Staff Profile

/Mrs Musawenkosi Mildred Tapfuma
Mrs Musawenkosi Mildred Tapfuma

Position: Lecturer

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  • Master of Science Degree in Hospitality and Tourism (CUT, Zimbabwe).
  • Bachelor of Technology Honours Degree in Hotel, Catering and Tourism Management (LSU, Zimbabwe).
  • Higher National Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management   (SCHOTO, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe)
  • National Diploma in Technical and Vocational Education- (Bulawayo Polytechnic)
  • Diploma:  Foundation in Travel and Tourism International Air Transport Association- (IATA Training & Development Institute, Montreal, Canada) 
  • National Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management  (SCHOTO, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe)
  • National Certificate in Tourism and Hospitality Management – 2010 (SCHOTO, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe).

Research interests

  • Services marketing
  • Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Gastronomy tourism

Publications and Conferences

  • Mazhande, P., Basera, V., Chikuta, O., Tapfuma, M., Ncube, F. and Baipai, R. (2020). Perceptions and Practice of Tipping amongst Domestic Tourists in Zimbabwe, 3(1), 101-111. DOI: 10.33083/joghat.2020.34  
  • Zimbabwe Tourism Authority Tourism Indaba, 17 February 2020, Holiday Inn: Bulawayo.
  • Tourism Educators Research Association of Zimbabwe: Bridging the Academia – Practitioner Gap: Towards Research-Based Solutions.11 September 2019,  ZITF, Bulawayo.
  • Research expo, Theme:  Elaborating the role technology plays in bringing TVET Heritage – Based solutions in Rural and Urban Areas,  28  June 2019, Bulawayo Polytechnic.
  • Research and Intellectual Output Science Engineering & Technology, Growing Zimbabwean Economy Through Innovation, 31 August – 3 September, 2016, National University of Science and Technology, Bulawayo.


University service/community engagement:

  • Tourism & Hospitality Management Department Work Related Learning Coordinator, Harare Campus.

Tourism & Hospitality Management Department Events Committee member.

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