P S SIBI Associate Professor

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  • Department of Tourism Studies
  • School of Management
  • sibigeorgekutty@gmail.com

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 Ph.D Indigenous Tourism in Wayanad, Kerala-A Study on Perceptions and Sustainable Approaches Pondicherry University 2014
2 M.Phil Tourism Madurai Kamaraj University 2008
3 UGC NET Tourism UGC 2003
4 MTM Tourism Madurai Kamaraj University 2001
5 BA Travel and Touris Tourism Calicut University 1999

Area of Specializaion

Indigenous Tourism, Special Interest Tourism, Airline Management, Tourism product and destination development

Awards / Prizes Conferred

S.No Name / Title of the Award Type Name of the Agency conferred the Award Year of the Award Amount for Cash Award

Teaching Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution
1 Guest Lecturer Tourism Management GPM Gvt. College, Manjeshwaram
2 Faculty Coordinator Tourism Management Bharata Mata College, Trikkakara, Cochin
3 Assistant Professor Tourism Studies Pondicherry University
4 Academic Coordinator (on Deputation) Department of Tourism Studies Central University of Kerala

Research Experience

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Industry Experience

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Contribution towards Innovation

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Patent Details

S.No Title Status Patent Number Year of Award Type Commercialized Status

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 Journal of Ecotourism: A bibliometric analysis Ranjit Singh , PS Sibi , Primula Sharma Journal of Ecotourism(Routledge) 10.1080/14724049 2021 April 2021 2.4
2 Twenty years of Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality and Tourism: A Bibliometric Assessment Ranjit Singh , PS Sibi , Primula Sharma , Manila Tamang & Amit Kumar Singh Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism(Routledge) DOI: 10.1080/1528008X.2021.1884931 2021 2.35
3 EVALUATION OF HOTEL WEBSITES FOR DISABLED PEOPLE: AN ACCESSIBILITY APPROACH Ranjit Singh ,Sibi P.S. International Journal of Advanced Research in Engineering and Technology(Scopus Indexed) Volume 11, Issue 12, pp. 258-271 2020 10.9(GISI)
4 CHANGING PARADIGMS OF TRAVEL MOTIVATIONS POST COVID- 19 Sibi P.S,Arun Das. O.P,Mohammed Ashraf. B.A International Journal of Management (Scopus Indexed) Volume 11, Issue 11,pp. 489-500. 2020 10.1(GISI)
5 Compliance of accessibility in tourism websites: a pledge towards disability Ranjit Singh, Abid Ismail,Sibi P.S,Dipendra Singh Journal of Hospitality and Tourism,Emerald Publishing Insights, Vol 6 2020 Nil
6 Wellness tourism – an analysis of tourist preferences and perceptions in Puducherry Sibi P.S, Sherry Abraham JOHAR Journal of Hospitality Application & Research. Vol 12, Issue. 2 Page no- 61-79 2017 NA
7 Analysing the relevance of Green Hotels in the Indian hospitality sectorS Sherry Abraham, Sibi P.S AVAHAN Vol 5, Issue 1. pg-100-106 2017 NA
8 Grey Tourism-An opportunity for new tourism market in Puducherry P.S Sibi International Journal of Economics and Management Studies Vol 3, No.1, Pg No- 68-77 2017 NA
9 Women entrepreneurship through women –a case of social entrepreneurship initiatives of ‘WE, Madurai’ Sibi P.S, P. Priyadharshini International Research Journal of Management Science and Technology Vol 8, Issue 1. pg- 94-105 2017 NA
10 The Experiential facets of Special Interest Tourism offerings of Wayanad, Kerala Sibi P.S Atna-Journal of Tourism Studies Vol 12 No.1 Pg No. 35-48 2017 NA
11 Indigenous Tourism –An ideal sustainable tourism model for Wayanad, Kerala Sibi P.S, G. Anjaneya Swamy South Asian Journal of Tourism &Heritage Vol. 9, No. 2 Pg No. 111-123 2016 NA
12 Scope and potential for indigenous tourism- an analytical study in wayanad, Kerala Sibi P.S,G.Anjaneya Swamy Zenith International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research Vol: 5, Issue 11 Pg No. 60-69 2015 NA
13 The dynamics of host community participation in tourism for effectively offsetting agrarian crisis in Wayanad Sibi PS, G,Anjaneya Swami Atna-Journal of Tourism Studies Vol.6, 33-47 2011 NA
14 A legal perspective of Indigenous Tourism –A case of Wayanad Sibi PS Tourism Theory and Practice Vol.9 No.2 96-109 2011 NA
15 Valparai-Discovering an enthralling destination Sibi,P,S Bharatapatrika Vol 1, No 2 2010 NA

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 Voluntourism in Puducherry-A review on the trends and practices Sibi P.S Indian Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Vol 7, No.1&2,29-36 2016 NA

Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

S.No Title Name of the Authors as per the order in Paper Details of Conference Publication Page Nos. Year

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Travel Agency and Tour Operations Business DTS CBSE, Delhi 2016 NIL
2 Transportation System in Travel and Tourism Industry Sibi George Madurai Kamaraj University 2009 NIL

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Ecotourism and the challenges in the lifestyle of local community- An analytical study in Thenmala, Kerala Mohammed Ashraf, Sibi.P,S Rurality, Ruralism and Rural Tourism - Challenges and Coping Strategies Ane Books 2019 978-93-89212-33-4
2 New age tourism marketing- the issues and practices with reference to Chettinad Sibi.P.S International Marketing in Tourism Anmol Publications 2012 978-81-261-4934-6
3 Critique on the prospects of Legacy tourism in Puducherry Sibi.P.S Tourism Entrepreneurship Excel Books 2011 978-81-7446-945-8

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Contemporary Research Practices in Tourism and Hospitality Sibi.P.S, Ravish Mathew, Priyakrushna Mohanty, Y Venkata Rao Himalaya Publishing House 2017 9789352731107

Ongoing Projects

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Ongoing Consultancy Works

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Completed Projects

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Completed Consultancy Works

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Career Guidance Offered to students

S.No Name of the Scheme No. of Students Competitive Examinations/ Career Counseling No. of Students Passed No. of Students Placed
1 Faculty mentoring 10-12 per year Carrer Councelling 98% 100%

List of capability enhancement such as Soft skill development, Remedial coaching, Language lab,
Bridge courses, Yoga, Meditation, Personal Counselling and Mentoring etc.,

S.No Name of the Programme/Scheme Date of Implementation No. of Students Enrolled Agencies Involved
1 Councelling and monitoring 02-06-2014 140 Nil

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 MBA 70 Department of Tourism Studies

Research Guidance - Ph.D

S.No Student Name Registration Date Registration No. Thesis Title Thesis Submitted Status Thesis Submitted Date Vivavoce Completed Status Date Awarded

Research Guidance - Post Doctoral

S.No Scholar Name Designation Funding Agency Fellowship Title Year of Joining Year of Completion

Financial assistance availed to attend conferences / workshops and to pay membership fee
of professional bodies during the year

S.No Conference/ workshop attended for which financial support provided Professional body for which membership fee is provided Amount of Support Place From Date To Date Year

E-Lecture Details

S.No E-Lecture Title Development of e-content/e-learning/delivering Member of Editorial Bodies Reviewer/Referee of
Content/Module Title Institution/Platform Year Weblink
1 e-pathshala Special Interest Tourism e-PG-Pathshala 2018 www.inflibnet.ac.in Prof. SP Bansal Prof. SKSwain
2 e-pathshala Mass Tourism Vs Alternative tourism e-PG-Pathshala 2018 www.inflibnet.ac.in Prof. SP Bansal Prof. SKSwain

Details of Online Education Conducted

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Invited Talks in Conference/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme

S.No Title of the Paper Conferences/Seminar/Workshop/Training Programme Organized by Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Monsoon Tourism-Prospects and avenues in Wayanad National Webinar series CKRM Center for Teacher's Education, Wayanad National 28-06-2021 28-06-2021 2021
2 Webinar series Isuues, challenges and strategies for Inclusive tourism National Webinar series Pazhassi Raja College National 05-12-2020 05-12-2020 2020
3 Tourism and History Seminar Alagappa University National 14-03-2019 14-03-2019 2019
4 Experiencing Kerala-The Emerging Trends & Practices Seminar Government College for Women, Thiruvananthapuram National 09-11-2018 09-11-2018 2018
5 History heritage and culture- a Tourism Perspective Seminar Government College Malappuram, Kerala National 05-10-2018 05-10-2018 2018
6 ‘How to plan research in Tourism’ Workshop on Research Methodology Kannur University, Kerala University 05-01-2017 05-01-2017 2017
7 ‘Role of Alternative medicine in promoting medical Tourism’ Traditional Medicine and Wellness Tourism PRC, Calicut University International 22-02-2017 22-02-2017 2017
8 Promotion and Marketing of Indigenous Products Indigenous People and Tourism in India: Issues and challenges IGNTU, Amarkantak National 23-03-2017 23-03-2017 2017
9 ‘Sustainable Tourism –Perspectives on Rural Tourism and Accessibility’ Strategies and Practices for Sustainable tourism Kondotty Government Arts and Science College, Kerala National 08-12-2017 08-12-2017 2017

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 National Conference on Contemporary Research and Practices in Tourism and Hospitality Ministry of Tourism, Government of India SOM, Auditorium, Pondicherry University National 5.5.2017 6.5.2017 2017
2 Workshop on Sustainable Tourism for Inclusive Growth of Rural Areas UGC SAP SOM, Auditorium, Pondicherry University University Level 13.10.2017 13.10.2017 2017
3 National Seminar on ‘Crises Management – The Challenge of Tourism and Hospitality Industry’ Pondicherry University, SIHRA Cultural Cum Convention centre National 30.04.2009 30.04.2009 2009

