Call for Papers

 We are pleased to announce that the 8th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management (AHTMM) conference will be held in Bangkok, Thailand at Emerald Hotel between June 25 -29, 2018.  The 8th AHTMM conference will be hosted jointly by Washington State University, University of Thai Chamber of Commerce and Chiang Mai University.

PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT

The 8th Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management conference will provide a unique forum for attendees from academia, industry, government, and other organizations to actively exchange, share, and challenge state-of-the-art research and industrial case studies on hospitality and tourism marketing and management. The goal of the conference is to thoroughly examine contemporary hospitality and tourism issues, stimulate dialogue, and develop new perspectives in the field of hospitality and tourism within the globalized environment.

The conference invites conceptual, empirical, and methodological research papers, and country context case studies on different tourism and hospitality themes. Papers and presentations are expected to address both the theoretical, methodological, and practical aspects of tourism and hospitality marketing and management. Further details on the conference can be found on http://www.ahtmm.com/

 Publication Opportunities

All submitted papers will follow a rigorous double-blind review process and will be accepted and published in the conference proceedings (Online version with ISBN) based on reviewers’ recommendations. Participants can publish either full papers or abstracts in the conference proceedings. In addition, selected full papers from the conference will be considered for publication in special issues of Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management and other selected tourism and hospitality journals.

 Important Dates and Deadlines

Deadline for submission of abstracts (500 words):

15 December 2017

Deadline for submission of full papers (5,000-6,000 words):

15 February 2018

Notice of acceptance:

28 February 2018

Deadline for early registration:

15 March 2018

 

Registration Fees

Early bird single participant:                           US$395* (You must register by 15 March 2018)

Registration after 15 March 2018:            US$495*

Graduate Student Registration

Early bird registration fee:                              US$300*

Registration fee (after 15 March 2018):  US$400*

Accompanying partner:                                   US$395**

*Includes conference proceedings and access to full conference activities, conference meals, excluding accommodation

**Includes access to full conference activities, conference meals, excluding accommodation

Conference Topics

The organizing committee welcomes papers on the following (but not limited to) topics:

Tourism, hospitality, and leisure marketing;

Consumer behavior in tourism and hospitality settings;

Knowledge Innovation in Hospitality Marketing and Management;

Health, medical, spa, and wellness tourism;

Hospitality finance;

Hospitality and tourism product development;

Tourism economics;

Food tourism and food tourism marketing;

Tourism and hospitality education;

Human resource issues in tourism and hospitality;

Emerging markets;

Legal issues in tourism and hospitality;

Technological issues in tourism and hospitality;

Transport and travel management;

Health and safety issues in tourism and hospitality;

Climate change and tourism development;

Innovation and product development in tourism and hospitality;

Development of conceptual models;

Methodological issues in tourism and hospitality;

Sustainable tourism policy and planning;

Community-based tourism;

Pro-poor tourism;

Tourism forecasting;

Film tourism;

Government intervention in tourism;

Gambling tourism;

Sport management/Sport marketing;

Case studies on successful hospitality marketing programs;

Future trends in tourism and hospitality marketing and management.

Submission Guidelines

Expressions of interest and abstracts of up to 500 words should be submitted through Easy Chair. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT.  Abstracts should not include author(s) names, affiliations and contact details.

For all enquiries, please contact:

Dr. Dogan Gursoy

dgursoy@wsu.edu

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