• Head of Research - Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management

  • School of Hosp,Tourism & Events
    Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management
  •    03-56295420
  •   mostafa.rasoolimanesh@taylors.edu.my


Associate Professor Dr Seyyed Mostafa Rasoolimanesh

Currently, S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh is an Associate Professor and Director of Centre for Research and Innovation in Tourism (CRiT), and Head of Research for the Faculty of Social Sciences and Leisure Management, in Taylor's University. His research interest areas contain sustainable tourism, heritage tourism, community participation, residents’ perceptions, and urban sustainability. Moreover, he has used advanced quantitative analysis such as partial least squares - structural equation modeling in most of his papers. He has published more than 90 articles in refereed journals including high impact journals such as Tourism Management, Journal of Travel Research, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, International Journal of Contemporaneity Hospitality Management, Journal of Cleaner Production, International Journal of Tourism Research, Cities, and Habitat International among others. Mostafa is an editorial board member of more than 10 reputed tourism and hospitality journals, and he serves as the Associate Editor of Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, Special Issue Editor of Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, and Regional Editor Asia of International Journal of Tourism Policy. 


Academic Qualification

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Urban Planning & Management), UNIVERSITI SAINS MALAYSIA, Malaysia
  • Master's Degree, KHATAM INSTITUE OF HIGHER EDUCATION, Iran, Islamic Republic of
  • Bachelor's Degree, AMIR KABIR UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, Iran, Islamic Republic of

Professional Qualification

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Areas of Expertise

  • Economics, Business And Management, Tourism, Sustainable Tourism, Heritage Tourism
  • Economics, Business And Management, Tourism, Advanced Quantitative Analysis Techniques, Structural Equation Modeling (SEM), Partial Least Squares (PLS)

Research Interest

  • Tourists Experiences
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Community Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism

Publications

2022
  • Discriminant validity assessment in PLS-SEM: A comprehensive composite-based approach, Data Analysis Perspectives Journal - Article in Journals
  • What influences people s willingness to receive COVID-19 vaccine for international travel? (ISI-Indexed), Current Issues in Tourism - Article in Journals
  • Nature-Based Solutions in Tourism: A Review of the Literature and Conceptualization (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research - Article in Journals
  • Local food consumption values and attitude formation: the moderating effect of food neophilia and neophobia (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights - Article in Journals
  • DEVELOPING SUSTAINABLE TOURISM INDICATORS FOR CITY TOURISM IN MALAYSIA - Article in Proceeding
2021
  • Residents Attitudes Towards Tourism, Cost-Benefit Attitudes, and Support for Tourism; A Pre-development Perspective (ISI-Indexed), Tourism Planning & Development - Article in Journals
  • Assessing the mediating role of residents perceptions toward tourism development (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Travel Research - Article in Journals
  • Tourist Engagement and Loyalty: Gender Matters? (ISI-Indexed), Current Issues in Tourism - Article in Journals
  • Investigating the determinants and process of destination management system (DMS) implementation (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Organizational Change Management. - Article in Journals
  • First-time vs. repeat tourism customer engagement, experience, and value co-creation: An empirical investigation (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Travel Research - Article in Journals
2020
  • Experience and Service Quality on Perceived Value and Behavioral Intention: Moderating Effect of Perceived Risk and Fee (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism - Article in Journals
  • Development and Validation of Foreign Language Speaking Anxiety Scale in light of Facilitative and Debilitative Anxiety (ISI-Indexed), Applied Linguistics Research Journal - Article in Journals
  • A Systematic Scoping Review of Sustainable Tourism Indicators in Relation to the Sustainable Development Goals (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Sustainable Tourism - Article in Journals
  • Effects of Customer Value and Service Quality on Customer Loyalty: Mediation Role of Trust and Commitment in Business-to-Business (B2B) Context (ISI-Indexed), Management Research and Practice - Article in Journals
  • The Factor Structure of Outcome Questionnaire 45.2 Scores Using Confirmatory Tetrad Analysis - Partial Least Squares (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment - Article in Journals
2019
  • Conceptualizing and assessing an integrated hierarchical leadership construct in education context, Journal of Applied Structural Equation Modeling - Article in Journals
  • Investigating the Effects of Tourist Engagement on Satisfaction and Loyalty (ISI-Indexed), The Service Industries Journal - Article in Journals
  • Effect of dining experience on future intention in quick service restaurants (ISI-Indexed), British Food Journal - Article in Journals
  • Experiences of International Tourists with Healthy Signature Foods: A Case Study in Malacca (ISI-Indexed), British Food Journal - Article in Journals
  • Positive and Negative Perceptions of Residents toward Tourism Development: Formative or Reflective. - Book Chapter
2018
  • Residents Perceptions towards Heritage Tourism Development: A Case of Historical City of Kashan, Iran - Book Chapter
  • An Assessment of the Use of Partial Least Squares Structural Equation Modeling (PLS-SEM) in Hospitality Research (ISI-Indexed), International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management - Article in Journals
  • Indigenous Participation in Conservation and Tourism Development; A Case of Native People of Sabah, Malaysia (ISI-Indexed), International Journal of Tourism Research - Article in Journals
  • Specifying and Assessing a Multidimensional Friendship Quality Construct (ISI-Indexed), Child Indicators Research - Article in Journals
  • Community involvement in rural tourism: a case of Kinabalu National Park, Malaysia (ISI-Indexed), Anatolia - Article in Journals
2017
  • Structural Equation Modeling with CB-SEM or PLS-SEM: How to make right decision? - Book Chapter
  • Urban vs. Rural World Heritage Sites: Toward community participation and support for tourism development (ISI-Indexed), Tourism Management - Article in Journals
  • Sustainable tourism development and residents perceptions in World Heritage Site destinations (ISI-Indexed), Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research - Article in Journals
  • Community participation in World Heritage Site Conservation and Tourism Development (ISI-Indexed), Tourism Management - Article in Journals
  • Factors influencing residents perceptions toward tourism development: Testing the differences across rural and urban destinations. (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Travel Research - Article in Journals
2016
  • How visitor and environmental factors influence perceived crowding (ISI-Indexed), Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research - Article in Journals
  • City development strategy: theoretical background, themes, and building blocks (SCOPUS-Indexed), International Journal of Urban Science - Article in Journals
  • An investigation of the effects of an awareness campaign on young residents perceptions: A case study of the Lenggong World Heritage Site (SCOPUS-Indexed), Tourism Planning and Development - Article in Journals
  • Residents perception toward tourism development: A pre-development perspective (SCOPUS-Indexed), Journal of Place Management and Development - Article in Journals
  • Community participation toward tourism development and conservation program in Rural World Heritage Sites - Book Chapter
2015
  • Perception of young local residents toward sustainable conservation programmes: A case study of the Lenggong World Cultural Heritage Site (ISI-Indexed), Tourism Management - Article in Journals
  • Factors affecting international students travel behavior (ISI-Indexed), Journal of Vacation Marketing - Article in Journals
  • Investigating a framework to facilitate the implementation of city development strategy using balanced scorecard (ISI-Indexed), Habitat International - Article in Journals
  • The effects of a campaign on awareness and willingness of participation among local youth: A study of Lenggong as a World Heritage Site (ISI-Indexed), Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites - Article in Journals
  • A revised framework of social exchange theory to investigate the factors influencing residents' perceptions (SCOPUS-Indexed), Tourism Management Perspectives - Article in Journals
2014
  • Examining the contributing factors for the successful implementation of city development strategy in Qazvin City, Iran (ISI-Indexed), CITIES - Article in Journals
  • Awareness and willingness for engagement of youth on World Heritage Site: A study on Lenggong archaeological site (SCOPUS-Indexed), Asian Social Science - Article in Journals
2013
  • A review of city development strategies success factors (SCOPUS-Indexed), Theoretical and Empirical Researches in Urban Management - Article in Journals
2012
  • City development strategies and sustainable urbanization in developing world (ISI-Indexed), Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences - Article in Journals
2011
  • City development strategies (CDS) contribution toward sustainable urban development in developing world (SCOPUS-Indexed), Planning Malaysia - Article in Journals
  • Achievement to sustainable urban development using city development strategies: A comparison between Cities Alliance and the World Bank definitions, Journal of Sustainable Development - Article in Journals

