ICOT 2012 – Awards

Awards

Award for lifetime achievement in tourism research

The purpose of this award is to recognise and honor an individual who
has made significant fundamental contributions to tourism research. These
contributions must have had a lasting impact on the tourism field and
must have demonstrated a lifetime commitment to the progress of tourism
knowledge. The award recipient is selected by the Chairman of ICOT 2012
based on the recommendation of the Conference Scientific Committee. The
recipient must be present to receive the award.

Best Paper Award in Hospitality – International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (IJCHM)

A Best Paper Award in Hospitality will be given by the International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (IJCHM). Applications of candidates for this award are to be submitted electronically to Misela Mavric (misela.mavric@cut.ac.cy) by 8/05/2012, clearly indicating entry for IJCHM award. The best paper will be then selected by the editor of IJCHM, Prof. Fevzi Okumus. The winner will be announced at the conference and on the conference web page. The author(s) of the best paper will be invited to write a journal version of their paper which will be published in IJCHM after going through a double blind review process.

Best Paper Award in Tourism – International Journal of Tourism Policy (IJTP)

A Best Paper Award in Tourism will be given by the International Journal of Tourism Policy (IJTP). It will honour the author(s) of a paper of exceptional merit accepted and presented at the conference. Applications of candidates for this award are to be submitted electronically to Misela Mavric (misela.mavric@cut.ac.cy) by 15/05/2012, clearly indicating entry for IJTP award.

The award winners are chosen by members of the scientific committee.This year’s awards board includes Kevin Hannam (University of Sunderland), Anne Zahra (University of Waikato), Yechezkel Israeli (Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee), Henry Eisenhart (Georgia Southern University) and Cody Paris (Middlesex University Dubai). The award winner is announced during the event and on the conference webpage. The author(s) of the best paper are invited to write a journal version of their paper which will be published in the International Journal of Tourism Policy after going through a review process.
The winners for Best Paper Award in Tourism 2012 are:
Susan Slocum and James M. Clifton
UNDERSTANDING COMMUNITY CAPACITY THROUGH CANAL HERITAGE DEVELOPMENT:
SINK OR SWIM

Young Scientist Awards

The award intends to recognize three papers of exceptional merit by
young persons accepted and presented at the conference. Applicants
should be either Ph.D. students, Post-doc fellows or have obtained
their PhD within the last 3 years. For applications to be valid, the
applicant must be the sole author of the paper and to be no more than
40 years of age at the time of award presentation. Applications,
including full paper should be made electronically to Misela Mavric
(misela.mavric@cut.ac.cy), no later than 15/05/2012.
The award winners are chosen by members of the scientific committee.
This year’s awards board includes Kevin Hannam (University of
Sunderland), Anne Zahra (University of Waikato), Yechezkel Israeli
(Kinneret College on the Sea of Galilee), Henry Eisenhart (Georgia
Southern University) and Cody Paris (Middlesex University Dubai). The
award winners are announced during the event and on the conference
webpage. The best of the three awarded papers will be invited to write
a journal version of their paper which will be published in the
International Journal of Tourism Policy.

This year’s Young Scientist Award winners are:

Emmanouil Papavasileiou
WORK VALUES: THE DEVELOPMENT OF A FOUR-DIMENSIONAL SCALE BASED ON
CONFIRMATORY FACTOR ANALYSIS
Michalis Hadjikakou
EXPENDITURE-BASED MARKET SEGMENTATION AND ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTION OF
CYPRUS INBOUND TOURISM
Kyungjae Jang
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND MULTI INTERPRETATION OF CULTURAL RESOURCES:
THROUGH THE CONCEPT OF AUGMENTED REALITY TOURISM

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