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									       4th ITSA Biennial Conference, Bali, Indonesia, 23-25 August, 2012




         Third Conference Announcement and Call for Papers

The 4th ITSA (International Tourism Studies Association) Biennial Conference will be
held on the island of Bali in the Republic of Indonesia on August 23-25, 2012. This
exciting island tourism destination provides a fantastic and appropriate venue for all
the participants. ITSA will use the Conference to focus experts and scholars on
tourism destination planning, development and marketing, and to generate further
dialogue in Asia and around the world.

The 4th ITSA Biennial Conference has the overall theme of “Challenges and
Contemporary Solutions for Tourism Destination Planning, Development and
Marketing - Building Better Places; Attracting Newer Faces.” The Conference will
address the most important issues in building and running tourism destinations
around the world in the 21st century.

Conference Theme

Challenges and Contemporary Solutions for Tourism Destination Planning,
Development and Marketing
Building Better Places; Attracting Newer Faces

Delegates will have the opportunity to present papers under one or more of eight
broad themes within the conference:

      Tourism Planning and Development
      Tourism Investment and Financing
      Tourism Marketing and Promotion
        - Digital marketing
        - Destination marketing
        - Domestic marketing
        - International marketing
      Tourism Distribution
        - M-commerce and smartphones
        - Online travel agencies (OTAs)
      Tourism Capacity-Building
        - Establishing destination management organizations (DMOs)
        - Human resource development in tourism
        - Professional certification and accreditation
      Tourism Research
      Tourism Policy
      Design Hotels and Destination Resort Hotels
      Tourism Crisis Management

Conference Importance

This conference will be one of the most significant tourism events to be held in
Indonesia in 2012. The Ministry of Tourism and the Creative Economy of the
Government of Indonesia is currently involved in the implementation of a new
long-term master plan for the country. The conference is supported by several
leading tourism institutions in Indonesia as well as by the wider academic and
professional research community.

Conference Organization

Organizer: International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA)
Host: Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta
Conference Chair: Prof. Wiendu Nuryanti, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta
Co-Chair: Dr. Mimi Li, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
            Dr. Han Shen, Fudan University, Shanghai
Working Language:English

Guidelines for the Submission of Abstracts, Full Papers and Posters

Abstracts of up to 350 words should be sent as e-mail attachments (in MS Word) to
Dr. Han Shen (shen_han@fudan.edu.cn),by the 20th May, 2012. Your abstract
should be in English with the title of the paper and the author's name(s), affiliation,
complete address(s), phone numbers, and email address.

Co-authored submissions should indicate the corresponding author. Please indicate
the theme within which you wish your paper to be included. Following submission of
your abstract, members of the Scientific Committee will conduct a double-blind review.

Authors of accepted abstracts who intend to submit full papers should do so by the 1st
July, 2012. Refereed full papers of the conference will be published as proceedings
with an ISBN number. The submission of an abstract or a full paper requires that at
least one author attend the Conference to present the paper.

Those who did not submit papers but have a keen interest in conference topics
and the International Tourism Studies Association are most welcome to attend
to the Bali Conference!
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM (Part 1)


                      4th ITSA Bi-annual Conference
 “Challenges and Contemporary Solutions for Tourism Destination
             Planning, Development and Marketing”
                           Bali, Indonesia, 23-25, August, 2012


                              Family Name:
NAME OF AUTHOR(S)
                              Given Name:


                              Title:


INSTITUTION



TITLE OF PAPER


SUB-THEME
TYPE OF PRESENTATION          Oral           Poster              (circle as appropriate)


CONTACT ADDRESS


AUTHORS EMAIL ADDRESS
AUTHORS TELEPHONE
NUMBER
AUTHORS FAX NUMBER


   Notes:

      Maximum 350 words
      Do not use subheadings
      Avoid the use of references
      Submission deadline is 20th May, 2012
      Co-authored submissions should indicate the corresponding author. Please indicate the
       theme within which you wish your paper to be included. Following submission of
       abstracts and papers, members of the Scientific Committee will conduct
       a double-blind review. Authors of accepted abstracts who intend to submit full papers
       should do so by the 1st July, 2012
ABSTRACT SUBMISSION FORM (Part 2)


                       4th ITSA Bi-annual Conference
 “Challenges and Contemporary Solutions for Tourism Destination
             Planning, Development and Marketing”

Title of Paper




Abstract




Continue on an additional page if required (maximum 350 words)

								
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