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We are delighted to announce the 4th International Conference on Tourism and Business (ICTB) in Lucerne, Switzerland, on 24-27 August 2022.

The 4th ICTB will be jointly hosted by
• Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Switzerland),
• Mahidol University International College (Thailand), and
• Edinburgh Napier University (Scotland).

The ICTB 2022 provides academics, consultants and professionals with an international forum to present their research findings and share their experience in a broad range of fields in the tourism and hospitality sectors. It also aims to foster networking and facilitate global partnerships for future research across institutions and other tourism and business fields.

We extend this invitation to academics and professionals who want to share their knowledge, experiences and ideas. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss recent developments, practical challenges and potential solutions in the broader tourism and business context with a view to developing concepts and creating alliances to promote their work.

The theme of the ICTB 2022 is:
From over-tourism to zero-tourism: Opportunities for a new beginning?

The general topics include:
Topic 1: Demand side – external shocks in general and their effects on tourism and business
Topic 2: Supply side – how does the tourism industry react to external shocks and cope with crises?
Topic 3: The effects of COVID-19 on tourism and business, and the industry’s recovery
Topic 4: The positive effects of COVID-19 on sustainability
Topic 5: Tourism, pandemics and intervention design: Opportunities for a new beginning?

Please click on the Call for Papers for more information.

• SUBMISSION: By 28 February 2022
• NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE: By 30 April 2022
• EARLY-BIRD DISCOUNT ON REGISTRATIONS: By 15 May 2022
• REVISION OF ACCEPTED PAPERS: By 30 June 2022

Please refer to the conference website for further details: www.hslu.ch/ictb2022.
For further questions, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We look forward to your contributions and to welcoming you at the ICTB 2022 in Lucerne, Switzerland.

With best wishes from

Lucerne University of Applied Sciences (Switzerland)
Mahidol University International College (Thailand)
Edinburgh Napier University (Scotland)
  Please click here for the Call for Papers  
We are pleased to present the following keynote speakers:
 
 
 
Prof. 
Dr 
Eli 
Avraham
Department of Communication, University of Haifa, Israel
Destinations’ recovery strategies and marketing campaigns in response to pandemics  >
 
 
 
Prof. 
Dr. 
Stefan 
Gössling 
(will 
present 
via 
Zoom)
Department of Service Management and Service Studies, Lund University, Sweden
Pandemics, tourism and global change  >
 
 
 
Prof. 
Dr 
Woody 
Kim
International Center for Hospitality Research & Development, Dedman College of Hospitality, Florida State University, USA
The role of robots, AI, and digital technologies in enhancing hospitality operation during the post-pandemic era  >
 
 
 
Prof. 
Dr 
Chris 
Kemp
Visiting Professor of Crowd Management, Edinburgh Napier University, Scotland
Pandemic aversion: Stunting the growth of events, festivals and tourism by the failure to understand the capabilities of a resilient safety culture  >