MAXQDA Professional Trainer:
|Radius||Australia, China, Japan, Taiwan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Central Asian and Middle Eastern countries|
I offer consultation services for government and non-government organizations, social science research groups and individuals.
Asif specialised in tourism and infrastructure development. His focus is on the consequences of infrastructure development on indigenous communities. Asif has a profound understanding of sustainability and resilience as a concept and a phenomenon which served as a core to the longevity of indigenous nations and cultures across the globe. He believes that indigenous communities and their ancestor's farsightedness, planning and binding understanding of shared future laid the foundation of healthy and sustainable communities. These founding principles of collaboration, joint planning, collective resilience was made possible by identifying strengths and diverse skills, which enabled communities to move forward at the time of crisis for collective well-being. He demonstrated history of working in the higher education industry, sustainable development, resilience and entrepreneurship skills.
Transport infrastructure development knocks on nature-based tourism door: the case of isolated communities of Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan, Journal of Ecotourism 2022
Between Sustainability and Resilience: planning destination management of coastal areas in South Island, New Zealand, Journal of Tourism and Development 2022
Government Response to Covid-19 and Gender Discrepancy: Tour Operator Perspective from New Zealand, 1(2), Article 4, Journal of Sustainability and Resilience August 2021
Conference/Article: Conscious travel paradigm and the future of tourism: The case of regenerative tourism, 4th International Scientific Conference [TOURMAN 2021) “Restarting tourism, travel and hospitality: The day after” May 2021
Post-covid tourism recovery: a case of domestic tourism in Akaroa (South Island, New Zealand), World/MDPI March 2021
Fear of pandemics or fear of tourism and hospitality: the challenge of human mobility, Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Management Jan 2021
A future of tourism industry: conscious travel, destination recovery and regenerative tourism, 1(1), Article 5, Journal of Sustainability and Resilience Jan 2021
We are open: understanding crisis management of restaurants as pandemic hits tourism, 3(1), 41-48, Journal of Hospitality Jan 2021
Seminar: Applying the Sustainable Livelihood Approach: An analysis of isolated communities, transport infrastructure development and tourism, ESD, Lincoln University July 2018
Article/Seminar: Validity and reliability of social science research methods within livelihood diversification strategies, at The 2016 South Island Social Science Postgraduate Student Symposium, University of Canterbury New Zealand Nov 2016
Seminar: Infrastructural development, tourism and livelihood diversification in Gilgit-Baltistan, Center for Environmental Economics and Climate Change (CEECC), Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) Islamabad Pakistan April 2016