Priyakrushna Mohanty is an U.G.C. Senior Research Fellow at the Department of Tourism Studies, Pondicherry University, India. He is an awardee of the prestigious Travel Corporation (India) Gold Medal for his outstanding performance in Master’s Degree in Tourism Studies from Pondicherry University, India. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Commerce along with three PG Diploma Degrees in Rural Development, Research Methodology, and Teaching Skills. He has served the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd. for two years following which he was recruited as a Guest Faculty in the Dept. of Tourism Studies, Pondicherry University. He has published more than fifteen articles and chapters in both international and national journals and edited books. Mr. Mohanty is passionate about academic areas of Tourism Sustainability, Sustainable Livelihood, Technology, and Tourism along with Gender issues in Tourism Development.