Thomas Gomes

Name: Thomas GomesMont Rose College of Management Education | Mont Rose College

Position: Tourism and Hospitality Management

Primary Department/Division: Hospitality Management

Previous Academic Position:

  • Mont Rose College – Lecturer Tourism and Hospitality Management – 3 Years
  • University of Greenwich – Lecturer Tourism and Hospitality Management – September 2018 to April 2019, 8 Months
  • Bournemouth University – Lecturer Tourism and Hospitality Management – November 2015 to April 2019, 6 Months

Current Professional Interests, Memberships, and Activities:

  • International Association for the Tourism Economics (IATE), Basic Member, 2017-2021
  • Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Guest Editor, 2018 – Present
  • Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME), Mont Rose Representative, 2018-Present
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  • Degrees and Other Credentials

    • PhD-Tourism and Pro-Poor Tourism, Bournemouth University, 2015-2019
    • M.Phil-Tourism and Pro-Poor Toruism, Bournemouth University, 2015-2016
    • MBA-International Business, Anglia Ruskin University, April 2012-May 2014
    • MSc, International Finance, London South Bank Unievrsity, September 2008-March 2010
    • Certificate of Education – Bournemouth University, 2015
    • Filing HEA Fellowship November – December 2019
  • Teaching Responsibilities (Current Academic Year):

    • Research Project (HND), Research Consultancy (Top-Up), Conference & Exhibition (Top-Up),Hospitality Destination (Top-Up), Marketing (HND), Menu Planning (HND), Year 2018-2019
    • Research Project (HND), Room Division (HND), Contemporary Hospitality (HND), PPD (HND), Food & Beverage (HND), Food & Safety (HND), Year 2017-2018
  • Research, Scholarly, Professional and Scientific Activity:

  • CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PUBLICATION

    Gomes, B. T., Blake, A. and Seetaram, N., 2019. Tourism value chain analysis and poverty alleviation. A case study of Cox’s Bazar. 7th Conference of the International Association for the Tourism Economics (IATE). National University of La Plata, Argentina 3-6 September 2019.

    Gomes, B. T., 2019. Tourism as a driver for promoting gender equality and participation of women in the labour market? A case study of the domestic tourism industry in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Journal of Sustainable Tourism on Justice and Tourism. [Forthcoming, Reviewing Stage].

    Gomes, B.T 2018. Tourism as a driver for promoting gender equality and participation of women in the labour market? A case study of the domestic tourism industry in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. 27th Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME) Annual Research Conference, Bournemouth University 23 May 2018. Available from: https://www.bournemouth.ac.uk/sites/default/files/asset/document/CHME2018

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    Gomes, B. T., Blake, A. and Seetaram, N., 2017. Tourism value chain and the prospects of pro-poor tourism in Cox’s Bazar. 6thConference of the International Association for the Tourism Economics (IATE), Bologna University Rimini, Italy 21-23 June 2017. Available from: https://issuu.com/polorncom/docs/programma_iate_2017-web.

    Gomes, B. T., Blake, A. and Seetaram, N., 2015. Literature review on tourism value chain and the prospects of pro-poor tourism in Cox’s Bazar. 4th IATE (International Association for Tourism Economics) PhD Workshop, Bournemouth University 14-15 December 2015.

    Gomes, B. T., Blake, A. and Seetaram, N., 2015. Literature review on tourism value chain and the prospects of pro-poor tourism in Cox’s Bazar. Leisure Studies Association (LSA) Conference, Bournemouth University 7-9 July 2015.

    EXPERIENCE OF ENTERPRISE ENGAGEMENT

    7 November 2019, Mont Rose College – Guest Lecturers from Queen Elizabeth II Convention Centre. Topic – Conference & Exhibition, Events.

    10 December, 2018 University of Greenwich – De Vere Devonport House Hotel visit. Topic – Hotel Operation.

    23 May 2018, Mont Rose College – Student presented a paper at 27th Council for Hospitality Management Education (CHME) Annual   Research Conference, Bournemouth University

  • ACHIEVEMENTS

    • 2018- Theme Editor International Journal of Tourism Cities
    • 2018- CHME’ 18-Conference- Award for the outstanding as a co-author on the millennial guest in the sharing economy analysis of Airbnb vs Hilton Hotels.
    • 2015-2016-Best Lecturer Awarded “You’re Brilliant” by students in academic year from Bournemouth University.
    • 2015- “Bede -Travels with the river Gypsies of Bangladesh.” was short listed for Journey for lifetime award by Royal Geography Society –IBG and BBC Radio-4.
    • 2015-2018- Honorary PhD scholarship for doctoral students, Bournemouth University, UK.
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