ICTCHS2010 has been Successfully held
The First International
Conference on Tourism between China and Spain has successfully held
during March 28-March 30. The participants of the conference have had a
very fruitful conference.
The confernece high
- The confernece opening at March 29, please see the news
university, the communciation
and the video.
- March 30, the industrial
to the tourism boom in China. The general coordinator
of IMTUR Pedro Oliver, the representative of the cluster turisTEC
Vanessa Mojarro Bosch have presented first.
The executive vice president of the group marketing of Sol Meliá
Mr. Luis del Olmo has had an impresive presentation about Sol Melia in
China : Today and Tomorrow. The director in Spain and Portugal for Air
Berlin Group, Mr. Álvaro Middelmann Blome has a presentation in
title of “Air Berlín and Spain”. These two leading
industrial speech had given a completely distiguised view to answer the
major question of the conference. The representative of the Playa de
Palma consortium Mª Dolores Ordóñez Martínez
also has presented the project to reform the playa de Palma completely.
- The video presentation of Mr Chen Yao
has been a highlight of the conference. He introduced the development
of Hainan and listed three levels of opportunities for Spanish and
Balearic tourist enterprises. Here is a translation
of the video
Mr. Luis del Olmo
from Sol Meliá, Mr. Álvaro Middelmann from Air Berlin had
a direct conversation via video with Mr Chen Yao
real time for
future concrete cooperataions.
You can see more photos about the conference here
If you have photos about the conference and will like to send to us,
please send to ictchs2010 at ictchs.org.
ICTCHS2011 will be on March 2011 in Spain
The Second International
Conferene on Tourism between China and Spain
will be held on march 2011 in Spain again. If you want to
cooperate with the conference, you can send your proposal to
firstname.lastname@example.org. We welcome service providers to send their
How to arrive the Hotels and the University?
To arrive from the
airport to the Hotel Tryp Bellver, you can take bus
number 1 and stop at the station "Paseo Maritimo 11".
To go to Hotel Tryp Bosque from the airport, you can take the bus
number 1 and stop at Plaza de España (Square of Spain), then
bus number 3 and stop at "Avenida Joan Miro 24".
We provide bus transportation from the two hotels to the university,
please check the program
For others, you can take bus number 19, number 20. You can also take
the metro from
Plaza de España to the end of the line. There is a free
bus from the metro
station at the unviersity to go to the Hotel Management School building
- Escola d´Hoteleria.
The rich social activities program of ICTCHS2010
Please check the web page to see all the attactive social programs
of the conference.
What is in the Conference Program?
The conference will have
the openning ceremony Monday March 29 at 9:30
in the auditorim of Escola d´Hoteleria de les Illes Balears.
March 29, Monday
include the keynote speech and presentations from
researchers and academic view point including some results from
national, regional research projects of China and Spain.
March 30, Tuesday
is oriented to enterprises and institutions related to tourism and
hospitality in China and in Spain. Air Berlin, Sol Meliá, the
Cluster Turistec, IMTUR, the video presentation of Hainan province and
the special talk of Mr. Bustamante from SEGITTUR Spain will be in the
second day. See the program
for more details.
Antonio de la Morena, Director of the Spanish
Tourism Office in Beijing sent his special presentation to
Mr. Antonio de la Morena, the director of the Spanish Tourism Office in
Spanish Embassy in Beijing, China has sent a special presentation to
the conference as the contribution of the agency Turespaña to
our conference. The title of the presentation is: The Chinese Tourist
Market and Spain.
Vice-director of Hainan tourism development committee :
Opportunities for collaboration between Hainan and Mallorca
The Chinese government
just published a state order to further develop the tourism in Hainan,
the Chinese tropical Island.
The vice-director of the Hainan Tourism Development Committee Mr.
Chen Yao has accepted our invitation to give a special video
presentation. His special speech is in the title of : “The
tourism internationalization of the Hainan Island and the opportunities for tourism development
between Hainan and Mallorca
”. See more details here.
The president of Segittur will be in ICTCHS2010
Mr. Javier Bustamante
Moreno, the President of Segittur, representing
the Secretariat of the State for Tourism in Spain will be in the
conference. He will have a presentation in our conference session 2.3
about Information technology for tourism. Segittur is an institute
under the Secretariat of the State for Tourism - Sociedad Estatal para
la Gestión de la Innovación y las Tecnologías
Turísticas, S.A. See www.segittur.es for more details.
