Event Date/Time: Feb 10, 2010 End Date/Time: Feb 11, 2010
Early Registration Date: Dec 23, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Jan 15, 2010
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The 2010 Athens Tourism Symposium aims at providing a forum for researchers, educators, students and professionals to explore the trends that are shaping the present and the future of the tourism economy both at the entrepreneurial and the policymaking level.

The programme of The Athens 2010 Tourism Symposium comprises keynotes as well as presentations of submitted double-blind refereed research papers. The organisers welcome contributions that cover – but are not limited to – the following congress topics:

•Planning for sustainable tourism development by managing its environmental, social and economical impact
•Educating and developing human resources in tourism
•Utilising technology in tourism
•Identifying current trends in hospitality management
•Managing transportation trends
•Managing travel distribution trends
•Managing hospitality industry trends
•Managing visitor attractions
•Conducting marketing research in the tourism market
•Developing marketing strategies for the tourism market
•Developing niche markets in tourism
•Developing products for the tourism market
•Communicating and selling in the tourism market
•Organising the destination management and marketing task
•Operating national and local tourism organisations
•Facilitating cooperation among public- and private-sector stakeholders and the local population
•Setting up business clusters in tourism
•Planning for the future of tourism

The congress language is English.