Location: ATHENS, Greece

Event Date/Time: Jul 02, 2009
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The Tourism Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) in collaboration with Academy of Tourism Research & Studies (ATEM) organizes its 5th International Conference on Tourism in Athens, Greece, 2-5 July 2009. The conference will take place at the St George Lycabettus Boutique Hotel. For programs of previous conferences and other information visit the conference website www.atiner.gr/docs/Tourism.htm. For Books and Proceedings of previous conferences you may visit http://www.atiner.gr/docs/TOURISM_PUBLICATIONS.htm for table of contents and order forms.

The registration fee is €250 (euro), covering access to all sessions and 2 lunches and conference material. Special arrangements have been made with the conference hotel (St George Lycabettus) for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate of €170 (single)-190 (double). Prices include breakfast. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands and a half-day tour to archaeological site.

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
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

All abstracts should be submitted in English. The length of abstract should not be longer than 300 words, and should preferably follow the following structure:


Material & Methods

Selected (reviewed) papers will be published in a Special Volume of the Conference Proceedings.

Please submit a 300-word abstract (by email) by 30th of November 2008 to: Marios Vasilopoulos, President, Academy of Tourism Research & Studies (ATEM) Email: atiner@atiner.gr URL: www.atiner.gr/docs/Tourism.htm

If you want to participate without presenting a paper, click here 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, gtp@atiner.gr Director, ATINER.