ICOT2017 – Topics

The conference will focus on a broad range of topics related to tourism, including (but not limited to):
  • Tourism Development, Policy and Planning
  • Tourism Sustainability
  • Community Responses to Tourists and Tourism
  • Collaboration and Cooperation between Stakeholders
  • Theoretical Perspectives on Tourism
  • Economic/Social/Environmental/Cultural Impacts of Tourism
  • Tourism Education and its Role in Managing Tourism Development
  • Alternative and Special Forms of Tourism
  • Cultural/Heritage Tourism
  • Industry’s Role in Managing Growth
  • Destination/Place Marketing
  • Information Technology in Tourism
  • Tourism Research and Methodology
  • Globalisation Effects
  • Challenges and Best Practices of Hospitality and Tourism Marketing and Management
  • Negotiation in Tourism
  • Tourism Mobilities
  • Transportation and Tourism
  • Authenticity and Commodification
  • The Future of Tourism
  • Climate Change and Natural Disasters
  • The Effects of Crime, Terrorism, Safety and Security
  • Managing Human Resources in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Evolution and Transformation of Booking and Distribution Channels
  • Responsible Tourism for Conservation and Development
  • Social Networking and New Forms of Tourism
  • Innovation in Tourism