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Shaista Falak

Country of origin: Pakistan Currently in: Malaysia, Sibu General field of specialization: Women, science and development
Academic Background

Degrees

2017 Doctorate Social and Economic Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Social and Economic Sciences

The Role of Local Community’s Perspective in Positioning of Rural Tourism Destinations


Publications resulting from Research: 


• Falak, S., Chiun, L. M., & Wee, A. Y. (2016). Sustainable rural tourism: An indigenous community perspective on positioning rural tourism. Turizam: znanstveno-stručni časopis, 64(3), 311-327 (Indexed in Web of Science Core Collection (ESCI))
• Falak, S., Chiun, L. M., & Wee, A. Y. (2014). A repositioning strategy for rural tourism in Malaysia: community's perspective. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences, 144, 412-415 (Indexed in SCOPUS)
• Falak, S., Chiun, L. M., & Wee, A. Y. (2014). A repositioning strategy for rural tourism destination in Malaysia- A community perspective. Proceedings in 5th Asia-Euro Conference 2014 in Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy, 19th – 21st May, 2014, Taylor’s University, Lakeside Campus, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia.
• Falak, S., Chiun, L. M., & Wee, A. Y. (2013). A repositioning strategy for rural tourism destination in Malaysia- integrating tourist, industry player and community perspective. Paper presented at the 12th Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Students' Research in Tourism 2013, Selangor, 26-29th June 2013
• Falak, S., Chiun, L. M., & Wee, A. Y. (2013). A repositioning strategy for rural tourism destination in Malaysia- a community perspective. Paper presented at the Fourth eBario Knowledge Fair 2014, Bario, Sarawak, Malaysia, 12 - 15 Nov 2013



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Teaching
Part-time Teaching and Research

Workshop and Conference Attended

2014 Taylor’s University, Lakeside Campus, Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. 5th Asia-Euro Conference 2014 in Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy
2013 Selangor, Malaysia 12th Asia Pacific Forum for Graduate Students' Research in Tourism
2014 Sarawak, Malaysia Fourth eBario Knowledge Fair

Affiliations

IPID The International Network for Post Graduate Students in the Area of ICT4D, Swede
The Internet Society (ISOC)