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ICTPSS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Tourism Policy and Sustainability Studies

Durban, South Africa
January 12 - 13, 2017

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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: 17ZA01ICTPSS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICTPSS 2017: 19th International Conference on Tourism Policy and Sustainability Studies aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Tourism Policy and Sustainability Studies. 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 Tourism Policy and Sustainability Studies.

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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Tourism Policy and Sustainability Studies are cordially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

ICTPSS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Tourism Policy and Sustainability Studies. 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) Designing Mobile Application to Motivate Young People to Visit Cultural Heritage Sites
Yuko Hiramatsu, Fumihiro Sato, Atsushi Ito, Hiroyuki Hatano, Mie Sato, Yu Watanabe, Akira Sasaki
2) Entrepreneurs’ Perceptions of the Economic, Social and Physical Impacts of Tourism
Oktay Emir
3) Potential of Croatia as an Attractive Tourist Destination for the Russian Market
Maja Martinovic, Valentina Zarkovic, Hrvoje Maljak
4) Potential of Tourism Logistic Service Business in the Border Areas of Chong Anma, Chong Sa-Ngam, and Chong Jom Checkpoints in Thailand to Increase Competitive Efficiency among the ASEAN Community
Pariwat Somnuek
5) Public-Public Partnership and Tourism Development Strategy: The Case of Municipality of Gazi Baba in Macedonia
Dejan Metodijeski, Elizabeta Mitreva, Nako Taskov, Oliver Filiposki
6) Asymmetrical Informative Estimation for Macroeconomic Model: Special Case in the Tourism Sector of Thailand
Chukiat Chaiboonsri, Satawat Wannapan
7) Designing for Experience-Based Tourism: A Virtual Tour in Tehran
Maryam Khalili, Fateme Ghanei
8) Environmental Science: A Proposal for Constructing New Knowledge for Ecotourism Itineraries
Veruska C. Dutra, Mary L. G. S. Senna
9) The Ecological Footprint of Tourism in Jalapão/TO/Brazil
Mary L. G. S. Senna, Afonso R. Aquino
10) Monitoring of Key Indicators of Sustainable Tourism in the Jalapão State Park/Tocantins: A Case Study of Environmental Indicators
Veruska C. Dutra, Afonso R. Aquino
11) A Proposal of a Method to Measure the Satisfaction Indicator of the Local Community Concerning Tourism: A Case Study of Jalapão State Park, Tocantins
Veruska C. Dutra, Mary L. G. S. Senna, Afonso R. Aquino
12) Digitization of European SMEs in Tourism and Hospitality: The Case of Greek Hoteliers
Joanna K. Konstantinou
13) Economic Policy of Tourism and the Development Tendencies of Medical Wellness Resorts in Georgia
G. Erkomaishvili, E. Kharaishvili, M. Chavleishvili, N. Sagareishvili
14) Behaviors and Factors Affecting the Selection of Spa Services among Consumers in Amphawa, Samut Songkhram, Thailand
Chutima Klaysung
15) The Effects of the Russian Crisis on Turkish Tourism Sector: A Case of Antalya Province, Turkey
Huseyin Cetin, Halil Akmese, Sercan Aras, Vahit Aytekin

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