Dr. Saurabh Kumar Dixit

Designation: Associate Professor

Tourism and Hotel Management Department

Joined NEHU on

23-04-2013

Qualifications:

BHM & CT, MTM, JRF-NET (Tourism Administration/ Mgt.), Ph. D. 

Routledge Featured Author Link: http://www.routledge.com/authors/i15903-saurabh-dixit

Areas of Interest/Specialization

Experiential Marketing, Gastronomic Tourism, Consumer Behavior, Urban Tourism, Service Marketing

Experience: 

  1. Lecturer in C. Z. Patel College of Business & Management, C.V.M. Anand (Gujarat) from 13.07.2004 to 17.01.2005.
  2. Assistant Professor in the Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management, Bundelkhand University Jhansi (U.P.) from January 19, 2005 to April 20, 2013.
  3. Associate Professor in the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, NEHU, Shillong, from April 23, 2013.

Awards

  1. Qualified for the award of J.R.F. - N.E.T. (Tourism Management) in National Educational Test Conducted by University Grants Commission, New Delhi on June 2003 and received Junior Research Fellowship from U.G.C upto July 10, 2004.
  2. Awarded The Medal of Merit for dissemination and development of Gastronomic Tourism knowledge globally by The World Gastronomy Institute Steering Committee, World Gastronomy Institute, Spain on May 8, 2019.

Phd Awarded/Supervised: 8 (Ongoing) 

Administrative responsibilities undertaken:

  1. Head, Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, NEHU, Shillong from 20.05.2013 to 19.05.2016 and from 20.05.2019 onwards.
  2. Member, School Board, School of Economics, Management and Information Science, NEHU, Shillong from April 23, 2013 onwards.
  3. Member, Academic Council, NEHU, Shillong from 20.05.2013 to 19.05.2016 and from 20.05.2019 onwards.
  4. Member, NEHU Court, NEHU since from 20.05.2013 to 19.05.2016 and from 20.05.2019 onwards.
  5. Member, Board of Research Studies, NEHU from 20.05.2013 to 19.05.2016 and from 20.05.2019 onwards.
  6. Chairman, Board of Studies in Tourism and Hotel Management, NEHU, Shillong from 20.05.2013 to 19.05.2016 and from 20.05.2019 onwards
  7. Member, Board of Studies in Tourism and Hotel Management, NEHU, Shillong from 20.05.2013.

Academic affiliations

  1. Life Member Indian Tourism Congress (ITC/LFM/178)
  2. Area Editor, Journal of Global Scholars of Marketing Science: Bridging Asia and the World (JGSMS)
    https://www.tandfonline.com/action/journalInformation?show=editorialBoard&journalCode=rgam20
  3. Editorial Advisory Board Member Journal of Research in Interactive Marketing
  4. Advisory Board Member, Travel and Tourism Management, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, U.K.
  5. Delegate Ambassador – India, World Gastronomy Institute, Spain

Research Projects

  1. Successfully completed Major Research Project on “Study of Service Quality, Satisfaction and the Intent to Return among Tourists Visiting the Leading Hotels of Guwahati (Assam) and Shillong (Meghalaya)” for the period of three years i.e. from 1.07.2015 to 30.06.2018 of  Rs. 9,69,600/- sanctioned by University Grants Commission, New Delhi.
  2. Successfully completed Minor Research Project entitled “Status of Hotel & Restaurant Industry in Bundelkhand Region with Special Reference to Jhansi, Gwalior and Khajuraho” sanctioned by University Grants Commission, New Delhi for the period of two years i.e. from 1.07.2006 to 30.06.2008.
  3. Successfully completed Minor Research Project on “Guests' Satisfaction vis-à-vis Service Quality in the Luxury Hotels of Agra and Khajuraho” sanctioned by University Grants Commission, New Delhi from 1.02.2010 to 31.07.2011.

Publications

EDITED/AUTHORED BOOKS:

