Who is Devi Roza Kausar ?

Dr. Devi Roza Kausar is Associate Professor
Dean of Faculty of Tourism, Universitas Pancasila
Visiting Scholar, School of Hospitality & Service Management, Sunway University, Malaysia (November 2023)
Visiting Fellow, Center for Tourism Research, Wakayama University, Japan
(October 2021 – March 2023)
Visiting Scholar, Faculty of Tourism, Universitat de Girona, Spain.

Doctor of Philosophy in International Development, Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University – Nagoya, Japan, April 2007 – March 2010.

Master of Tourism Management, School of Management, Curtin University – Perth, Australia, March 2000 – July 2002.

Bachelor of Economics, Department of Management, Faculty of Economics, Universitas Padjadjaran – Bandung, Indonesia, August 1993 – January 1998.

Certified Hospitality Educator (CHE), from American Hotel and Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), 2020

Certified Research Reviewer, Ministry of Education, Research & Technology – RI, 2019

6th Training Workshop on the Management and Conservation of World Heritage Sites, United Nation Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) 19-24 April 2009, Hiroshima, Japan

Dec 2014 – now : Dean, Faculty of Tourism, Universitas Pancasila, Jakarta

July 2011 – Dec 2014 : Vice Dean, Faculty of Tourism, Universitas Pancasila, Jakarta

Jan 2011 – now : Faculty Member, Faculty of Tourism, Universitas Pancasila, Jakarta

March 2012 – August 2013: Sessional Lecturer and Thesis Advisor, Trisakti Tourism Institute, Jakarta.

August 2007 – March 2010: Teaching assistant and tutor at the Graduate School of International Development, Nagoya University; Aichi Shukutoku University; Nagoya Women’s University High School.

April 2004 – Dec 2006 : Research Coordinator at Yayasan Ekowisata Indonesia (Indecon Foundation, NGO), Jakarta, Indonesia.

June 2004 – Dec 2006 : Freelance translator and copy-editor, Center for International Forestry Research (Cifor), Bogor, Indonesia.

Jan 2004 – July 2004 : Sessional Lecturer, Vocational Program in Tourism, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Other Working/Project Experiences (selected):

2022 : Leader of a Matching Fund Program funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia, titled: Strengthening the community-based agro-heritage tourism in Mulyaharja Village, Bogor, West Java

2022 : Professional Jury Member, Indonesia Tourism Village Award 2022, Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy

2022 : Member of Supervisory Board for the development of Indonesian Tourism Development Index (an adaption to WEF’s TTDI)

2021 – 2022 : Leader of Research Team funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture, Republic of Indonesia, research title: Towards a Framework for Public Private Partnership in Disaster Management Planning for the Tourism Sector.

2021 : Expert Team for the Development of Borobudur Temple Compound World Heritage Site Management Plan under the Directorate General of Culture, Ministry of Education and Culture

2020 : UNESCO Heritage Expert for Reviewing Integrated Tourism Master Plan Borobudur Yogyakarta Prambanan (ITMP BYP)

2019 : Expert Team for the Development of Model and Strategy for Higher Education Institutions under the Ministry of Tourism

2016 – 2017 : Member of the Acceleration Team for the Development of Rural and Urban Tourism, Ministry of Tourism, Indonesia

2016 – now : Member of Task Force for the Assessment of Rural and Urban Tourism Destinations, Ministry of Tourism, Indonesia

2015 – 2016 : Team Coordinator for the Development of Rural and Urban Tourism Destinations Database, Ministry of Tourism, Indonesia

July 2014 – Dec 2014: Tourism Expert, Detailed Engineering Design Project for Toraja National Strategic Tourism Area, South Sulawesi Province
Selected International Journals:

Kausar, D.R.K., Agustan, A., Imran, S., Rosmalia, D. & Firmansyah, R. (2023) Setting priorities for public–private collaborations in tourism disaster management planning, All Earth, 35:1, 242-251, DOI: 10.1080/27669645.2023.2241212 (Scopus Q1)

Septiana, E.A., Kausar, D.R., Marjuka, Y., and Aminudin, N. (2022) International cross-cultural perspectives on sports tourism: a study of participants’ motivations in the Jogja Marathon. Journal of Tourism and Development, No. 39, pp. 315-327. DOI: 10.34624/rtd.v39i0.26380 (Scopus Q4)

Kausar, D.R. and Delia, R. (2022) So, who’s invited? The dilemmas of weddings in Indonesia during the pandemic. Wakayama Tourism Review Vol. 2. http://dx.doi.org/10.19002/10.19002.2.39

Agustan, Kausar, DRK. (2019) Towards a framework for disaster risk reduction in Indonesia’s urban tourism industry based on spatial information. Geographia Technica Vol. 14. DOI: 10.21163/GT_2019.141.16. (Scopus Q2)

Salamiah, AJ., Aminudin. N., Kausar, DRK. (2019) Family adventure tourism motives and decision-making: A case of whitewater rafting. Journal of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Vol. 25. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jort.2018.11.005 (Scopus Q1)

Kausar, DRK, Rosmalia, D., Imran, S. and Stevenson, S. (2018) Developing Tourism Industry and Host Community Resilience through Crisis and Disaster Management Planning. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Science Vol. 8.

