Staff Data:
BASNYAT, SANDEEP(SANDEEP)
Title:ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Email:
Tel:8598 1539

Biography

Sandeep joined Macao Institute for Tourism Studies (IFTM) in 2017. He holds a PhD Degree in tourism from the University of Otago, a Master of Arts Degree in International Trade and Economic Cooperation from Kyung Hee University, South Korea and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Tribhuvan University, Nepal. Sandeep has been teaching Principles of Marketing (MKTG217), Advanced Marketing (MKTG316), Organizational Behaviour (MGMT113), Economics (ECON111) and Inter-Cultural Issues in Tourism (SOCI213) in IFTM. Sandeep has also been providing training on destination management and marketing in the capacity building workshops and seminars organized by IFTM for international delegates. Sandeep’s research areas of interest include employee relationships; human resource management; work and working conditions; and emotion, emotional labour and labour sustainability in the tourism and hospitality industry. Prior to joining IFT, Sandeep worked in the tourism industry for several years at various capacities in Nepal.

Academic Qualification
  • DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY, UNIVERSITY OF OTAGO, NEW ZELAND
  • MASTER OF ARTS IN INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND ECONOMIC COOPERATION WITH CONCENTRATION IN KOREAN ECONOMY, KYUNG HEE UNIVERSITY, KOREA
  • BACHELOR IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, TRIBHUVAN UNIVERSITY, NEPAL
Journal
  • Basnyat, S., Shrestha, S., Shakya, B., Byanjankar, R., & Basnyat, S. (2020). Domestic Tourism in Nepal: Issues and Challenges. Tourism Review International, 24(1), 37-49. 
  • Basnyat, S. (2020). The perception of employees about the regulatory environment in the tourism industry: Insights from Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Management, 1(1), 35-48.
  • Basnyat, S., & Lao, C. S. C. (2019). Employees’ perceptions on the relationship between human resource management practices and employee turnover. Employee Relations: The International Journal, 42(2), 453-470.
  • Basnyat, S., Lovelock, B., and Carr, N. (2017). Political instability and trade union practices in Nepalese hotels. Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events, 9(1), 40-55.
  • Basnyat, S. (2015). Why is Nepal lagging behind in tourism development? Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Education, 5 (2015), 25-38.
  • Basnyat, S. (2014). Post-conflict violence and tourism management in Nepal. Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Education, 4 (2014), 38-57.
  • Basnyat, S. (2013). Eclectic paradigm and the analysis of FDI in tourism in Nepal. The Gaze: Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, 5(1), 69-82.
Conference
  • Basnyat, S. (2019). Tourism Researcher in The Midst of a Disaster: Changing Roles, Shifting Priorities, and Creating Strategies. Paper presented at the 25th Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) Annual Conference in Danang, Vietnam, 1 - 4 July, 2019.
  • Basnyat, S. (2019). Where is domestic tourism heading in Nepal? Paper presented at the International Conference on Tourism and Retail Service Management in Tianjin, China, 27 - 28 October, 2019. 
  • Basnyat, S. (2018). How does regulatory environment affect trade union movement in the tourism industry? Paper presented at the 24th Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA) Annual Conference in Cebu, The Philippines, 3 -6 July, 2018.
  • Ho, I.T., & Basnyat, S. (2018). Local Food and Tourist Experience. Paper presented at the International Conference on Tourism and Retail Management 2018 (TRMC2018) in Macau, China, 2 -4 December, 2018.
  • Basnyat, S. (2017). Disaster and PhD Fieldwork. Paper presentation at the 27th Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Annual Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand, 7-10 February 2017.
  • Basnyat, S. (2017). Academic Career Development through PhD Workshops. Paper presentation at the 27th Council for Australasian Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Annual Conference in Dunedin, New Zealand, 7-10 February 2017
  • Basnyat, S. (2016). Facing challenges in the regulatory environment in the tourism labour market of Nepal. Paper presentation at The 9th Asian Regional Congress of the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA), 1 - 3 November 2016, Beijing: China
  • Basnyat, S. (2015). KOICA-KHU Scholarship program follow up conference. Paper presentation at the 2015 KOICA-Kyung Hee University Scholarship program follow up conference ‘From Capacity Developments to Results’, 22 -24 October 2015, Colombo: Sri Lanka
  • Basnyat, S. (2015). Trade union movements and the tourism industry: Do they have historical nexus in Post-conflict Nepal? Paper presentation The Annual Kathmandu Conference on Nepal and the Himalaya, 22 -24 July 2015, Kathmandu: Nepal
  • Basnyat, S. (2002). Ecotourism in Nepal. paper presentation at the International Symposium on Ecotourism and Green Productivity (GP) − Asia Pacific Ecotourism Conference APeco 2002, 3 - 6 October 2002, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah: Malaysia
Book(Chapters)
  • Basnyat, S., & Jiahui, Y. (2020). The Role of Social Media in Shaping Tourists' Travel Decisions: Multi-Functional and Multi-Level Effects of Wechat Among Individual Chinese Outbound Tourists. In C. M. Q. Ramos, C. R. d. Almeida, & P. O. Fernandes (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Social Media Applications for the Tourism and Hospitality Sector (Vol. A volume in the Advances in Hospitality, Tourism, and the Services Industry (AHTSI) Book Series, pp. 52-65). USA: IGI Global.
  • Basnyat, S (2018). Co-construction in the study of the trade union movements in the Nepalese tourism industry using a grounded theory approach. In P. Mura & C. Lattimore (Eds.), Asian Qualitative Research in Tourism: Ontologies, Epistemologies, Methodologies, and Methods (pp.221-238). Singapore: Springer.