SHERRY ABRAHAM Assistant Professor

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  • Department of Tourism Studies
  • School of Management
  • sherryabrahamm@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 B Sc.Hospitality and Hospitality and Hotel Administration Tamil Nadu Open University 2009
2 Advanced Leadership Advanced Leadership Haggai Institute, MAUI, USA 2009
3 Ph.D A study on Eco-Friendly Tourism Bharathidasan University, Trichy 2009
4 M. Phil Tourism Madurai Kamaraj University 2008
5 Swiss Certificate in Hospitality Education Swiss Hotel Management School, Uni 2006
6 Master of Tourism Ma Tourism Management Madurai Kamaraj University 1996
7 DHMCT Hotel Management, Catering Technology National Council for Hotel Management, Catering Te 1990

Area of Specializaion

Tourism Management, Hospitality Management, Business Communication

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 Asst. Lecturer Hotel Management & Catering Technology State Institute Of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Trichy
2 Lecturer Hotel Management & Catering Technology State Institute Of Hotel Management & Catering Technology, Trichy
3 Assistant Professor & Coordinator Department of Tourism Faculty of Business & Economics University of Gondar, (UNDP) Ethiopia.
4 Assistant Professor Department of Tourism studies Pondicherry University,

Research Experience

S.No Designation Department/Centre Institution Area of Research
1 ASST PROFESSOR Department of Tourism Studies Pondicherry University Tourism and Hospitality

Industry Experience

S.No Designation Company/Corporate Nature of Work

Contribution towards Innovation

S.No Name of the Work/Contribution Specialization Remarks

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 Analysing the use of Technology by the Millennial Tourist to India Sherry Abraham, Rajesh Kumar. C TEST Engineering and Management. PP 14231-14237. ISSN:0193-4120 , SCOPUS Indexed Journal 2020 H- index 5
2 Analysing the Role of Responsible Luxury in the Indian Hospitality Sector Sherry Abraham, Anand Krishnan TEST Engineering and Management PP 14195-14202. ISSN:0193-4120 January- February-2020. SCOPUS Indexed Journal. 2020 H- index 5
3 Challenges in Implementing Latest HR Policies in the Hospitality Sector. Sherry Abraham, Rajesh Kumar. C Think India Journal Vol-22 –Issue 14th December 2019, PP 4071-4079.UGC Care Approved International Indexed and Referre 2019 6.2
4 A Study on Changing Guest Profile and the Challenges in Fulfilling Guest Expectations of Generation Y and Z • Sherry Abraham, Anand Krishnan Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research ( JETIR) Vol 6, Issue 4,PP 243-249, UGC Approved ,International Open Access Journal,ISSN:2349-5162 2019 5.87
5 Online Review: A challenge for the Hospitality Sector Sherry Abraham, Rajesh Kumar. C Research Review International Journal of Multidisciplinary. (Online) Pp 37-41, UGC Journal No: 44945, E-ISSN : 2455-3085 2019 5.241
6 Assessing the Impact of Airbnb on the Indian Hospitality Sector Sherry Abraham AVAHAN, International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research Vol: 6 Issue: 1, PP: 65-70, ISSN No: 2347-4556 2018 1
7 Analysing the potential for Epicurian Tourism in Tamil Nadu Sherry Abraham & T. Anantha Krishnan Emperor International Journal of Finance and Management Research (EIJFMR) Vol –IV, ISSN:2395-5929, UGC Jr. No 45308 2018 1.14
8 Wellness Tourism- An analysis of Tourist preferences and perceptions in Puducherry Sibi P.S & Sherry Abraham JOHAR, Journal of Hospitality Application and Research Vol 12, Issue 2. . ISSN: 0973-4538 pp 61-79 2017 2
9 The Impact of Introducing Tourism in Primary educational Curriculum Sherry Abraham & C. Rajesh Kumar Avahan ,Journal of Hospitality and tourism Vol 4, Issue 1 pp 17-22. ISSN:2347-4556 2016 2
10 A Study on Improvising The Employability Of Hospitality Students In The Present Scenario Sherry Abraham & C. Rajesh Kumar Avahan’ A journal of Hospitality and Tourism Vol.3. No 1, pp 8-15., ISSN 2347-4556 2015 2
11 A Study on the Prospects and Potential Threats of the Hospitality Industry in India Sherry Abraham & C. Rajesh Kumar Atna Journal of Tourism Studies vol 9, no 1 Jan –June 2014. ISSN 0975-3281 2014 2
12 • An Analysis of Customer Expectation From Eco Friendly Hotels Sherry Abraham Avahan ,Journal of Hospitality and tourism Vol.2 , Issue 1,pp 25-33. ISSN 2347-6907 2014 2