Research

  • Developing and validating a Sustainability Scale for hotels in Malaysian context ,  Co-researcher2021 to 2023, National
  • Developing assessment indicators for sustainable urban heritage sites in Malaysia,  Co-researcher2020 to 2023, National
  • Developing and validating the Sustainable Tourism Index towards SDGs for City Tourism in Malaysia,  Project Leader2019 to 2021, National
  • Developing and validating the Sustainable Tourism Index towards SDGs for City Tourism in Malaysia,  Project Leader2019 to 2022, National
  • An integrated Model of Planning to Achieve Sustainable Urban Development in Malaysian Context,  Co-researcher2016 to 2019, National

Awards and Stewardship

  • Editorial Board of Journal of Sustainable Tourism , Services, Taylor & Francis Group, Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2021
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Service Theory and Practice , Services, Emerald Group Publishing, Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2021
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Vacation Marketing , Services, Clarivate Analytics , Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2021
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights , Services, Emerald Group Publishing, Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2021
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology , Services, Emerald Group Publishing, Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2021
  • Regional Editor of The Service Industries Journal , Services, Taylor & Francis Group, Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2021
  • Editorial Board of Journal of Destination Marketing & Management, Services, Elsevier, Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2021
  • Editorial Board of Tourism: An International Interdisciplinary Journal, Services, Clarivate Analytics , Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2020
  • Editorial Board of European Journal of Tourism Research, Services, Clarivate Analytics , Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2020
  • Regional Editor Asia of International Journal of Tourism Policy, Services, Clarivate Analytics , Editorial Board Member Of Prestigious Journals , 2020

Paper Presented

  • The Effect of Innovation Barriers on Construction Firms Innovation Orientation, International Conference on Business Sustainability and Innovation 2018 (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 15/10/2018
  • Tourist Engagement and Loyalty: Gender Matters?, 7th Asia Euro conference 2018 (CONFERENCE), ORAL PRESENTER , 14/11/2018 to 17/11/2018
  • PLS-SEM using WarpPLS 6.0, Research Webinar (WORKSHOP), INVITED SPEAKER , 16/10/2018 to 16/10/2018
  • Partial Least Squares - Structural Equation Modeling , Global Conference on Business, Hospitality and Tourism Research (GLOSEARCH 2018) (CONFERENCE), INVITED SPEAKER , 02/10/2018 to 05/10/2018
  • Full collinearity as a new criterion to assess discriminant validity of formative and reflective measurement models, PLS 17 (Symposium), ORAL PRESENTER , 15/06/2017 to 19/06/2017
  • Developing Cooperation Context Index using Partial Least Squares Approach, PLS 17 (Symposium), ORAL PRESENTER , 15/06/2017 to 19/06/2017
  • Examining the Effect of Good Governance on Three Pillars of Sustainable Urban Development, PLS 17 (Symposium), ORAL PRESENTER , 15/06/2017 to 19/06/2017