banner   Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, 2019, Barcelona, Spain

ICT 2019 call for papers and
industrial, administrative presentations

Original papers about tourism and culture for sustainable development in both tourism and hospitality research and practice are under call. The papers should dress the following topics but not limited to the following topics.

Two types of papers and presentations are under call:

1. The academic papers
  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:
•    Tourism economics
•    Tourism forecasting
•    E-tourism and marketing
•    Tourism and hospitality education
•    Human resources planning and development
•    Corporate and personal social responsibility and ethics
•    Environmental issues and responses
•    Economic development, poverty alleviation
•    Social networks for development of tourism
•    Globalization and the delivery of tourism and hospitality products and experiences
•    The demand and supply analysis on tourism and hospitality market
•    Experience, knowledge, and solutions in the tourism and hospitality sector
•    Economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of tourism
•    Hotel marketing, brand development in developing countries
•    Hotel Management
•    Food and beverage management under the globalization environment
•    Restaurant management
•    Service excellence
•    Regional, national and international tourism policy
•    Tourism marketing
•    Tourism management in different cultures Events
•    Other topics of contemporary significance in tourism and hospitality with a global focus.
•    Relation of culture and sustainable development in tourism and hospitality

2. Industrial and administrative presentations
The central topic for tourism and hospitality sector presentations is how to promote the cooperation in the tourism and hospitality related sectors between China, Spain and other countries around the world. The topics of industrial part for presentations in the conference include but not limited to the following:
•    To express the intention, strategic plans of your own enterprise in cooperation with the potential partners in tourism and hospitality professionals in the other side.
•    The demand and supply of tourism and hospitality in the two completely different cultures, in author’s own country
•    Experience, knowledge, and solutions in the tourism and hospitality sector in author’s own country and own region
•    Introduction and description of tourism administration systems in China, Spain and other countries: how to do tourism business in China, how to cooperate with the Chinese enterprises, how to do tourism business in Spain and EU countries for Chinese tourism sector, how to receive Chinese tourist customers in EU countries.
•    To express your demand, give recommendations to the peer professionals from the other country.
•    Analysis of tourism resource, tourism market in China and EU countries, regions.   
•    Analysis of economic, socio-cultural and environmental impacts of tourism in China and Spain and EU countries, regions.
•    Analysis of hotel industry cost control, human resource supply and financial income management and experience in these areas.
•    The characteristics of tourism operation under the communication network environment. 


                                Autonoma de Barcelona


South China
                                University of Technology


Supporting Organization

UIB - a
                                member of RedIntur

                              a member of WTO