Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav

Dr Rinzing Lama

Assistant Professor

Educational Qualification

PhD-Tourism

Email : rinzing.lama@iittm.ac.in
Contact No : +91 8860081676

Additional Responsibilities:

Deputy-Chairperson Examination, Chairperson-MBA (TTM), Chairperson- IT and Website, Hostel Warden-Boys, Admission Incharge

Experience:

14 years

Publications/Articles/Cases:

"PUBLICATION"
Book:

  • Community Based Tourism Development (A Case Study of Sikkim), Bharti Publications, New Delhi (India), ISBN: 978-93-86608-98-7, 2019.
  • Tourism for Developing Economies: The Path Unexplored. Bharat Publications, New Delhi (India) ISBN: 978-81-941162-5-7, 2019.

In Journals:

  • Rinzing Lama and Debgani Sarkhel (2021). “Sustainable Tourism Planning Through Tourism Crisis Management” in International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences ISSN (P): 2319-393X, eISSN: 2319-3948, Vol. 10, Issue 2, Feb-March 2021.
  • Nanita Tyagi and Rinzing Lama (2016). “A Study of Perspectives and changes for Medical Tourism in India” in International Journal of Science Technology and Management. ISSN:2394-1529 (Print), ISSN: 2394-1537 (Online), Vol. 5, Issue No. 12, December 2016.
  • Rinzing Lama and Nanita Tyagi (2016) “Hitches and Challenges Encountered by Budding Tourism Entrepreneurs in India with Especial Reference to Aspiring tour Operators” in Amity Research Journal of Tourism, Aviation and Hospitality. ISSN: 2456-0308 (Print), eISSN:2455-9016 (Online), Vol. 1 Issue 1 Jan-June 2016.
  • Shyju P.J and Rinzing Lama (2015). “An Empirical Study of New Age Employment in Tour Operations and Allied Areas” in International Journal of Tourism and Travel. ISSN: 0974-2603, Vol. 8, No. 1 & 2.
  • Manjula Choudhary and Rinzing Lama (2014). “Community Based Tourism Development in Sikkim of India-A Study of Darap and Pastanga Villages” in Transnational Corporations Review. ISSN: 1918-6444 (Print), ISSN 1925-2099 (Online), Vol. 6, No. 3.
  • Manjula Choudhary and Rinzing Lama (2011). “Community Empowerment and Resource Management through Community Based Tourism Development: A Case Study of Sikkim” in Indian Journal of International Tourism and Hospitality Research. ISSN: 0974-2913, Vol. 5, No. 1.
  • Shyju P.J and Rinzing Lama (2010). “Tourism Sustainability through Community Empowerment and Resource Management: A Case Study of Sikkim” in International Journal of Agricultural Travel and Tourism. ISSN: 1906-8700.

In Edited Books

  • Potency of Responsible Tourism at Lachen, Sikkim in Tourism for Developing Economies, The Path Unexplored. Publisher Bharti Publications, New Delhi (India), ISBN: 978-81-941162-5-7, 2019.
  • Community Based Tourism: A Tool for Sustainable Development (Case Study of Yuksom, Sikkim) in Emerging Dynamics of Indian Tourism and Hospitality, Transformation and Innovation. Copal Publishing Group, ISBN: 978-93-83419-76-0, 2019.
  • Potential of Homestays as Tourism Product in Sikkim in Challenges and Strategic Intervention for Tourism. Royal Publications (India), ISBN: 978-81-910072-6-8, 2012.

In Seminars and Conferences (National and International)

