Call for Papers

 

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Conference Papers or Poster Presentations are invited from academics, students and practitioners that address one of the following six themes:

Theme 1 - Education Futures

 

How will Tourism and Hospitality Education have to change in 5, 10 and 15 years’ time?

E.g. Changing nature of student and graduate profiles, programmes, subjects, teaching and learning methodologies, internships, continual professional development, the role of validation and professional bodies, proximity to industry and industry partnerships.

Theme 2 - Sectoral Futures

How will the sectors in the industry have changed, merged or be challenged in the next 15 years?

E.g.  Development of new sectors, changing patterns of consumption, impacts on fast food, hotels, restaurants, bars / clubs, in-flight catering, gambling, cruising, aviation, tour operators, travel agents, etc .  And what will be the changing roles of regulatory bodies.

Theme 3 - Product Type Futures

What predictions can we make for new types of products over the next 10 to 15 years?

E.g.  Growth in virtual tourism, tourism and destinations simulations, theme parks, heritage / cultural tourism, dark tourism, health tourism, green and eco-tourism, educational tourism, space and deep sea tourism etc.

Theme 4 - Technological Futures

How will technology change and impact on tourism over the next 5, 10 and 15 years?

E.g.  Emerging digital technologies, food technology, construction innovations, robotics, translation technology, transportation, fuel technology etc.

Theme 5 - Functional Futures

How will the internal and industry wide structures of our industry be re-shaped in the next 15 years?

E.g. The integration or fragmentation or even abolition of functional departments such as Marketing, Finance, HRM, Facilities Management.  What is the future for Revenue Management, Training, Engineering etc.?  Will there be consolidation leading to fewer but larger international tourism companies, and how will political, religious and social divides impact our industry?

Theme 6 - Futures Topics

Thinking not only outside of the box, but beyond boxes themselves, what are the topics that will be pertinent and have impact over the next decade and beyond?

E.g. Leadership and strategy, coping with innovation and change, entrepreneurship, globalisation, beyond branding, climate change and sustainable issues, new customer relationships, the changing nature of service, beyond quality to life-long partnerships etc.

 

All Conference Papers should meet the following guidelines:

 Maximum 3,000 words excluding the title, abstract and references
 Abstract maximum of 150 words
 Maximum of six keywords

 Indication of which of the above six themes the paper fits into
 Be prepared in MS Word (using the EuroCHRIE Paper Style Guidelines)
 Be written in English (UK spelling) and be free from grammatical and spelling errors
 Authors of accepted papers are expected to make a 20 minute presentation; at least one author of an accepted paper must register for the conference and be prepared to make a presentation

To assist you in preparing your paper for submission, a guideline has been prepared in MS Word. Typing directly into the document is an easy and effective way to ensure your paper meets the style requirements. Please download the EuroCHRIE Paper Style Guidelines here:

EuroCHRIE Paper Style Guidelines.doc

 

All Poster Presentations should meet the following guidelines:

 Maximum 1,000 words excluding the title, abstract and references
 Abstract maximum of 150 words
 Maximum of six keywords

 Indication of which of the above six themes the poster presentation fits into
 Be prepared in MS Word (using the EuroCHRIE Poster Style Guidelines)
 Be written in English (UK spelling) and be free from grammatical and spelling errors
 Poster sessions may be used to present "works in progress"
 Authors of accepted posters are expected to set up their posters at a specific time according to the conference schedule

To assist you in preparing your paper for submission, a guideline has been prepared in MS Word. Typing directly into the document is an easy and effective way to ensure your paper meets the style requirements. Please download the EuroCHRIE Poster Style Guidelines here:

EuroCHRIE Poster Style Guidelines.doc

 

Submission Procedure for Conference Papers or Posters Presentations

Please submit your conference paper or poster presentation by 3 March 2014 via the EasyChair website: https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=eurochriedubai2014 
[Note that the Call for Papers is now extended to 17 March 2014.  Should you wish to submit a paper after 17 March 2014, please contact the Conference Chair, Dr. John Fong, john.fong@emiratesacademy.edu]

In the event that the EasyChair website is unavailable, please email your conference paper or poster presentation submissions to the Publication Chair, Dr Sanjay Nadkarni (eurochrie2014paper@emiratesacademy.edu) in an attached MS Word file.

Kindly adhere to the EuroCHRIE Style Guidelines and indicate which of the above six themes conference paper or poster presentation fits into.

Once a Conference Paper or Poster Presentation has been accepted, at least one author must register and attend the EuroCHRIE Dubai 2014 Conference.

 

For enquiries please contact  eurochrie2014enquiries@emiratesacademy.edu