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Dr. Lemmy Mureti Muriuki

Dr. Lemmy Mureti Muriuki

 Lecturer/ Chairman of Department

Email:lmuriuki@chuka.ac.ke 

Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences

Department: Environmental Studies and Resources Development,

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Tourism and Travel Operations Management
WORK EXPERIENCE
2014-2020: Chairperson, Department of Environmental Studies & Resources Development
2009-2014: Examinations Officer, DERD
EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Tourism Management, Chuka University
Masters in Tourism Management, Moi University
Bachelor of Tourism Management, Moi University

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
2019 – 2020: Development of a Measurement Scale for Religious Tourism Typologies
2018 – 2019: Integration of Solar Powered and Plasma Enhanced Gasification System for Solid Waste Management and Power Generation in Mt. Kenya Region
2015 – 2017: Biochemical Effects of Municipal Solid Waste, Quantification, Utilization and Energy Generation Prospects in Mt. Kenya Region
SCHOLARLY PUBLICATIONS
1. Lemmy Muriuki (2020) Advances in Tourism Management: Forms and Perspectives – A Handbook for University Training (Accepted for Publication)
2. Muriuki, L. (2020). Towards a Measurement scale for Religious Tourism Motivation and Typologies in Kenya (Ready)
3. Muriuki, L., Bururia, D., Mutegi, J. (2020) The Effect of Religious Tourism Pricing Strategies on Product Choices and Purchase Incidences in Selected Kenyan Circuits. Taylor and Francis- Journal of Tourism Recreation Research (under Review)
4. Muriuki, L., Bururia, D., Mutegi, J. (2018) Religious Tourism Branding Tactics in Kenya: A Cross Sectional Study. SAGE, Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research. Vol.18 (4) 2018.
5. Muriuki, L., Mutegi, J. (2016) Domestic Tourism Marketing in Kenya: A Product-Promotion Disconnect. Journal of Environmental Sustainability and Advancement Research.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Destination management; Tourism impacts and planning directions in developing countries
Niche tourism growth in developing countries
Tourism anthropology: Heritage and cultural tourism, Religious tourism development and management
Tourism marketing- consumer behaviour
Pollution research (Municipal Solid Waste management, Waste water treatment)
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISED TOPICS
1Measurement of Cultural Tourism Sustainability in Bungoma County Using VICE Model
2Influence of Sports Facilities Development on SocioEconomic Benefits in Nakuru Municipalities
3.Perceived Effect of Integrated Rural Tourism Planning on Community Livelihood and Resources Vitality in Makueni County, Kenya
4.Perceived Contribution of Ecotourism Product Branding, Packaging and Pricing Strategies on Tourists Consumption Rate in Tharaka Nithi County
5.Effects of Events Tourism Development on Local Economic Benefits in Isiolo Sub- County
6.Contribution of Rural Tourism Development in Enhancing Visitor Numbers and Community Benefits in Tharaka Nithi
County
7.Impacts of Cultural Tourism Products, Facilities Development and Marketing Strategies on Communities Social Economic Benefits in Nyeri County

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