10th Annual International Conference on Tourism, 9-12 June 2014, Athens, Greece

Venue: TBA

Location: Athens, Greece

Event Date/Time: Jun 09, 2014 End Date/Time: Jun 12, 2014
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The  of the  (ATINER) organizes its 10th Annual International Conference on Tourism, 9-12 June 2014, Athens, Greece. For programs of previous conferences and other information, please visit the conference website . The registration fee is €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. The aim of the conference is to bring together scholars, researchers and students from all areas of Tourism. Areas of interest include (but are not confined to):

  • Tourism and Economic Development
  • Tourism Geography
  • National and Regional Tourism Policy
  • European Union's Tourism Policy
  • Mega Events (Olympics Games) and Tourism
  • Hotel Management and Marketing
  • Restaurant Management and Marketing
  • Tourism Economics
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism Management
  • Tourism (Travel) Law
  • Travel Agents and Tour Operators
  • Sports Tourism
  • International Tourist Organizations (i.e. WTO, WTTC etc).
  • Tourism Research and Methodology
  • Tourism, Recreation and Leisure
  • Tourism Education


Past conferences drew more than 300 participants from five continents and about 50 countries (Australia, Austria ,Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Korea, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mauritius, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Mauritius, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, U.K., UAE, USA), presenting papers on diverse topics.


Only papers presented at the conference are considered for publication: (a) the abstract of all papers presented are published in ATINER's abstract book series. () (b) all papers are published in ATINER's conference paper series () (c) papers are also considered to be published in ATINER's peer reviewed edited books on tourism and other relevant subject () and (d)selected papers are reviewed to be included in one of ATINER's academic journals () and particularly in the .


If you think that you can contribute, please send an abstract of about 300 words, via email only (), before the 21 April 2014 to: Dr. Valia Kasimati, Head, Tourism Research Unit, ATINER. Please include the following: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address, and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Please use the abstract submitting form available at . All abstracts should be submitted in English. If you want to participate without presenting a paper,  for the registration form of the conference. If you want to chair a session, evaluate papers to be included in the conference proceedings or books, contribute to the editing, or any other offer to help please send an email to Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos, , President, ATINER.


The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic association with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers - from all over the world - could meet in Athens to exchange ideas on their research and to discuss future developments in their disciplines. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 200 international conferences, symposiums and events. It has also published approximately 150 . Academically, the Institute consists of five  and twenty-three . Each Research Unit organizes an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects. Academics and researchers are more than welcome to become members and contribute to ATINER's objectives. The members of the Institute can undertake a number of . If you want to become a member, please download the form (). For more information or suggestions, please send an email to: .