  • Presented paper entitled “The role and importance of emotional intelligence in Tourism in International Seminar on Academic-Industry Collaboration: Towards Bridging Skill Gap in Tourism Sector” organized by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Bhubaneswar, February 22-24, 2019.
  • Presented paper entitled “The significance of Social Media in inspiring travellers to visit Sikkim” in International Conference on Smart Tourism, Smart Destinations and limits of Being Traveller organized by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Gwalior, February 18-19, 2019.
  • Presented paper entitled “Need of Tourism Professionals in State & Central Government for Development of Tourism in India” in International Conference on Tourism for Developing Economies, The Path Unexplored organized by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, NOIDA, September 13-15, 2018.
  • Presented paper entitled “Prospects and Potential of community Based Tourism in Sikkim” in National Seminar on “Hospitality and Tourism Education in India: Current Status ad Future Perspective” organized by Deen Dayal Upadhyay Daushal Kendra, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, January 14, 2017.
  • Presented paper entitled “Community Based Tourism: A Tool for Sustainable Development” in 6th Asia Euro Conference 2016 in Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy envisioning Tourism in 2050 organized by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Gwalior, November 9-12, 2016.
  • Presented paper entitled “A Study of Perspectives and Challenges for Medical Tourism in India” in 5th International Conference on “Recent Trends in Engineering, Science and Management” organized by Parvatibai Genba Moze College of Engineering, Wagholi, Pune (December 9-10, 2016)
  • Presented paper entitled “Sikkim: The Abode of Adventure Tourism in India” in the International Conference on “Prospects and Competitive Challenges in Global Hospitality and Tourism Industry” organized by School of Hotel Management and Tourism, Lovely Professional University, Punjab (April 1 - 2, 2016).
  • Presented paper entitled “Community Based Tourism: An Apparatus for Sustainable Development” in the National Seminar on “Innovative Business Strategies for Sustainable Development” organized by J.P School of Business in association with Meerut Management Association (February 20, 2016).
  • Participated as a Resource Person and presented a research paper on “Gaps in Tourism Education” in National Symposium on “Synergising Tourism Education, Industry and Research” organized by Department of History of Arts, Banaras Hindu University (April 9 - 10, 2015).
  • Presented joint paper entitled “Role of Community in Sustainable Tourism Development in Sikkim” in the seminar on “Tourism Planning and Development in India: Setting Agenda for Tourism Research” organized by Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana (28th February – 29th February 2012).
  • Presented paper entitled ""Prologue and Expansion of Buddhism in Sikkim” in (Purvottar Mahotsava) workshop entitled “Living Buddhism in North – East India” organized by Nav Nalanda Mahavihara, Nalanda, Bihar (January 19 – 20, 2011).
  • Presented joint paper entitled “Prospects and Challenges of Homestay – A Case Study of Kewzing, Sikkim” in the International Conference on “Challenges and Strategic Intervention for Tourism in India”, organized by Indian Tourism Congress at Institute of Tourism Studies, University of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh (December 4 - 5, 2010).
  • Presented joint paper entitled “Pattern of Tourism Development in Wayanad with reference to Responsible Ecotourism” in World Ecotourism Conference 2010 “Urban Ecotourism and Biodiversity Hotspots in Developing countries: - Shifting Paradigms and Strategic Adaptations” organised by Discovery Mice, Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (July 8 – 11, 2010).
  • Presented joint paper and presented paper entitled “Tourism Sustainability through Community Empowerment and Resource Management – A Case Study of Sikkim” in International Conference on Sustainable Tourism Management with the theme “Management of Sustainable Tourism in the Next Decade: Prospects and challenges organised by School of Tourism Development, Maejo University, Chaing Mai, Thailand (March 27 – 29, 2009).
  • Presented joint paper entitled EPI – Model: A New Approach to Tourist Satisfaction Measurement in National Seminar on “Changing Paradigms in Indian Tourism and Hospitality: Implication for Growth and Sustainability” organised by Department of Tourism and Hotel Management, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana (March 16 – 17, 2009).
  • Presented paper entitled Tourism helping Indo-Nepal Relationship in International Seminar on “Development and Devolution in Nepal” organised by Centre for the Study of Nepal, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh (January 27 – 28, 2009).
  • Submitted write up on “Earn While You Learn – Sensitizing the Youth to Tourism” in A News Letter of Asia Pacific Education and Training Institute in Tourism, Vol. 6/2 November 2008.
  • Presented paper entitled “Innovation, the key to success (A study on Emerging Trends in Travel Business)” in the 5th Indian Tourism Congress on “Creating Customer Value- Through Innovation in Tourism Industry” hosted by Centre for Hospitality and Tourism Management (CHTM), University of Jammu, Jammu (December 14 – 15, 2007).

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND ORIENTATION

  • Successfully completed ten days Online Faculty Development Programme on “Indian Ethos in Management” organized by Teaching Learning Centre, Central University of Rajasthan (January 4 – 14, 2021).
  • Successfully completed three days Online Course on “Geographical Information System Applications in Tourism” conducted by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Gwalior in collaboration with Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS, ISRO), Dehradun (September 9 – 11, 2020).
  • Successfully completed one-week Online Workshop on “Business Analytics for Hospitality and Tourism Management” organized by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, NOIDA in collaboration with SPSS South Asia Bangalore (August 3 – 9, 2020).
  • Successfully completed seven days Online Faculty Development Programme on “Contemporary Research Practices in Social Sciences” organized by Amity Institute of Travel and Tourism in association with Amity Academic Staff College and Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress (May 30 – June 5, 2020).
  • Successfully completed seven days Faculty Development Programme on “How to switch from regular classroom teaching to online teaching more effectively” organized jointly by Department of Management and Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management under the Faculty of Commerce, Management, Humanities and Social Sciences, Assam Down Town University (May 14 – March 20, 2020).
  • Successfully completed two weeks Faculty Development Programme on “Managing Online Classes and Co-Creating MOOCS” from April 20 – May 06, 2020 organized by Teaching Learning Centre Ramanujan College, University of Delhi, Sponsored by Ministry of Human Resource Development, Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching.
  • Actively took part in the Workshop on “Tourism Jobs of the Future” on the occasion of the World Tourism Day co-organized by UNWTO and Outlook Group at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi, India on September 27, 2019.
  • Successfully completed “Special Summer School (Refresher Course)” and obtained Grade “A” organized by UGC, Human Resource Development Centre, Rani Durgwati Vishwavidyala, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh (June 18 – July 7, 2018).
  • Successfully completed “Basic Mountaineering Course” and obtained Grade “A”, organized by Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Darjeeling, West Bengal (March 2 – March 29, 2016).
  • Successfully completed UGC-sponsored “Orientation Programme” and obtained Grade “A”, organized by University Grants Commission, Human Resource Development Centre, Kurushetra University, Kurukshetra, Haryana (June 18 – July 15, 2015).
  • Attended workshop on approval of 2012-2013 AICTE workshop (September 2012).
  • Successfully completed and passed Train the Trainer Course organized by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, An organization of Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, Govindpuri, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, conducted by World Federation of Tourist Guide Associations (5th December – 15th December 2011).
  • Successfully completed Management Development Programme for The Principals/Faculty of IHMs/FCIs/IITTM and the officers of ITDC sponsored by Ministry of Tourism, Government of India at Administrative Staff College of India, Bella Vista, Raj Bhavan Road, Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh – 500082 (14th February - 18th February 2011) also includes Study visit to Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore (19th February – 2nd March 2011).
  • Successfully completed eight days Special Skiing Course organised by Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali, Himachal Pradesh from 10th March – 17th March 2011.
  • Successfully completed four weeks online training course (Online Educator Course) organized by The American Hospitality Academy (1st July - 30th July 2010).
  • Successfully completed Research Methodology Workshop in Tourism (Level – I) organised by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Govindpuri, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh (12th July – 16th July 2010).
  • Successfully completed eight days Special Skiing Course organised by Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali, Himachal Pradesh from 15th March - 22nd March 2010.
  • Successfully completed eight days Elementary Skiing Course organised by Atal Bihari Vajpayee Institute of Mountaineering and Allied Sports, Manali, Himachal Pradesh from 15th March - 22nd March 2009.
  • Successfully completed the Faculty Development Programme organized by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, and sponsored by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) from 20th June – 29th June 2008 at Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management, Govindpuri, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Successfully completed ten days Adventure Camp and acquired proficiency in elementary skills required for Rock Climbing, Rappelling, River Crossing, White Water Rafting, Trekking, Jungle Craft, Survival and Leadership organized by Directorate of Mountaineering and Allied Sports (DMAS), Manali, Himachal Pradesh from 26th March - 4th April 2008.
  • Undergone seventy-six days Summer Training in Inbound Operation from Time Sas Group India Pvt. Ltd., C5/48, East of Kailash, New Delhi (2005).
  • Undergone two weeks Summer Training in Domestic Airlines from Silk Route Tours and Travel, M.G. Marg, Gangtok, Sikkim (2003).
  • Attended three days Intermediate Tourism Training and Workshop for Guides and Tour Operators held from 25th January - 30th January 2003 organized by Travel Agents’ Association of Sikkim with Sikkim Tourism, Government of Sikkim.
  • Practical Tourism and Industrial Exposure Training (2003) organized by Travel Agents’ Association of Sikkim with Sikkim Tourism, Government of Sikkim.
  • Completed six Weeks Technology based Entrepreneurship Development Programme on Eco- Tourism Management organized by Sikkim Consultancy centre, Gangtok; in collaboration with Institute of Hotel Management, Catering Technology and Applied Nutrition and Tourism Department. Government of Sikkim (2003).
  • Field Orientation Course on Tourism Management organized by Travel Agents’ Association of Sikkim from 8th December to 10th December 2000."

Subject Teaches:

"BBA: Introduction to Tourism, Principles of Geography and Adventure Tourism
MBA: Tourism Concepts and Linkages, Global Tourism Geography, Basics of Adventure and Sports Tourism and Managing Adventure Tour Operations"