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year
1 Workshop on Tourism and Jobs –A better future for all Central University of Kerala & DTPC, Kasaragod Central University of Kerala one day University Level 27--09-2019 27-09-2019 2019
2 Workshop on Sustainable Tourism for Inclusive Growth of Rural Areas UGC SAP SOM, Auditorium, Pondicherry University University Level 13.10.2017 13.10.2017 2017
3 Workshop on Sustainable Tourism for Inclusive Growth of Rural Areas UGC SAP SOM, Auditorium, Pondicherry University University Level 13.10.2017 13.10.2017 2017
4 Soft skill development workshops Pondicherry University SOM, Auditorium, Pondicherry University University Level 12.11.215 13.11.2015 2015

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Academic Co-ordinator Department of Tourism Studies, Central University of Kerala 8 months Duties of Head of the Department, Establishing a new department

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Karnataka State Eligibility Test Subject Expert 2020
2 BOE, MBA TTM, Mangalore University Question paper setter 2020
3 Academic Council, Central University of Kerala Special Invitee 2019
4 PG Board of Studies, Department of Tourism Studies, Central University of Kerala Chairperson 2019
5 BOE Tourism Studies Chairperson 2019
6 Library council, Central Univesty of Kerala Member 2019
7 CBSE Exam observer 2019
8 BOE, Calicut University Chairman 2018
9 BOS, Dept. of Tourism Studies, Pondicherry University Member 2018
10 Editorial board, PUTSAL,Pondicherry University Member 2017
11 Editorial board, Yathra, Department of Tourism, Pondicherry University Member 2017
12 Editorial board of Journal of MDKG, Assam Member 2017
13 Kerala University Member of the panel of examiner 2017
14 MahatmaGandhi University Member of the panel of examiner 2017
15 BOS, Dept. of Economics, Pondicherry University Member 2017
16 BOE, Kannur University Chairman 2017
17 Research committee- PDF Member 2017
18 TNPSC Member of the panel of examiner 2017
19 Anna University Member of panel of examiners 2017
20 Kuvempu University Member of the panel of examiner 2017
21 BOS, Mahatma Gandhi University Member 2016
22 BOS, Calicut University Member 2016
23 BOS,Bharatiar University Member 2014
24 BOS, Kannur University Member 2013

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Academic coordinator, DTS, PU 4 years Coordinating internal and external examinations
2 Coordinator-IQAC 1 year Preparation of evaluative report
3 Member, Stock Verification, DTS 1 year Verifying stock of the department infrastucture
4 Member of annual report scrutinizing committee, PU 1 year Scrutinizing annual report of the department
5 Election polling officer 5 years Students Election duty
6 Head Incharge, Academic coordinator, Department of Tourism Studies, Central University of Kerala 8 months Establishing a new PG department , Admission, syllabus revision, coordinating academic and cocurricular activites, Financial responsibilities, administration of the department
7 Incharge of Placement cell, Department of Tourism studies, Central University of Kerala 6 months Member of organising team of Mega Job Mela, arranging skill development workshop, placement preparation programs

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

S.No Name of the Position (NSS, NCC, Warden etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Field visit coordinator 3 years coordinating property visits
2 National tour coordinator 6 years coordinating national tours
3 Ecotour coordinator 5 years coordinating ecotours
4 Coordinator - guest lecturer series 2 years arranging guest lectures and skill development workshops
5 Coordinator, Field visit I &II 2019 coordinated field visits of MBA(TTM)students, CUK
6 Coordinator, Guest Lecture series 8 months organised lecture series by inviting experts from industry and academics

Collaboration with Institution/Industry

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Institution / Industry
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Faculty Development Programme Attended (Orientation, Refresher, other Short Term Course during the year)

S.No Title of the FDP Organiser Venue Duration From Date To Date Year
1 E-content Development and website Creation UGC-Human Resource Development Centre of BPS University Hariyana 7days 21-05-2020 27-05-2020 2020
2 Re-Engineering of Educational Practices in Management, Tourism & Hospitality Tourism Management of AIHS&HE& Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress Coimbatore 5 days 09-06-2020 13-06-2020 2020
3 Qualitative Research Methods for teachers and researchers in Tourism and Hospitality Management Department of Tourism, Hotel, Hospitality and Heritage Studies, Jamia Milia Islamia Unicersity, Delh Delhi 15 days 16-05-2018 25-05-2018 2018

Details of Executive Development Prog/Management Development Prog. conducted

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Participation in IMPESS, IMPRINT, SPARC, STARS, LEAP Programme etc and DSF Funding Programme

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Enrolment under ARPIT Programme

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