ICT 2018 will be held in Guangzhou, China
After the success of the held in Chengdu, we are
delighted to announce that the 8th International
Conference on Tourism and Hospitality between
China and Spain (ICT 2018) will be held in the
beautiful subtropical city Guangzhou, the third
biggest city in China, November 11-13, 2018.
Please mark your calendar to reserve these days.
Guangzhou, traditionally named Canton, is the
capital the Guangdong province in southern China,
120 Km northwest to Hong Kong. Guangzhou has a
history of over 2,200 years. Guangzhou is situated
at the heart of the most-populous built-up
metropolitan area in China forming one of the
largest urban agglomerations on the planet. In
2015 the city's population already reached 13.5
million. In recent years, Guangzhou has built a
completely new city center with modern buildings
and advanced metro transportation systems.
Guangzhou is now a cosmopolitan city in the world.
Guangzhou plays an important role for foreign
trade in China. Guangzhou is best known for its
annual Canton Fair, the oldest and largest trade
fair for “Made in China” products.
Call for papers
All original paper
contributions that may help in the mutual
understanding of China-Spain, Asian-Western
tourism and hospitality research and development
are welcome to submit to the conference. All the
papers should be in English. The paper topics can
be found in our call for papers page.
The conference has both academic and industrial
. The academic part is for
international researchers in tourism and
hospitality related fields from all over the world
to exchange their research experience. The
industrial part is for the tourism and hospitality
professionals to promote the cooperation between
China and Spain.
Accepted full papers will be selected and
published in the conference proceedings. In
addition, based on the quality, some of the
presented papers will be invited to be considered
on to publish in SCI indexed journals after a full
The working language
of the conference will
be in English. The contact email of the conference
is ict2018 @ qq.com.
The conference is organized
jointly by the cooperation of the School of
Economics and Commerce, South China University of
Technology, and the University of Balearic Islands
in Spain. The local organizer and promoter
is the South China University of Technology. As an
established structure of the conference, the main
conference responsible coordinator and global
organizer is the Tourism Faculty, University of
Balearic Islands, Spain.
牙巴利阿里大学（University of Balearic
情况请看本网站。大会的联系邮箱是 ict2018 @
Journal Publication Possibilities
have journal publication possibilities for the
selected papers among the accepted papers in the
conference. The Tourism Economics is one of them.
To be selected for the journal publication, your
paper should fit into the scope of the journal.
The paper should be in full length and in
English. The papers will pass a peer to peer
review. The papers should be well written in
topic, structure and English.
ICTCHS2017 successfully held in Chengdu
The conference has been successfully held in
Chengdu. Over a hundred scholars from China,
Spain, United States, Australia and New Zealand
participated the conference. The participants
discussed around the main theme of the
conference - the new trends, new methodologies
and new strategy for the development of tourism
and hospitality in the globalization
environment. A report about the conference in
Chinese can be found here.
The opening ceremony
Guests and the organization team