8th Annual International Conference on Tourism (AICTOU2012)

Venue: TBA

Location: Athens, Greece

Event Date/Time: Jun 11, 2012 End Date/Time: Jun 14, 2012
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 14, 2012
Paper Submission Date: May 11, 2012
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The Tourism Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER) organizes its 8th International Conference on Tourism in Athens, Greece 11-14 June 2012. For programs of previous conferences and other information visit the conference website www.atiner.gr/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 €300 (euro), covering access to all sessions, two lunches, coffee breaks and conference material. Special arrangements will be made with a local luxury hotel for a limited number of rooms at a special conference rate. In addition, a number of special events will be organized: A Greek night of entertainment with dinner, a special one-day cruise in the Greek islands, an archaeological tour of Athens and a one-day visit to Delphi. 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
Tourism (Travel) Law
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

If you think that you can contribute, please send an abstract of about 300 words, via email only (atiner@atiner.gr), before the 21st of November 2011 to: Dr. Valia Kasimati, Head, Tourism Research Unit, ATINER. Please include the following: Title of Paper, Full Name (s), Current Position, Institutional Affiliation, an email address, and at least 3 keywords that best describe the subject of your submission. Please use the abstract submitting form available at http://www.atiner.gr/docs/2012FORM-TOU.doc. All abstracts should be submitted in English. 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, President, 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 150 international conferences and has published over 100 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.