenges & Debates., 25/04/2017 to 27/04/2017, Tourism & Sustainable Development (International)
  • In-Depth Review of Micro-Economic Analysis of Business Tourists Spending, 8th International Conference Sustainable Tourism Development: Issues, Challenges & Debates, 25/04/2017 to 28/04/2017, Tourism Sustainable Development  (International)
  • Exploration of Factors Affecting Inbound ASEAN Tourists Growth in Malaysia., ISETE International Conference 2017, 04/02/2017 to 06/02/2017, ISETE  (International)
  • Exploration of Factors Affecting Inbound ASEAN Tourists Growth in Malaysia., ISETE International Conference 2017, 04/02/2017 (International)
  • Tourism Typologies and Satisfaction Level of Inbound ASEAN Tourists: Perspective from Malaysia., Asia Tourism Forum 2016 (ATF-16) : The 12th Biennial Conference of Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Asia, 25/06/2016 (International)
  • Knowing the Unknown Country? The Security Perception of Foreign Tourists Before and After Visiting North Cyprus, ICFE 2015 - The 2nd International Conference on Finance and Economics, 04/06/2015 (International)
  • National Economic Impacts of Business Events Industry in Malaysia. , 9th Graduate Research Colloquium 2015 (GRC), 20/05/2015 to 20/05/2015, Hospitality, Tourism & Culinary Arts, Taylor s University, Malaysia.  (University)
  • Positive Vs Negative Economic Impacts of Tourism Development: A Review of Economic Impact Studies., 21st Asia Pacific Tourism Association Annual Conference 2015, 14/05/2015 (International)
  • A Review of Cogent Refection on the Economic Impact Assessment of Conferences MICE Tourism., 4th International Conference on Tourism Research (4ICTR), 08/12/2014 (International)
  • Evaluating Tourism's Economic Effects: Comparison of Different Approaches, 5th Asia Euro Conference 2014, 24/07/2014 (International)
  • Estimating the Economic Impact of Business Tourism: A Review of Issues and Methods., 12th APacCHRIE Conference 2014, 15/05/2014 (International)
  • A Periodic Comparison of Micro Impacts and Benefits of Business Tourism in Malaysia., 12th APacCHRIE Conference 2014, 15/05/2014 (International)
POSTER PRESENTER
  • Do the Traditional Travel Agents have any Future? An Empirical Analysis of Indonesian Traveler s Attitude. , 15th Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Students Research in Tourism Conference 2016, 16/05/2016 to 18/05/2016, Hong Kong Polytechnic University (International)
  • Economic Value of Business Tourism in Malaysia., Research Fair , 15/05/2012 to 15/05/2012, TGS (University)
ACADEMIC/TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION
(Activity),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role)
  • 15 Graduate Research Colloquium 2018 - Taylor s University, Taylor's University , 2018 to 2018 (Co - Chair)
  • 7th Asia Euro Conference 2018, Taylor's University , 2018 to 2018 (Scientific Committee Manager )
  • International Conference on Management Research (ICMR 2017), Superior University , 2017 to 2017 (Committee Member)
  • International Conference Serial on Tourism, Management, Economics and Finance (ICTMEF2017), Ottoman Journal, 2017 to 2017 (Committee Member)
  • 14 Graduate Research Colloquium 2017 - Taylor s University, Taylor s University, 2017 to 2017 (Co - Chair)
  • 12th ApacCHRIE Conference 2014, Malaysia, Taylor's University , 2014 to 2014 (Committee Member)
  • 5th APacCHRIE Youth Conference 2014, Malaysia, Taylor's University , 2014 to 2014 (Committee Member)
  • 5th Asia-Euro Conference 2014, Malaysia., Taylor's University , 2014 to 2014 (Committee Member)
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
  • Traning offered - Ethics and Ethical Consideration in Social Science Research, March 2018 at Taylor’s University, Malaysia., 21/03/2018 to 21/03/2018 (Faculty)
COURSE ATTENDED
(Course Title),(Course Mode),(Date/Duration),(Level)
  • Executive Certificate in Business and Public Event Management, Non research, 12/11/2019 to 14/11/2019 (International)
  • Professional Development Day , Research, 19/08/2019 to 20/08/2019 (University)
  • Supervision Essential, Research, 18/08/2019 to 19/08/2019 (University)
  • STR Certification in Hotel Industry Analytics (CHIA) Workshop, Research, 15/05/2019 to 16/05/2019 (International)
  • Professional Development Day , Research, 25/03/2019 to 26/03/2019 (University)
  • Credentialing Faculty through High Impact Research, August 2018 at Taylor s University, Malaysia, Research, 24/08/2018 to 24/08/2018 (University)
  • Professional Development Day , Research, 19/08/2018 to 20/08/2019 (University)
  • Research Grant Management System (RGMS), Research, 10/05/2018 to 10/05/2018 (University)
  • Professional Development Day, Research, 22/03/2018 to 23/05/2018 (Department/School)
  • Framing the Research Problem, Research, 20/03/2018 to 20/03/2018 (Faculty)
  • First step into the Research World, Research, 13/03/2018 to 13/03/2018 (Faculty)
  • PD day 2 (TCHT Only), Research, 24/03/2017 to 24/03/2017
  • [IP/UTLP]Student Transition and Success, Research, 08/03/2017 to 08/03/2017
  • [IP/UTLP]Research Engagement @ Taylor's, Research, 28/02/2017 to 28/02/2017
  • [IP/UTLP]YOUR TIMeS BEGINS, Research, 27/02/2017 to 27/02/2017
  • [IP/UTLP]Taylor's Teaching and Learning Framework, Research, 23/02/2017 to 23/02/2017
  • [IP/UTLP]HR Policies, Research, 20/02/2017 to 20/02/2017
  • [IP/UTLP]Academic Policies & Procedures (Part 2), Research, 17/02/2017 to 17/02/2017
  • [IP/UTLP]Academic Policies & Procedures (Part 1), Research, 16/02/2017 to 16/02/2017
  • [IP/UTLP]TEG & University Induction (Online), Research, 13/02/2017 to 13/02/2017
  • HTCA PD Day 1, Research, 12/01/2017 to 13/01/2017