TMS ALGARVE 2013 – TOURISM & MANAGEMENT STUDIES INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE (TMS 2013 Algarve)

Organization: School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism, University of the Algarve

Venue: REAL MARINA HOTEL & SPA

Location: olhão, Algarve, Portugal

Event Date/Time: Nov 13, 2013 / 2:30 pm - (GMT) End Date/Time: Nov 16, 2013 / 7:00 pm - (GMT)
Registration Date: Oct 20, 2013 Time: 12:00:00(GMT)
Early Registration Date: Sep 30, 2013 Time: 12:00:00(GMT)
Abstract Submission Date: Jun 29, 2013 Time: 23:00:00(GMT)
Paper Submission Date: Jun 30, 2013 Time: 12:00:00(GMT)
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Description

The TMS ALGARVE 2013 - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON TOURISM & MANAGEMENT STUDIESwill focus on a wide variety of topics related to Tourism studies and Tourism and Hospitality Management. It aims to stimulate research and dissemination of scientific knowledge in the areas of Tourism and Leisure Studies, as well as Tourism and Hospitality Management, encouraging inter-disciplinary and comparative approaches. It is also our aim to provide a platform for stimulating inter-disciplinary discussions in the above mentioned areas, enhancing knowledge and experience and promoting scholarly cooperation and collaborative work among researchers from all over the world.

Following topics will be held separatelly as Symposiums or Special Sessions: Tourism & Culture Tourism Operations Tourism Economics Tourism Planning Tourism Health & Wellness Tourism Competitiveness & Innovation Hospitality Management, Wine & Gastronomy Tourism Marketing Tourism & Events Tourism & Sustainability Tourism Education Tourism, Safety & Security Tourism-related Migrations Human Resources in Tourism and Hospitality Post-Colonial Tourism Information and Communication Technologies in Tourism

Publication Opportunities

- A selection of papers will be published in Volume 10, Issues 1 and 2 of the TOURISM & MANAGEMENT STUDIES journal (indexed: EBSCO, SCIELO, LATINDEX, DIALNET, CIRET, SCIRUS. We expect our journal to be indexed in the WEB OF KNOWLEDGE from October 2013).

- Possibility of publication of a fully indexed Special Issue of the TOURISM & MANAGEMENT STUDIES journal.

- Possibility of publication of a BOOK with selected papers.

- Publication of a BOOK OF ABSTRACTS with ISBN.

Previous Conferences

This is our 3rd TMS Conference.

Our previous TMS Tourism Conference (2011) received over 260 proposed papers from 34 countries, from which 177 were chosen for presentation. Invited Keynote Speakers were: Abraham Pizam, Alfonso Vargas, Dimitrios Buhalis, Jonathan Edwards e Richard Butler.

In 2012 our TMS Management conference had about 200 presentations from more than 400 authors representing 116 universities from 5 continents. According to the conference evaluation form completed by the participants, 99,2% found our conference to MEET or EXCEED THEIR EXPECTATIONS. Regarding the overall conference organization 96,9% rated the conference as GOOD or VERY GOOD.

Venue

Avenida 5 Outubro, Olhão
olhão
Algarve
Portugal
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Organizations

School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism, University of the Algarve
Campus da Penha
Faro
Algarve
8005
Portugal

Conference Speakers

Keynote Speakers:

Anne Graham, School of Architecture and the Built Environment University of Westminster, United Kingdom

Chris Cooper, Business Faculty at Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom

João Albino Silva, Faculty of Economics/University of Algarve, Portugal

Scott Cohen, School of Hospitality and Tourism Management of the University of Surrey, United Kingdom