Ms. G.H.V. Harshani
Lecturer – Probationary

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  • MSc in Sustainable Tourism, University of Peradeniya (Reading)
  • Bachelor of Business Management Hons in Hospitality Tourism and Events Management, Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka
  • Diploma in International Relations, Bandaranaike Centre for International Relations
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Hospitality Management
  • Destination Management and Marketing

Full Paper

  • Hewage, V., & Ranasinghe, R. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR HOMESTAY OPERATORS AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC IN SRI LANKA. In The Proceedings of International Conference 2022, Vietnam, pp 197-215, ISBN 978-604-337-374-5

Extended Abstract

  • Hewage, V., & Ranasinghe, Ruwan., (2021). “Challenges And Opportunities for Homestay Operators Under Covid-19 New Normal Conditions: Evidence From Sri Lanka”, Conference Proceedings of 4th International Scientific Conference” Restarting tourism, travel and hospitality: The day after, International Hellenic University, School of Economics & Busines, p 81-83, 21st -23rd May, 2021, ISBN: 978-618-84798-9-0 DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.5159065


  • Hewage, V., & Ranasinghe, Ruwan., (2021) “Natural vs Cultural Tourism Development: Modeling Sustainability Concerns and Residents’ Perceived Support”, The 9th World Sustainability Forum 2021, MDPI, Switzerland, p 174
  • Hewage, V., and R. Ranasinghe., (2021) “Homestay and COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities for Recovery in New Normal Conditions”, Proceedings of Peradeniya University International Research Sessions 2021, Sri Lanka, Vol. 23, 11th & 12th November 2021, p 22, E-ISBN 978-624-5709-07-6
  • Vice Chancellor’s award for the best performance in the BBM Hons in Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management Degree Program (2016/2017 Batch)
  • Mahinda Katugaha Gold Medal for highest aciver from the Faculty of Management (2016/2017 Batch)
  • A.G. Karunarathne gold medal for best performing student of Faculty of Management (2016/2017 Batch)
  • Gold medal awarded by the Bank of Ceylon for the best performing student on department of tourism studies (2016/2017 Batch)
  • Mahinda Katugaha gold medal for highest achiver from the students’ population from the Uva Province (2016/2017 Batch)
  • Legal Environment for Tourism
  • Special Interest Tourism
  • ICT for Tourism
  • Aqua Eco Tourism