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 • Analysing the relevance of Green Hotels in the Indian Hospitality sector Sherry Abraham & Sibi PS Avahan International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism research. Vol 5 issue 1. ISSN : 2347-4556.pp 100-106 2017 2
2 An Analysis of How Street Food in India can be Made Safe Food Sherry Abraham & T. Anantha Krishnan International Journal Of Current Engineering And Scientific Research (IJCESR) Volume-4, ISSUE-12. pp 57-64 2017 2
3 An Analysis of the Significance of Customer Delight in the Tourism and Hospitality Sector of India Sherry Abraham MAIMS Journal Of Management Vol. 8, No. 2, ISSN 22490116 ,pp 125-133 2016 2
4 An Evaluation of corporate social Responsibilities of the Tourism Industry in India towards Pro Poor Tourism Sherry Abraham & C. Rajesh Kumar SAMZODHANA A International Journal of management Research. Open access Journal. Vol VI, Issue I . pp 47-58 ISSN 2347-4270 2016 2
5 Why do Tourist Visit Trip Advisor? An Empirical Investigation Nizamuddin, Victor Anand, Sherry Abraham Nehru Journal of Management Research Vol 1 ,Issue 10, ISSN 22307974. pp 254-259 2015 2
6 The Potential of Culinary Tourism in India Sherry Abraham & Kannan R.K Anveshak International Journal of Management Vol. 4. No 2 ,ISSN 2278-8913.133-148 2015 2
7 • An analysis of disaster Management Preparedness with reference to Pondicherry Sherry Abraham Edu Ved International journal of Inter disciplinary Research Vol 2 issue 1, Pp 50-56. ISSN 2348-6775 2015 2
8 The Role of Social Media in the Tourism Sector of India C. Rajesh Kumar & Sherry Abraham Eduved International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research Vol 01,Issue 04, ISSN 23495480. PP 1-9 2014 2
9 Making the customer feel at home through sensory marketing: A study of Shiros Restaurant in Bangalore Sherry Abraham, Victor Anand Kumar & Bhushan Sudhakar Indian Journal of Applied Hospitality and Tourism Research Vol. 6, ISSN 0975-4954.pp 109 to 109 2014 2
10 • Sustainable Hospitality Management and Dimensions of Environmental Regulations: A qualitative Study on the Puducherry Perspective R.C Anuchandran & Sherry Abraham Atna Journal of Tourism Studies Vol7,No.2, ISSN 0975-3281,pp23-40 2012 2
11 E- Tourism: Online Travel Portals and Implications for Tourism in Hyderabad Sherry Abraham & R.C Anuchandran Indian Journal of Applied Hospitality and Tourism Research Vol 4Th, ISSN 0975-4954. pp 36-44 2012 2

