R C ANU CHANDRAN Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Tourism Studies
  • School of Management
  • anoos_ind@yahoo.co.in

Academic Activity

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Educational Qualification (UG,PG & Higher Order)

S.No Degree Subject/Title of thesis University/Board Year of Passing
1 PGDP Psychology Pondicherry University 2016
2 Ph.D A Study on Cultural Tourism in Kerala and Tamil Nadu with special reference to Art and Architecture University of Kerala 2013
3 M.Phil Futures Studies University of Kerala 2001
4 MTA Tourism Administration Pondicherry University 1999
5 MA English Literature University of Kerala 1996
6 PGDJ&PR Journalism and Public Relations Cochin University 1996
7 BA English Literature University of Kerala 1994

Area of Specializaion

Awards / Prizes Conferred

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Teaching Experience

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1 Resource Faculty Commerce Fatima Mata College
2 Lecturer and Course Coordinator Hotel Management and Tourism The Oxford College of Hotel Management and Tourism
3 Assistant Professor Tourism Studies Dept. of Tourism Studies, Pondicherry University

Research Experience

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Industry Experience

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1 Divisional Tourism Officer Andhra Pradesh Tourism Tourism Development, Public Private Participation

Contribution towards Innovation

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Papers Published in UGC Approved Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Backwater Tourism: RT Initiatives and Socio-Environmental Dynamics Anu Chandran SCMS Journal of Indian Management 14, 2 2017 -
2 Scanning the Dynamics of the Socio-Economic Undercurrents of Tourism Entrepreneurship in Puducherry: a Mixed Reportage Anu Chandran International Journal for Qualitative Research in Services 1, 3 2014 -
3 The Role of Doomsday Tourism in Setting New Paradigms Towards Addressing Climate Change Issues – A Qualitative Study on the Indian perspective Anu Chandran Cultur – Revista de Cultura and Turismo 6, 3 2012 -
4 Indigenous Tourism in Kumbalanghy- A Study on Initiatives and Implications Anu Chandran South Asian Journal of Socio-Political Studies (SAJOSPS) 9, 1 2008 -

