Maharaj Reddy

Dr Maharaj Reddy

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Biography

My main areas of research and expertise lie in the fields of sustainability, tourism, SIDS and disasters. My PhD (in Human Geography) was from the University of Exeter and I have completed a specialist Masters in Tourism at the Pondicherry University India. Before moving to BU, I worked as a post-doc Research Associate at the Kent Business School, University of Kent and was associated with projects and events supported by the British Academy and European Commission. At BU, I am involved in teaching, research, PhD supervision and curriculum development. I have completed research projects commissioned both by national and international organisations: e.g. UNESCO (2002-03), Rufford-Whitley Nature Conservation (2002), Royal Geographic Society (2004), UNESCO (2005), and British Academy (2009). I was one of the co-applicants to set up the BU Centre for Green Knowledge Economy (HEIF4; 2010-12). I was invited to international policy shaping conferences and events by UNWTO-UNEP (2008), UNITAR (2009), and UN Geneva (UNRISD 2011)...

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Journal Articles

  • Filimonau, V., Dickinson, J., Robbins, D. and Reddy, M.V., 2013. The role of 'indirect' greenhouse gas emissions in tourism: Assessing the hidden carbon impacts from a holiday package tour. Transportation Research Part A: Policy and Practice, 54, 78-91.
  • Reddy, M., 2013. Global Tourism and Travel Industry: Performance During the Double-Dip Recession and Recommendations for Transition to a Green Economy’. The World Financial Review, 26-31.
  • Reddy, M.V., Nica, M. and Wilkes, K., 2012. Space tourism: Research recommendations for the future of the industry and perspectives of potential participants. Tourism Management, 33 (5), 1093-1102.
  • Filimonau, V., Dickinson, J.E., Robbins, D.K. and Reddy, M.V., 2011. A critical review of methods for tourism climate change appraisal: life cycle assessment as a new approach. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 19, 301-324.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2010. Book Review: Cultural Tourism and Sustainable Local Development. Edited by Girard, L.F and Nijkamp, P (2009) (ISBN:9780754673910). Journal of Heritage Tourism.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2009. World Heritage Site selection in sensitive areas: Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Journal of Heritage Tourism, 4, 267-285.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2008. Book Review: Critical Issues in Ecotourism: Understanding a Complex Tourism Phenomenon (James Higham, Editor). Tourism Analysis, 13, 663.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2008. Book Review: Tourism and climate change mitigation: methods, greenhouse gas reductions and policies edited by Paul Peeters. 2007.ISBN 978 90 72766533. Anatolia: An International Journal of Tourism & Hospitality Research, 19, 379-381.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2008. Sustainable Tourism Rapid Indicators for Less-Developed Islands: An Economic Perspective. International Journal of Tourism Research, 10, 557-576.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2005. Commentary: Tourism Industry in the Aftermath of the Tsunami: The Case of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Current Issues in Tourism, 8, 350-362.

Books

Chapters

  • Cohen, S. and Higham, J., 2012. Contradictions in climate concern: performances of home and away. In: Reddy, M.V. and Wilkes, K., eds. Tourism, Climate Change and Sustainability. Earthscan.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2010. Post-tsunami mangroves of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In: Spalding, M., Kainuma, M. and Collins, L., eds. World Atlas of Mangroves. London: Earthscan.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2008. Twinning Cities Between the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Thailand: A Case Study of Controversy. In: Cochrane, J., ed. Asian Tourism: Growth and Change. London: Elsevier, 93-104.

