6th Annual International Conference on Tourism

Venue: TBA

Location: Athens, Greece

Event Date/Time: Jul 01, 2010 End Date/Time: Jul 04, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Dec 31, 2010
Paper Submission Date: Jun 01, 2010
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Call for Participation and Papers

6th International Conference on Tourism

1-4 July 2010, Athens, Greece

The Tourism Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) in collaboration with Academy of Tourism Research & Studies (ATEM) organizes its 6th International Conference on Tourism in Athens, Greece, 1-4 July 2010. 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 €145 (single)-160 (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 31st of December 2010 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.

The Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) was established in 1995 as an independent academic organization with the mission to become a forum, where academics and researchers - from all over the world - could meet in Athens and exchange ideas on their research and discuss the future developments of their discipline. Since 1995, ATINER has organized more than 100 international conferences and has published over 80 books. Academically, the Institute consists of four research divisions and nineteen research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.