Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DETAILS

Professor Dato'Dr Victor Wee Eng Lye

  • Professor

  • School of Hosp,Tourism & Events
    Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management
  •    03-56295514
  •   victor.wee@taylors.edu.my

ADMINISTRATIVE DUTIES
(Role),(Level),(Duration)
  • Professor II, Faculty of Hospitality, Food & Leisure Management, 05/01/2015 to 04/01/2018
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION
(Qualification),(Institution)
  • Doctor of Philosophy, UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL, -
  • Master of Arts (Sociology), BROWN UNIVERSITY, -
  • Bachelor of Economics, UNIVERSITY OF MALAYA, Malaysia
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
(Area)
  • Education And Training (Tourism Policy and Planning, Tourism Campaigns and Product Development, Heritage Tourism, Marketing and Branding, Future of Tourism)
TEACHING
(Course Title),(Level of Study),(Institution),(Month/Year)
  • Tourism Economics, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (02/2020)
  • Tourism Economics, Bachelor Degree, Taylor's University (08/2017)
PUBLICATIONS
(Title of publication in APA style)
Book
2020
  • World Tourism Organization (2020). Buddhist Tourism in Asia: Towards Sustainable Development, UNWTO, Madrid
2017
  • World Tourism Organisation and Griffith University (2017), Managing Growth and Sustainable Tourism Governance in Asia and the Pacific, UNwto, Madrid, pp 74-77
Book Chapter
2017
  • World Tourism Organisation (2017). Managing Growth and Sustainable Tourism Governance in Asia and the Pacific, Case 7 Inter-Ministerial Coordiantion and Policy Cohernece in Malaysia (pp. 74-77)
Article in Journals
2020
  • Katahenggam, N., Wee, V (2020). Contextualizing the Issue of touristification in Asia, International Journal of Tourism Cities. Vol. ahead-of-print (SCOPUS-Indexed)
2015
  • Wee, Victor (2015). Challenge of Conserving and Protecting Heritage Sites. TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism, Vol. 12, Issue I, 2015
RESEARCH PROJECT
(Project title),(Role),(Duration),(Level)
  • Buddhist Tourism in Southeast Asia: Towards Sustainable Development, Project Leader, 2018 to 2019 (Taylor's University)
  • Mega Science Framework Study for Sustained National Development (2015-2050): Tourism Industry Sector, Project Leader, 2015 to 2017 (National)
CONSULTANCY PROJECT
(Project title),(Organisation),(Duration),(Role),(Level)
  • Buddhist Tourism in Asia: Towards Sustainable Development, United Nations World Tourism Organisation, 02/01/2018 to 26/10/2018, Consultant  (International)
  • Implement the Agreement on the Recognition of Domestic Driving Licences Issued by ASEAN Countries, Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lao PDR, 01/06/2017 to 31/05/2018, Consultant  (International)
  • Overall Technical Coordinator of the 4th World Tourism Conference in Penang, Malaysia, World Tourism Organisation, 16/10/2016 to 03/11/2016, Coordinator (International)
  • Preparation of the ASEAN Social and Cultural Blueprint, 2016-2025 (pp: 103-124 of ASEAN 2025 Report), Ministry of Tourism and Culture, 01/04/2015 to 31/08/2016, Project Leader (Government Sector)
SUPERVISION
(Title of Thesis),(Name of Candidates),(Academic Level),(Role)
COMPLETED
  • STATISM AND PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE: A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF TOURISTIFICATION IN MELAKA AND GEORGE TOWN WORLD HERITAGE SITE, NAGATHISEN A/L KATAHENGGAM  (Main Supervisor)
  • AIR CONNECTIVITY IN PROMOTING ASEAN INTEGRATION: CASE STUDY OF AIRASIA MALAYSIA, GEBRIELLA FARDHIYANTI  (Main Supervisor)
ONGOING
  • SITI RAMADHANIATUN ISMAIL  (Main Supervisor)
  • CHEN LIQUN  (Main Supervisor)
  • LIANG XIAOXIN  (Main Supervisor)
PRESENTATION
(Title),(Event),(Date Presented),(Organiser),(Level)
EVENT ORGANISER
  • Conclusions and Recommendations of World Tourism Conference, World Tourism Conference 2016, 17/10/2016 to 19/10/2016, United Nations World Tourism Organisation and Ministry of Tourism and Culture (International)
INVITED SPEAKER
  • Tourism Sector Final Report, Malaysia 2050: Mega Science 3.0 National Forum, 10/11/2016 to 10/11/2016, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (National)
  • Impact of Air Services Liberalisation on the Growth of Tourism in Asia, 6th UNWTO International Conference on Silk Road Tourism, 01/08/2013 to 03/08/2013, United Nations World Tourism Organisation (International)
PLEANARY/KEYNOTE SPEAKER
  • ASEAN Tourism in 2050, ASEAN Tourism Research Conference 2017, 18/01/2017 to 18/01/2017, James Cook University (International)
  • Tourism 2050: What Will It Be, 6th Asia Euro Conference 2016: Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy Conference, 14/11/2016 to 15/11/2017, Taylor's University and Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management (International)
  • Running a Successful Visit Year Campaign: Case of Malaysia, Visiting Delegation from Pannasastra University, Cambodia, 17/05/2016 to 17/05/2016, Faculty of Hospitality, Food and Leisure Management (University)
CONTRIBUTION TO SOCIETY
(Contribution to Society),(Duration),(Level)
  • Member of Malaysia Competitiveness Appeal Tribunal (Angotta Tribunal Rayuan Persaingan Malaysia), 15/03/2018 to 14/03/2024 (Government Sector)
  • Jury Member for the 14th UNWto Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism, 10/10/2017 to 31/12/2017 (International)
  • Chief Judge for Best Hotels in Malaysia, 28/08/2017 to 31/12/2017 (National)
  • Jury Member for the 13th UNWTO Awards for Excellence and Innovation in Tourism, 07/10/2016 to 31/12/2016 (International)