SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. RSSW Arachchi

Senior Lecturer


PhD in Management, Management and Science University, Shah Alam, Malaysia, 2017

Master of Business Administration in Marketing, Colombo University, Sri Lanka 2010

Bachelor of Science, Sabaragamuwa University, Sri Lanka, 2005.


Rangana Shalika is a Senior Lecturer in Tourism at the Department of Tourism Management, Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. His research focuses on Eco-tourism, Cave Tourism and Sustainable Tourism. He has involved in various administrative activities in the University and contributed his service for various government and private sector projects in Tourism.

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Professional Experience

2012- Present Senior Lecturer at the Department of Tourism Management

2006-2012- Lecturer at the Department of Tourism Management

2005-2006- Lecturer and Programme Coordinator at the British College of Applied Studies


2015- Present- Professional member of Confederation of Tourism and Hospitality

2018- Present- Life time member of Global Association for Humanities and Social Science Research (GAHSSR)

Research Interests


Community Based Eco-tourism

Sustainable Tourism

Recent Publications



1. Community based ecotourism with environmental conservation for sustainable development.:A case study in Kuruwita DS area,            Rathnapura District, Sri Lanka- Journal of Geo-informatics for Sustainable Development-2008

2. Determinants of labor turn over of lower level employees in Sri Lankan hotels- A study of Club Palm Bay and Rosen Renaissance        hotels- Journal of Sabaragamuwa University- 2009

3. The potential of developing caves as a Community Based Eco Tourism (CBET) activity in Rathnapura District, Sabaragamuwa            Province in Sri Lanka- A study of Batathota lena and Batadomba lena - Kuruwita DS area- Journal of Sabaragamuwa University-        2009

4. Sustainability of Eco Tourism practices in Sri Lanka- A case study of Hunas falls Hotel-Wayamba Journal of Management- 2010

5. Balanced Scorecard (BSC) as a Contemporary Management Practice to an Organization Hospitality Industry: Hotel Taj Samudra –        Colombo- Wayamba Journal of Management- 2011

6. Country of origin effect on Sri Lankan consumers in purchasing automobiles- Journal of Sabaragamuwa University- 2010

7. Trust inducing design features in Sri Lanka hotel web sites: A case study of greater Colombo hotels- Journal of Sabaragamuwa              University- 2010

8. The impacts imposed by beach boys as tourism service providers on tourism industry- A case study of Induruwa ( Sri Lanka)-              Journal of Sri Jayewardenepura University- 2011

9. Perception of the eco tourism concepts and its practices in the hotel industry: The case in Eco resorts in Sri Lanka- Wayamba                Journal of Management- 2012

10. A comparison of Eco-Tourism Practices of Sri Lankan Hoteliers’ with reference to the international standards-The Journal of                Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, Volume 2 -2015

11. Comparison of Eco-Tourism Practices in Sri Lankan Eco Resorts from Customer and Supplier Viewpoint-The International                    Journal of Liberal arts and Social Science, Volume 3, 2015

12  An analysis of perception of eco-tourism concept of Sri Lankan hoteliers- Tropical Tourism Outlook Conference Proceedings,               Kandalama, Sri Lanka, 2014

13. An analysis of eco-tourism practices of Sri Lankan Eco tourism sector- Proceedings of 2nd International conference on Hospitality        and Tourism Management, Sri Lanka, 2014

14. Eco tourism Practices of Sri Lanka: A supplier perspective analysis- The International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, Volume       3-2015

15. Eco-Tourism Practices in Sri Lankan Eco Resorts: An Analysis of Satisfaction and Behavioral Intention of Eco-Tourists-The                International Journal of Business and Social Science, Volume 6, October, 2015

16. An hoteliers perspective analysis of eco resort concept: A study of Sri Lankan eco resorts- The Journal of Tourism, Leisure and            Global Change, Volume 3 -2016

17. Eco-tourism components practices in Sri Lankan Eco-resorts: Hoteliers perspective analysis- ISER Conference proceedings- 2016

18. Service quality Practices in Sri Lankan Eco Resorts: An Analysis of Satisfaction and Behavioral Intention of Eco-tourists-ICSUSL        Conference proceedings 2017

19. Impact of Tourists Harassments at Beach Sites in Sri Lanka (A Case Study of Hikkaduwa Beach)-ICMR Conference Proceedings-        2017, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

20. A study on the impact of online marketing factors on hotel room rates: managerial perspective analysis, ICMR Conference                    Proceedings-2017, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

21. The impact of Service quality on students satisfaction in Private higher education Institutes in Sri Lanka, ICMR Conference                   Proceedings-2017, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

22. The Study on Level of Visitor Satisfaction at Different Park Attributes of Yala National Park, Sri Lanka. Conference Proceedings-        6th International Conference on “Paradigm Shift in Global Business Practices and Socio-Economic Development- Indore, India./           Full paper published in the International Journal of Research in Management Science and Technology, Volume 5, Issue 6,                     November, 2017