ASEAN Tourism Research Conference 2018

Call for Papers 

ASEAN Tourism Research Conference 2018

Prince of Sonkla University, Phuket 28-29 January, 2018

The ASEAN Tourism Research Conference (ATRAC) 2018 aims to attract staff and students from institution and individual members with research interest related to the ASEAN region. The conference organizers invite papers, abstracts and presentations relevant to the theme of the conference “ASEAN – Sustainable Connectivity, Boundless Prosperity”.​

Topics

Participants are welcome to present both empirical and conceptual research papers providing the basis for inspiring, critical and constructive sessions. We encourage multi-disciplinary submissions. The range of sub-topics related to the theme of the conference includes:

  • Regional integration process
  • Tourism Education in ASEAN
  • Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism in ASEAN
  • Challenges of tourism destination sustainability
  • Assessing progress in sustainable tourism
  • Tourism and governance
  • Mobilities
  • ​ Heritage and Cultural studies
  • Theoretical and methodological approaches
  • Product development and marketing
  • ASEAN as a destination
  • Transport and connectivity in ASEAN
  • Tourist Behaviour in ASEAN
  • Social entrepreneurship and community-based sustainable tourism
  • Other topics relevant to the ASEAN theme​

Who should attend? 

  • Academics and educators in tourism
  • Managers of hotels/restaurants/tourism businesses
  • Trainers in tourism/hospitality/restaurant fields
  • Tourism researchers and industry consultants
  • Interregional organisations with interest in tourism industry
  • Administrators of tourism management educational programs
  • Tourism industry executives and representatives of multinational firms
  • Financial institutions and tourism industry investors
  • Tourism policy makers and national tourism organisation directors
  • Students from hospitality & tourism programmes
Submissions

We invite potential authors to submit either a full paper or a poster for consideration by the scientific committee

The deadline for both poster and paper submission is  15 December 2017

More details: http://www.atrasecretariat.com/call-for-papers

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE​​

Conference Chair

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prathana Kannaovakun, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Scientific Committee

Dr. Pornpisanu Promsivapallop, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Dr. Tatiyaporn Jarumaneerat, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Asst.Prof.Dr. Nareeya  Weerakit, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Dr. Chayanon Phucharoen, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Asst. Prof. Dr. Areeta Tirasattayapitak, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Asst. Prof. Dr. Kullada Phetvaroon, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Asst. Prof. Dr. Panuwat Phakdee-auksorn, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Dr. Ilian Assenov, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

Prof. Neth Baromey, Royal University of Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Dr. Anang Sutono, Bandung Institute of Tourism, Indonesia

Dr. Wientor Rah Mada, Bandung Institute of Tourism, Indonesia

Dr. Chondro Suryono, Trisakti School of Tourism, Indonesia

Assoc. Prof. Dr.Frederic Bouchon, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Paolo Mura, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Neethiahnanthan A. R., Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Prof. Dr. Victor Wee, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Toney Thomas, Taylor’s University, Malaysia

Dr. Conrado Inigo Jr, Lyceum of the Philippines University, Philippines

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Miguela Mena, University of the Philippines

Dr. Jenny Panchal, James Cook University, Singapore

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Abhishek Bahti , James Cook University, Singapore

Dr. K. Thirumaran, James Cook University, Singapore

Dr. Le Minh Thanh, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

Dr. Bui Duc Sinh, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

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