Mr Zibanai Zhou

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Mr Zibanai Zhou

Chairperson:Tourism and Hospitality Management


Qualifications:

  • Master of Science Tourism and Hospitality Management (UZ)
  • Bachelor of Science Tourism and Hospitality Management (UZ)
  • Elementary Fares and Ticketing (Air Zimbabwe-IATA).

Research Interests:

  • Tourism management
  •  Destination management
  •  Event Tourism
  •  Tourism development.

Community service:

  • Faculty of Commerce Representative on the University Sports and Recreation Committee.
  • Faculty of Commerce Alternate Representative on the University Master Teaching Time Table.
  • Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management Work Related Learning Coordinator: 2009-2016.
  • Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management Member of the Quality Control Committee
  • Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management Representative on the Faculty of Commerce Teaching Time Table: 2009-2016.
  • Workshop Presentation at Fletcher High School on Hostel Management.
  • Workshop Presentation at Twin Peaks on Customer Care and Reservations.
  • Attended MSU-Univ Conference: Economic Integration, Entrepreneurship and Sustainable Development Conference, Gweru, Zimbabwe 14-16 October 2015, Fairmile.
  • Attended Elsevier Workshop: Tools to Accelerate Research Excellence at MSU, Great Hall,27 July 2016.

Publications:

  • Zhou Zibanai (2016) Implications of China`s Approved Tourism Destination Status (ADS) on Zimbabwe`s Tourism Environment: Insights from Local and Government Tourism Groups in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Systems, 9 (1): 44-52.
  • Zhou Zibanai (2016) Post 2010 evaluation of Zimbabwe as a preferred tourist destination. African Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Leisure, 5 (1): 1-15.
  • Zhou Zibanai (2014) Southern Africa Tourism Industry: Recent Trends and Future Prospects. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Systems, 7 (2): 71-80.
  • Zhou Zibanai (2014) Is the tourism industry a fragile heavy weight? Validation through a literature review of tourism system shocks. Journal of Tourism Management Research, 1 (1): 1-13.
  • Zhou Zibanai (2014) Marketing destination Zimbabwe during  and post the 2000-2008 political and economic crises.  Journal of Tourism Management Research, 1 (1): 14-26.
  • Zhou Zibanai (2013) A Peep into Tourism Development in Zimbabwe : 1980-2010. Asian Journal of Empirical Research, 3 (7): 884-894.
  • Zhou Zibanai (2013) A perceived significance of hosting ATA`s congress in Victoria Falls on Zimbabwe`s tourism sector. Asian Journal of Empirical Research, 3 (6): 674-688.
  • Zhou Zibanai (2013) An analysis of coffee stains militating sustainable tourism development in Africa : Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 4 (6): 17-23.
  • Zhou Zibanai (2011) FIFA 2010 World Cup: Preparedness of Zimbabwean Hotels. International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Systems, 3 (1): 135-156.