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Date: Fri, Jan 27, 2012 at 10:39 PM
Athens Institute for Education and Research-ATINER (www.atiner.gr)
Call for Papers and Participation
8th Annual International Conference on Tourism, 11-14 June 2012, Athens, Greece
Dr. Gregory T. Papanikos (President of the Athens Institute for Education and Research & Visiting Professor, University of Strathclyde, U.K.) and Dr. Valia Kasimati, Head, Tourism Research Unit, ATINER would like to invite you to submit a proposal for presentation at the 8th Annual International Conference on Tourism, 11-14 June 2012, Athens, Greece organized by the Tourism Research Unit of the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER). For the program of the pervious conferences, book publications based on the conference papers and other information, please visit the conference website www.atiner.gr/tourism.htm.
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 social 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. Details of the social program are available at http://www.atiner.gr/soc/2012SOC-TOU.htm
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
- 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@...), before the 14 February 2012 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@..., 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 about 150 international conferences and has published over 100 books. Academically, the Institute consists of four research divisions and twenty research units. Each research unit organizes at least an annual conference and undertakes various small and large research projects.
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