Forms and Norms of Tourism and Culture in the Age of Innovation

Страна: Греция

Город: Athens

Тезисы до: 15.03.2015

Даты: 21.05.15 — 24.05.15

Область наук: Культурология;

Е-мейл Оргкомитета: info@iacudit.org

Организаторы: International Association of Cultural and Digital Tourism (IACuDiT)

 

The 2nd International Conference on Cultural and Digital tourism , with the theme “Forms and Norms of Tourism and Culture in the Age of Innovation” will provide a timely and interactive international platform for academics and industry practitioners from cultural, heritage, communication and innovational tourism backgrounds and interests to meet, discuss and debate cultural,heritage and other tourism issues that will affect the future direction of hospitality and tourism research and practice in a digital and innovational era.  The Conference is supported by the International Association of Cultural and Digital Tourism.

The Conference focuses on cultural tourism as it develops into the second decade of the new millennium. It intends to offer not only academic research presentations, but also to promote mutual dialog, interaction and understanding of various stakeholders of hospitality and tourism research outputs, including academic researchers and scholars, industry professionals, and government/quasi-government officials and other key industry practitioners who will share and highlight tourism industry trends and research gaps from a pragmatic and applied perspective. In a  globalized , digital era, nations seek to retain a sense of identity through their very unique cultures and history.

The 2nd International Conference on Cultural and Digital tourism aims to be a stimulating, challenging and informative platform, offering information and exchange of ideas about trends in all aspects of Cultural Tourism particularly in an era of major global changes. As such, in addition to academic research presentations, the Conference will feature key industry practitioners who will share and highlight industry trends and research gaps from a pragmatic and applied perspective.
Participants will have the opportunity to exchange their knowledge and experiences, and to present their latest achievements in the field of cultural and digital tourism and hospitality management.

 
Conference Themes/topics

Presentations and discussions will include, but are not limited to, the following themes/topics within the domain of cultural and digital tourism and hospitality:

Innovations in sports tourism/Sports as cultural heritage

Innovation and interpretation in dark tourism sites

The virtual visitor

Digital collections as a means of promoting visitor engagement and experience

Cross cultural visions of digital collections

Innovations in museum interpretation and collections management/the futures of museum collections

Heritage and Museum Management in the Digital Era

Cultural and Digital Tourism Statistics, Economics and Forecasting

Cultural tourism Policy, planning, and governance

Cultural and Digital Tourism Marketing, branding and management

Tourism Consumer behavior, decision making, experience and satisfaction

Sport tourism, festivals and events, lodging and MICE marketing and management

Competitiveness, sustainability and corporate social responsibility

Service excellence and service quality

Social media, emerging technologies and e-tourism

Human resources management and strategic leadership development

Innovation, creativity and change management website

Cultural and Digital Tourism Education and training

Financial and performance management regarding cultural tourism topics

Emerging research methods and methodologies

Other topics of contemporary significance in hospitality and tourism with a global focus

Wine tourism and gastronomy

Cultural landscape and tourism

 

 
Who should attend?

Academics in tourism and hospitality fields

Tourism/hospitality researchers and industry consultants

Interregional organizations with interest in tourism and hospitality research

Tourism policy makers and national tourism organizations

Graduate students in tourism and hospitality

Administrators of tourism and hospitality management educational programs

Tourism and hospitality industry executives and representatives of multinational firms

Financial institutions and tourism industry investors

 

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