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ADEDIPE Abioye 

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ADEDIPE Abioye (Ph.D, FHATMAN, MITP, MNHCI, MNIMN, ANIPR)

Dr. Adedipe is a Lecturer 1 and the current Coordinator of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism, College of Food Science and Human Ecology, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta (FUNAAB).

He started his career in Hospitality and Tourism management with a National Diploma (ND) from the Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo and graduated as the best student. He obtained Higher National Diploma (HND) with a distinction and the best student from the Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi. He also obtained two Post Graduate Diplomas in Marketing and Public Relations.

Dr. Adedipe also attended Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye for his Bachelor of Science degree and obtained a First Class honour and was the best student. He attended the University of Ado-Ekiti for his Master degree in Recreation and Tourism. He had his PhD in Hospitality Management from Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.

His initial work experiences were acquired from Premier Hotel, Lafia Hotel and Davis Hotel all in Ibadan and Hotel Support Services in Lagos. He had over twelve years working experience with Sheraton International Organization in Sheraton Lagos Hotel and Towers in various sections and capacities. He is a professional consultant and trainer in the field of Hospitality and Tourism. He was a former Lecturer in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism, Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi, Edo State. He was the former pioneer Head of Department, Abuja Tourism Development Board. He was also the former pioneer Head of Travels and Tours, FCT Tourism Department, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria.

Dr. Adedipe started his academic career in FUNAAB as an Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Food service and Tourism in 2013. He was Lecturer II in 2016 and Lecturer I in 2019 and currently serving as the Coordinator of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism from 2020 to date. In 2015, he won the Federal Government TetFund Scholarship to pursue his Ph.D programme in Kenya. He has published 20 journal articles in reputable national and international journals.

He has been engaged in many national accreditation assignments by the National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), Kaduna. He was a former External Moderator of the Department of Hospitality and Tourism, Federal Polytechnic, Bida, Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Kwara State Polytechnic, Ilorin and Rufus Giwa Polytectnic, Owo. He was also a former External Resource person to the National Open University, Abuja. He is the current and pioneer Coordinator, Ekiti State Chapter, Federation of Tourism Association of Nigeria (FTAN).

Dr. Adedipe is a member of several professional bodies. He is a Fellow of the Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (FHATMA), Member of the Institute of Tourism Professionals (FITP), Member of the Nigeria Hotel and Catering Institute (MNHCI), Member of National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (MNIMN) and Associate member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (ANIPR).

Ph.D, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya 2018
MRT, University of Ado-Ekiti, Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria 2006
B.Sc., Olabisi Onabanjo University (OOU), Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria 2004
PGD, Olabisi Onabanjo University, (OOU), Ago-Iwoye, Nigeria 1998
DPR, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations, Lagos, Nigeria 1998
PGD, Nigerian Institute of Journalism, Lagos, Nigeria 1995
HND, Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Nigeria 1989
ND, Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo, Nigeria 1986
WASC, Osi Community High School, Osi-Ekiti, Nigeria 1983

Completed
i. Food handlers’ awareness and compliance with COVID-19 protocols in hotels in Abeokuta.
ii. Awareness on hotel rating and regulations control of upmarket hotel performance in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria.
iii. Awareness on hotel categorization and professional association involvement in Nigeria.
iv. Awareness evaluation of the tourist attraction of a typical Nigerian university zoo park.
v. Assessment of the prospects and challenges of running a restaurant business in Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta.
vi. Impact of emerging technologies on service delivery in hotels in Abeokuta.
vii. The role of cultural tourism in the development of Abeokuta.
viii. Assessment of the socio-economic contributions of Olumo rock to the community.
ix. Assessment of solid waste management in hotels in Abuja Municipal, Nigeria.

