The 9th International Conference on

Hospitality and Tourism
Management 2022

27th to 28th October 2022, A Virtual Conference.

THEME: "Innovative Recovery Strategies for Hospitality & Tourism"


The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) cordially invites you to the 9th International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management 2022, which will be held online from Colombo, Sri Lanka on October 27thand 28th, 2022.

Since 2013, The International Conferences on Hospitality and Tourism Management (ICOHT), were well attended and hugely successful. This much sought-after, annual scholarly event is now ranked as a premier international forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of tourism and hospitality management. This conference brings together tourism and hospitality industry leaders, educators, researchers, and scholars from around the world. This year we are focusing on learning from the best practices from around the world in recovery strategies, as the pandemic challenges are gradually reducing. Papers jointly written by industry leaders and academics are preferred for this conference, as industry-academia collaboration is powerful in finding practical and innovative solutions to the challenges. All conference papers will be published in the conference proceedings e-book and the ICOHT 2022 Book of Abstracts. In addition, conference papers will have the opportunity in being chosen for publishing in reputed peer-reviewed academic journals.

Purpose of Conference

ICOHT 2022 has been designed as an excellent platform for all those involved in the hospitality and tourism industries, with research presentations, industry talks, and numerous networking opportunities. ICOHT 2022 will bring world-renowned speakers to share their knowledge with participants, as well as provide a venue for researchers to present their research with publication opportunities, all while sharing knowledge in all areas of Hospitality and Tourism.

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Deadline for Abstract Submission

23rd June 2022


Submit well before the submission deadline to be eligible for Early Bird rates to reserve your seats for the conference

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Early bird Payment Deadline

21st July 2022

Resource Persons


Conference Co-Chair

DPhil, MSc, Dip.M (CIM), Dip.BA, Dip.HC, FCHSGA, FIH, FIMCA, CHE
President – Chandi J. Associates Inc. Consulting, Canada.
Founder – Global Hospitality Forum


Conference Co-Chair

Professor in Tourism Economics, University of Colombo. Secretary General, Tourism and Hospitality Educators and Researchers Association of Asia (THERAA). Director, Center for Economic Research and Industrial Policy Analysis (CERIPA).Act. Director, Colombo University Community Extension Center (CUCEC). Sri Lanka.

Prof. (Dr.) Athula

Keynote Speaker

Professor in Tourism Management
Dean / Faculty of Management Studies
Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Prof. Chris Ryan

Keynote Speaker

Professor of Tourism Management
Director of China-New Zealand Tourism Research Unit
Undergraduate/Graduate Convenor for Tourism and Hospitality Management
New Zealand

Prof. S. K. Lenka

Plenary Speaker

Professor in Tourism
Indian Institute of Tourism & Travel Management,
(An Autonomous Body under Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India)

Dr. Hermawan Prasetyanto

Plenary Speaker

Sekolah Tinggi Pariwisata Ampta Yogyakarta

Prof. Urmilla Bob

Plenary Speaker

University of KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa

Dr.W.H.M.S. Samarathunga

Plenary Speaker

Senior Lecturer,
Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management,
Faculty of Management Studies,
Rajarata University of Sri Lanka

Dr. Hermawan Prasetyanto

workshop moderator

Founder and Managing Director
City of Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa

Special Events

MICE Forum

Dr. Hermawan Prasetyanto

workshop moderator

Founder and Managing Director
City of Cape Town
Western Cape
South Africa

Date : 27th October 2022
Time : 6.00 PM-7.00 PM

GHF Webinar

Date : 28th October 2022
Time : 9.00 AM – 10.00 AM


We believe your paper deserves to meet its ultimate research destination

  • ISBN

  • COPE Standard

  • Double-blind peer-reviewing from World-class Scientific Committee

  • Available Online

  • ISSN

  • High quality double-blind peer-reviewing

  • Access via Online Journal System

  • Open Access

  • Google Scholar

  • Crossref Coverage

  • Maintaining the high-quality standards

  • Submission to major indexing


  • FREE of Charge for Submissions
  • SCOPUS indexed journals
  • Workshops with Experts
  • All major indexing
  • Personalized Guidance
  • Support with preliminary reviews


“A Breakthrough Free TIIKM Project To Make Your Research Publication Possible”

  • This is a free project which is designed to help you to develop your full papers up to the standard.
  • We provide preliminary reviews for your full paper with the world-class publication “steering committee” prior to the conference.
  • Reviewed and revised paper with constructive inputs will make your paper more likely to be accepted by high standard journals.

Need support to publish your paper???


Dissemination of research findings is an essential part of the scientific research process. Hence, it is of utmost importance for a researcher who is writing a full paper with the aim of publishing in a reputable journal or in a reputable proceeding. Furthermore, getting a paper published in a reputable peer-reviewed journal or proceeding is an important milestone for researchers.

Dr. Jason Draper

Managing Editor
Journal of Convention & Event Tourism

ICOHT 2022 has amplified its Publication Opportunities partnering with TIIKM Publishing to locate your research to the right destination.

In Collaboration with Trends & Disruptions in Hospitality & Tourism



Our Official Partners

Hosting Partner

The Cape Peninsula University of Technology, South Africa

Academic Partner

La Consolacion University Philippines

Academic Partner

The Sekolah Tinggi Pariwisata Ampta Yogyakarta, Indonesia

Academic Partner

University of Rajarata,
Sri Lanka

Academic Partner

The University of the Philippines Diliman

Academic Partner

The Siksha 'O' Anusandhan, India

Academic Partner

The Macau University of Science and Technology, China

Organized By

The International Institute of Knowledge Management