Papers Published in Peer Reviewed Journals

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Journal Name Volume, Issue & Page Nos. Year Impact Factor
1 Branding Odisha as a Rural Tourism Destination: An Alternate Approach Anu Chandran, Priyakrushna Mohanty International Journal of Creative Research Thoughts 6, 1 2018 3.1
2 Scanning the Ecofriendly Attributes of Nature Based Tourism Ventures - Case Study of Rainforest Retreat Anu Chandran EXCEL International Journal of Multidisciplinary Management Studies 8, 2 2018 -
3 Poverty Alleviation and Women empowerment through Tourism Development – an Explorative Study of Model Ventures Anu Chandran, Priyakrushna Mohanty ATNA 13, 1 2018 -
4 The Trajectories of Tourism Ventures vis-à-vis Prospects of Poverty Alleviation in South Asia - an Explorative Reportage Anu Chandran, Priyakrushna Mohanty Tourism Theory and Practice 15, 1 2018 -
5 How far does Child trafficking pose threat to Tourism Industry in Bengaluru? An explorative Reportage, Anu Chandran Tourism Theory and Practice 15, 1 2018 -
6 The Implications of Demonetisation and Currency Constraints on Indian Tourism – A Perspective Analysis Anu Chandran ATNA 17, 1 2017 -
7 GST and the Paradigm Shift: A Peripheral View Anu Chandran Vision Journal of Indian Taxation 4, 1 2017 -
8 Indigenous Tourism in India- Evaluating the Mithila Painting: Suggestions on Integrated Marketing Development Approach for Sustainable Promotion Anu Chandran ATNA 12, 2 2017 -
9 Impact of E-Travel Insurance Platforms on Customisation Ventures – An Explorative Reportage Anu Chandran International Journal on Global Business Management and Research 5, 2 2016 -
10 Dark Tourism in Dhanushkodi as a Corroboration of the Visual Reminders of Wreckage and the Reminiscence of Eminent Heritage – a Qualitative Study Anu Chandran Tourism Theory and Practice 13, 1& 2 2016 -
11 The Strands of Agrotourism in India- an Explorative Reportage Anu Chandran Bharatha Pathrika 7, 7-9 2016 -
12 Customer Buying Behaviour of Overseas Travel Insurance Products – a Study on the Trends with the Global Perspective Anu Chandran Annual Research Journal CUCEA 1, 1 2016 -
13 Scanning the Nuanced Dimensions of Grievance Redressal as Prime Customer Retention Strategy in Indian Travel Insurance Industry Anu Chandran Indian Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management 7, 2 2016 -
14 The Tracks and Turns of Bicycle Tourism in Puducherry Anu Chandran Zenith International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research 6, 9 2016 -
15 Is Tourism Driven Poverty Alleviation ‘Rhetoric’ or ‘Pragmatic Ideal’? Scanning the Academic Discourses Anu Chandran South Asian Journal of Tourism and Heritage 9, 2 2016 1.2
16 Tourism, Ecosystem’s Fragility and Community Interests- How much is too much in the Western Ghats? Anu Chandran Bharatha Pathrika 6, 4 & 5 2015 -
17 Scanning the Dynamics of Participatory Research (PRIT) in Heritage Tourism Management: the Case of Chitharal in Tamil Nadu, India Anu Chandran ATNA 10, 1 2015 -
18 Pedagogy Design in Responsible Tourism vis-à-vis Challenges of Sustainable Development – A Qualitative Study on Reports and Cases of Research and A Anu Chandran Journal for Tourism Management Research, Pak Publishing Group 2, 1 2015 -
19 The Nuanced Elements of Community Based Forest Management as Triggers in Tourists’ Perception – A Study on Soochipara, Kerala Anu Chandran Zenith International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research 5, 7 2015 -
20 . Probing the Touristic Slant of Ghat Roads and the Dynamics of its Attributes Management for Place Making - A Case Study Anu Chandran South Asian Journal of Tourism and Heritage 8, 2 2015 1.2
21 The Malabar Region- a Vibrant Heritage Tourism Zone of Kerala Anu Chandran Bharatha Pathrika 5, 1 2014 -
22 Nadine Gordimer- Epitome of Altruistic Activism and an Inspiring Litterateur Anu Chandran Bharatha Pathrika 5 2014 -
23 The Nuanced Approaches in Destination Branding and Promotion of Film-induced Tourism: A Mixed Method Inquiry Based in Puducherry Anu Chandran ATNA 9,2 2014 -
24 The Verve and Values of Youth for a Vibrant Society- Scanning the Philosophical Postulations of Swami Vivekananda Anu Chandran Bharatha Pathrika 5, 4 2014 -
25 The Dimensions of Nature-Based Tourism in Visakhapatnam Anu Chandran Bharatha Pathrika 1, 2 2013 -
26 The Historical and Architectural Heritage Potential of Puducherry and the Dimensions of Tourism with special reference to Arikamedu Anu Chandran Tourism Theory and Practice 11, 1 2013 -
27 The Contours and Vistas of Travel Blogs as a New Genre of Travelogue-An Explorative Study Anu Chandran Tourism Theory and Practice 11, 2 2013 -
28 Sustainable Hospitality Management and Dimensions of Environmental Regulations: A Qualitative Study on the Puducherry Perspective Anu Chandran ATNA 7, 2 2012 -
29 Tracing the Ethnic Linkages of a Rural Tourism Destination – The Case of Chendamangalam, Kerala Anu Chandran Tourism Theory and Practice 10, 2 2012 -
30 The Economics of Heritage Sites in Destination Mahabalipuram Anu Chandran Tourism Theory and Practice 10, 1 2012 -
31 E-Tourism: Online Travel Portals and Implications for Tourism in Hyderabad Anu Chandran Indian Journal of Applied Hospitality and Tourism Research 4, 1 2012 -
32 The Impact of Tourism Literature on Promotion of Rural Destination- the case of Gokarna, Karnataka Anu Chandran Tourism Theory and Practice 9, 1 2011 -
33 The Perspectives of Sustainable Development and Heritage Tourism Promotion in Puducherry Anu Chandran EARTH – NITHM Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management 1, 1 2011 -
34 Eco- consciousness and Tourism Promotion- A Study on Pichavaram, Tamil Nadu with special reference to Mangrove Ecosystems Anu Chandran Tourism: Theory and Practice 8, 1 2010 -
35 A Study on the Gap Areas in Ecotourism Planning, Policy Implications and Initiatives in Kerala Anu Chandran ATNA 5 2010 -
36 Branding and Destination Identity: the case of Varanasi, Anu Chandran Indian Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management 1 2010 -
37 Tourism Impact on the Seven Sutras- A Qualitative Study on the Indian Perspective Anu Chandran Tourism: Theory and Practice 7, 14 2009 -
38 The Dynamics of Tourism Growth and its Impact on an Emerging Destination –A Study on Gangtok, Sikkim Anu Chandran ATNA 3 2008 -
39 Ecotourism and Sociological Impacts of Natural Heritage: A Study on Eco-spots in AP Anu Chandran Tourism: Theory and Practice 6, 2 2008 -
40 The Dynamics of Heritage Tourism Management in the World Heritage Sites of Tamil Nadu Anu Chandran South Asian Journal for Tourism and Heritage 4, 1 2008 1.2