Federal Government TetFund Ph.D. Scholarship Award 2015
Fellowship Award, Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria HATMAN) 2013
Best graduating B.Sc. student (first class) in the Department (OOU) 2004
Best graduating B.Sc. student in the College (OOU) 2004
Best College academic student record award (OOU) 2003
Best graduating HND student (distinction) (Fed. Poly. Bauchi) 1989
Best HND I student record award (Fed. Poly. Bauchi) 1988
Best graduating ND Student (Ondo State Poly. Owo) 1986
Meritorious service award (Sheraton Hotel, Lagos) 2003
Best Employee of the month award (Sheraton Hotel, Lagos) 2003
Ten years Merit Award (Sheraton Hotel, Lagos) 2001
Five Years Merit Award (Sheraton Hotel, Lagos) 1996
Winner Cocktail Competition (Sheraton Hotel, Lagos) 1992

Fellow, Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria (HATMAN)
Member, Nigerian Hotels & Catering Institute (NHCI)
Member, Institute of Tourism Professionals (ITP)
Member, National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN)
Associate member, Hotel & Catering International Mgt Association of London (HCIMA)
Associate member, Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR)
Graduate Association, Kenyatta University Alumni, Kenya

1. Adedipe A., Adebayo, I. N., and Adesuyan A. J. (2021). Ambience elements and customers’ patronage of fast food restaurants in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. The 2021 Annual Hybrid Conference of the Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 11-14 October, 2021
2. Adedipe, A., Miricho., and Maranga V., (2021). Hotel Star Rating Attributes and Customers’ Satisfaction: Evidence from Upmarket Hotels in Abuja Territory, Nigeria. Academic Conference, Leeds, United Kingdom 16-17 June, 2021 Book of Abstracts. Published by International Institute for Policy Review and Development Strategies (IIPRDS).
3. Adedipe A.,Miricho, B.M., Maranga, B.V., and Adegunwa M. O., (2017). Influence of Quality of Room Facilities on Customers’ Satisfaction in Upmarket Hotels, Abuja, Nigeria.NAHOTOUR-OCT Conference, Osogbo 2017 Book of Abstracts. Published by National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management (NIHOTOUR), Nigeria.

4. Issa A. L., and Adedipe A., (2017). Cultural Tourism: A Panacea to Community Development in Nigeria.NAHOTOUR-OCT Conference, Osogbo 2017 Book of Abstracts. Published by National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management (NIHOTOUR), Nigeria.

5. Adegunwa, M.O., Jayeoba, A.O., Bakare, H.A. and Adedipe, A. (2016). Quality assessment and customer perception about food served in FUNAAB cafeteria. Book of Extended Abstracts of the 1st International Conference on Food Science and Human Ecology (ICOFHEC 2016), Abeokuta, Nigeria.

6. Adegunwa, M. O.,Adedipe A., Coker, T.M., and Bakare, H. A. (2015). Impact of branding on customer loyalty in Hotels in Abeokuta.HATMAN National Conference, Osun 2015 Book of Proceedings. Edited and published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.

7. Adegunwa, M. O., Ugue, O. B., Adedipe A.,Bakare, H. A., and Omemu, A.M. (2015). Food safety and Hygiene practices among food handlers in Restaurants in Abeokuta.HATMAN National Conference, Osun 2015 Book of Proceedings. Edited andpublished by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.

