Admissions 2020

Department of Commerce

Jose K Antony

Designation : Assistant Professor

Qualification : MPhil

Email-ID : josekantony@rajagiri.edu

Prior to his present professional assignment, Jose K Antony was an Assistant Professor with the Discipline of Tourism Studies at School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. Jose pursued his Bachelor's in Science programme in Computer Science, Mathematics and Electronics from Christ College (Bangalore University), Bangalore. Having completed his Master’s in Tourism Administration from Christ College (Bangalore University) and his Post Graduate Diploma in Management (Human Resource Management and Marketing) from School of Communication and Management Studies, Cochin, he went on to complete his Master’s in Philosophy (Tourism) from CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore. Jose is a seasoned Academician with more than seven years of experience in teaching Postgraduate and Undergraduate programmes in Business and Tourism Management. Having extensive knowledge of Linguistics and English Grammar Conventions he has actively participated in continued learning through Seminars, Workshops, Conferences and Professional Research. In addition to his Teaching Experience, Jose is also IATA Certified and he holds commendable experience of working with the Airline and Travel Industry. His interests in research lie in Marketing Communications, Talent Management, Organizational and Travel Behavior. Presently, Jose is also a Research Scholar in the Doctor of Philosophy (Tourism) programme with the Department of Management Studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore.

  • Pursuing Doctorate of Philosophy in Tourism [PhD – Tourism], CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (November 2017 – to date)
  • Master of Philosophy in Tourism [MPhil – Tourism], CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (2016)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management [PGDM – Marketing and Human Resources Management], School of Communication and Management Studies, Kochi (2011)
  • Master of Tourism Administration [MTA], Christ College, Bangalore University, Bangalore (2004)
  • Bachelor of Science [Computer Science, Mathematics, Electronics], Christ College, Bangalore University, Bangalore (2002)

November 2019 – To Date
Assistant Professor – School of Commerce, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences (Autonomous), Kochi

May 2012 – October 2019
Assistant Professor – School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore

May 2011 – March 2012
Immigration Executive – Fragomen Immigration Services India Pvt. Ltd., Kochi

June 2008 – December 2008
Associate Financial Services Manager – ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd., Kochi

January 2008 – June 2008
Department of Documentation – Choice Tours & Travels, Kochi

February 2006 – November 2007
Departments of Reservations, Ticketing and Documentation – Coraz Travel & Trade Links (P) Ltd., Kochi

June 2005 – December 2005
Casual Commercial Assistant – Air India, Cochin International Airport, Kochi

 

Teaching
•    Human Resource Management
•    Marketing Communication
•    Consumer Behavior
•    Environment Management
•    Entrepreneurship
•    Business Communication
•    Personality Development

Research
•    Marketing Communication
•    Consumer Behavior
•    Talent Management
•    Tourism and Travel
•    Environment Science
•    Strategic Management

 

  • “Motivation for Adventure Tourism through Off-Roading – A Study in the Hill Areas of Kerala, India” Atna; The Journal of Tourism Studies (Volume 14, Issue 2), CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore ISSN: 0975-3281 (December 2019)
  • “Crisis Management in the Tourism Industry - The Role of Social Media Platforms” Atna; The Journal of Tourism Studies (Volume 14, Issue 1), CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore  ISSN: 0975-3281 (June 2019)
  • “Influence of Perceived Risks on the Destination Choice Process: An Indian Perspective” Evolving Paradigms in Tourism and Hospitality in Developing Countries: A Case Study of India ISBN: 978-1-77188-630-7, Apple Academic Press, Oakville, Canada (January 2019)
  • “Virtual Reality as a Creative Marketing Strategy in the Tourism Industry” Avahan; A Peer Reviewed International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research Amrapali Group of Institutes, ISSN: 2347-4556 (October 2018)
  • “Travel Photography on Social Media as a Motivator to Travel” Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research 2349-5162 (June 2018)
  • “Detrimental Views on Perceived Risks and their Influence on Travel Decisions” Atna; The Journal of Tourism Studies (Volume 13, Issue 1), CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore  ISSN: 0975-3281 (June 2018)
  • “Influence of Destination Ratings on Travelers' Choices of Tourist Destinations” Avahan; A Peer Reviewed International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research Amrapali Group of Institutes, ISSN: 2347-4556 (October 2017)
  • “Perceived Risks; Prominent Dimensions among Tourists from South India” Atna; The Journal of Tourism Studies (Volume 11, Issue 2), CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore ISSN: 0975-3281 (June 2016)
  • “A Literature Review on the Significance of Movies in Promoting Destinations”International Journal of Engineering Technology Management and Applied Sciences ISSN: 2349-4476 (May 2015)
  • “Relationship Marketing – The Strategic Management of Tourism Encounters”, Studies in Indian Place Names (SIPN) (Volume 40, Issue 71), ISSN: 2394-3114 (March 2020)
  • “Relationship Marketing – The Strategic Way Forward for the Travel Industry”

