Dr Jeetesh Kumar

Dr Jeetesh Kumar

Senior Lecturer

Ph.D in Hospitality & Tourism (Taylor’s University, Malaysia)
Professional Masters in International Tourism & Hospitality Management (University of Toulouse 2 Le Mirail, France - Taylor’s University, Malaysia)
MBA (Hamdard University, Pakistan)
BBA (Hamdard University, Pakistan)

Subject Taught
  • Business tourism
  • Economic impacts
  • Economic modeling
  • Tourist behavior and satisfaction

Research Interests
  • Size and economic impacts of MICE/ tourism industry
  • Purchasing power and behavior of tourists in hospitality industry
  • Revisit intention of tourists

Peer Reviewed Papers
  • Garg. A, & Kumar, J. (2017). The Impact of Risk Perception and Factors on Tourists’ Decision Making for Choosing the Destination Uttarakhand, India. OTTOMAN Journal of Tourism and Management Research, 2(2), 144-160.
  • Hussain, K., Kumar, J., Kannan, S., & Nor, M. (2016). Investigating the Size and Economic Value of Business Tourist Market in Malaysia. Event Management, an International Journal, In press.
  • Hussain, K., Ekiz, E., & Kumar, J. (2017). The Safety and Security Perception of Foreign Tourists; A Case Study of Northern Cyprus. Ottoman: Journal of Tourism and Management Research, In Press.
  • Kumar, J., Balasubramanian, K. & Konar, R. (2017). Does Technology Influences Consumer’s Buying Behaviour in Restaurant Industry? The Case of Klang Valley, Malaysia. Journal of Information Technology & Tourism, Under review
  • Manhas, P. S., Hussain, K., Kumar, J., & Sharma, P. (2017). Tourism Endorsement in Sacred Jammu and Kashmir: A Research on Peace and Tranquillity. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, Under review.
  • Kumar, J., & Konar, R. (2017). Tourist’s Preference to Visit Traditional Travel Agents in Banjarmasin, Indonesia. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology, Under review
  • Kumar, J. (2016). Exploring The Relationship between Conference Tourist’s Expenditure, Experience and Satisfaction: a Case Study of KLCC, Malaysia. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism (IJOHAT), 6(2), 47-55
  • Kumar, J., & Hussain, K. (2016). Factors Affecting Medical Tourism Destination Selection: A Malaysian Perspective. International Interdisciplinary Business-Economics Advancement Journal (IIBA), 1(1), 1-10.
  • Hussain, K., & Kumar, J. (2016). Destination Perception and Loyalty: Exploring the Difference between Local and Foreign Tourists. Journal of Tourism (JOT), 26(2), 29-42.
  • Fukey, L. N., Kumar, J., Balasubramanian, K. (2016). Relationship Marketing a Proposed Term for Hotel Industry: A conceptual study. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts (JTHCA), 8(1), 1-16
  • Balasubramanian, K., Balraj, A., Kumar, J., & Jay Kumar, (2015). Customer Preference’s to select a Restaurant through Smart Phone Applications: An Exploratory Study. Advanced Science Letters, 21(5), 1489-1493. dx.doi.org/10.1166/asl.2015.6081
  • Jay Kumar, V., Balasubramanian, K., Kumar, J., Francis, R. S., & Sangaran, G. (2015). Hotel Career Perceptions of Final Year Hospitality Degree Students. Advanced Science Letters, 21(6), 1956-1959. dx.doi.org/10.1166/asl.2015.6171
  • Sangaran, G., & Kumar, J. (2015). The Effects of Job Satisfaction towards Employee Turnover in the Hotel Industry: A Case Study of Hotels in Kuala Lumpur City Center. Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 4(1), 142. doi:10.4172/2167-0269.1000142

Conference Abstracts/Proceedings
  • Kumar, J., Fukey, L. N., & Garg, A. (2017). Exploration of Factors Affecting Inbound ASEAN Tourists Growth in Malaysia. Paper Presentation at ISETE International Conference, 4th February 2017, Bengaluru, India.
  • Kumar, J., Garg, A., & Sangaran, G. (2017). Consumer Preferences for Hotel Brand and Brand Sustainability: Luxury Hotels in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Paper Presentation at 8th International Conference Sustainable Tourism Development: Issues, Challenges & Debates, 25-28 April 2017, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Kumar, J., Fukey, L. N., & Garg, A. (2017). In-Depth Review of Micro-Economic Analysis of Business Tourists Spending. Paper Presentation at 8th International Conference Sustainable Tourism Development: Issues, Challenges & Debates, 25-28 April 2017, Kathmandu, Nepal.
  • Kumar, J., Hussain, K. & Ali. F. (2014). A Review of Cogent Refection on the Economic Impact Assessment of Conferences – MICE Tourism. SHS Web of Conferences, 12, 4th International Conference on Tourism Research (4ICTR), http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/shsconf/20141201006
  • Kumar. J., & Hussain, K. (2014). Evaluating Tourism's Economic Effects: Comparison of Different Approaches. Procedia – Social and Behavioural Sciences, 144, 360-365. DOI: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.07.305
  • Konar, R., Mothiravally, V., & Kumar, J. (2016). Tourism Typologies and Satisfaction Level of Inbound ASEAN Tourists: Perspective from Malaysia. Paper Presentation at Asia Tourism Forum 2016 – The 12th Biennial Conference of Hospitality and Tourism Industry in Asia (ATF-16). Bandung, West Java, Indonesia.
  • Konar, R.; Kumar, J. (2016). Do the Traditional Travel Agents have any Future? An Empirical Analysis of Indonesian Traveler’s Attitude. Poster Presentation at 15th Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Students Research in Tourism Conference 2016, At Hong Kong Sar, China.
  • Hussain, K.; Ekiz, E.; Bouchon, F., & Kumar, J. (2015). Knowing the Unknown Country? The Security Perception of Foreign Tourists Before and After Visiting North Cyprus. Paper Presentation at 2nd International Conference on Finance and Economics 2015, At Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City, Volume: 1st Issue Year 2015.

Scholarly Activities/Industry Experience
  • Member of Editorial Team – International Journal On-Tourism & Sustainability
  • International Scientific Committee Member – 7th Asia-Euro Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy 2018
  • International Scientific Committee Member – International Conference on Management Research (ICMR 2017)
  • International Scientific Committee Member – International Conference Serial on Tourism, Management, Economics and Finance (ICTMEF2017)
  • Member of Editorial Team – OTTOMAN: Journal of Tourism and Management Research
  • Member of Editorial Review Board - International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management in Digital Age (IJTHMDA)
  • Member, Working group on Nutrition Research in Low-income countries, organized by Nestle Foundation, 10-13 April 2002, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Member of Editorial Review Board - e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR).
  • Member of Editorial Review Board - Asia Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism (APJIHT).
  • Member – Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia (TEAM), 2014-2015.
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (IJCHM).
  • Reviewer, Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia(TEAM).