  1. Dixit S.K. (2005), Tourism Organisation, Reference Press, N. Delhi (Book ISBN No. 81-88583-86-3).
  2. Dixit S.K. (2005), Tourism Development, Reference Press, N. Delhi (Book ISBN No. 81- 88583-88-X).
  3. Dixit S.K. (2005), Tourism and Economics, Mohit Publications, Darya Ganj, N. Delhi (ISBN No. 81-7445-315-6)
  4. Dixit S.K. (2005), Aspects of Tourism Development, Mohit Publications, N. Delhi. (ISBN No. 81-7445-336-9).
  5. Dixit S.K. (2005), Management in Tourism, Mohit Publications, N. Delhi. (ISBN No. 81- 7445-334-2).
  6. Dixit S.K. (2006) (ed.), Promises and Perils in Hospitality and Tourism Management, Aman      Publications, Darya Ganj, N. Delhi (ISBN No. 81-8204-010-8).
  7. Dixit S.K. (2016) (ed.), Proceedings of International Conference on Advancements in  Tourism and Hospitality Marketing (ATHMCON - 2016) held on May 17 and 18, 2016, Pothi.com, Bangalore (ISBN No. 9789385186523).
  8. Dixit S.K. (2017) (ed.),  The Routledge Handbook of Consumer Behaviour in Hospitality and Tourism, Routledge Publications, UK (ISBN No’s.   Hardback - 978-1-138-96167-8, E - Book 978-1-315-65965-7).
  9. Dixit  S.K.  (2017)  (ed.),  Emerging  Paradigms  of  Hospitality  &  Tourism:  Marketing     Perspectives, D.P.S. Publications, N. Delhi. (ISBN No. 978-81-928994-2-8).
  10. Dixit, S.K. (2018) (ed.), Proceedings of STHMCON - 2018: International Conference on Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Marketing: Setting Agenda for Future Research held on March 15 to 17, 2018, E-Book (ISBN No. 978-93-5300-591-7, Paperback -9789353005115).
  11. Dixit, S.K. (2019) (ed.),  The Routledge Handbook of Gastronomic TourismRoutledge Publications, UK (ISBN No’s.  Hardback - 97811385515589, E-Book 9781315147628).
  12. Dixit, S.K. (2020) (ed.),  The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and MarketingRoutledge Publications, UK (ISBN No’s.   Hardback 9780367196783, E-Book 9780429203916)
  13. Dixit, S.K. (2020) (ed.),  Tourism in Asian CitiesRoutledge Publications, UK (ISBN No’s. Hardback 9780367210021, E-Book 9780429264801).
  14. Dixit S.K. (2020) (ed), Proceedings of Global Hospitality and Tourism Conference on Experiential Management and Marketing (GHTC - 2020) held on March 18, 19, and 20, 2021. (ISBN No’s.  Paperback – 9789354060939, E-Book 9789354063213).
  15. Dixit, S.K. (2021) (ed.), Tourism in India: Marketing Perspectives, Routledge Publications, UK (ISBN No’s.  Hardback - 978-0-367-74626-1, E-Book 978-1- 003-15878-3).
  16. Dixit, S.K., Kuan-Huei Lee & Poh Theng Loo (2021), Consumer Behavior in Hospitality and  Tourism, Routledge Publications, UK (ISBN No.  Hardback -  9781032019345, E-Book 9781003181071).
  17. Kotur, S. A., Dixit, S.K. (2022) (eds.), The Emerald Handbook of Luxury Management for Hospitality and Tourism to be published from Emerald Publishing, UK ISBN  No’s. Hardback -  978-1-83982-901-7, E-Book- 978-1-83982-902-4, Online- 978-1-83982-900-0).
  18. Dixit, S.K. (2022) (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Wine Tourism, to be published from Routledge  Publications, UK (ISBN  No’s. Hardback -  9780367698607, E-Book 9781003143628).
  19. Dixit, S.K. & Piramanayagam, Senthilkumaran (2022) (eds.), Teaching Cases in Tourism, Hospitality and, Events to be published from the CABI, UK.

PUBLICATIONS IN THE RESEARCH JOURNALS:

