• Dec 2017 MSc graduants with the Dean, School of Hospitality and Tourism

  • The School of Hospitality and Tourism was awarded Ecowarrior Award 2nd runners-up position county-wide by the Ecotourism Kenya on the 27th September 2017 at the Radison Blue Hotel.

  • Tree Planting at Karura Forest by members of staff

  • From right Patrick is Marekia of Panari Hotel, Dr Alice Ondigi, the Dean School of Hospitality and Tourism- Kenyatta University; Muriithi Ndegwa, the Managing Director of Kenya Tourism Board, and Judy Kephar, the founder of Sustainable travel and Tourism Agenda.

  • Hospitality and Tourism Students following the proceedings of the Seminar and Kenyatta University Conference Centre.

Dr. Shem Wambugu Maingi

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Name: Dr Shem Wambugu Maingi
Title/Qualifications:
PhD in Tourism Management.
Department/Unit/Section:
Department of Tourism Management
Contact Address:
P.O.Box 31104-00600 Nairobi, Kenya
E-mail: 
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Phone No:
Mobile - +254 726 120 011
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Tourist behavior; Consumer behavior; Tourism psychology; Tourism Planning and Policy

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Publications

  • Maingi, S.W. (In Press) Sustainable Tourism Certification, Governance and Management in dealing with Overtourism in East Africa. In Local Communities Quality of Life. What strategy to overcome overtourism. Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themes Volume 12 Number 2 (2020) Journal ranking: AJG 1*

  • Maingi, S.W. and Ondigi, A (2017) Sustainability of Kenya’s Park Branding initiatives and its Impacts on Recreational Park Choice in Kenya. EA. Sustainable Tourism Report Issue No. 6. 2017, pp 21-29. ISSN: 2409-1901

  • Odawa, E.L., Makopondo, R.O.B., Maingi, S.W. and Mutinda, R. (2017) Influence of ICT application in Service Delivery on the Competiive Advantage of 3-5 star rated Hotels in Nairobi, Kenya. Journal of Information and Technology Vol. 1 (1); pp. 12-24

  • Dr. Shem Maingi,Dr. Joe Wadawi and Dr. Alice Ondigi,2015:Market profiling and positioning of park brands in Kenya. (Case of Premium and Under-utilized parks in Kenya)International Journal of Tourism Research.ISSN: 1522-1970. DOI: 10.1002/jtr.2036
  • Maingi, S., Wadawi, J and Ondigi, A (2015) Kenya’s Park branding flagship programme and its influence on Visitor Recreational Choice Behavior. (Under review)
  • Dr. Shem Maingi,Dr. Joe Wadawi and Dr. Alice Ondigi 2014:Towards a Competitive framework for Park Branding in Kenya. (Case of Premium and Under-utilized parks in Kenya).J Tourism Res Hospitality, 2014 3:2http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2324-8807.1000141 3:2
  • Prof Pius Odunga and Dr. Shem Maingi,2011:The Wildlife Tourism market to Kenya (2002-2003)Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing    ISBN: 1540-7306 (electronic) 1054-8408 (paper) DOI:10.1080/10548408.2011.535444
  • Prof. John Akama, Dr. Shem Maingi and Prof. Blanca Camargo (Mexico) 2011,Wildlife conservation, Safari Tourism and the role of Certification in Kenya Journal of Tourism Recreation Research.TRR Special issue on Certification and Indicators.Volume 36 (3), 2011 ISSN: 0250-8281 DOI: 10.1080/02508281.2011.11081673
  • Dr. Shem Maingi and Susan Mbuthia:2010,The influence of ethnicity on leisure pursuits and tourism behavior of Somali immigrants in Leeuwarden, Netherlands.Journal of Hospitality Management and Tourism Vol. 1(1), pp. 1-12, July 2010    ISSN: 2141 - 6575
  • Prof Pius Odunga and Dr. Shem Maingi,2011:Choice, Expenditure and Satisfaction of International Tourists to Kenya: A Structural Equation Modelling Approach.Operations Research for East Africa Journal ISSN: 1821-7567
  • Dr. Shem Maingi,  Prof Pius Odunga and Stephen Ongaro 2007,Challenges facing eTourism adoption in Kenya’s Tourism sector.African Journal of Business and Economics Volume 2, No.1, 2007.ISSN 1990-9217
  • Donald Maingi; Dr. Alice Ondigi; and Dr. Shem Maingi    2009    A critique of Tourism Management sector reforms in Kenya (Results vs Value driven approach) African Journal of Applied Human sciences  ISSN 2070-917X
  • Prof Pius Odunga; Dr. Shem Maingi,  Rita Nthiga and J. Belsoy,2006,Conference tourism in Kenya: Towards Tourism product development, Diversification and extension.African Journal of Business and Economics Volume 2, No.1, 2007.ISSN 1990-9217

