Call for Papers

Ενσωματωμένη εικόνα

 
THE INC 2022
Ενσωματωμένη εικόνα

“Tourism, Hospitality and Events: Innovation and Resilience during Uncertainty”

22 – 24 June 2022

 

Submission Deadline: 30th January 2022

Venue: Limassol, Cyprus

 

For more information, please visit the conference website: https://theinc2022.wordpress.com

 

Following the success of the previous two conferences (2018; 2020), the Cyprus University of Technology, the University of Derby, the University of Sunderland, and the Centre for Research in Tourism Excellence (CERTE) are pleased to announce the Call for Papers for THE INC 2022 titled ‘Tourism, Hospitality and Events: Innovation and Resilience during Uncertainty’.

THE INC (Tourism Hospitality & Events INternational Conference) aims to the improvement of theory and practice of the respective fields and aspires to become a beacon of research knowledge dissemination. THE INC welcomes theoretical, empirical, experimental, and case study research contributions. These contributions should clearly address the theoretical and practical implications of the research in reference. The proposed topics can include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Competitiveness, sustainability and corporate social responsibility
  • Consumer behaviour, decision-making, expectations, experience and satisfaction
  • Cultural, heritage
  • Demand-supply forecasting, and performance studies
  • Economics and finance
  • Emerging and innovative research methods and methodologies
  • Event, sport and festival tourism
  • Human resources, equality, diversity, and labour operations
  • Innovation, creativity and change management
  • Internationalisation of tourism, hospitality and events education
  • IT, ICT, e-tourism, and emerging technologies
  • Marketing, advertising, branding and promotional activities
  • Methods, methodologies and research approaches
  • Mobilities
  • Policy, planning, and development
  • Psychology, sociology, and social anthropology
  • Spas, health and well-being
  • Training and education
  • Other interdisciplinary areas related with tourism, hospitality, and events

 

Abstract Submission

An abstract between 500 to 700 words (excluding references) should be submitted. The abstract should include an indication of the purpose of the research, the interdisciplinary approach taken, the methods used and the key (expected) findings. For author guidelines please visit the following link: https://theinc2022.wordpress.com/author-guidelines/

The abstract should be submitted via the Easychair online conference platform. All submitted abstracts will be double blind peer reviewed by independent, expert referees. For submitting your abstract please visit the following link: https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=theinc2022

 

 

Key Dates

§  Abstract submission deadline: Sunday 30th January 2022

§  Early bird registration deadline: Sunday 1st May 2022

§  Late registration deadline: Sunday 12th June 2022

§  Venue: 22nd – 24th June 2022

 

Conference Fees

Once the abstract is accepted for presentation at THE INC, the registration process begins. The registration costs are the following:

 

Packages

€ until 1st May 2022

(Early Bird)

€ from 2nd May until   12th June 2022

Full Registration*

275

325

Full Student Registration*

175

225

Spouses (all social events)

125

*Full registrations also include all social events

 

The registration and payment should be made through the online system. The registration link will be released during autumn.

 

Confirmed Keynote Speakers

·       Prof. Jane Ali-Knight, Edinburgh Napier University, UK. For more info about professor Ali-Knight please visit: https://www.napier.ac.uk/about-us/our-schools/the-business-school/our-staff/staff-profiles/dr-jane-ali-knight

·       Prof. Kathy Hsu, Hong Kong Polytechnic, SAR China. For more info about professor Hsu please visit: https://shtm.polyu.edu.hk/people/academic-staff/cathy-hsu/

·       Prof. Scott McCabe, University of Nottingham, UK. For more info about professor McCabe please visit: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/business/people/lizasm.html

 

Publication Opportunities

Several publication opportunities for the research presented at THE INC will be provided. Apart from the Conference Proceedings (ISBN: 978-9963-697-42-7), the full paper version of high research quality papers can be published from the following journals:

 

Special issues:

·       Tourism Planning & Development: Tourism Planning & Development is an internationally esteemed (ABS 2*) journal and it will publish at least one special issue entitled “Tourism Innovation and Resilience during Uncertainty”, which will include the full paper version of the research presented at the conference. For more info about the journal please visit: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rthp21/current

·       Tourism Recreation Research: Tourism Recreation Research is an internationally esteemed (ABS 2*) journal and it will publish at least one special issue entitled “Hospitality Innovation and Resilience during Uncertainty”, which will include the full paper version of the research presented at the conference. For more info about the journal please visit: https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rtrr20/current

·       Event Management: Event Management is an internationally esteemed (ABS 2*) journal and it will publish at least one special issue entitled “Events Innovation and Resilience during Uncertainty”, which will include the full paper version of the research presented at the conference. For more info about the journal please visit: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/cog/em

 

Supporting journals

·       Selected papers will be considered for publication in the world leading high quality (ABS 4*) Tourism Management journal. For more info about the journal please visit: https://www.journals.elsevier.com/tourism-management

·       Selected papers will be considered for publication in the world leading high quality (ABS 3*) International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management. For more info about the journal please visit: https://www.emeraldinsight.com/journal/ijchm

 

Note: The special issues generated from THE INC 2018 in Event Management and Hospitality and Society journals have included an overall number of 24 articles (16 in EM and 8 in H&S). The special issues generated from THE INC 2020 in Event Management and Tourism Planning and Development journals have included an overall number of 16 articles (9 in EM and 7 in TPD). Those research outputs consistently highlight THE INC as the conference with the most significant research output in the field of tourism, hospitality and events.

 

Key Contacts

Dr. Anna Farmaki (Chair of the Organising Committee)

Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

Dr. Eleni Michopoulou (Co-chair of the Scientific Committee)

University of Derby, Buxton, U.K. (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

 

Dr. Nikolaos Pappas (Co-chair of the Scientific Committee)

University of Sunderland, U.K. (Nikolaos.Pappas@sunderland.ac.uk)