Gracious Tourism and Hospitality towards 2030 is the theme of the conference organised by Dusit Thani College in Bangkok Thailand. November 29 to December 1, 2017

Gracious Tourism and Hospitality towards 2030 is the theme of the conference organised by Dusit Thani College in Bangkok Thailand. November 29 to December 1, 2017  dusitconference.com

Gracious Tourism and Hospitality towards 2030″ is the theme of the conference organised by Dusit Thani College in Bangkok Thailand. Rapid expansion is putting pressure on infrastructure and destinations amid calls to boost spend ing and better manage tourism ‘flows’ to ensure long-term sustainability. Balancing the needs of the host population and the needs of visitors will be critica l for the success of the future. Asian Tourism and Hospitality is often seen as offering superior experiences to visitors and guests.  Within the Thailand and the Dusit Thani Hotels and College context, Gracious Tourism and Hospitality is emblematic of the experience co-creation. This conference will adopt an inclusive approach and focus on the opportunities and challenges of Gracious Tourism and Hospitality. We would analyse a range of tourism and hospitality businesses and organisations and explore dynamic innovations to maintain competitive advantages. The conference will have a strong future focus towards 2030 and will explore how we should develop research and innovation to improve the co-creation value for all.

Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings on-line.   

Looking forward to see you there!

 

Sarote Phornprapha  and Dimitrios Buhalis

Authors are invited to submit papers in the following areas, but are not limited to

CULTURE AND MANAGEMENT

  • Thainess: courtesy and the power of Thai Smile
  • Asian Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Culture, Gender and Political diversity
  • Spirituality and religion in hospitality and Tourism

FOOD-GASTRONOMY-CULINARY ART AND WELLBEING

  • Culinary art and food: Traditions-Trends-Futures
  • Nutrition and Allergens and modern disease Sugar/Diabetes – Gluten – Salt/Blood Pressure
  • Wellbeing – Holistic Wellness – Mindfulness
  • Spa – Harmony – Meditation
  • Medical Tourism and Health and Accessibility
  • Spirituality and Tourism

SMARTNESS AND DIGITAL MARKETING REVOLUTION

  • eTourism and eMarketing
  • Smart Tourism, Digital marketing and social media
  • Virtual and Augmented Reality
  • Automation and Robotics
  • Internet of Everything and Big Data
  • Cyber Security and Safety
  • Risk management

HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT INNOVATIONS

  • Strategic Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Hospitality management in the era of globalisation : Asia-China-Middle East-American-European
  • Mega Chains vs Boutique-Small and family hotels
  • Sharing economy and the AIRBnB proposition
  • Reviews, Tripadvisor and Reputation Management
  • Special themed hotels: Kids/pets/animals/sports/

TRANSPORTATION AND LOGISTICS

  • Technology Trends and transportation
  • Air Transportation technologies, alliances, hubs, carriers
  • Cruise lines and cruise industries
  • Autonomous Cars
  • Sharing economy and transportation platforms
  • Multi-mobility: interconnecting all transportation systems

STRATEGY AND COMPETITIVENESS FOR TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY

  • Strategic Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Globalisation and competitivess
  • Crisis, disaster management, business continuity and resilience
  • Safety, Security, Terrorism
  • Partnerships and competitiveness  – collaboration and competition

MARKETING, DISTRIBUTION AND MARKETS

  • Tourism and Hospitality Marketing, technology, distribution channel management
  • Markets, demographics, and the consumer of the future
  • Experience cocreation and Service Dominant Logic
  • Millennials and customer engagement
  • Shopping and Retailing as part of Tourism and Hospitality
  • Accessibility/Disability and Tourism & Hospitality for all

EDUCATION AND TALENT MANAGEMENT

  • Hospitality and Tourism management education: Learning and teaching
  • Human Resources in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Talent Development and Management
  • Gender and equality in Hospitality and Tourism

TOURISM PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

  • Tourism Planning and Development
  • Real estate development and mix use facilities
  • Regional planning and infrastructure
  • Impacts of Tourism and Hospitality – bringing benefits to all
  • Sustainability, Conservation and Wildlife
  • Environmental management in Hospitality and Tourism

HEALTH AND ACCESSIBLE TOURISM

  • Medical Tourism
  • Cosmetic and transformation surgery tourism
  • Accessible and disabled Tourism
  • Dialysis travel centres
  • Allergens and food accessibility

ETHICS AND GOVERNANCE

  • Human Rights
  • Human Trafficing
  • Corporate responsibility
  • Exploitation of people and resources
  • Culture of Integrity and ethical codes
  • Religious, cultural, political and national ethics and conflicts
  • Ethical vs unethical leadership
  • Cross-cultural ethics and governance

SUSTAINABILITY AND GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Environmental concerns and sustainability
  • Climate change
  • Forest & Land use
  • Water resources
  • Sustainable Cities & Buildings
  • Sustainable Transport
  • Food Waste
  • Air and water quality
  • Recycling
  • Sustainable energy solutions

Paper submission guidelines

Authors are requested to submit a formatted 3-page abstract of proposed paper or a 7-10-page complete research papers via electronic mail for the final selection process.

Detailed guidelines are as follows:

  • Typed, 12 points, Times New Roman
  • 1-inch (2.5cm) for all margins and double-spaced
  • A separate cover page should include topic of the paper, affiliation, author’s name, contact number and email address.

Please indicate the above information only on the cover page and not anywhere else

  • File format: Papers submitted for review must be in word or pdf format.
  • All submissions will be forwarded to our Paper Review Panel for double-blind review.
  • Once the submission is accepted, at least one of the authors must register for and present the paper at the conference.
  • Final copies of accepted papers will be professionally published as edited conference proceedings.

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for abstract submission : 15 October 2017
  • Confirmation of acceptance : 1 November 2017
  • Conference Date : 29 November – 1 December 2017

Please submit email abstracts to :  paper@dusitconference.com

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