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ICHLST 2017 : 19th International Conference on Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, and Tourism

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

Conference Information

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Conference Venue

Holiday Inn Express Durban Umhlanga
2 Ncondo Place, Cnr Ncondo Place & Ntusi Road,
off Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga, Durban, 4320, South Africa
Conference Code: 17ZA01ICHLST

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICHLST 2017: 19th International Conference on Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, and Tourism aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, and Tourism. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, and Tourism.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, and Tourism are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICHLST 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Hospitality, Leisure, Sport, and Tourism. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   November 30, 2016
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   December 5, 2016
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   December 10, 2016
Conference Dates   January 12 - 13, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) The Evaluation of Event Sport Tourism on Regional Economic Development
Huei-Wen Lin, Huei-Fu Lu
2) Web-Based Instructional Program to Improve Professional Development: Recommendations and Standards for Radioactive Facilities in Brazil
Denise Levy, Gian M. A. A. Sordi
3) Integrating Generic Skills into Disciplinary Curricula
Sitalakshmi Venkatraman, Fiona Wahr, Anthony de Souza-Daw, Samuel Kaspi
4) A Corporate Social Responsibility Project to Improve the Democratization of Scientific Education in Brazil
Denise Levy
5) Evaluating Factors Influencing Information Quality in Large Firms
B. E. Narkhede, S. K. Mahajan, B. T. Patil, R. D. Raut
6) Coastline Change at Koh Tao Island, Thailand
Cherdvong Saengsupavanich
7) Building Information Modeling and Its Application in the State of Kuwait
Michael Gerges, Ograbe Ahiakwo, Martin Jaeger, Ahmad Asaad
8) Natural Disaster Tourism as a Type of Dark Tourism
Dorota Rucińska
9) Fair Value Implementation of Financial Asset: Evidence in Indonesia’s Banking Sector
Alhamdi Alfi Fajri
10) Modeling the Impact of Controls on Information System Risks
M. Ndaw, G. Mendy, S. Ouya
11) Media Facades Utilization for Sustainable Tourism Promotion in Historic Places: Case Study of the Walled City of Famagusta, North Cyprus
Nikou Javadi, Uğur Dağlı
12) Entrepreneurship and the Discovery and Exploitation of Business Opportunities: Empirical Evidence from the Malawian Tourism Sector
Aravind Mohan Krishnan
13) Digitization of European SMEs in Tourism and Hospitality: The Case of Greek Hoteliers
Joanna K. Konstantinou
14) The Ecological Footprint of Tourism in Jalapão/TO/Brazil
Mary L. G. S. Senna, Afonso R. Aquino
15) Information Overload, Information Literacy and Use of Technology by Students
Elena Krelja Kurelović, Jasminka Tomljanović, Vlatka Davidović