  1. Dixit,  S.K.  (2005),  Tourism  Pattern in  Uttaranchal:  Cure for  Seasonality  Syndrome, Tourism Today (ISSN 1450-0906), Number 5, Autumn 2005, pp. 79-90, The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  2. Dixit, S.K. (2005), Food and Beverage Industry in Garhwal Himalaya: A Case Study of Srinagar Garhwal, The Green Portal, 2 (1), pp. 60-68, Kerala Institute of Travel and Tourism Studies.
  3. Dixit, S.K. and Sreenivasan G.K. (2009), Tourism Development & Sustainability: A Case Study of Madurai Meenakshi Temple, Tamilnadu, India, Tourism Today (ISSN 1450-0906), Number 9, Autumn 2009, pp. 134-145, The College of Tourism and Hotel Management, Nicosia, Cyprus.
  4. Dixit, S.K. (2010), Sustainable Hotels Vis-À-Vis Destination Sustainability, Indian Journal of Applied Hospitality and Tourism Research (ISSN 09754954), Vol. 2, p.p. 18-25, Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management, Kalkaji, New Delhi.
  5. Dixit S.K. and Mishra A. (2010), Nature-Based Tourism in Madhya Pradesh, Journal of Hospitality Application & Research, 5(1), p.p. 60-74, Department of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Birla Institute of Technology – A Deemed University, Mesra, Ranchi.
  6. Dixit,  S.K.  and  Narula  V.  (2010),  Ecotourism  in  Madhav  National  Park:  Visitors’ Perspectives on Environmental Impacts, South Asian Journal of Tourism and Heritage (ISSN 0974-5432), 3 (2), p.p. 109-115, Centre for Tourism and Heritage Research, Dayanand College, Ajmer-305001, INDIA.
  7. Dixit, S.K. (2013), A Study of Guest’s Expectation and Perception of Hotel Service Quality: Case of Khajuraho, India, Enlightening Tourism: A Pathmaking Journal (ISSN 2174-548X), 3(2), p.p. 125-141, University of Huelva, Spain. (44376)
  8. Dixit, S.K. (2014),  Community Involvement and Tourism Development in Meghalaya, India, South Asian Journal of Tourism and Heritage (ISSN 0974-5432), 7(2), p.p. 25-32, Centre for Tourism and Heritage Research, Dayanand College, Ajmer-305001. INDIA.
  9. Dixit, S.K. (2015), Corporate Growth Strategies of Successful Indian Hotel Companies, Indian Journal of Applied Hospitality and Tourism Research (ISSN 09754954), 7, p.p. 56-67, Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management, Kalkaji, New Delhi.
  10. Dixit, S.K. (2016), North East India – An Unexplored Paradise for World Tourism, Yojana (ISSN 09718400), a journal published by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GOI, April 2016, p.p. 47-50.
  11. Dixit, S.K. (2018), The Routledge Handbook of Hospitality Studies, Hospitality and Society, 8 (1): 99-102.
  12. Dixit, S.K. (2018), Asian Genders in Tourism, Tourism Culture and Communication, 18 (3) : 223-224.
  13. Dixit, S.K. (2019), Arctic tourism experiences: production, consumption and sustainability, Journal of              Ecotourism,              18              (2):191-193.              DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/14724049.2018.1465257
  14. Dixit, S.K. (2019), Management and marketing of wine tourism business: theory, practice, and cases,     Information     Technology     &     Tourism.    21     (1): 135-137.     DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s40558-018-0137-4
  15. Dixit, S.K., Kuan-Huei Lee & Poh Theng Loo (2019), Consumer behavior in hospitality and tourism, Journal of      Global      Scholars of      Marketing      Science, 29:2, 151-161, DOI: 10.1080/21639159.2019.1577159
  16. Chaudhury   R.   R.   &   Dixit,  S.   K.   (2019), Coordination   Between   Administrative Announcement and Ground Level Management in Tourism Development: Evidence from Chilika Lake, Odisha, Tourism Innovations: A Journal of Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress (ITHC), 9 (2) :70-76.
  17. Dixit, S.K (2020), Managing hospitality organizations: achieving excellence in the guest experience, Annals of Leisure Research, 23 (2), 266-268, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/11745398.2019.1653205
  18. Dixit, S.K. (2020). Editorial, Special issue: tourism in India, Anatolia: An International Journal of     Tourism     and     Hospitality     Research,    31 (2),     177-180     DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13032917.2020.1749454
  19. Dixit, S.K. (2020), Contemporary Cases in Heritage, Tourism Culture and Communication, 20 (1):57-58. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3727/194341419X15554157596191
  20. Gupta, V., Sajnani, M., Dixit, S.K., and Khanna, K. (2020). Foreign Tourist’s Tea Preferences and Relevance to Destination Attraction in India. Tourism Recreation Research. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02508281.2020.1841376
  21. Choudhury, Rashmi R., & Dixit, S. K. (2020).  Indigenous events and community perspective towards cultural tourism in Meghalaya, India: A Q-method analysis.  Man & Development, 42(4), 83-102.
  22. Gunasekar, S, Kumar, DS, Purani, K, Sudhakar, S, Dixit, SK, Menon, D (2021). Understanding service quality attributes that drive user ratings: A text mining approach. Journal of Vacation Marketing. DOI:10.1177/13567667211003246
  23. Dixit, S.K. (2021), Service Encounters in Tourism, Events and Hospitality: Staff Perspectives,     Journal of Qualitative Research in Tourism.    2     (1): 80-81.     DOI: https://doi.org/10.4337/jqrt.2021.01.07
  24. Mandal, S, Gunasekar, S, Dixit, SK, Das, P. (2021). Gastro-Nostalgia: Towards A Higher-Order Measurement Scale Based on Two Gastro Festivals. Tourism Recreation Research. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/02508281.2021.1951589

BOOK CHAPTERS:

  1. Dixit, S.K. and Gupta S.K. (2003), Principles and Approaches for Sustainable Tourism Development, In  Ranga  M.  and  Nigam  D.  (eds.),  New  Approaches in  Tourism Management, pp 224-239, Abhijeet Publications, N. Delhi (ISBN No. 81-88683-09-4).
  2. Dixit, S. K. and Gupta S.K. (2003), Sustainable Mountain Tourism Development: an Analytical Approach, In Rawat M.S.S. (ed.), Central Himalaya Environment and Development Vol. II, pp 388-400, Transmedia Publications, Srinagar Garhwal.
  3. Dixit, S.K. (2004), Srinagar – Ancient Capital of Tehri Garhwal, In Agrawala A.P. (ed.), Uttaranchal –The Abode of Gods- a Travel encyclopedia, pp 121-123, Nest & Wings, New Delhi (ISBN No. 81-87592-16-8).
  4. Dixit, S.K. (2005), Issues of Sustainability and Ecofriendliness for the Hospitality Industry, In Jacob R. (ed.), New Facets of Tourism Management, pp 137-149, Abhijeet Publications, N.Delhi (ISBN No. 8188683704).
  5. Dixit, S.K. (2006), Changing Scenario Of Human Capital Development In Indian Hospitality Operations, Dixit S.K. (ed.), Promises and Perils in Hospitality and Tourism Management, pp 393-413, Aman Publications, Darya Ganj, N.Delhi (ISBN No. 81-8204-010-8).
  6. Dixit, S.K. and Sreenivasan G.K. (2010), Rural Tourism: A Study on Alanganallur, Tamilnadu, In Nigam Devesh & Vinay Narula (eds.), Rural Tourism, pp 120-26, Shree Publications, N. Delhi (ISBN No. 978-81-8329-377-8).
  7. Dixit, S.K (2012), Health & Wellness Tourism: A Promising Trend Of Indian Tourism, in Dixit Manoj, S.M.H. Rizvi, Anupama Srivastava (eds.), Challenges & Strategic Interventions for Tourism, pp 239-245, Royal Publications (India), 1st Floor, Shah Trade Centre, 32/16, Valmiki Marg, Lalbagh Lucknow (ISBN No. 978-81-910072-6-8).
  8. Dixit,  S.K.  (2014),  Indigenous  Tourism  Vis-À-Vis  Destination  Sustainability:  Case  of Madhya Pradesh, in Ashok Aima, Vinay Chauhan and Jaya Bhasin (eds.), Contemporary Trends in Tourism & Hospitality Management, pp 147- 159, Primus Books, New Delhi. (ISBN No. 978-93-80607-72-6)
  9. Dixit, S.K. and Marios D. Sotiriadis (2015), Strategic Alliances in Hospitality Industry as an Expansion Strategy: An Indian Perspective’, in Dogan Gursoy, Melville Saayman and Marios D. Sotiriadis (eds.), Collaboration in Tourism Businesses and Destinations: A Handbook, pp 77- 94, Emerald Group Publishing Limited. (ISBN Print - 978-1-78350-811-2, ISBN eBook - 978-1-78350-806-8).
  10. Dixit, S.K. (2016), E - WOM Marketing In Hospitality Industry, in Anurag Singh, Punita Duhan (eds.), Managing Public Relations and Brand Image through Social Media, pp. 266- 280,  IGI  Global  Publishers,  U.S.A.  (ISBN  Print  -  9781522503323,  ISBN  eBook  - 9781522503330).
  11. Dixit,  S.K.  (2017),  Introduction,  In  Dixit,  S.  K.  (ed.),  The  Routledge  Handbook of Consumer Behaviour in Hospitality and Tourism (pp. 1-3), London: Routledge (ISBN No’s. Hardback - 978-1-138-96167-8, E-Book 978-1-315-65965-7).
  12. Gaitree (Vanessa) Gowreesunkar & Dixit, S.K. (2017), Consumer Information Seeking Behaviour, In Dixit, S. K. (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Consumer Behaviour in Hospitality and Tourism (pp. 55-68), London: Routledge (ISBN No’s.  Hardback - 978-1-138-96167-8, E-Book 978-1-315-65965-7).
  13. Raj, Aparna & Dixit, S.K. (2017), Application of Total Quality Management in Tourism Sector, The Routledge Handbook of Consumer Behaviour in Hospitality and Tourism, Dixit, S. K. (ed.), pp. 128-137, Routledge Publications, UK (ISBN No’s.  Hardback - 978-1-138-96167-8, E-Book 978-1-315-65965-7).
  14. Dixit,  S.K.  (2019), Introduction, In Dixit, S.  K.  (ed.), The  Routledge  Handbook  of      Gastronomic  Tourism  (pp.  1-10).  London:  Routledge.  (ISBN No’s.Hardback 97811385515589, E-Book 9781315147628).
  15. Dixit, S.K. (2019), Gastronomic Tourism: A Theoretical Construct, In Dixit, S. K. (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Gastronomic Tourism (pp. 13-23.). London: Routledge. (ISBN No’s.  Hardback - 97811385515589, E-Book 9781315147628).