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
1 Analysing the Potential of Disabled Friendly accommodation for the Tourism sector in India Sherry Abraham, Anand Krishnan National Council For Hotel Management & Catering Technology ( NCHMCT) Bharati Publica 2019
2 Promoting Indian Cusine through Facebook to international Tourist Sherry Abraham & T. Anantha Krishnan National Seminar on Indian Food, Heritage,, History, Evolution, Influences and Modern Trends 313-321 2018
3 Analysing Opportunities for Entrepreneurship in rural Tourism Sector of Madya Pradesh Sherry Abraham & C. Rajesh Kumar Conference publication of Institute of Hotel Management Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition(IHM), Gwalior (MP). ISBN -978-81-8204-199-4 65-74 2018
4 Analysing Opportunities for Entrepreneurship in rural Tourism Sector of Madya Pradesh Sherry Abraham, Rajesh Kumar. C National Council For Hotel Management & Catering Technology ( NCHMCT) PP 65-74, ISBN 2018
5 An analysis of unlocking the potential talent of women entrepreneurs in the tourism and hospitality sectors of India Sherry Abraham & C. Rajesh Kumar TRENDS, ISSUES AND WOMEN IN HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM INDUSTRY,RET International Academic Publishing Dediyasan (Mehsana), ISBN: 978-93-85642-06-7 85-94 2017
6 Enhancing Accessibility of Senior Tourism In India. Sherry Abraham & T. Anantha Krishnan Tourism & Universal Accessibility- Challenges and Opportunities. St Joseph College of Commerce. Praveen Enterprises. 11-22 2016
7 A Study on The Promotional Strategies of Indian Tourism C. Rajesh Kumar & Sherry Abraham National Seminar on Hospitality and Tourism Industries- A promising sector of Indian economy. Jazym Publications. ISBN 978-93-81521-54-0 1 to 8 2014
8 • Entrepreneurial avenues in Innovative Tourism Business Models: A qualitative study on the opportunities and challenges Sherry Abraham National Conference on Tourism business, emerging Trends and Evolving practices, Himalaya Publication house. 397 to 404 2013
9 A Study of Customer Attitudes Towards Eco – Friendly Practices Adopted By Hotels In India Sherry Abraham & C. Rajesh Kumar National seminar on Hospitality Industries, a promising sector of Indian Economy, Jazym Publications. ISBN 978-93-81521-32-8 1-6 2013
10 • A Study of Customer Attitudes Towards Eco – Friendly Practices Adopted By Hotels In India Sherry Abraham & C. Rajesh Kumar Hospitality Industries, a promising sector of Indian Economy. Jazym Publications. ISBN 978-93-81521-32-8 1-6 2013
11 The Perspective of Online Travel Marketing in Puducherry R.C Anuchandran & Sherry Abraham National Seminar on Hospitality and Tourism Industries- A promising sector of Indian economy. Jazym Publications 5-9 2012
12 Corporate Tourism – An Exciting and Promising Road Less Traveled By Budding Entrepreneurs Sherry Abraham Tourism for Development , A strategic approach. bharati publication 297-303 2012
13 A study on the awareness of ecotourism among management graduates who opt tourism management caree Sherry Abraham International conference on unleashing the innovation potential.Scitech Publications, ISBN 978-81-8371-420-4 84-90 2011

Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.

Chapters in Books

S.No Title of the Chapters Name of the Authors Title of the Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Promoting Indian Cuisine through Facebook to International Tourists Sherry Abraham, Anand Krishnan Indian Food Heritage Bharathi Publication 2018 ISBN: 978-93-86608-47-5
2 Entrepreneurial avenues in Innovative Tourism Business Models: A qualitative study on the opportunities and challenges Venkata Rao & Sampad Kumar Swain Tourism Business Emerging Trends and Evolving Practices. Himalaya Publishing House 2013 978-93-5097-372-1
3 Corporate Tourism: An Exciting and Promising Road Less Traveled by budding Entrepreneurs Sherry Abraham Tourism for Development- Strategic Approach BHARATI PUBLICATIONS 2012 978-93-81212-18-9

Edited Books

S.No Title of the Book Name of the Authors as per the order in Book Publisher Year ISBN No.
1 Travel Tourism and Hospitality SC Singh, Sherry Abraham, Saurabh Gupta Globus Press 2014 978-93-82484-96-7