Kausar, DRK and Gunawan, MP. (2018) Managing Heritage Tourism in Toraja: Strengthening Local Values and Improving Tourists’ Experiences. Journal of Heritage Tourism Vol. 13(6). DOI: 10.1080/1743873X.2017.1411356 (Scopus Q1)

Tussyadiah, I., Kausar, D., and Soesilo, P. (2018) The Effect of Engagement in Online Social Network on Susceptibility to Influence. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research Vol. 42 No.2, 201-223. https://doi.org/10.1177/1096348015584441 (Scopus Q2)

Supriyadi. E. and Kausar, D. (2017) The Impact of Inflation, Exchange Rate toward Unemployment and Poverty in Indonesia. Case Study of Small and Medium Enterprises at the Tourists’ Area of Lombok. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism Vol. VIII-4. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14505/jemt.v8 (Scopus Q3)

Supriyadi. E. and Kausar, D. (2017) The Economic Impact of International Tourism to Overcome the Unemployment and the Poverty in Indonesia. Journal of Environmental Management and Tourism Vol. VIII-2. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14505/jemt.v8.2(18).18 (Scopus Q3)

Agustan, Kausar, D. and Kriswati, E. (2016) Linking Interpretation with Amenities: Educating Visitors in Volcanic Environments. Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, Vol. 3(2016), p. TOC-1 (DOAJ)

Kausar, D. (2011) Socio-economic Impacts of Heritage Tourism on Its Locality: A Case Study of Borobudur Temple Compounds World Heritage Site, Central Java. Forum of International Development Studies Vol. 40. https://doi.org/10.18999/forids.40.131

Kausar, D., Nishikawa, Y. dan Nishimura, Y. (2011) How could management of Borobudur World Heritage Site be enhanced for improving tourism impact for the community? : A preliminary comparison with Angkor World Heritage Site. Forum of International Development Studies Vol. 40. https://doi.org/10.18999/forids.40.31

Kausar, D. dan Nishikawa, Y. (2010) Heritage Tourism in Rural Area: Challenges for Improving Socio-economic Impacts. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research Vol. 15(2), 195-213. DOI: 10.1080/10941661003629995 (Scopus Q2)

Kausar, D. (2009) World Heritage and Public Works: Development Cooperation for Poverty Alleviation. Development in Practice Vol. 19(3), 421 – 423. DOI: 10.1080/09614520902808365 (Scopus Q3)
Book Chapters:

Kausar, D.R., Stevenson, N., Rosmalia, D., Imran, S. (In Press, 2024) A case study of disaster management planning in Indonesia. Tourism industry perspectives. In Prideaux, B. and Beirman. D. (eds) Handbook in Crises and Disaster Management in Tourism. Research Handbook in Tourism Series. Edward Elgar Publishing.

Angembani, N.P.W., Kausar, D.R.K, Mbulu, Y.P., and Supriyadi, E. (2022) Indonesian domestic tourist behavior based on their risk perceptions after Covid-19 outbreak (case of Jakarta metropolitan area residents). In Current Issues in Tourism, Gastronomy, and Destination Research (pp. 261-269). Routledge.

Kausar, D.R., Darmawan, F., Firmansyah, R. (2020) Collaborative Conservation in Small Islands: Towards Community Empowerment and Sustainable Tourism in Kepulauan Seribu, Jakarta. In Dolezal, C., Trupp, A., Bui, H.T. (eds) Tourism and Development in Southeast Asia – 1st ed. Routledge.

Kausar, D.R. and Gunawan, M. (2017) Revitalizing Tourism in the Heritage Land of Toraja: Planning as a Process. In: Saufi A., Andilolo I., Othman N., Lew A. (eds) Balancing Development and Sustainability in Tourism Destinations. Singapore: Springer.

Kausar, D.R. 2014. Tracing the relevance of Borobudur for socio-economic development through tourism. In Kaminski, J., Benson, A. and Arnold, D. (ed) Contemporary Issues in Cultural Heritage Tourism. Oxon, UK: Routledge.

Kausar, D. (2014) Warisan Dunia Borobudur dan Perubahan Paradigma Pengelolaan Warisan Dunia untuk Kesejahteraan Masyarakat. In 100 tahun Pasca Pemugaran Candi Borobudur Trilogi III. Balai Konservasi Borobudur, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan.

