Dr. Vaibhav Bhatt

Dr. Vaibhav Bhatt

Name: Dr. Vaibhav Bhatt
Designation: Assistant Professor
Phone: 04366-277230
Email: vaibhavbhatt@cutn.ac.in


Biographic Sketch:
I'm Dr. Vaibhav Bhatt, originally from Uttarakhand. I obtained my Bachelor's degree in Hospitality and Hotel Administration, followed by a Master's of Business Administration degree in Tourism. My doctoral investigation was centered on formulating sustainable approaches to enhance the tourism sector. This involved an exploration of ethical advocacy for policies, community engagement, safeguarding biodiversity, and implementing optimal strategies to encourage nature-based tourism in the mountainous Himalayan locale. My unwavering commitment extends to academic distinction and the practical application of industry-centric solutions in sustainable tourism. My objective is to bridge the divergence between theoretical concepts and real-world implementation. As an educator, my primary dedication revolves around nurturing the progression of diligent professionals within the tourism realm while simultaneously addressing the evolving challenges of the tourism and hospitality industries through my dedicated research endeavours.

Research Highlights :

My research work centers around pioneering strategies that harmonize tourism growth with environmental preservation across diverse landscapes. Through the integration of local communities and comprehensive assessments of carrying capacities, my research provides tangible and sustainable solutions for effective tourism management. My recent studies delve into analyzing stakeholders' perceptions within mountainous environments, addressing seasonal impacts, advancing infrastructure development, and promoting cultural preservation. These findings serve as guiding tools for policymakers and stakeholders, fostering the development of resilient, ecologically-conscious tourism models. My expertise promotes a comprehensive approach that safeguards natural beauty, bolsters local economies, and secures enduring advantages for visitors and host communities alike.

Recent Publications :

Bhatt, V., & Bhartiya, S.P. (2020). Nature Tourism in Garhwal Himalaya: Analyzing the Local Stakeholders Perception of the Benefits of Tourism Industry. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 9(1), 1-14, ISSN: 2223-814X.

Bhartiya, S. & Bhatt, V. (2023). Can Community-based Tourism be a Catalyst for Social Transformation?, Technology and Social Transformations in Hospitality, Tourism and Gastronomy: South Asia Perspectives. CAB International, DOI: 10.1079/9781800621244.0009

Singh, S., Gupta, P.K., Bhatt, V. & Singh, A.K. (2023). Measuring satisfaction level of tourists towards facilities available in selected tourist sites of Champaran region in Bihar, India. Holistic Tourist Destinations and Inseparable Hospitality. Aksharaa Books, ISBN: 978-93-9585625-6.

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