  16. Dixit  S.K.  (2019),  Conclusion:  Building  an  Agenda  for  Global  Gastronomic  Tourism Research, In Dixit, S. K. (ed.), The Routledge Handbook of Gastronomic Tourism (pp. 572- 575).  London:  Routledge.  (ISBN  No’s.            Hardback  -  97811385515589,  E-Book 9781315147628).
  17. Dixit S. K. and Mawroh, H. (2019), Vocational Education and Training for Hospitality and Tourism Industry in India (Chapter 3), In C. Liu, H. Schänzel (eds.), Tourism Education and Asia (pp. 35-48), Singapore: Springer Nature Pte. Ltd. (ISBN No’s.  Hardback – ISBN 978-981-13-2612-7, E-Book 978-981-13-2613-4).
  18. Dixit, S. K. and Mawroh, H. (2019), Cultural Manifestation of Food in Branding Destination: A Case of Khasi Food of Meghalaya, India (Chapter 10), In E. Park et al. (eds.), Food Tourism in Asia (pp. 143-154), Singapore: Springer Nature Pte. Ltd. (ISBN No’s. Hardback – ISBN 978-981-13-3623-2, E-Book 978-981-13-3624-9)
  19. Chaudhury, R. R. and Dixit, S K (2019), Rural Tourism in India: Exploring the Travel Blogger’s Perspective (Chapter 5), In Aggarwal, Sumedha et al. (eds.), Rurality, Ruralism and Rural Tourism (pp. 51-64), New Delhi: Ane Books Pvt. Ltd. (ISBN 978-93-89212-33- 4).
  20. Dixit, S.K. (2020), Introduction, In Dixit, S. K. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience  Management  and  Marketing  (pp.  1-12),  London:  Routledge.  (ISBN  No. Hardback 9780367196783, E-Book 9780429203916).
  21. Sundbo, J. and Dixit, S.K. (2020), Conceptualisations in Tourism Experience, In Dixit, S. K. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing (pp. 15- 26),    London:            Routledge.            (ISBN    No.       Hardback         9780367196783,         E-Book 9780429203916).
  22. Dixit, S.K. (2020), Marketing Gastronomic Tourism Experiences, in Dixit, S. K. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing (pp. 323-336), London: Routledge. (ISBN No.  Hardback 9780367196783, E-Book 9780429203916).
  23. Chaudhury,  R.  R.  and  Dixit,  S  K  (2020),  Guest  and  Host  Relationship  in  Tourism Experience Building, in Dixit, S. K. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing (pp. 496-508), London: Routledge. (ISBN No.   Hardback 9780367196783, E-Book 9780429203916).
  24. Abraham, A. and Dixit, S K (2020), Tourism Experience and Destination Competitiveness, in Dixit, S. K. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing (pp. 560-569), London: Routledge. (ISBN No.  Hardback 9780367196783, E-Book 9780429203916).
  25. Dixit, S K (2020), Conclusion: Some Reflections on Experiential Tourism Management and Marketing, in Dixit, S. K. (ed.) The Routledge Handbook of Tourism Experience Management and Marketing (pp. 590-595), London: Routledge. (ISBN No.   Hardback 9780367196783, E-Book 9780429203916).
  26. Dixit, S. K. and Abraham, A. (2020), Brand Identity and Positioning in Selected Indian Chain Hotel   Companies,   The   Routledge   Companion   to   International   Hospitality Management, Marco A. Gardini, Michael C. Ottenbacher and Markus Schuckert (eds.) London: Routledge. (ISBN No.  Hardback – 9781138386372).
  27. Dixit, S. K. (2020), Tea tourism potential in Meghalaya (India), In The WGI Global Report, «A Gastronomic Planet» (pp. 173-175), World Gastronomy Institute: Madrid (ISBN E-Book 978-84-685-5064-0 Print: 978-84-685-5063-3).
  28. Dixit, S.K. (2021), Introduction, In Dixit, S. K. (ed.) Tourism in Asian Cities (pp.  1-7), London:  Routledge.  (ISBN No’s. Hardback 9780367210021, E-Book 9780429264801).
  29. Dixit, S.K. and Abraham, A. (2021), Tourism in Cities: Asian Perspectives, In Dixit, S. K. (ed.) Tourism in Asian Cities (pp.  11-30), London:  Routledge. (ISBN No’s. Hardback 9780367210021, E-Book 9780429264801).
  30. Gupta, V., Sajnani, M. and Dixit, S.K. (2021), Impact of Augmented and Virtual Reality on the Value Co-Creation of Visitor’s Tourism Experience, In Dixit, S. K. (ed.) Tourism in Asian Cities (pp.  263-277), London:  Routledge.  (ISBN No’s. Hardback 9780367210021, E-Book 9780429264801).

