Prof. Vikneswaran Nair, PhD

President / Professor (Sustainable Tourism) DISTED College, Penang, Malaysia
Prof. Vikneswaran Nair, PhDProf. Vikneswaran Nair, PhD

Professor Dr. Vikneswaran Nair was recently appointed as the President of DISTED College, Penang, and a Professor of Sustainable Tourism, at Wawasan Open University, who wholly own DISTED College. He was based in The Bahamas for five years as a Professor and Dean of Graduate Studies and Research at the University of The Bahamas. He was also the former Director for Research and Development at Taylor’s University, Malaysia, for 19 years. A consultant with many national and international projects, his exceptional research achievements with more than 350 publications to his credit have earned him many international and national awards. His research specialization is in Sustainable and Responsible Tourism, Rural Tourism, and Community-based Tourism. He has facilitated many rural tourism projects in Southeast Asia and The Bahamas.