INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2008 ¡§Cultural and Event Tourism: Issues & Debates¡¨

Venue: Alanya Belediye Kültür Merkezi

Location: Alanya, Turkey

Event Date/Time: Nov 05, 2008 End Date/Time: Nov 09, 2008
Registration Date: Nov 01, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 31, 2008
Paper Submission Date: Jul 27, 2008
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The Faculty of Business at Akdeniz University and the School of Sport, Leisure and Travel at Buckinghamshire New University are pleased to announce the 2008 International Tourism Conference on ¡§Culture & Tourism: Issues & Debates.¡¨ This conference has been scheduled to take place at the ¡§Belediye Kültür Merkezi¡¨ in Alanya, Turkey.
The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for tourism scholars, practitioners and other stakeholders with an opportunity to explore contemporary and future issues and debates concerning the planning and management of event and cultural tourism and to exchange ideas and information in planning and management of cultural and event tourism. Additionally, the conference will offer a unique networking opportunity to scholar, industry experts, practitioners, government officials and policy makers.

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A key feature of the conference will be the inclusion of a number of ¡§keynote¡¨ addresses on issues concerning the planning and management of event and cultural tourism. In addition, the following sub-themes will be offered on parallel sessions: Cultural Tourism „© Economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts „© Tourist experiences „© Tourist motivations and behaviours „© Development of cultural tourism „© Hosts and Guests „© Community participation „© Living heritage „© Destination image Event Tourism „© Economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts „© Tourist experiences „© Tourist motivations and behaviors „© Development of event tourism „© Event management, sponsorship „© Destination image and branding „© Planning and marketing hallmark events