PUBLICATION IN CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS:

  1. Dixit  S.K  (2014),  Entrepreneurial  Developments  in  Tourism  and  Hospitality  Industry:  Indian Perspectives, Bhandari R.K., Kumar Bhupesh, Sharma Piyush and Saraswati Arvind Kumar (eds), Advances in Hotel, Travel and Tourism Research: A Global Perspective, pp 138-146, Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, New Delhi. (ISBN No. 978-81-920850-3-6).
  2. Dixit  S.K.  and  Mawroh  H.  (2017).  Reflections on  Indigenous  Khasi  Cuisine and Gastronomic Tourism in Meghalaya, India. The e- Proceedings of HONG KONG 2017: 3rd Global Tourism & Hospitality Conference, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, June 5 - 7, 2017, pp 829-839, (ISBN No.9789628505999).

SELF INSTRUCTIONAL LEARNING MATERIAL DEVELOPMENT:

- Master in Tourism Management

  1. Dixit S.K (2013), Unit 13: Human Resource Accounting and Audit, Human Resource Management (MTM - 301), pp. 214-288, Directorate of Studies and Publications, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital (ISBN No. 978-81-920850-3-6).
  2. Dixit S.K (2013), Unit 14: Human Resource Policies, Human Resource Management (MTM - 301), pp. 229-244, Directorate of Studies and Publications, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital (ISBN No. 978-81-920850-3-6).
  3. Dixit S.K (2013), Unit 15: Human Resource Records and Information Systems, Human Resource Management (MTM - 301), pp. 245-258, Directorate of Studies and Publications, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital (ISBN No. 978-81-920850-3-6).

- Bachelor of Hotel Management

  1. Dixit  S.K  (2014),  Unit  10:  Mis-en-Scene  and  Mis-en-Place,  Introduction to  Food and Beverage (BHM / DHM - 103), pp 178- 192, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-63-5).
  2. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 11: Organizational Structure of F & B Service, Introduction to Food and Beverage (BHM / DHM - 103), pp 193- 209, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-63-5).
  3. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 14: Order-taking, Service and Billing, Introduction to Food and Beverage (BHM / DHM - 103), pp 256- 269, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-63-5).
  4. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 1: Menu Planning, Food and Beverage Service Operations (BHM - 203), pp 1 - 20, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93- 84433-66-6).
  5. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 3: Budgeting, Front Office Management (BHM - 301), pp 61- 75, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital.  (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-67-3).
  6. Dixit  S.K  (2014),  Unit  4:  Managing  Human  Resources at  Front  Office,  Front  Office management (BHM - 301), pp 76- 92, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-67-3).
  7. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 5: Property Management System at Front Office, Front Office Management (BHM - 301), pp 93- 108, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-67-3).
  8. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 6: Different Property Management System, Front Office Management (BHM - 301), pp 109- 121, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-67-3).
  9. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 8: Staffing, Principles of Management (BHM - 303), pp 85- 98, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-69-7).
  10. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 12: Leadership, Principles of Management (BHM - 303), pp 134- 145, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-69-7).
  11. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 13: Communication, Principles of Management (BHM - 303), pp 146- 162, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-69-7).
  12. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 14: Controlling, Principles of Management (BHM - 303), pp 163- 173, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-69-7).

- Bachelors of Tourism Studies

  1. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 18: The Taj, Mumbai, Hospitality, Hotel and Hoteliering (BTS - 204), pp  397-  429,  Directorate  of  Studies  and  Publications,  Uttarakhand  Open  University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-47-5).
  2. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 19: The Leela Resort Beach, Goa, Hospitality, Hotel and Hoteliering (BTS - 204), pp 430- 451, Directorate of Studies and Publications, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-47-5).
  3. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 20: The Cecil, Shimla, Hospitality, Hotel and Hoteliering (BTS - 204), pp 452 - 471, Directorate of Studies and Publications, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-47-5).

- Diploma in Restaurant Service Management

  1. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 7: Mis-en-Scene and Mis-en-Place, Food and Beverage Service I (DRS - 102), pp 103- 117, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-77-2).
  2. Dixit S.K .2014), Unit 8: Organizational Structure of F & B Service, Food and Beverage Service I (DRS - 102), pp 118- 133, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-77-2).
  3. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 9: Job Description of F & B Service, Food and Beverage Service I (DRS - 102), pp 134- 147, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-77-2).
  4. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 10: Coordination of F & B Service with other Departments, Food and Beverage Service I (DRS - 102), pp 148- 160, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-77-2).
  5. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 11: Menu Planning, Food and Beverage Service I (DRS - 102), pp 161- 174, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-77- 2).
  6. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 13: Order-taking, Service and Billing, Food and Beverage Service I (DRS - 102), pp 193- 206, Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-77-2).
  7. Dixit S.K (2014), Unit 14: Communication in general, modes, importance in tourism and hotel Industry, communication barrier and overcoming these barriers, Introduction to Hospitality Industry (IHI- 101),  pp 277-299,  Uttarakhand Open University,  Haldwani, Nainital. (ISBN No. 978-93-84433-70-3).

