The workshop will have a broad range of sessions, ranging from traditional paper sessions where early-career researchers will be able to present their research to interactive sessions  around but not limited to the following topics:

  • Collective action and community development
  • Consumer culture
  • Crowdfunding for tourism and development
  • Inclusive innovation
  • Local experience tourism
  • Tourism marketing
  • Hospitality and tourism product development
  • Tourism economics
  • Food tourism and food tourism marketing
  • Tourism and hospitality education
  • Human resource issues in tourism and hospitality
  • Emerging markets in tourism and hospitality
  • Innovation and product development in tourism and hospitality;
  • Development of conceptual models
  • Methodological issues in tourism and hospitality
  • Sustainable tourism policy and planning
  • Community-based tourism
  • Networking and digital platforms
  • The sharing economy

In addition we welcome proposals from leading scholars to deliver professional development sessions for early-career researchers in the following areas:

  • Getting published in leading academic journals
  • Having an impact through inclusive innovation in tourism
  • Research methods for multidisciplinary research
  • Writing research grants for tourism innovation projects