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

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Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Looking Beyond Anu Chandran Rashtriya Sahitya Sammelan 2012 978-93-5067-743-8
2 The Facets of Quality Management in Tourism Anu Chandran Abhijeet Publications 2010 978-93-80031-87-3.
3 Tourism: An Overview Anu Chandran Kerala Tourism Academy 2008 --
4 Cultural Tourism in Kerala Anu Chandran Kerala Tourism Academy 2004 -

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 The Slants of Tourists’ Involvement in Service Encouners towards Customer Retention in Resorts: the case of Wayanad Anu Chandran Contemporary Research and Practices in Tourism and Hospitality with special focus on Accessibility Himalaya Publishing House 2017 978-93-5273-110-7
2 Development Discourse of Rural Tourism; Predilection, Performance and Prospects in India Anu Chandran Contemporary Research and Practices in Tourism and Hospitality with special focus on Accessibility Himalaya Publishing House 2017 978-93-5273-110-7
3 The Performing Art Forms of Rural Tamil Nadu as a Stimulus for Cultural Tourism Management- a Study Anu Chandran Contemporary Research and Practices in Tourism and Hospitality with special focus on Accessibility Himalaya Publishing House 2017 978-93-5273-110-7
4 Slants of Ecotourism Marketing in Vagamon Anu Chandran Travel and Tourism: Challenges and Opportunity for Economic Development Paramount Publishing House, New Delhi 2016 978-93-85100-43-7
5 Bolstering Hospitality Business vis-à-vis Preservation of Colonial Heritage: A Study based on Bolgatty Palace and Island Resorts in Kochi Anu Chandran Tourism and Conservation of Heritage Monuments- The Stakeholders Authors Press 2015 978-93-86722-60-7
6 Scanning the Multi-dimensional Imperatives and Distinctive Implications of Travel Insurance vis-à-vis the Paradigms of Health Insurance in the Outbou Anu Chandran Travel and Tourism: Challenges and Opportunity for Economic Development Paramount Publishing House, New Delhi 2015 978-93-85100-43-7
7 The Prospects and Implications of Sustainable Medical Tourism in Puducherry – a Perspective Study Anu Chandran Social and Economic Dimensions of Medical Tourism Sara Books 2015 978-1-63040-437-6
8 The Issues and Trends of Ecotourism for Sustainable Development at Pichavaram – An Analysis on Attributes for Visitor Satisfaction Anu Chandran Marketing of Tourism: Prospects and Challenges Pathiyam Publications 2015 978-81-910709-1-0
9 The Dynamics of Ecotourism Marketing: Practices, Propositions, and Challenges Anu Chandran Marketing of Tourism: Prospects and Challenges Pathiyam Publications 2015 978-81-910709-1-0
10 Scanning the Dynamics of India’s Positioning as a Vibrant Cultural Tourism Destination Anu Chandran Cultural Destinations of India: Tourist Perspectives Shanlax Publications: Madurai 2014 978-93-80686-31-8
11 The Prospects and Challenges of Indigenous Tourism Promotion in a Mystic Destination- the Case of Dunagiri Anu Chandran Travel, Tourism and Hospitality : Emerging Perspective and Paradigm, Globus press, New Delhi 2014 978-93-82484-96-7
12 Festival Tourism and Destination Branding in Odisha- Trends and Implications Anu Chandran Tourism Business: Emerging Trends and Evolving Practices Himalaya Publishing House 2013 978-93-5097-372-1
13 Public Private Partnership in Tourism and the Dynamics of Entrepreneurship: the Andhra Pradesh Perspective Anu Chandran Tourism Entrepreneurship Excel Books 2012 978-81-7446-945-8
14 The Nuances of Destination Marketing-Perspectives of Varanasi Anu Chandran New Age Marketing, International Marketing in Tourism Anmol Publishers 2012 978-81-261-4934-6

Edited Books

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