Papers presented in Conferences/Seminars:

  1. Participated   in   International   Conference   on   Tourism   Development   Community   & Conservation:  Shaping  Ecotourism  for  the  Third  Millennium  organized  by  Institute  of Tourism and Hotel Management, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi from February 28 to March 02, 2002.
  2. Participated in the International Convention organized by Forum of Educators and Scholars of Tourism (FEAST) held at Chandigarh from October 12 to 13, 2002.
  3. Participated in  National  Seminar  on  Central  Himalaya:  Environment  and  Development organized by Dept. of Geography, HNBGU, Srinagar Garhwal from October 23 to 25, 2002.
  4. Participated in National Seminar on Tourism in Buddhist Circuit: Problems & Prospects organized by Institute of Tourism Studies, M.G. Kashi Vidyapith, Varanasi from November 29 to November 30, 2003.
  5. Participated in AITTA National Seminar on Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development organized  by  Centre  for  Mountain  Tourism  and  Hospitality  Studies,  HNBGU,  Srinagar Garhwal from March 1 to March 2, 2004 at Rishikesh.
  6. Participated in National Conference on Heritage Tourism in India Role & Contributions of Host, Guests, Government and Tourism Enterprises organized by Institute of Tourism and Hotel Management, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi from March 24 to March 25, 2008.
  7. Participated in National Conference on Indian Hospitality Industry-Contemporary Issues organized by Centre for Mountain Tourism and Hospitality Studies, HNBGU, Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand from March 27 to March 28, 2008 at Dehradun.
  8. Participated  in  National  Conference  on  Natural  Resource  Conservation  in  Uttarakhand: Status, Challenges and Solutions organized by U.G.C. - Academic Staff College, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand from October 10 to October 11, 2008.
  9. Participated in International Conference on Challenges & Strategic Interventions for Tourism in India organized jointly by Institute of Tourism Studies, University of Lucknow & Indian Tourism Congress from 04th to 05th December, 2010.
  10. Participated in National level workshop on Self Instructional Learning Material Development organized by Uttarakhand Open University, Haldwani (Nainital) from 24th  to 25th  January, 2011.
  11. Participated in International Conference on “Sustainable Destination Excellence: Innovations in Alternative Tourism (SDEIAT), from 17th to 18th February, 2011 at School of Hospitality & Tourism Management (SHTM), University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir.
  12. Participated  and  presented  paper   in  National  Conference  on  Sustainable  Tourism Development:  Practices,  Issues,  Grey  Areas  and  Strategies  organized  by  Institute  of Tourism and Hotel Management, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi from March 26 to March 27, 2011.
  13. Participated  in  National  level  workshop  on  Effective  Teaching  through  Case  Study Methodology  organized  by  School  of  Management  Studies,  B.P.S.  Mahila  Vishvidyalaya Khanpur Kalan (Sonepat) on 29th to 30th March, 2011.
  14. Participated in National Level Conference on Factors affecting Teaching & Research and Strategy to improve quality in Higher Education on February 28-29, 2012 at BHU, Rajiv Gandhi South Campus, Barkachha, Mirzapur, U.P.
  15. Participated in National Level Conference on Tourism & Water: Protecting Our Common Future  on  September  27,  2013  organized  by  Department  of  Tourism,  Government  of Meghalaya, India.
  16. Participated in the Directors Conclave- 2014 as Resource Person on January 18-19, 2014 at Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Govindpuri, Gwalior, India.
  17. Participated and delivered keynote addresss in International Level NE INDIA- ASEAN TRAVEL MART on February 24, 2014 at Maniram Diwan Trade Centre, Guwahati (Assam).
  18. Participated in the Directors Conclave- 2015 as Resource Person on January 17-18, 2015 at Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Govindpuri, Gwalior, India.
  19. Participated  and  delivered  keynote  addresss  in  International  Level  ICC  LOOK  EAST BUSINESS EXPO - 2015 on February 27, 2015 at Hotel Pinewood, Shillong (Meghalaya).
  20. Participated in the Directors Conclave- 2016 as Resource Person on January 16-17, 2016 at Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Govindpuri, Gwalior.
  21. Participated in the National Seminar on Make In India and Rural North-East: The Challenges on February 25-16, 2016 at National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj North Eastern Regional Centre (NIRD&PR-NERC), Jawahar Nagar, Guwahati (Assam).
  22. Organized  the  International  Conference  on  Advancements  in  Tourism  and  Hospitality Marketing (ATHMCON - 2016) on May 17 and 18, 2016 at Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, North - Eastern Hill University, Shillong (Meghalaya).
  23. Invited as Guest of Honor during the National Conference On Challenges & Remedies In Tourism Marketing and Tourist Destinations of Meghalaya on April 28, 29 and 30, 2017 at Institute of Hotel Management, Shillong (Meghalaya).