Project/Dissertation/Thesis
1. Adedipe A. (2018): Star Rating Attributes and Accommodation Performance of Upmarket Hotels in Abuja Territory, Nigeria. PhD Thesis, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
2. Adedipe A. (2006): Tourism as viable alternative in Ekiti State (with special reference to Ikogosi Warm Spring). Master of Recreation and Tourism (MRT) Dissertation, University of Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State
3. Adedipe A. (2004): Customers’ patronage and services rendered in Hotels in Ayetoro. Bsc Project Report, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Ago-Iwoye, Ogun State
4. Adedipe A. (1989): Developing Tourist potentials as a unique source of economic survival in Nigeria (A case study of Ondo State). HND Project Report, Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Bauchi State
(i) Journal Articles in Print:
1. Adedipe A., Kukoyi, A.1., Oladosu, A.O., Adebanjo L. A. (2021). Food Handlers’ Awareness and Compliance with Covid-19 Protocols: Appraisal from Hotels in Abeokuta, Ogun State, Nigeria. International Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism. 5 (1), pg 42-58. Published by Department of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, University of PortHarcourt, Rivers State.
2. Adedipe, A., Miricho., and Maranga V. (2021). Hotel Star Rating Attributes and Customers’ Satisfaction: Evidence from Upmarket Hotels in Abuja Territory, Nigeria. International Journal of Advanced Research in Social Sciences, Environmental Studies & Technology. 6 (1), pg 1-13. DOI: 10.48028/iiprds/ijarssest.v6.i1.01
3. Kukoyi, A.1., Adedipe A., Oladosu, A.O. (2020). Evaluation of Physiochemical Properties, Proximate Composition and Sensory Evaluation of Roasted Date Seed Powder. International Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism. 8 (1), pg 45-58. Published by Department of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, University of PortHarcourt, Rivers State.
4. Adedipe, A., Maranga, V., Miricho, M., and Issa A. L., (2018). Influence of Hotel Rating and Regulations Control on Upmarket Hotel Performance in Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Tourism. vol. 6. pg 64-69. Published by National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management (NIHOTOUR), Nigeria, Abuja.
5. Adedipe, A., Miricho, B.M., and Maranga, B.V. (2018). Hotel Categorization and Professional Association Involvement in Nigeria. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. 8 (1) 77-82, Published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.
6. Miricho, N. M., and Adedipe, A., (2018). Attributes of Quality of Accommodation Facilities and Room Capacity Utilization of 3-5 Star Hotels in Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Management (IJSRM).vol. 06 (12) pg 874-884. Available online at EM-2018. https://doi.org/10.18535/ijsrm/v6i12.em05
7. Kukoyi, I.A., Adedipe A., and Aina, O. C. (2017). Evaluation of Service and Customer Satisfaction in the Aviation Industry: The Case of Federal Airports Authority, Nigeria. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. 7 (1) 69-76, Published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.
8. Adeyefa, E.A., Adedipe A., Uhuegbu, P. C., and Edu, O. O. (2017). Training: A Panacea for Customer Service Efficiency and Improving Hotel Performance at Sango Ota, Ogun State, Nigeria. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. 7 (1) 69-76, Published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.
9. Oladosu, O. A., Baduru, O. O., Omemu, A. M., and Adedipe, A. (2017).Physical and Economic Factors and Outdoor Catering Business Success. International Journal of Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism, 1 (1) 42-49 Published by Department of Hospitality Management and Tourism, University of Port Harcourt, Choba, Nigeria.
10. Adegunwa, M. O., Oyedijo, A. A., Adedipe, A., and Bakare, H, A. (2017). Assessment of Waste Management in Food Service Establishments in Abeokuta South Local Government, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Tourism. (5) 179-181, Published by National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management (NIHOTOUR), Nigeria, Abuja.
11. Adeyefa, E. A., Oladosu, O. A., Adedipe, A., and Arogunyo, M, I. (2017). Brand Image and Customers’ Loyalty in some selected Restaurant in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Journal of Research in Tourism. (5) 213-228, Published by National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management (NIHOTOUR), Nigeria, Abuja.
12. Adedipe A., Omemu, A.M., Opeleye, M.O., Adeyefa, E.A. and Oladipupo, A.O. (2015). Assessment of Emerging Technologies in Service Delivery in the Hotels in Abeokuta. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. 5 (1) 95-105, Published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.
