ICDBR 2020: 14. International Conference on Destination Branding and Research
April 16-17, 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa
The International Research Conference Aims and Objectives
The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. Events will run over a span of time during the conference depending on the number and length of the presentations. With its high quality, it provides an exceptional value for students, academics and industry researchers.
ICDBR 2020: 14. International Conference on Destination Branding and Research aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Destination Branding and Research. 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 Destination Branding and Research
Call for Contributions
Prospective 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 Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Destination Branding and Research are cordially invited for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.
Guidelines for Authors
All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The peer-reviewed conference proceedings are indexed in the Open Science Index, Google Scholar, Semantic Scholar, Zenedo, OpenAIRE, BASE, WorldCAT, Sherpa/RoMEO, and other index databases. Impact Factor Indicators.
Special Journal Issues
ICDBR 2020 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Destination Branding and Research. 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.
Core Tourism Products and Destination Image: Case Study of Sabah, Malaysia
Nur Adilah Md Zain, Mohd Salehuddin Mohd Zahari, Mohd Hafiz Hanafiah, Muhammad Izzat Zulkifly
The Causal Relationships between Destination Image, Tourist Satisfaction and Revisit Intention: A Case of the United Arab Emirates
Abdul Raheem Jasim Mohammed, Mohd Salehuddin Mohd Zahari, Salim Abdul Talib, Mohd Zulhilmi Suhaimi
Exploring the Destination Image of Mainland China Tourists to Taiwan by Word-of-Mouth on Web
Y. R. Li, Y. Y. Wang
A Study of Analyzing the Selection of Promotion Activities and Destination Attributes in Tourism Industry in Vietnam - From the Perspective of Tourism Industrial Service Network (TISN)
Wen-Hsiang Lai, Nguyen Quang Vinh
Digital Program consists of the e-proceedings book which is available online-only and includes the conference communications (proceedings abstracts and papers). Registered participants can access the digitally available conference proceedings ( and certificates ) by visiting their profile pages.
Place branding and destination marketing
Tourism destination branding
Relational brand network
Assurance of quality
Reduction of search costs
Destination branding challenges
Branding and national identity
Destination marketing organizations
Destination branding in practice
|Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline||November 28, 2019|
|Notification of Acceptance/Rejection||December 17, 2019|
|Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline||March 16, 2020|
|Conference Dates||April 16-17, 2020|
|Sunitha K Haneef||Manipal Academy of Higher Education, AE|
|Sari Lenggogeni||Andalas Univesrity, ID|
|Rosidah Musa||universiti teknologi MARA, MY|
|Participation Type||Early Registration Fees||Registration Fees|
|Non-Student Oral/Poster Presenter Registration||€ 350||€ 400|
|Student Oral/Poster Presenter Registration||€ 300||€ 350|
|Listener Registration||€ 250||€ 300|
|Additional Paper Publication||€ 100|
All conference materials and services will be delivered digitally to the participant with the online conference management system. Conference registration includes the following digital materials and services:
- e-certificates [for Authors: Certificate of Attendance and Presentation; for Listeners: Certificate of Attendance; for Chairs: Certificate of Attendance and Appreciation; for Presenters: Certificate of Best Presentation (if conferred based appraisal)]
- e-name badge
- Physical presentation is an oral conferencing presentation that is made using digital technology including embedded digital elements ( texts, tables, graphs, or videos ) for PowerPoint sharing.
- Digital presentation is a digital conferencing presentation that is made using digital technology including embedded digital elements ( texts, tables, graphs, or videos ) for PowerPoint sharing.
Early Bird Registration
Early Bird registration is valid until 2020-03-16 23:59:59
Online Credit Card Processing
- Event Code: 21ZA04ICDBR
- Abstract/Full-Text Paper Submission: November 28, 2019
- Notification of Acceptance/Rejection: December 17, 2019
- Final Paper and Early Bird Registration: March 16, 2021
- Conference Date: April 15-16, 2021