Staff profile

Dr Faith Samkange

Senior Lecturer in Hospitality Management

Faith Samkange at a Industry Day Conference


Hospitality Management


College of Business, Law and Social Sciences


Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism

Research centre

Centre for Business Improvement, Visitor Economy Research Group


Buxton Campus



I am a Doctor and Senior Lecturer in Hospitality Management at the Centre for Contemporary Hospitality and Tourism. I work across the centre to design, deliver and manage a wide range of teaching packages for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. Currently, I have a leadership role in designing and developing part-time programmes.

My role at the University includes supervising research at all programme levels. I am actively involved in research on digital technologies in the hospitality industry and in the transformation of student educational experiences. I am also keen on development-oriented research including entrepreneurship, business management and sustainability.

Teaching responsibilities

  • Module Leader: Spa and Resort Management
  • Module Leader: Managing Customer Experiences
  • Module Leader: PR and E-Marketing
  • Module Leader: Strategic Management
  • Undergraduate, Postgraduate including PhD Independent Studies and Research
  • Module Leader: Operations and Project Management
  • Teaching:
    • Research Skills
    • Contemporary Issues
    • Managing the International Hospitality Experience
    • Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis

Professional interests

Research interests

  • Information and Communication Technologies in Hospitality Management
  • Digital and Pedagogical Research in Hospitality Management
  • Digital Research Methodologies
  • Technology and Economic Development Issues
  • Management and Gender Development Issues
  • Entrepreneurship and Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism

Membership of professional bodies


Recent conferences

International experience

Recent publications

Conference Papers Published in Conference Proceedings

Publications: Journals and Books