8th World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure Bodrum, Turkey

CALL FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS: 8th World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism, Hospitality & Leisure Bodrum, Turkey, 24-29 May 2016

Deadline (no more than 2,000 words) - 01 February 2016

With its motto get connected to international network with great scholars and debates, the aim of this conference, hosted by the journal Anatolia, is to provide a forum for research collaboration and mentoring of emerging tourism researchers in order to share their research experience. We invite scholars from tourism studies and the wider social sciences to join us. We are open for the submisison of extended abstracts for consideration in either of the following two categories or both:

Thesis/dissertations: Open only for graduate students (e.g. Masters, MBA, MPhil, PhD) to reflect the summary of their theses or dissertations in terms of the development of hypotheses and methodology and showing the way how it may contribute to advancing the literature.
Conceptual/research papers: Open both for graduate students and faculty members who are Encouraged to share the results of their state of art work-in-progress or completed research papers. This category welcomes the submisison of papers with single or multiple author/s.

Confirmed speakers:

      • Kaye Chon  Hong Kong Polyu, SAR China
      • Abraham Pizam  University of Central Florida, USA
      • Anna Mattila  Penn State University, USA
      • Eduardo Fayos-Sola  University of Valencia, Spain
      • Tom Baum  University of Strachlyde, UK


      • Kaye Chon Recognition Award
      • Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award
      • Outstanding Masters Thesis Award

Pre-conference seminars:

        • Alan Fyall  University of Central Florida, USA
        • Antonia Correia  University of Algarve, Portugal
        • SooCheong (Shawn) Jang  Purdue University, USA
        • Maheshvari Naidu  University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
        • Stephen Pratt  Hong Kong Polytechnic University, SAR China

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