S.K. Gupta

S. K. Gupta , (Ph.D) is a Professor in Tourism and Director at ‘Centre for Mountain Tourism and Hospitality Studies’ CMTHS, HNB Garhwal University (A Central University), Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand, India. He is committed in imparting knowledge through research and innovation in the field of Tourism and Hospitality since last 29 years. His expertise in areas of Pilgrimage Tourism planning, Travel Trade, Community based Tourism promotion and technological innovation in tourism and hospitality industry is widely acclaimed. Prof. Gupta has published Ten books both as author and editor, several research papers in national and international journals and edited books and has also developed study materials for distance learning programs for various universities and MOOCs. He has guided fourteen doctoral research scholars to his credit. He has participated in a number of national and international conferences in India and abroad and has organized several national and international conferences. He is the Editor in Chief of “Journal of Tourism” (JoT), an international journal and Associate Editor of, “Ecoforum Journal” and “Revista de Turism- Studi si Cercetari in turism”, International Journals, from Romania and member of Editorial Board of European Journal of Management Issues .He is reviewer of various Journal like Tourism Management and Geographia Technica. Prof. Gupta is also the Coordinator, European Union Erasmus+ programme for Inter-institutional collaboration between Dimitrie Cantemir University, Romania and HNBG University, India. He is the holding several administrative responsibilities along with his teaching and research responsibilities. He has successfully completed several research projects sponsored by Government agencies to deal regional and national issues of tourism development and promotion. Currently, he is also serving as a member of National Executive of Indian Tourism and Hospitality Congress and also was member of RSA,United Kingdom.


Achieving Sustainable Transformation in Tourism and Hospitality Sectors
Pankaj Kumar, S.K. Gupta, Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Prakash Chandra Rout, Madhurima. © 2024. 461 pages.
In the sector of global tourism, a critical challenge has taken center stage — the imperative for sustainable transformation. The World Tourism Organization has declared the...
Managing Tourism and Hospitality Sectors for Sustainable Global Transformation
Pankaj Kumar, S.K. Gupta, Maximiliano E. Korstanje, Prakash Chandra Rout, Madhurima. © 2024. 323 pages.
The tourism and hospitality sectors face significant challenges in balancing economic growth with environmental preservation and socio-cultural integrity. The rapid growth of...
Online Travel Trade in India: Challenges and Opportunities
S.K. Gupta, Vijay Prakash Bhatt, Abhishek Vaishnava. © 2019. 17 pages.
India, as the second largest internet population after China with 330-370 million users which is expected to grow by at least 50 million yearly until 2020, is at the cusp of a...
The Travel Trade Business in Garhwal Himalaya of India: Opportunities and Challenges
S.K. Gupta, Prakash Chandra Rout. © 2017. 17 pages.
The changing travel attitude of globetrotters and their travel demand amid diverse, fragmented travel trade businesses is shaping each approach towards the business dramatically....