Dr. Abhinav Kamal Raina
Dr. Abhinav Kamal Raina has 18 years experience in teaching and researching in various institutions. He left the G.M College Srinagar ( University of Kashmir) to emigrate to Rajasthan in 1990 to join Dayanand College Ajmer as a faculty member in commerce (Accounts and Finance).
He joined Florida International University Maimi USA as as a Visiting Research Scholar in the School of Tourism in 2005. Dr Raina has a well established international reputation for his work in Tourism Destination Competitiveness and Feasibility Study . He has published widely (27 research papers, 08books/, 04 contribution in edited books, 5 research reports, and been successful in attracting four competitive research, development grants. He has developed a number of training packages for the tourism development including Career Oppurtunities and Employment Skills in Tourism and Service Sector for Students published by the M D S University Ajmer. He is currently chief investigator of UGC Major Research Project " Measuring Tourist Destination Competitiveness". He is presently seeking to extend interpretation and research within the tourism areas. His main role in the College and University is to support teaching and research and improving their research productivity (particularly in regard to their publication and research grant record). He is also the adjuct faculty M D S UNIVERSITY AJMER ; TMI Academy of Travel and Touirism New Delhi, Member Board of Studies MDS University and Rasasthan Sanaskrit University Jaipur .
Dr Raina has won a number of national and international awards for research and teaching in tourism - he was on the Indo-US Teaching Fellow in 1998.He also got recogninition for his work on tourism from Tourism Planning Division Tabago House of Assembly West Indies ; Paratan Visheshagya Puraskar by the dept of Tourism Art and Culture Govt of Rajasthan ; Letter of Appereciation from Kenya High Commission New Delhi . He is well known for his work and publications in the area of the scholarship of teaching ,research consultancy in tourism and allied fields.