Research Workshop

One Day Pre-Conference Workshop on Tourism Research
6th Tourism Research Day


Every year on 9th September, the Alumni of the Department of Tourism Administration, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, organizes Tourism Research Day. Eminent experts from the Archaeological Survey of India, Maharashtra State Archaeology & Museums, Vice Chancellors, Minister of State for Finance, and International Professors have been keynote speakers in the earlier Tourism Research Day celebrations.  On the occasion of the 6th Research Day of the Department, we are delighted to announce a one-day workshop on “Tourism Research” to facilitate knowledge sharing and skill development in tourism research. This workshop aims to bring together industry professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts to explore the intricacies of tourism research and its practical applications.

Date & Venue

13th September 2023 | CFC Conference Hall, DR. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India


The pre-conference workshop on “Tourism Research” is designed with the following objectives:

  • Enhance participants’ understanding of tourism research methodologies.
  • Provide insights into the latest trends and developments in the field of tourism research.
  • Explore the practical application of research findings in the tourism industry.
  • Foster collaboration and networking among researchers, professionals, and industry stakeholders.
  • Empower participants to contribute to the growth and sustainability of the tourism sector through research.
Workshop Dynamics
The pre-conference workshop will be interactive and participatory, allowing attendees to engage actively in learning. The dynamics of the workshop include:
  • Lectures and Presentations: Renowned experts in the field of tourism research will deliver informative sessions, sharing their knowledge and expertise with the participants.
  • Case Studies and Group Discussions: Participants can analyze real-world case studies, discuss research challenges, and exchange ideas with fellow attendees.
  • Hands-on Exercises: Practical exercises and workshops will enable participants to apply research methodologies and tools in a simulated environment.
  • Q&A Sessions: Regular question-and-answer sessions will allow participants to seek clarification on workshop topics and engage in insightful discussions.
The workshop is open to individuals from various backgrounds interested in tourism research. The eligibility criteria include:
  • Students pursuing degrees or certifications in management, tourism, hospitality, or social science-related fields.
  • Researchers and academicians who are looking to enhance their understanding of research.
  • Professionals working in the tourism industry seek to broaden their knowledge base.
  • Enthusiasts with a passion for travel and a keen interest in understanding the research behind it.
Resource Persons
Prof. Dr. Dimitrios Buhalis, Director of the eTourism Lab, Bournemouth University Business School, England
Prof. Dr. S. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh, Head of Research at the Faculty of Social Sciences & Leisure Management, Taylor’s University, Malaysia
Prof. Dr. Pravin Wakte, Director of the Department of Chemical Technology & Co-ordinator Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Cell, Dr. BAM University, Aurangabad, India
The workshop will feature distinguished resource persons who are experts in the field of tourism research. These resource persons have extensive experience and knowledge, and they will provide valuable insights and guidance throughout the workshop. Their expertise spans various areas of tourism research, ensuring a comprehensive learning experience for all participants.
Workshop Coordinator
Dr. Madhuri Sawant, Convener EATSA Conference India, a seasoned professional with a strong background in tourism research, will coordinate the “Pre-Conference Tourism Research” workshop. The course coordinator will oversee the workshop’s organization, content delivery, and overall management. With her expertise and commitment to fostering a productive learning environment, the course coordinator will ensure a seamless and enriching experience for all participants.
Pre-Conference Workshop Schedule



08:00 AM – 10.00 AM

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

11:00 AM – 12:15 PM

12:15 PM – 12:30 PM

12:30 PM – 01:15 PM

01:15 PM – 01:30 PM

01:30 PM – 02:30 PM

02:30 PM – 04:00 PM

04:00 PM – 04:30 PM

04:30 PM – 05:00 PM


Inaugural Session

Session on “How to Publish in Top Journals” by Prof. Dimitrios Buhalis

Q & A 

Session on “Intellectual Property Rights in Tourism” by Prof. Pravin Wakte

Q & A


Session on “Mixed Research Methods” by Prof. Mostafa Rasoolimanesh

Concluding Remarks by Dr. Madhuri Sawant

Valedictory Session

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions):

Can I attend the workshop if I don’t have a background in tourism?
Absolutely! The workshop is designed to cater to individuals interested in tourism research from various backgrounds. You don’t need a specific degree or prior experience to attend.

Will I receive a certificate upon completing the workshop?
Yes, participants who successfully complete the workshop will receive a certificate of participation, highlighting their newly acquired knowledge and skills.

Are there any prerequisites for attending the workshop?
There are no specific prerequisites for attending the workshop. However, a basic understanding of research concepts and an interest in tourism will be beneficial.

Will the workshop provide networking opportunities?
Yes, the workshop aims to foster collaboration and networking among participants. You can interact with fellow attendees, resource persons, and industry professionals.

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