Book Chapter(s)

  • Maingi, S.W. (2018) Tourism and Event Management Trends and Policies: A Regional Approach. In Event Management: Bridging the Gap between Theory and Practice (1st Ed) 2018

Refereed Learning Modules

  • HTM 110: Introduction to Travel and Tour Operations
  • HTM 208: Tourism Economics
  • HTM 302: Management of Information Systems in Hospitality and Tourism
  • BTM 375: Destination Management
  • BTM 471: Tourism and the Environment
  • HTM 852: Destination Management and Management
  • HTM 856: Tourism Technology and Innovation

Reviewed conference papers

  • Mugito, R., Maingi, S and Mutinda, R. (Upcoming Nov. 2018) Commitment: A Sustainable Pillar of Customer Relationship and Its Influence on Guest Loyalty, A Source of Competitive Advantage. Euro CHRIE Conference Dublin 5-11th November 2018.
  • Agbu, F and Maingi, S (2015) Leisure and Tourism Determinants of participation in Lafia, Hasarawa State, Nigeria. Paper presented to ATLAS Africa Conference held within 3rd – 5th June 2015 at the University of Daresalaam, Tanzania.
  • Maingi, S and Ondigi, AB(2015) “Tourism destination branding effectiveness in a developing country context.” International Interdisciplinary Business-Economics Advancement Conference (IIBA) held between 28th March – 2nd April 2015 in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA. Presented a paper on
  • Maingi, S, Ondigi, A, Wadawi, (2012) The roles of Destination brands in influencing choices of Wildlife-based Tourists in Kenya. 43rd TTRA annual conference and PhD Colloqium held in Virginia, USA June 17-19 2012
  • Odunga, P and Maingi, S. (2011) Choice, Expenditure and Satisfaction of International Tourists in Kenya: A Structural Equations Modelling Approach Operations Research for East Africa Journal. ISSN: 1821-7567

Non-reviewed conference papers

  • UNECA- IGAD Sustainable Tourism Master Plan Committee of Experts meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the 19th – 23rd June 2012
  • United Nations Economic Commission in Africa Workshop at the Lycos Regency on the 9th June 2012 on Sustainable tourism development in Eastern Africa.
  • Ondigi, A. & Maingi, S. Brand Consolidation and Strategy: The Economics of Brand Consolidation in East Africa. Hotel Summit East Africa Nairobi, Kenya August 2013
  • Maingi, S The role of tourism in driving Kenya’s socio-economic agenda Nairobi Global Travel and Tourism Partnership, Kenya. February 2014
  • Maingi, S United Nations Economic Commission in Africa Workshop on Sustainable tourism development in Eastern Africa Lycos Regency 9th June 2012
  • Maingi, S UNECA workshop on mainstreaming the role of youth and women in sustainable tourism development in Kenya. Kisumu February 2014
  • Maingi, S UNECA workshop on mainstreaming the role of youth and women in sustainable tourism development in Kenya. Mombasa March 2014
  • Maingi, S GoK - MEACTT workshop on mainstreaming the role of youth and women in sustainable tourism development in Kenya. Nairobi March 2014
  • Maingi, S Tourism stakeholder wokshop: Positioning Tourism and Hospitality in Kenya’s Socio-economic agenda (Vision 2030) Kenyatta University 6th and 7th March 2012
  • Maingi, S Kenya Tourism Federation FGD workshop on Single Tourist Visa awareness and challenges on the 17th February 2015
  • UNECA- IGAD Sustainable Tourism Master Plan Committee of Experts meeting in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on the 19th – 23rd June 2012
  • Ondigi, A & Maingi S (2012) attended and presented a paper at the TTRA International Conference on the June 17-19 2012.
  • United Nations Economic Commission in Africa Workshop at the Lycos Regency on the 9th June 2012 on Sustainable tourism development in Eastern Africa.
  • FGD Invitation from Kenya Tourism Federation (KTF) on Single Tourist Visa awareness and challenges on 17th February 2015.

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