Syed Ahmad Rizwan, an MPhil and PhD in Tourism Management, is working as an Adjunct Editor at CTRD; His Doctorate is on “Islamic Culture as a Tourism Product: A Case Study of Lucknow” from University of Lucknow, India”.  He is a mix of industry and academics, in India and the Middle East. His industry exposure is in tour operations, airlines, cargo and GDS. While as an academic and consultant, Dr Rizwan provides his expertise to many national and international organizations. He has contributed chapters for IGNOU’s tourism study programmes and has co-authored a book on "Conducting Travel and Tourism Business". His research interests include cultural studies, heritage, tourism impacts, volunteer tourism, event management and tour operations.