THIC 2017

The 5th Tourism and Hospitality International Conference 2017

“Challenges, Prospects, and Innovations in Contemporary Tourism and Hospitality”

The 5th Tourism and Hospitality International Conference 2017 (THIC 2017) is an annual conference in the area of tourism and hospitality management to be held on 27 – 28 September 2017 in conjunction with “World Tourism Day 2017” and “Visit Asean@50 Golden Celebration 2017”. It provides the interdisciplinary forum for researchers, practitioners, educators, and students to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, concerns, challenges, and prospects in the fields of tourism and hospitality management. In the past, THICs have been held in Kuala Lumpur, Langkawi, Surabaya, and Surat Thani. The venue for this year conference will be at the Malaysia Tourism Center (MATIC), Kuala Lumpur.

The theme for this conference is: “Challenges, Prospects, and Innovations in Contemporary Tourism and Hospitality”

Sub-Themes:

• Tourism planning, policies and strategies;
• Geography and territory;
• Destination management and modelling;
• Economics of tourism;
• Internationalization of tourism;
• Consumer behavior in tourism;
• New tourism products;
• Tourism marketing;
• Experience economy;
• Shared economy;
• Creative economy;
• Authenticity;
• Culture and heritage;
• Sociology of tourism;
• Food tourism;
• Anthropology of tourism;
• Demographics and mobility;
• Post-modern tourist;
• Research and education;
• Sustainability and ecotourism;
• Hospitality;
• Youth tourism;
• Innovation in tourism;
• E-tourism, ICT, and smart tourism;
• Accessible tourism;
• Gender in tourism;
• Event planning and management.
• Other related fields

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission Deadline  Notification of Acceptance Registration & Payment Deadline
20 August 2017
extended*
25 August 2017 26 August 2017

Paper Template

Download it HERE

Jointly organised by:

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Contact Us

THIC 2017 Secretariat
School of Tourism, Hospitality and Environmental Management
College of Law, Government and International Studies

Universiti Utara Malaysia
06010 UUM Sintok
Kedah, MALAYSIA

thic2017@uum.edu.my