Chair of International Academy of tourism will be
The internationally known
tourism expert, Professor Jafar Jafari
has accepted our invitation to be in the conference and chair the
distinguished invited speech session. He is a full professor at the
University of Wisconsin - Stout. He is the founding chair of the International Academy for the
Study of Tourism
. Our distinguished invited speaker is Dr.
, Executive-Secretary of the WTO
Education and Science
The advanced program of the conference is now published. You can
access to the program here.
Have you made your registration?
The conference is open to the enterprise professionals, educators and
researchers in the field of tourism and the public. You are welcome to
participate the conference. If you
have not yet made your registration, please
do so as soon as possible. Please do not wait until the last minute.
Your registration will help us to organize the conference better. See
our registration page
ICTCHS2010 receives support from
Excmo. Sr. Joan Mesquida Ferrando
the State Secretary for Tourism in Spain
The chair of the conference Professor Yuhua Luo has just received a
written letter from Mr. Joan Mesquida Ferrando the Secretary of
the State for Tourism in Spain, the higest officer particularly in
charge of tourism sector to demonstrate his
support to the conference. He mentions that this is an important
event and he is confident that the conference will have a great
success. He is now the honorable chair of our conference sterring
News about ICTCHS2010 in hosteltur.com
The famous Spanish magazine about tourism and hospitality hosteltur has
published a news about our conference. See this news here
for more details.
ICTCHS2010 registration opens now
The registration of the conference is open. Please see the registration page
for more details.
Call for presentations from Tourism Enterprises and
ICTCHS2010 call for industrial presentations is now open. This call is
particularly for the enterprises, organizations of enterprises,
administrations in the tourism sector to present themselves in the
First International Conference on Tourism between China and Spain. You
should submit your powerpoint presentations. The accepted presentations
will have an opportunity to present in the conference orally and will
be provided to the conference participants online.
- Before Feb. 5: send an email of your intention to
email@example.com of your presentation title and the name,
job title of the presenter.
- Feb. 15. 2010. Send 1 page abstract to
- Feb. 20, 2010. Acceptation notification
- Feb. 28, 2010. Registration for the
accepted presenter. If your organization is a sponsor of the
conference, you need to make registration but do not need to pay the
- March 10, 2010. Powerpoint presentation due.
See details in the conference themes
the topics for presentations.
Call for short papers
deadline - Jan. 30, 2010
The ICTCHS2010 call for short papers is now open. A short
paper should concentrate on your major findings, major results of your
research or study. A shor paper is limited to maximum of 5 pages
When you send your short paper, please send to firstname.lastname@example.org
with the mail title including the word "Short". A shor paper is the
same as a full paper, but limited to 5 pages. Please see the paper submission
page for more information
ICTCHS2010 full paper deadlines
The ICTCHS2010 full paper abstract deadline has passed. If
you have not yet sent your abstract, you
can still send
the abstract or your full paper (10 pages
maximum) directly in one week from the deadline. The abstract or
full paper should be sent to email@example.com
. See the paper submission
page for details. It is
important that you follow the abstract format.
or the full paper format
If you send
paper directly to us, please limit your paper to 10 pages.
Join our mailing list
We welcome you to join our mailing list. You can send a mail to us with
the mail subject line: "mailing list" to us: firstname.lastname@example.org. You
can put your name, your affilation and comments about what you expect
from this conference. If you submit a paper, you are
automatically signed into our mailing list, you do not need to send
this mail to us. You are welcome to send the call for
papers information to the colleagues working in the tourism area. You
can also put a link on your website to link to our conference :
www.ictchs.org. Here is the call for
For the first time, an international conference on tourism between
China and Spain will be held in the tourist capital of Balearic Islands
- Palma de Mallorca,
Tourism has become one of the most important industries in Spain.
During the last four decades the Spanish tourism industry has grown to
become the second biggest in the world. According to the data from WTO,
2007, Spain is the second biggest country in the world for tourism
destinations, in terms of arrivals, only next to U.S. and the second in
the world in terms of tourism revenue, next to France.
At the same time, tourism industry is growing very rapidly in China.
China has become a favorable destination for Europeans and people all
over the world.
We believe that an international conference on tourism between China
and Spain will provide an opportunity for researchers, professionals
and industrial actors to exchange their successful experience on the
development of the tourism. It will be a meeting point for
professionals from other countries that are interested in the tourism
industry in both countries.
The conference will provide a forum for the participants to present
their research results and practical experience on the development of
the tourism in all the areas. All the paper contributions about
tourism development, experience and case study, analysis of tourism
resource, tourism market about China and Spain are all welcome.
The language of the conference will be in English.
The conference will have paper presentations. Accepted papers will be
published by Pearson in a CD in digital form with ISBN.