Kausar, D. (2012) Sustainability in the Management of World Cultural Heritage. In Kasimoglu, M. (ed) Visions for Global Tourism Industry-Creating and Sustaining Competitive Strategies. Croatia: InTech.
Selected Conference Presentations:

Kausar, D.R., Rosmalia, D., Imran, S., Agustan (In Press, 2023) Towards a Framework for Public-Private Partnership in Disaster Management Planning for the Tourism Sector. AIP Proceedings, ICECS, December 1 – 14, 2022. (Scopus)

Aminudin, N., Jamal, S.A., Kausar, D.R., and Delia, R. (2022) Exploring Micro-Weddings Concepts: A synergy of values for VFR Tourism in Malaysia and Indonesia. 10th Asia-Pacific International Conference on E-B Studies, AicE-Bs2022KotaKinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 07-08 Sep 2022, E-BPJ, 7(21), Sep 2022 (pp. 257-262) (WoS)

Kausar, D.R.K., Rosmalia, D. Imran, S., and Agustan (2021) Towards a Framework for Public Private Partnership in Disaster Management Planning for the Tourism Sector. The 2021 IEEE Conference on Technology Engineering Management and Innovation: Best Practice on Technology Engineering and Management Toward Better Productivity, November 2021, Jakarta

Azizah, F.N., Kausar, D.R., Gunadi, I.M.A., and Yuan, Y. (2020) The Preferences of Indonesian Outbound Tourists Toward Travel Types and Tourism Attributes. The First International Conference on Global Innovation and Trends in Economy (InCoGITE). EAI Proceedings.

Toja, T.M., Kausar, D.R., Puspita, N., and Yuan, Y. (2019) Analysis of Information Search Behaviour Based on The Age of Indonesian Overseas Tourist. International Conference on Culture, Technology and Tourism. Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, December 3, 2019, Tangerang Selatan, Indonesia (Best Paper Award)

Kausar, D., Rosmalia, D., Imran, S., and Stevenson, N. (2018) Developing Tourism Industry and Host Community Resilience through Crisis and Disaster Management Planning. International Hospitality and Tourism Conference, November 2018, Kuala Lumpur.

Mbulu, Y. and Kausar, D. (2018) Perception of Domestic Tourists toward Maimun Palace as Cultural Heritage Tourism Attraction in Medan. ASEAN Tourism Research Association Conference 2018, Prince of Songkla University, Jan 2018, Phuket.

Puspita, N. and Kausar, D. (2017) The Art of Making Batik Garutan: An Exploratory Study of Its Potential as Tourism Product”. ASEAN Tourism Research Conference, James Cook University – Singapore, January 18, Singapore.

Kausar, D. and Zilberg, J. (2013) Community-based Tourism and Conservation in Muarajambi Temple, Indonesia. International Conference on Tourism and the Shifting Values of Cultural Heritage, Taipei, 5 – 9 April.

Kausar, D. (2011) How travelling promotes understanding toward Japanese culture and lifestyles: Comparisons between different travel styles from Indonesia to Japan. World Research Summit on Tourism and Hospitality, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, December 2011, Hong Kong.

Kausar, D. (2009) Rethinking the Role of World Heritage Sites in Development: Cases of Cultural Sites in Indonesia and Cambodia. First Annual Conference of University Network for Development in Asia, 23 – 25 January, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Kausar, D. (2008) World Heritage Site and Its Impacts to Rural Livelihoods: Case Study of Borobudur Temple World Heritage Site. Association of Tourism and Leisure Studies (ATLAS) Annual Conference, 2 – 4 July, University of Brighton, Brighton, Inggris.

Kausar, D. and Suhandi, A. (2004) Participatory Ecotourism Planning in Tangkahan, Leuser Ecosystem Region, North Sumatra. Prosiding. 10th Annual Conference Asia Pacific Tourism Association (APTA). 5 – 7 July, Nagasaki, Jepang.
Invited & Keynote Speaker (Selected on site International & National Events)

2023 International Conference of Sport, Leisure and Hospitality Management, National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU), March 20, 2023, Taipei. Title of keynote presentation: “The Application of Technology on the Sustainable Development of Sport, Leisure and Hospitality in Indonesia”.

The 11th ATRA Tourism Forum “The Future of Hospitality and Tourism Industry Post COVID Pandemic”, November 3, 2022, Prince of Songkla University, Phuket.

Global Tourism Forum 2021, Leaders Summit Asia, September 15 – 16, 2021.