Ongoing Projects

S.No Title of the Project Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

Ongoing Consultancy Works

S.No Title of the Consultancy Work Sponsored By Period Sanctioned Amount(Rs. Lakh) Year

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 65 Career Counselling 65 65
2 Faculty Mentoring 70 Career Counselling 70 65
3 Faculty Mentoring 63 Career Counselling 63 63

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 Soft Skill Development 04-09-2017 70 Learn More
2 Personal Counselling and Development 09-10-2018 60 Dr Bharanitharan
3 Soft Skill Development 23-09-2019 62 Learn More Chennai

Research Guidance - PG

S.No Year Degree No. of Students Awarded Department/Centre
1 2020 MBA 10 Department of tourism studies
2 2019 MBA 10 Department of tourism studies
3 2018 MBA 10 Department of tourism studies
4 2017 MBA 12 Department of tourism studies
5 2016 MBA 10 Department of tourism studies
6 2015 MBA 11 Department of tourism studies
7 2014 MBA 11 Department of tourism studies
8 2013 MBA 12 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

Details of Online Education Conducted

S.No Nature of Online Course No. of Sessions Target Group Date
1 Zoom 4 MBA 1 yr 13-04-2020
2 Zoom 5 MBA 2 yr 01-07-2020

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 Tourism Education Awareness in the Mahakaushal region of Madhya Pradesh Workshop SYNA International College of Management Studies, Katni, Madhya Pradesh Regional 10-01-2020 10-01-2020 2020
2 effective Business Communication Workshop Department of Tourism Studies at Central University of Kerala in Casarkode Department 12-12-2019 12-12-2019 2020
3 Development of Infrastructure And Growth of Tourism Development of Infrastructure And Growth of Tourism Chinmaya College, Kochi, Kerala. National 19-01-2018 19-06-2018 2018

Conferences/Seminars Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Workshop Organized

S.No Title of the Programme Sponsors Venue & Duration Whether International / National / State / Regional / College or University Level From To Year

Administrative Responsibilities in the Government and Quasi Government Agencies

S.No Name of the Position Agency/Organisation Duration Nature of Duties
1 Assistant Dean Students Welfare Pondicherry University 6 Months Students Welfare

Affiliation in Academic Bodies/Societies

S.No Name of the Body/Society Nature of Affiliation Year
1 Women’s Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry MEMBER 2021
2 advisory member athiti Journal of Hospitality and Tourism 2013

Participation & Extension Activities (Academic/Administraion)

S.No Name of the Position (Head, Dean, Co-ordinator, Director, etc.,) Duration Nature of Dutites
1 Board of Refrees june 2014 Mumukshu , Journal of Humanities.

Participation & Extension Activities (Co-Curricular)

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Collaboration with Institution/Industry

S.No Collaborator Name Designation Institution/Industry Type Nature of Collaboration Period of Collaboration Visits to Collaborating
Institution / Industry
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From Date To Date From Date To Date

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 EVOLUTION OF TEACHING LEARNING PROCESS- POST COVID BHARATH INSTITUTE OF HIGHER EDUCATION AND RESEARCH CHENNAI 5 DAYS 11-05-2020 15-05-2020 2020
2 Re Engineering of Educational Practices in Management, Tourism & Hospitality Avinashilingam Institute for Home Science and Higher Education for Women & Indian Tourism & Hospital ONLINE 5 DAYS 09-06-2020 13-06-2020 2020
3 Refresher Course in MOOC E-Content HRDC Pondicherry University Pondicherry University 14 DAYS 22-05-2019 04-06-2019 2019
4 Workshop on Training of Teachers HRDC Pondicherry University Pondicherry University 1 DAY 06-09-2019 06-09-2019 2019
5 Capacity Building Programme For Social Science Faculty Members HRDC Pondicherry University Pondicherry University 14 DAYS 20-05-2017 02-06-2017 2017
6 Refresher Course in Business Studies HRDC Pondicherry University Pondicherry University 21 days 03-09-2013 23-09-2013 2013

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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