The 2nd World Research Summit for Hospitality and Tourism will provide a timely and interactive international platform for academics and industry practitioners from diverse backgrounds and interests to meet, discuss and debate critical issues that will affect the future direction of hospitality and tourism research and practice. The Summit intends to promote mutual dialog, interaction and understanding of various stakeholders of hospitality and tourism research outputs, including academic researchers and scholars, industry professionals, and government/quasi-government officials. As such, in addition to academic research presentations, the Summit will feature key industry practitioners who will share and highlight industry trends and research gaps from a pragmatic and applied perspective.
Presentations and discussions will include, but are not limited to, the following themes/topics within the domain of hospitality and tourism:
Extended abstracts must use Normal style, and should be no longer than 1500 words following a research paper structure (e.g., introduction, theoretical foundation/literature review, research methodology, research findings, and conclusions and implications). The deadline for extended abstract submission is June 28th, 2013. Submit your extended abstract here.
The Summit will select and award three BEST PAPER awards out of the total submissions based on the results of the review process.
Prof. Abraham Pizam, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA
Prof. Youcheng Wang, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA
Prof. Alan Fyall, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA & Bournemouth University, UK
Dr. Mathilda Van Niekerk, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida, USA