WELCOME

Welcome to the 6th International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management (ICOHT 2018) to be held from 14th and 15th September 2018 in Kandy, Sri Lanka. ICOHT 2018 provides an interactive, dynamic and International platform share your thoughts, exchange ideas, listen to renowned keynote speakers, strengthen and transform partnerships with various stakeholders, including academic researchers, industry professionals, and government officials, through dialogues on how to better utilize research outputs for the benefits of the industry, in an innovative and sharing way while enjoying the beauty of Kandy city which is an ancient city in Sri Lanka. Academics, researchers, industry consultants in tourism and hospitality fields, Tourism/hospitality industry product suppliers , Tourism policy makers and national tourism organizations  , Administrators of tourism and hospitality management educational programs, Tourism and hospitality industry executives and representatives of multinational firms , tourism industry investors and all other related professionals are invited for ICOHT 2018.

EXTENDED FINAL PAYMENT DEADLINE
24th August 2018


[ Register Here ]

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS


Prof. Tiger Bihu WU


Prof. & Director, The International Center for Recreation and Tourism Research, Peking University, China

Prof. Nigel Hemmington


Pro Vice-Chancellor International, Dean Faculty of Culture and Society,
New Zealand

CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS


Prof. Sarath Kotagama


Professor of Environmental Science, Department of Zoology, University of Colombo,Sri Lanka.

Dr. Chandana (Chandi) Jayawardena


Canada International Ambassador & Past President – Institute of Hospitality (HCIMA), United Kingdom

CONFERENCE PRESENTERS

 

HOTEL ROOM DESIGN 2030 BETWEEN THE POLES OF TARGET GROUP PRIORITIES, TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION, AND ECONOMICAL ASPECTS Wittmann-Wurzer, Annegret IUBH University of Applied Sciences Germany
ONE ULTRAMARATHON, TWO CITIES: DIFFERENCES IN SOCIAL IMPACT PERCEPTIONS Marco Scholtz North-West University, South Africa
EXPERIENCES AMONG JAPANESE ORPHANAGE VOLUNTEER TOUR PARTICIPANTS IN SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA Hiroyuki YAKUSHIJI Nara Prefectural University Japan
INITIATIVES IN DEVELOPING COMMUNITY-BASED TOURISM IN MADURAWALA, SRI LANKA: ISSUES, BENEFITS AND RECOMMENDATIONS N. Ranasinghe Nara Prefectural University Japan
THE ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY IMPACTS ON THE DEMAND OF CYCLING SPORT TOURISM Huang Chin-Huang National Taiwan University of Sport Taiwan
LANNING FOR BALANCE BETWEEN ECONOMIC BENEFITS AND LAND USE POTENTIAL: CASE OF ALAPPUZHA, KERALA, INDIA Jeeno Soa George Department of Architecture and Regional Planning, IIT Kharagpur India
THE IMPACT OF TOURISM IN CAMIGUIN ISLAND, THE PHILIPPINES Orlando W. Eduria Majan College (University College) Oman
TRAVEL IMAGERY IN THE AGE OF INSTAGRAM Baruah A. A The Assam Valley School, Balipara India
HOTEL ROOM DESIGN 2030 BETWEEN THE POLES OF TARGET GROUP PRIORITIES, TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION, AND ECONOMICAL ASPECTS Dr. Nicola Zech IUBH University of Applied Sciences Germany

CALL FOR PAPERS

“ Innovative Strategies in Hospitality & Tourism Management ”


We encourage hospitality and tourism industry leaders and researchers to collaborate in seeking practical and innovative solutions to the challenges in Hospitality and Tourism. Therefore, papers jointly written by industry leaders and academics are sought for this conference. Thus, this year’s theme which is on “Innovative Strategies in Hospitality & Tourism Management” would address the most sought after and challenging areas of Hospitality and Tourism.

Final Abstract Submission Deadline15th August 2018

1.2. Quality Assurance in Hospitality

  • Defining quality in Hospitality
  • Luxury accommodation experience
  • Quality assurance in hotel rooms division operations
  • Quality assurance in food and beverage operations
  • Benchmarking hotel service quality

1.2. Innovative Practices in Hospitality

  • Best results from third party booking sites
  • Best results from third party review sites
  • Opportunities to collaborate with leaders of the sharing economy
  • Hotel systems and procedures through franchising and management contracts
  • Hotel and resort development
  • Resort operations
  • Casino operations
  • Boutique hotel management
  • All-inclusive resort management

PUBLICATIONS


All accepted abstracts for 6th International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management 2018 will be published in the conference abstract book with an associated ISBN (ISBN 978-955-3605-09-2). All full papers will be reviewed through a double blind reviewing process and published electronically with an ISSN (2357-2612) number in the proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).

Current Issues in Tourism

Print ISSN : 1368-3500
Online ISSN : 1747-7603
Special Issue :
Editor in Chief/s : C. Michael Hall – University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Chris Cooper – Oxford Brookes University Business School, UK

Impact Factor : 2.451
Journal Link : http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rcit20/current
Indexed in : Thomson Reuters

MICE SRI LANKA 2018 – The Forum of the Year


Spice your MICE

Moderator


Dr. Chandana (Chandi) Jayawardena

Date   – 14 th September 2018
Venue   – Kandy, Sri Lanka
Time – 3.30p.m – 6.30p.m

Cultural Show & Networking Dinner

 

TIIKM Conferences have always made it a point to make the stay of the participants a pleasant one blended with moments to cherish. The Networking Dinner comprising of the Cultural Show is a special featured event where performances from different cultures could be witnessed and invitation will be out to the participants to perform on their own. The flow of the program is developed with the objective to engage and build a network among each other.

PARTNERS


[ Hosting Partner ]


Taylor’s University Malaysia
QS WUR by Subject Ranking – #21 (Hospitality and Leisure Management)
QS Asian University Ranking

[ Academic Partner ]

 

National Institute of Technology, Fukushima College, Japan

[ Academic Partner ]


Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta, Nigeria

[ Strategic Partner ]


SLCB
Sri Lanka Convention Bureau,
Sri Lanka

[ Industrial Partners ]


Kandy Hotels Association
Institute of Hospitality – Sri Lanka Chapter

[ Media Partner ]

[ Media Partner ]

[ Media Partner ]

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