Whms Samarathunga

Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

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Mihintale, 10300

Sri Lanka

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Scholarly Papers (12)

1.

Post-COVID19 Challenges and Way Forward for Sri Lanka Tourism

Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Apr 2020
Whms Samarathunga
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
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post-CODID19 travel; impact of COVID19 on Sri Lanka Tourism; travel bans and restrictions; strategies to promote Sri Lanka tourism; tourism stakeholders; tourism and economy

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Exploring the Relationship between Beach Boys and Tourists Using Host-Guest Theory: The Case of Bentota, Sri Lanka

Samarathunga, W.H.M.S. (2018). Exploring the Relationship between Beach Boys and Tourists Using Host-guest Theory: The Case of Bentota, Sri Lanka. Journal of Management and Tourism Research, 1(1), 1-20.
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 21 Nov 2018
Whms Samarathunga
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
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beach boys, content analysis, host-guest theory, informal tourism sector

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Challenges in Cruise Tourism in Relation to Shore Excursions: The Case of Sri Lanka

Colombo Business Journal, International Journal of Theory & Practice, Vol. 7, No. 02, December, 2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 01 Feb 2017
Whms Samarathunga
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
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Cruise Call, Cruise Tourism, Leisure Tourism, Shore Excursions, Tourism

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Advent of ‘Economic Paradigm Shift’ and 5G during the Post-COVID19 Revival Phase

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 22 May 2020
Whms Samarathunga and Prageeth Weerathunga
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
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COVID19; economic paradigm shift; economic failures; post-COVID19 economy; 5G technology

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Restructuring Tourism Economies to face the ‘New Normal’: COVID-19 and Alternative Tourism

Sri Lanka Economic Research Conference 2020, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka, Badulla, Sri Lanka (2021)
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 26 Jan 2021
Whms Samarathunga
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
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alternative tourism, COVID-19 and tourism, new normal, tourism economics

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School Students’ Attitude towards the Career Intention in the Tourism Industry: The Case of North Central Province, Sri Lanka

Samarathunga, WHMS and Dissanayake, DMMI. (2018). School Students’ Attitude Towards the Career Intention in the Tourism Industry: The Case of North Central Province, Sri Lanka. Journal of Management Matters, 5(2), 1 - 16.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 10 May 2019
Whms Samarathunga and Dissanayake Dmmi
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and Rajarata University of Sri Lanka
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Attitudes, career intention, Qualitative Comparative Analysis, tourism

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Health Awareness and Health Issues among International Tourists Visiting Sri Lanka

Samarathunga, W.H.M.S. & Warnasekara, J. (2018). Health Awareness and Health Issues among International Tourists Visiting Sri Lanka. Journal of Management Matters, 5(1), 21-34
Number of pages: 8 Posted: 15 Nov 2018
Whms Samarathunga and Janith Warnasekara
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and Rajarata University of Sri Lanka - Department of Community Medicine
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health issues, international tourists, prophylactic medication travelers, vaccination

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The Awareness of Students Attached to Schools on Impacts of Tourism and Their Career Intention: the Case of Gampaha District, Sri Lanka

Samarathunga, WHMS. & Pathirana, HPAS. (2018). The Awareness of students attached to schools, on impacts of tourism and their career intention: the case of Gampaha District, Sri Lanka. VISTAS Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, 18(1)
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 20 Apr 2020
Whms Samarathunga and Pathirana HPAS
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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career intention, human resources in tourism, impacts of tourism, Sri Lanka tourism, students’ awareness

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Post-war City to a Tourism City: the Perspectives of Local Stakeholders on Post-war City Tourism Development in Jaffna, Sri Lanka

International Journal of Tourism Cities, 2020
Posted: 07 Dec 2020
Whms Samarathunga
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

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Content Analysis, NVivo, Post-Conflict Development, Post-War Tourism, Post-War City, Sri Lanka Tourism, Tourism City, Tourism in Jaffna, Stakeholders’ Perspectives

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Research on the Intangible Ethnic Tourism Development after a Civil War, Based on Stakeholder Perspective: The Case of Jaffna Sri Lanka

Samarathunga, WHMS. (2019) ‘Research on the intangible ethnic tourism development after a civil war, based on stakeholder perspective: the case of Jaffna Sri Lanka’, Int. J. Tourism Anthropology, 7(3)
Posted: 13 Mar 2020
Whms Samarathunga
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

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tourism stakeholders; post conflict destination; stakeholder theory; intangible ethnic tourism; sustainable tourism development; Nvivo; civil war; ethnic tourism; content analysis; Sri Lanka tourism.

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Assessment of Regional Tour Guide Training Programmes in Sri Lanka: Towards Promoting Tourism Education

Samarathunga, WHMS and Jayathilake, P.M.B. (2018). Assessment of Regional Tour Guide Training Programmes in Sri Lanka: Towards Promoting Tourism Education. SEUSL Journal of Marketing, 3(1).
Posted: 22 Apr 2019
Whms Samarathunga and P.M.B Jayathilake
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and Rajarata University of Sri Lanka - Department of Business Management

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Area Tourist Guide Training Program, Tourism, Tour Guides, Training Curricular

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Impact of All-Inclusive Tour Packages with Special Reference to Bentota Tourist Resort

The 7th Tourism Outlook Conference and The 3rd Tropical Coastal and Island Tourism Conference 8th to 10th August 2014 - Heritance Kandalama, Dambulla, Sri Lanka
Posted: 10 Apr 2016
Whms Samarathunga and W. K. Athula C. Gnanapala
Department of Tourism & Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka and Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

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All inclusive packages, Product bundling, Holiday resort, Holiday package