Faculty member speaks at tourism, hospitality conference in India

10/20/15 cu
HAYS, Kan -- A faculty member of the College of Business and Entrepreneurship at Fort Hays State University, Dr. Babu George, associate professor of management in the Virtual College International, was a special guest of honor at a recent tourism conference in India.

The conference, "Tourism and Hospitality: Beyond the Agenda for One Billion Tourists and One Billion Opportunities," was sponsored by Panjab University's Institute of Hotel and Tourism Management in Chandigarh.

In his presentation, George stressed "the need for thinking beyond disciplinary boundaries in better understanding complex social phenomena like tourism that have gained trans-disciplinary manifestations."

The conference drew scholars from fields such as sociology, psychology, anthropology, geography, gender studies, law, technology, education and management studies.

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