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Md Ariful Hoque

Doctoral Research TitleMd Ariful Hoque is a PhD student in the Department of Tourism in the University of Otago

Understanding the relationship between developing Community-Based Indigenous Tourism (CBIT) and NGOs in alleviating rural indigenous poverty in Bangladesh.

Supervisors

Associate Professor Brent Lovelock & Dr Anna Carr

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration.
Department of Marketing, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Master of Business Administration.
Department of Marketing, Faculty of Business Studies, University of Rajshahi, Bangladesh.

Scholarships & Awards

University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship (2016)

Prime Minister Gold Medal Award - 2011 for the highest academic performance in Bachelor Level (Awarded in 2016)

Agrani Bank- Rajshahi University Gold Medal Award for the highest academic performance in Bachelor level.

Agrani Bank- Rajshahi University Gold Medal Award for the highest academic performance in Master’s level.

University Grants Commission (UGC) Merit Scholarship 2010.

Listed in the Dean’s merit list of the University of Rajshahi.

Primary Research Interests

Tourism and community development:
Including community-based tourism; indigenous tourism; tourism-poverty nexus; NGO-tourism nexus.

Tourism and Hospitality marketing:
Including destination branding; service marketing.

Other Areas: Advertising; Relationship Marketing.

Teaching Experience

Lecturer (2013- Present, currently on study leave), Department of Marketing, Jahangirnagar University, Bangladesh.

Lecturer (2013), Department of Marketing, Jagannath University, Bangladesh

Lecturer in Marketing (2012-2013), Business School, Green University of Bangladesh, Bangladesh.

Tutor for the course of Tour 101 (2016), Department of Tourism, University of Otago, New Zealand.

Publications

Ara, E., Akther, A., & Hoque, M.A. (2015). Analysing the changes of preference factors of billboard by the gender, age & occupation of customer: A Study on Dhaka city. The AIUB Journal of Business and Economics, 12 (1), 81-100.

Hoque, M.A., Sultana, N., & Ara, E. (2014). Measuring the nexus between handicrafts industry and tourism development vis a vis the employment creation for rural women in Bangladesh. Jahangirnagar University Journal of Marketing, 2, 1-99.

Sultana, N., Hoque, M.A., & Hasan, M. (2013). Search for driven factors of employee satisfaction: A study on Dhaka city’s private sector insurance companies. Jahangirnagar University Journal of Marketing, 1, 1-13.

Presentations

Hoque, M. A. (2016). Community-Based Tourism (CBT), Indigenous People, NGOs and Poverty Alleviation in Bangladesh.Department of tourism graduate seminar series, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand