Masood Khodadadi

Dr, PhD, MSc, PgCert (Teaching & Learning), BA

  • School of Business and Enterprise , University of the West of Scotland

    PA1 2BE Paisley

    United Kingdom

20092019
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Personal profile

Area of academic expertise - outline

Masood is a Lecturer in Events and Tourism Management at School of Business and Enterprise, University of the West of Scotland (UK). He specialises in policy, planning, and marketing aspects of tourism studies. Masood is recognised internationally as an expert on Iranian travel and tourism. He has published widely in highly regarded tourism journals and is the author of several works focusing on the Iranian hospitality and tourism industry. He is currently supervising a number of PhD/DBA research projects at UWS. Masood is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Fellow of the British Institute of Persian Studies. He has a number of years’ experience in the hospitality and tourism industry and has worked for companies such as Gleneagles, Hilton and the G1 Group.

In addition to his academic role, Masood is the School’s TNE Regional Collaborations Lead (RCL) for South East Asia (Malaysia & Singapore). In this role, Masood is leading programme-specific development of academic staff, moderation, providing academic advice to UWS and the collaborating institution, monitoring teaching and assessment, and overall management of the relationship with the TNE partners.

Area of academic expertise - outline

  • Iranian Tourism
  • Tourism Policy & Planning
  • Destination Marketing/Branding
  • Cultural/Heritage Tourism
  • Tourism and Media
  • Foucauldian Discourse Analysis
  • Tourism and Orientalism
  • Tourism and Politics

Current research activities

Masood is currently working on 3 collaborative research project focusing on

  1.  Cognitive structures of Iranian senior tourists towards domestic tourism destinations.
  2. Information technology competency and knowledge management: Their contributions to service supply chain in the hospitality industry
  3. The Role of Environmental Education in Geotourism Destination

Target collaborative organisations

International Tourism Organisation: Public/Private specialing in tourism marketing, destination branding, destination development.

 

Target collaborative organisations

I am interested in collaborating with Destination Tourism Organisations as well as other public and private sector organisation enagged in tourism policy, planning and development.

I am also interested in collaborative research projects with colleagues from other national and international institutions working on similar research areas. 

 

Other areas of expertise available for knowledge exchange

In addition to my research activities, I have experience of developing and delivering Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Recognised Teacher of the University (RTU) training.

External positions

Fellow, British Institute of Persian Studies

External Examiner , Leeds Beckett University

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Research Output 2009 2019

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Challenges of branding Iran: perspectives of Iranian tourism suppliers

Khodadadi, M., 2019, In : Tourism Planning & Development. 16, 1, p. 112-117 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
supplier
Iran
tourism
Tourism
private sector

Cognitive structures of Iranian senior tourists towards domestic tourism destinations: a means-end chain approach

Pezeshki, F., Saeida Ardekani, S., Khodadadi, M., Alhosseini Almodarresi, S. M. & Sadat Hosseini, F., 30 Jun 2019, In : Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management. 39, p. 9-19 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Domestic tourism
Tourism destination
Tourists
Means-end chain
Cognitive structure

Evaluation of the role of environmental education in Manesht and Ghelarang geotourism destination, Iran

Mokhtari, D., Roostaei, S., Khodadadi, M., Ahmadi, M., Ebrahimi, O. & Shahabi, H., 17 May 2019, In : Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

environmental education
protected area
tourism management
sampling
ethics
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Information technology competency and knowledge management in the hospitality industry service supply chain

Jalilvand, M. R., Khazaei Pool, J., Khodadadi, M. & Sharifi, M., 29 Aug 2019, In : Tourism Review. 74, 4, p. 872-884 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Supply chain
Competency
Knowledge management
Hospitality industry
Supply chain coordination
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Open Access
File
Iran
foreign policy
Tourism
industry
sanction

Prizes

Tourism management
Reviewing
Reviewing
Tourism management
Reviewing
Tourism management

Activities 2014 2019

Tourism Management Perspectives (Journal)

Masood Khodadadi (Editorial board member)
2019 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management (Journal)

Masood Khodadadi (Peer reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workEditorial activity

The Professional Geographer (Journal)

Masood Khodadadi (Peer reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Current Issues in Tourism (Journal)

Masood Khodadadi (Peer reviewer)
2018 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Cogent Social Sciences (Journal)

Masood Khodadadi (Peer reviewer)
2017 → …

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPublication peer-review

Profiles

Syria
cultural heritage
archaeology
heritage tourism
art