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Dr. S Munasinghe

Senior Lecturer

Management Studies

Email : sarath@mgt.sab.ac.lk

Mobile :0712991089

    Qualifications

  • PhD in Hospitality (AUT, New Zealand)

    MBA (PIM, Sri J.)

    B.Sc. Business Studies in Tourism Management (SUSL)

     

    Research Interests

  • Concept of Hospitality

    Host-guest Relationship

    Touristic experience of hospitality

    Customer Service

    Current Research Projects

  • Hospitable encounters in tourist destinations: Exploring foreign tourists' experience of Sri Lankan hospitality

    Recent Publications

  • Munasinghe, S., Hemmington, N., Schanzel, H., Poulston, J., Fernadoo, T. (2017). Hospitality: Ideologies, characteristics and conditionality in Theravada Buddhism and Western philosophy. Hospitality & Society, 7 (2), 157-180.

    Munasinghe, S., Hemmington, N., Schanzel, H., Poulston, J., Fernadoo, T. (2017). Hospitality: Ideologies, characteristics and conditionality in Theravada Buddhism and Western philosophy. Hospitality & Society, 7 (2), 157-180.

    Munasighe, S. (2017). Hospitality beyond transactions: A review of experiences of foreign tourists in Sri Lanka. AUT Postgraduate Conference. 18 August. Auckland, New Zealand, Auckland University of Technology.

    Herath, H.M.H.M & Munasinghe, S. (2014). Emotional Labor in Commercial Hospitality: Motivation and Behavioral Characteristics. International Journal of Asian Business and Information Management, 6(4), 44-60.

    Herath, H.M.H.M & Munasinghe, S. (2014). Investigation into the Low Demand for Niche Tourism with Special Reference to Tea Tourism in Uva Province, in D.R. Disanayaka (Chair), Proceedings of International Conference on Business and Information (ICBI 2014): Discovering New Knowledge to Co-operate with Competition towards Business Success: Prizing the Present and Shaping the Future, University of Kalaniya, Sri Lanka, 22nd November 2014, 81-87.

    Munasinghe, S & Herath, H.M.H.M. (2014). Determinants of Repeat Visitation to Beach Resorts in Sri Lanka, in C. Jayawardana, Abstracts - 2nd International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management - 2014 (ICOHT), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7th -8th October 2014, 46.

    Herath, H.M.H.M & S. Munasinghe.(2015). Gender diversity in Beach Hotels in Sri Lanka in R. Rassool, Proceedings of International Conference on Humanities: New Dynamics, Divergence, Directions, University of Kalaniya, Sri Lanka, 21st – 22nd May 2015, 67.

    Herath, H.M.H.M & Munasinghe, S. (2014). Emotional Labor in Commercial Hospitality: Motivation and Behavioral Characteristics, in D. Ermen, Abstracts - 2nd International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management- 2014 (ICOHT), Colombo, Sri Lanka, 7th -8th October 2014, 32.

    Herath, H.M.H.M & Munasinghe, S. (2014). Challenges in Community Based Cultural Tourism: The Case of Tea Tourism in Uva Province, Sri Lanka, in S. Heenkenda, Proceedings- International Research Conference on Humanities & Social Sciences: Innovate, Integrate and Impart: Development without Borders, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka, 15th -16th October 2014, 42.

    Munasinghe, S & Liyanage, U.(2014). Home Away from Home: A Promise to a Reality in Commercial Hospitality, in M.Cooper. Abstracts - Tropical Tourism Outlook Conference: Nature, Culture and Networking for Sustainable Tourism, Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka, 8th-10th August 2014, 50.

    Herath, H.M.H.M & Munasinghe, S. (2014). Networking and Stakeholder Participation in Community Based Tourism: A Case Study, in J. Buultjens, Abstracts -Tropical Tourism Outlook Conference: Nature, Culture and Networking for Sustainable Tourism, Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka, 8th-10th August 2014, 17.

    Herath, H.M.H.M & Munasinghe, S. (2014). Sustainable Development of Hotels Sector through Human Skill Development: The Case of Ella Hotels, Sri Lanka, in K.D.D.N. Dissanayaka, Proceedings-Wayamba International Conference: Sustainable Development through Equitable Sharing (WinC 2014), Wayamba University of Sri Lanka, Kuliyapitiya, Sri Lanka, 29th – 30th August 2014, 113.

    Herath, H.M.H.M & Munasinghe, S. (2014). Domestic Tourist Satisfaction in a Colonial Hotel and Its Implications for Management: The Case of Bandarawela Hotel, in U.Vidanapathirana, Management Faculty Research Paper Collection, Faculty of Management Studies, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 2014