International Conference on Tourism and Jobs: A Better Future for All organized by Garden City University, Bangalore in association with Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka (September, 2019)

  • “Virtual Reality as a Creative Marketing Strategy in the Tourism Industry”

Avahan 2019 - 6th International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Research organized by Amrapali Group of Institutes, Uttarakhand (February 2019)

  • ”Motivation for Offroading in promoting Adventure Tourism in Hill Areas of Kerala”

International Conference on Equitable Tourism Development - Issues, Practices and Strategies organized by Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress, Vythiri, Kerala (February 2019)

  • “A Framework for Leisure Travel Behaviour; A Conceptual Study with reference to the Demographic Cohorts and Travel Personality”

Synthesize: An International Interdisciplinary Conference on Management and Social Sciences organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore in association with HAN University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands (December 2018)

  • “A Study on Price and Service Factors with respect to Adventure Tourism in South India”

 Synthesize: An International Interdisciplinary Conference on Management and Social Sciences organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore in association with HAN University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands (December 2018)

  • “Food Tourism as a Motivation in the Temple City of Madurai”

Synthesize: An International Interdisciplinary Conference on Management and Social Sciences organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore in association with HAN University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands (December 2018)

  • “Feasibility of Vertical Gardens in Bangalore to tackle the Problems of Air Pollution”

Synthesize: An International Interdisciplinary Conference on Management and Social Sciences organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore in association with HAN University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands (December 2018)

  • “Off-Roading as a Motivational Factor to promote Adventure Tourism”

Synthesize: An International Interdisciplinary Conference on Management and Social Sciences organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore in association with HAN University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands (December 2018)

  • “Travel Photography on Social Media as a Motivator to Travel”

International Conference on Arts, Humanities and Social Science (ICAHS - 2018) organized by Mahratta Chamber of Commerce Industries and Agriculture, Pune (June 2018)

  • “Influence of Destination Ratings on Travelers' Choices of Tourist Destinations”

International Conference on Future Trends and Competencies in Tourism and Hospitality Industry - Opportunities and Challenges organized by Amrapali Group of Institutes, Uttarakhand (September 2017)

  • “A Study on the Essential Elements in a Destination Rating Scale”

International Conference on Advancement in Engineering, Applied Science and Management organized by Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Mumbai (June 2017)

  • “Escapism as a Motivator for Tourism and its impact on Financial Explosion”

Synthesize: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Management and Social Sciences organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (March 2017)

  • “Influence of Destination Ratings on Travelers’ Choices of Tourist Destinations”

Synthesize: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Management and Social Sciences organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (March 2017)

  • “A Study on the Significance and Need for Preservation of Tipu Sultan's Sites in Karnataka”

Transition – The 5th Annual International Conference organized by Garden City College of Management Studies, Bangalore (March 2017)

  • “Perceived Risks Dimensions and Their Influence on South Indian Tourists”

6th Asia Euro Conference 2016 in Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy – Envisioning Tourism in 2050 organized by Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management [IITTM], Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Gwalior (November 2016)

  • “Perceived Risks; Prominent Dimensions of Perceived Risks among Tourists from South India”

International Seminar on Tourism and Universal Accessibility – Challenges and Opportunities organized St Joseph's College of Commerce, Bengaluru & Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Bangalore (September 2016)

  • “Tourist Risk Perception; A Socio-Demographic Study”

UGC-SAP [DRS-II] National Conference on Pro-Poor Tourism: Strategies to Ensure Sustainable Growth organized by Department of Tourism Studies, School of Management, Pondicherry University (March 2016)

  • “The Influence of Personal Factors on the Risk Perception of Tourists”

National Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Management – An Interdisciplinary Approach towards Advanced Research organized by Department of Tourism Studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (March 2016)

  • “A Study on the History, Evolution and Significance of Chidambaram Temple in promoting Tourism in Tamil Nadu”

National Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Management – An Interdisciplinary Approach towards Advanced Research organized by Department of Tourism Studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (March 2016)

  • “Impact of Bengaluru’s Lakes on Tourism and Economy – With Emphasis on Pollution, Recreational Activities and Aesthetic Appeal”

National Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Management – An Interdisciplinary Approach towards Advanced Research organized by Department of Tourism Studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (March 2016)

  • “A Study through Literature Reviews on Perceived Risks among Tourists”

National Seminar on Community Development organized by Indian Academy Degree College, Bangalore (April 2015)

  • “Impact of Perceived Risks in Destination Choice Process”

National Conference on Advances and Innovations in Tourism and Hospitality Management – 2015 organized by Mangalore University, Mangalore (March 2015)

  • Synthesize: An International Interdisciplinary Conference on Management and Social Sciences [Chaired a Session]

Organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore in association with HAN University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands (December 2018)

  • Synthesize: An Interdisciplinary Conference on Management and Social Sciences [Chaired a Session]

Organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (March 2017)

  • National Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Management – An Interdisciplinary Approach towards Advanced Research [Chaired a Session]

Organized by Department of Tourism Studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (March 2016)

  • International Youth Symposium 2015

Organized by PATA [Pacific Asia Travel Association] & hosted by CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (September 2015)

  • International Seminar on “Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality – in a Globalized Economy”

Organized by Department of Tourism Studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (February 2015)

  • National Seminar on “Tourism Hospitality and Management – An Interdisciplinary Approach towards Advanced Research”

Organized by the Department of Tourism Studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (February 2014)

  • IV Annual National Seminar

Organized by the Department of Tourism Studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (February 2013)

  • Online Faculty Development Programme on “Outcome based Education”, organized by School of Computing, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai in association with Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Muscat College (May 07 – 09, 2020)
  • Online Faculty Development Programme on “Basics of R Programming”, organized by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Rajiv Gandhi University, Arunachal Pradesh in association with IIT Bombay Spoken Tutorial (An Initiative of National Mission on Education through ICT, MHRD, Government of India) (April 29 – May 03, 2020)
Webinars Attended:
  • Webinar on "Forging Ahead - Business Travel Version 2.0", organized by Travel Spends, Bangalore (May 2020)
  • Webinar on “The Road Ahead: Future of Travel and Tourism in the Post Covid 19 World”, organized by Discipline of Tourism Studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (May 2020)
  • Webinar on “Gamification Tools in Teaching”, organized by the Internal Quality Assurance Cell, St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva, Kerala (May 2020)
  • Quality Improvement Programme on “Enhancing Pedagogic Practices, Research and Consultancy”

Organized by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) – Academic Staff College (May 20 – 22 and 27 – 28, 2019)

  • Quality Improvement Programme on “Frontier Areas in the Subject and Curriculum Updation”

Organized by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) – Academic Staff College (May 21 – 25, 2018)

  • A Pre-Conference Workshop on “Phenomenology and Grounded Theory”

Organized by School of Business Studies and Social Sciences, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (October 02, 2018)

  • Summer Workshop on “Data Analysis using NVIVO”

Organized by Centre for Advanced Research and Training, CHRIST (Deemed to be University) (April 17 – 19, 2018)

  • Quality Improvement Programme on “Teaching, Learning and Education” (Organizer and Presenter)

Organized by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) – Academic Staff College (May 17 – 22, 2017)

  • Quality Improvement Programme on “Multidisciplinary Research and Academic Engagements”

Organized by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) – Academic Staff College (May 23 – 25, 2016)

  • Quality Improvement Programme on “Transformation through Indigenous Research Excellence in Tourism, Hospitality and Management”

Organized by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) – Academic Staff College (September 30 – October 03, 2015)

  • Quality Improvement Programme on “Emerging Areas in Tourism Management – An Interdisciplinary Approach”

Organized by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) – Academic Staff College (March 18 – 20, 2014)

  • Faculty Development Programme

Organized by the Deanery of Commerce and Management, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore (October 1 and 3, 2013)

  • Orientation Programme on “Perspectives and Practices in Higher Education”

Organized by CHRIST (Deemed to be University) – Academic Staff College (October 09 – 20, 2012)

  • CAPSTONE™ Business Simulation, Management Simulations Inc. USA (March 2011)
  • IATA/UFTAA Foundation & EBT Course (March 2005)
  • Academic Leadership Exposure Visit to Hong Kong

To study the Best Practices in Higher Education [Service Learning, Common Core and Whole Person Education]

Hong Kong University, Lingnan University, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong Baptist University, City University of Hong Kong, Chinese University of Hong Kong

October 17 – 26, 2016

  • Assumption University, Suvarnabhumi, Bangkok, Thailand

As a part of the International Study Tour with the Final Year Master of Tourism Administration [MTA] Students, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore

October 29, 2013