Keynote Speaker at the 21st Outdoor Recreation Association Conference, Taichung, Taiwan, September 2019

Guest Lecture National Taiwan Normal University, Graduate Institute of Sport, Leisure and Hospitality, Taipei, Taiwan, September 2019

Guest Lecture “Disaster Planning and Management for Tourism Destination”, Dept. of Architecture, Universitas Tarumanegara, Jakarta, November 15, 2018

3rd Organization of World Heritage Cities (OWHC) Asia Pacific Regional Conference, Suzhou, People’s Republic of China, October 29 – November 1, 2018

UNESCO Expert Meeting on Strengthening Higher Education for Cultural Heritage Management in the Asia-Pacific Region, Nanjing, People’s Republic of China, November 2018

Bromo International Ecotourism Field School, organized by Universitas Pancasila and University of Westminster, Bromo, February 4 – 11, 2018.

Guest Lecture, “Issues and Challenges of Tourism in Indonesia”, Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor, April 14, 2015.

National Seminar on Tourism, Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Jakarta, 17 September 2014, presentation title “Developing Rural Ecotourism as Part of Sustainable Tourism Development”.

International Homestay Seminar, Malaka, Malaysia, 22-25 September 2012, presentation title: “Homestay Development: Indonesian Experience”
Invited & Keynote Speaker in International & National Webinars and Online Guest Lecture Sessions

Smart Tourism: Innovation and Digital Transformation International Online Webinar, Uzbekistan, March 15, 2023, “Smart tech as part of tourism ecosystem – Indonesia story”.

The 3rd International Academic Conference in Tourism, 30 – 31 May, 2022, “Storytelling and Interpretation: Promoting Cultural Understanding in Tourism, Universitas Gadjah Mada.

2nd Tourism and Hospitality Research Colloquium, May, 27, 2022, Manuel S. Enverga University Foundation.

Bridge of Friendship “Tourism 2021 New Opportunities & Perspectives”, October 25 – 29, 2021, co-organized by World Federation of Tourists Guide Association, Tourism Development Institute of Uzbekistan, and Public Association Nudge Ukraine

QS Subject Focus Summit on Hospitality and Leisure Management (Virtual) 2021, co-organized by QS, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Prince of Songkla University, and Taylor’s University, October 5 – 7, 2021

Global Tourism Forum Leaders’ Summit Asia, Jakarta, September 15 – 16, 2021

Keynote Speaker at the 2nd International Conference on Science, Engineering and Management, Colombo – Srilanka, August 26 – 27, 2021

Tourism Speaker Series, “Tourism Economics – Tourism Policies”. Taylor’s University, Selangor, Malaysia, April 22, 2021

Research Approaches in the New Normal and Beyond, PARTH Membership Caravan and Round Table Discussions, Philippine Association of Researchers for Tourism and Hospitality, November 29, 2020

Leisure City: How Greater Jakarta accommodates its residents’ activities, Curtin Learning Series 6 “Post Pandemic Cities: How COVID-19 Transformed Our Future Activities”, Curtin University Alumni Chapter Indonesia, October 31, 2020

Can travel bubble boost tourism in ASEAN?, The 7th ATRA Tourism Forum, ASEAN Tourism Research Association, August 17, 2020

Prospects for Cooperation in the field of Tourism and Creative Economy between Indonesia – Australia in New Normal, Kementerian Pariwisata dan Ekonomi Kreatif, July 24, 2020

Lack of Human Interaction but more on Self-Isolation: Uncertainty in the future hospitality and tourism recovery, Online Discussion Series 11: Exchanging Ideas Through Casual Discussion, Universiti Teknologi MARA, July 23, 2020

The Challenges of Online Learning in Indonesia, Online Discussion Series 9: Exchanging Ideas Through Casual Discussion, Universiti Teknologi MARA, June 26, 2020

Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor, Malaysia

Tezpur University, Assam, India

University of Zululand, South Africa

Western Sydney University, Australia

Padjadjaran University, Indonesia

Erasmus+ Teaching Mobility Program 2021 – 2022, European Commission

Chair of the 8th International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) Biennial Conference, Jakarta, 2 December 2020

Honorable Best Mention Paper at International Conference on Culture, Technology and Tourism. Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, December 3, 2019

3rd Best Lecturer Award, Universitas Pancasila 50th Anniversary, October 2016.

Research Grant Recipient in various schemes from 2008 – 2022 (Ministry of Education and Culture, Ministry of Research, Technology, and Higher Education, Sumitomo Foundation, Nagoya University)

Daiko Foundation Scholarship. Granted in academic year: 2008/2009

Japan Student Services Organization (JASSO). Granted in academic year: 2009/2010

Regional Vice President for Indonesia, International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA), August 2023 – now

Member of Board of Directors, ASEAN Tourism Research Association (ATRA) 2019 – now

Board of Association of the Indonesian Tourism Tertiary Education Institutions (HILDIKTIPARI)

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