13. Adedipe, A., Akindele, O. J. and Oladosu, O.A. (2015).Awareness evaluation of the tourist attraction of a typical Nigerian university zoo park. International Journal of Entrepreneurial Development, Education and Science Research, 3 (2) 188-198 Published by International Scientific Research Consortium, Coventry University in United Kingdom.
14. Kukoyi, A.1., Adedipe A., Aina O. C., Adeyefa E. A. and Iwuagwu C. C. (2015).Evaluation of the Lagos Black Heritage Festival as a Means of Promoting Lagos Culture and Socio-Economic Advancement. American Journal of Tourism Management. 4 (4) 77-88, Published by Scientific & Academic Publishing USA. Available online at http://journal.sapub.org/tourism.
15. Omemu, A.M., Olutimayin, O.F., Adegunwa, M.O., Adedipe, A., and Ogunkoya, W.A. (2014). Bacteriological assessments of food sold in food service establishments in a University Campus. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. 4 (1) 1-8, Published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.
16. Omemu, A.M., Adegoke, O.J., Oladosu, O.O., Adeyefa, E.A. and Adedipe A. (2014). Evaluation of food hygiene knowledge, attitudes and practices among fast food outlets service staff in Abeokuta. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. 4 (1) 24-32, Published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.
17. Adegunwa, M. O., Adedipe, A., Oladipo, O.A., Bakare, H,A. and Oladosu, O. A. (2014). Quality Assessment of major Hotels in Abeokuta. HATMAN Journal of Hospitality and Tourism. 4 (1) 44-52, Published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.
18. Adegunwa, M. O., Adedipe, A., Afolabi, E.O., Bakare, H. A., and Omemu, A.M. (2014). Microbiological, Physicochemical and Mineral Quality of borehole water used in Hotels in Abeokuta, Ogun State. Journal of Hospitality, Tourism and Home Management (JOHTMA). 5 (4) 92-103, Published by The Nigerian Association for Hospitality, Tourism and Home Management, Ayetoro.
19. Adedipe, A,. and Umoru, L. (2010). Solid Waste Management in Hotels in Nigeria (A case of Abuja Municipal, FCT). Nigeria Society for Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Tutors. 2 (1) 1-8, Published by Nigerian Society for Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism Tutors, Auchi.
(ii) Journal Article Accepted for Publication:
20 Adedipe A., Adegunwa, M. O., Fayinka, O. O., Kevin-Israel, O. C., Adebanjo, L. A. (2021). Perception on tourism infrastructure and development of tourist attractions in Lagos State, Nigeria. Journal of Research in Hospitality and Tourism (JORHAT). Accepted for Publication by Elizade University, Ilara-Mokin, Ondo State, Nigeria.
(iii) Book:
21 Adedipe, A. (2006). Accommodation Management – Practical Work Book for Hospitality Students. Ado Ekiti. Published by Greenland.
(iv) Edited Conference Proceeding:
1. Adedipe A., Adebayo, I. N., and Adesuyan A. J. (2021). Ambience elements and customers’ patronage of fast food restaurants in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State, Nigeria. The 2021 Annual Hybrid Conference of the Faculty of the Social Sciences, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 11-14 October, 2021
2. Adedipe, A., Miricho., and Maranga V., (2021). Hotel Star Rating Attributes and Customers’ Satisfaction: Evidence from Upmarket Hotels in Abuja Territory, Nigeria. Academic Conference, Leeds, United Kingdom 16-17 June, 2021 Book of Abstracts. Published by International Institute for Policy Review and Development Strategies (IIPRDS).
3. Adedipe A.,Miricho, B.M., Maranga, B.V., and Adegunwa M. O., (2017). Influence of Quality of Room Facilities on Customers’ Satisfaction in Upmarket Hotels, Abuja, Nigeria.NAHOTOUR-OCT Conference, Osogbo 2017 Book of Abstracts. Published by National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management (NIHOTOUR), Nigeria.

4. Issa A. L., and Adedipe A., (2017). Cultural Tourism: A Panacea to Community Development in Nigeria.NAHOTOUR-OCT Conference, Osogbo 2017 Book of Abstracts. Published by National Institute for Hospitality and Tourism Management (NIHOTOUR), Nigeria.

5. Adegunwa, M.O., Jayeoba, A.O., Bakare, H.A. and Adedipe, A. (2016). Quality assessment and customer perception about food served in FUNAAB cafeteria. Book of Extended Abstracts of the 1st International Conference on Food Science and Human Ecology (ICOFHEC 2016), Abeokuta, Nigeria.

6. Adegunwa, M. O.,Adedipe A., Coker, T.M., and Bakare, H. A. (2015). Impact of branding on customer loyalty in Hotels in Abeokuta.HATMAN National Conference, Osun 2015 Book of Proceedings. Edited and published by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.

7. Adegunwa, M. O., Ugue, O. B., Adedipe A.,Bakare, H. A., and Omemu, A.M. (2015). Food safety and Hygiene practices among food handlers in Restaurants in Abeokuta.HATMAN National Conference, Osun 2015 Book of Proceedings. Edited andpublished by Hospitality and Tourism Management Association of Nigeria, Kaduna.

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