Conferences

  • Reddy, M.V., 2010. Sustainable Tourism Issues in Islands and Coastal Areas. In: IOC 2010 International Conference “50 Years of Education and Awareness Raising for Shaping the Future of the Oceans and Coasts” 27-30 April 2010 St Petersburg, Russia..
  • Reddy, M.V., 2009. Sustainability, Climate Change and Tourism: Challenges Posed by the Global Economic Crisis. In: Cutting-edge Forum 25 November 2009.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2009. Socio-economic revival, through effective crisis management and tourism marketing strategies, in small islands impacted by natural disasters: a conceptual approach. In: Third Advances in Tourism Marketing Conference 6-9 September 2009 Bournemouth University, England.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2009. Identification of World Heritage Sites in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands: Lessons learned and directions for future research. In: International Conference on Heritage in Asia: Converging Forces and Conflicting Values 8-10 January 2009 National University of Singapore.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2008. International Workshop on 'Sea and Human Security: Towards a comprehensive security for seas and oceans: the Hiroshima Initiative'. In: United Nations Institute for Training and Research - the Hiroshima Initiative, UNITAR Asia Pacific Office 28 September-3 October 2008 Hiroshima, Japan..
  • Reddy, M.V., 2008. Sustainable Tourism Rapid Indicators: An economic perspective. In: Islands of the World X Globalizing Islands; Sustainable Culture, Peace, Resources and Sustainability 24-29 August 2008 Cheju Island, South Korea..
  • Reddy, M.V., 2008. International workshop on 'Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in the Tourism Sector: Frameworks, tools and practices for Developing Countries and Small Island States'. In: UNEP-Oxford-UNWTO-WMO first international 'high-level' workshop 8-10 April 2008 University of Oxford.
  • Reddy, M.V. and Fyall, A., 2008. Evolving Socio-economic Recovery and Sustainable Tourism Revival Models for Small Islands: A Case Study of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. In: International Conference on Re-examining Disaster, Recovery and Reconstruction: Social Science Perspective on Tsunami 14-15 January 2008 Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2007. Sustainability Indicators: Lessons from the Andamans for the Caribbean and Northern European Islands. In: Cross-Border Coastal Tourism Seminar 15 March 2007 Université du Littoral, France..
  • Reddy, M.V., 2006. Island Tourism: Conference Session. In: RGS-IBG 2006 (Royal Geographical Society with Institute of British Geographers) Annual Conference 30 August-1 September 2006 London.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2006. Island Tourism: Sustainable Tourism Rapid Indicators. In: RGS-IBG 2006 (Royal Geographical Society with Institute of British Geographers) Annual Conference 30 August-1 September 2006 London.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2006. Disaster and Sustainable Development Challenges Facing Tourism in SIDS: A. Case Study of Andaman Islands. In: Tourism and the New Asia International Conference: Implications for Research, Policy and Practice 9-12 August 2006 Peking University, Beijing, China.. Beijing: Tourism Education Press, 800.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2006. Twinning cities - Port Blair and Phuket: a panacea for tourism development or delusion for antagonism? In: Tourism in Asia Conference 10-12 June 2006 Leeds Metropolitan University.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2005. Revival of Tourism in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands: a post-Tsunami perspective: External Guest Speech. In: International Institute for Culture, Tourism and Development 26 October 2005 London Metropolitan University.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2005. Revival of Tourism in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands: a post-Tsunami perspective. In: UK Developmental Studies Association Conference 7-9 September 2005 Milton Keynes. UK.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2004. Evolving Tourism Sustainability Indicators for the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. In: Association of American Geographers’ 100th Annual Conference 13-19 March 2004 Philadelphia, USA..
  • Reddy, M.V., 2003. The Future of Community Based Tourism in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. In: ATLAS International Conference: Quality of Life: competing value perspectives 19-21 June 2003 Leeuwarden, Netherlands.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2002. Community Based Ecotourism. In: Wessex (Easter) Conference 8-10 April 2002 Windsor, London..
  • Reddy, M. and Wilkes, K.. International Conference on 'Tourism Climate Change and Sustainability'. In: International Conference on 'Tourism Climate Change and Sustainability' 13-14 September 2012 BU.

Reports

  • Reddy, M.V., Shaw, G. and Williams, A.M., 2006. Impact of the Tsunami on Tourism Industry and Ecosystem: the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India. Montevideo, Uruguay: UNESCO. Available from: http://www.unesco.org.uy/mab/publicacionesmab.html Accessed 2006.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2004. Community based sustainable ecotourism: the case of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. London: Royal Geographic Society.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2003. Plight of the sea nomads of Surin Islands, Thailand: A Comparative Socio-Cultural Analysis in relation to the nomadic ‘Shompen’ tribes of the Great Nicobar Island, India. Paris: UNESCO World Heritage Centre.
  • Reddy, M.V., 2003. The Selection of World Heritage Sites in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Paris: UNESCO World Heritage Centre.

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) in History (University of Madras India, 1998)
  • MBA in Masters in Tourism Administration (Pondicherry University India, 2000)
  • PhD in Human Geography (Sustainable Tourism) (University of Exeter, 2007)

Memberships

  • American Association of Geographers, Member,
  • Climate SouthWest Partnership UK, Academic Member,
  • Developmental Studies Association UK, Member,
  • Global Islands Network, Member,
  • International Small Island Studies Association, Member,
  • Pacific Asia Travel Association, Young Tourism Professional,
  • Royal Geographic Society, Fellow,
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