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Mr. Ali Akaak (nee Said )

PhD Candidate in Management

+44 (0) 7849524977

Hope Hall, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter, EX4 4PL


  • PhD in Management Studies (in progress), University of Exeter, UK
  • Master in Management, Dhofar University (DU), Oman
  • Bachelor of Arts in Management Information Systems, Dhofar University (DU), Oman
  • Bachelor of Science in Management, Sultan Qaboos (SQU), Oman


  • Lecturer of Business Administration, Salalah College of Technology, Oman
  • Lecturer of Management, College of Commerce and Business Administration (CCBA), Dhofar University, Oman
  • Assistant Director of Admission and Registration, Dhofar University, Oman

Research clusters

Research interests

  • Tourism Development in Development Destinations
  • Destination Management Organizations (DMOs)
  • Human Resource Management (HRM)
  • Destination Marketing and Promotion

Research projects

PhD research project: Tourism Development and Destination Management: the case of the Sultanate of Oman

  • Destinatoin Management
  • Tourism Destinatoin Marketing
  • Strategic Management
  • Tourist Behaviour