7th India International Hotel Travel & Tourism Research Conference
17th-18th February, 2017
Presentation of IIHTTRC-2015
DR PHILIP FEIFAN XIE			       	      				       BACK/HOME
Dean and Professor,
Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management
Macau University of Science and Technology
Avenida Wai Long,Taipa, Macau SAR, China
Dr. Philip Feifan Xie is Dean and Professor of Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality Management at Macau University of Science and Technology. Previously he was Chair of Sport Management, Recreation and Tourism Division and School Director of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies at Bowling Green State University, Ohio, USA. Dr. Xie received his Ph.D. in planning from University of Waterloo, Canada in 2001.

Prior to joining Bowling Green State University, he was Lecturer in the Department of Geography at University of Toronto in 2000. He was tenured full Professor at Bowling Green State University as well as Visiting Professor at Hong Kong Polytechnic University teaching tourism and hospitality courses.

Professor Xie undertakes research, writes and consults in the field of cultural heritage tourism, aboriginal tourism, event planning and the morphology of tourism. He received several major grants from State and Federal governments in both USA and Macau. Professor Xie has authored two books: Industrial Heritage Tourism (2015) and Authenticating Ethnic Tourism (2010). In addition, he has participated in writing 14 book chapters and more than 50 manuscripts published in international journals.
Professor & DIRECTOR,
School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, 
University of Jammu, India 
Dr. Parikshat Singh Manhas is a Professor at The Business School & Director, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management, University of Jammu and is also the Coordinator, of Global Understanding Course at University of Jammu being run in collaboration with East Carolina University, USA.

He is Member of the Tourism Advisory Board of the State of Jammu & Kashmir. He has been a Visiting Professor to Zhubanov State University of Akotbe, Akotbe, Republic of Kazakhstan, Bashkir State University, Ufa,Bashkortostan, Russia and Graduate School of Business, ESAN University, Lima, Peru. Parikshat earned his PhD in Brand Positioning Strategies from University of Jammu. He did his Post Master’s in Electronic Commerce and Information Science from Alber’s School of Business at Seattle University, USA with a Distinction and MBA from University of Jammu, India. He has been teaching Internet Marketing, Brand Management, Destination Management and Marketing Management at both undergraduate and graduate level and Tourism Research Development to the PhD and other research students in the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and The Business School, University of Jammu since 2001.

Dr. Parikshat is Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Management and Sustainability and Journal of Hospitality, Tourism Cases (JHTC) of International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education (ICHRIE), Journal Regional Statistics of the Hungarian Central Statistical Office, Hungary, Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism, Taylor’s University, Malaysia and TEAM (Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia) Journal of Hospitality and Tourism.
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