  24. Participated  and  presented  paper  on  Reflections  on  Indigenous  Khasi  Cuisine  and Gastronomic Tourism in Meghalaya, India in the 3rd  Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference (GTHC-2017) on June 5-7, 2017 at School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong (PRC).
  25. Organized the International Conference on Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Marketing: Setting Agenda for Future Research (STHMCON – 2018) from March 15 to 17, 2018 at Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, North - Eastern Hill University, Shillong (Meghalaya).
  26. Participated and presented paper on Relationship between dining experience & demographic characteristics: A study of hotels of Guwahati in the International Conference on Skill Development in Hospitality, Tourism & Food Technology: Challenges and Opportunities on March 23-24, 2018 at MMICT&BM (Hotel Management), Mullana (Ambala).
  27. Participated  and  presented  paper  on  Indigenous  Cuisine  and  Gastronomic  Tourism: Evidence from Meghalaya (India) in the 4th  UNWTO World Forum on Gastronomy Tourism from May 30 to June 1, 2018 at Hotel Intercontinental, Bangkok, Thailand.
  28. Participated and presented paper on Gastronomic Tourism as A Form of Destination Identity in  the  National  Conference  on  Destination  Branding  and  Competitive  Positioning  from September 6-8, 2018 organized by School of Business Studies, Central University of Jammu, Jammu, India.
  29. Participated and presented paper on Understanding Gastronomic Identity of Meghalaya through   Visitor’s   Motivation   for   Local   Foods   in   the   Synthesize:   An   International Interdisciplinary Conference on Business Studies and Social Sciences from December 18-19, 2018 organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, Christ (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, India.
  30. Participated as Resource Person in the International Conference on Smart Tourism, Smart Destinations and Limits of Being Traveler from February 18 to 19, 2019 held at Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Govindpuri, Gwalior, India.
  31. Invited as Keynote Speaker in the International Food Travel Summit  FoodTreX Kathmandu from  May  24  to  26,  2019  held  at  Park  Village  Resort,  Budhanilkantha,         Kathmandu, Nepal.
  32. Delivered     invited     lecture     on     the     Technological     Implications     in     Tourism and Hospitality Industry in the Tourism Management Conclave on August 20, 2019 held at IIM Sirmaur Campus, Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India.
  33. Participated as Session Chair in the International Conference on Sustainable Developmental Goals and Management Practices in Tourism & Hospitality Sector on November 1-2, 2019 held at School of Hotel Management & Tourism, Lovely Professional University, Phagwara  (Punjab), India.
  34. Participated and presented paper on Gastronomy and Destination Branding: A Case of Meghalaya in the 8th  ICFAI Conference on Marketing & Business Strategy (ICOMBS-2019) from November 15-16, 2019 organized by ICFAI Business School (IBS), Hyderabad, Telangana State (India).
  35. Participated as Resource Person in the International Conference on “Responsible Tourism Practices in India: Issues and Challenges on December 7 to 9, 2019, held at Department of Tourism Studies, Pondicherry University, Puducherry.
  36. Delivered invited address on Marketing Destinations through Food Tourism in the 4th Bali International Tourism Conference on Tourism and Creative Economy in Response to Pandemic COVID-19 on November 7, 2021, organized by Centre of Excellence in Tourism, Udayana University, Bali (Indonesia).
  37. Participated and delivered a keynote address on Role of Food in Promoting Tourism & Hospitality During & Post Covid in the 11th India International Hotel, Travel & Tourism Research Conference, New Delhi on February 25-27, 2021, organized by Banarsidas Chandiwala Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, New Delhi.

CONFERENCES ORGANISED

  1. Two-day International Conference on Advancement in Tourism in Hospitality Marketing (ATHMCON-2016) on May 17th and 18th 2016 with the support of North- Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Indian Council of Social Science Research North Eastern Regional Centre (ICSSR-NERC) and The Meghalaya Co-operative Apex Bank Ltd. The conference was attended by a total of 70 delegates from across the country.
  2. Three-day International Conference on Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality Marketing: Setting Agenda for Future Research (STHMCON - 2018) on March 15, 16 and 17, 2018 in the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong with the support of Ministry of Tourism (GOI), North- Eastern Hill University, Shillong and Indian Council of Social Science Research North Eastern Regional Centre (ICSSR-NERC). The conference was attended by 170 national and 5 international participants.
  3. Three-day Global Hospitality and Tourism Conference – 2020 on Experiential Management and Marketing (GHTC-2020) on March 18, 19, and 20, 2021 in the Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, with the support of the Ministry of Tourism (GOI), North- Eastern Council, North- Eastern Hill University, Shillong and Indian Council of Social Science Research North Eastern Regional Centre (ICSSR-NERC).