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The 10th International Conference on
Hospitality and Tourism Management 2024

ICOHT 2024 marks the 10th edition of the successful ICOHT conference series organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management. The annual ICOHT conferences were initiated in 2013, taking place in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Subsequently  conferences, including ICOHT 2014,in Colombo ,Sri Lanka,  ICOHT 2017 in Colombo ,Sri Lanka , and ICOHT 2018, was held in Kanady,Sri Lanka. ICOHT 2020  ,ICOHT 2021, and ICOHT 2022 were conducted online. Throughout its history, ICOHT has consistently upheld high standards and made a positive impact in academia and the global community, garnering recognition for its exceptional quality.

Theme: "Diversification and Expansion of Tourism Products"

Tourism has evolved from traditional sun-and-sand holidays to encompass a wide range of experiences, such as adventure tourism, wellness tourism, and culinary tourism. ICOHT will discuss the importance of diversifying tourism products to cater to different segments and preferences, as well as the challenges of managing and promoting such diverse offerings. UNWTO highlights on Urban Tourism to address the role of cities as tourism destinations and the need for sustainable urban tourism development.

Objectives of the Hospitality and Tourism 2024

Build an Updated and Futuristic International Community

One of the main objectives of the ICOHT 2024 is to continuously improve the standards of the international community of researchers, scholars, Industry experts and activists by exposing them to the latest trends, developments, and challenges in the field while addressing the theme Diversification and Expansion of Tourism Products Step into ICOHT 2024, where the conference centers on the theme “Diversification and Expansion of Tourism Products.” Tourism destinations place great efforts to create various tourist products that suit the profiles of different visitors, their needs and desires, in order to improve tourism-generated income or balance seasonality. This conference will highlight trends and opportunities in diversification and experience-driven new tourism products for tourism destinations across the world.

In the 10th edition of the Hospitality and Tourism Conference, we reflect on the remarkable impact achieved by scholars in Hospitality and Tourism studies who have embraced the role of activist thinkers. Through their diverse perspectives and interdisciplinary approaches, these change-makers have propelled transformation across various facets of Hospitality and Tourism. This conference serves as a pivotal platform for fostering engaging discussions, delivering empowering presentations, and facilitating inspiring dialogues that showcase the contributions of Hospitality and Tourism studies scholars as visionary activists.

Join us in exploring the ways in which these scholars have challenged norms, dismantled barriers, and fostered inclusivity within the agricultural sector. The 11th edition promises to delve into the exciting realm of agricultural studies scholar-activism, forging connections across disciplines, and generating momentum for lasting change. Together, we can actively contribute to the movement that paves the way for a more sustainable, equitable, and progressive future for Tourism and Hospitality sector.”

Develop Careers and Increase Opportunities

The ICOHT 2024 is meticulously crafted to enhance participants’ career development and amplify future opportunities. Esteemed professionals and industry experts in Toursim and Hospitality management will lead the conference’s distinct components. Attendees can expect a dynamic blend of networking, insightful keynote speeches, engaging discussions, industry-academia exchanges, plenary sessions, and workshops, alongside top-tier publication prospects. Additionally, the Conference Committee has taken the initiative to offer a dedicated scholarship program for African-Asian researchers, providing over 30 partial scholarships to support their participation.

Platform with Highest Networking Opportunities

The 10th International conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management  2024 has a wide range of networking opportunities to maximize participants’ international network. Conference networking dinners (optional), Academic partner’s discussions, panel discussions, Lunches and refreshments, Post-conference tours will be great opportunities for participants to get life-changing experiences. Moreover, the conference venue, Sri Lanka is one of the most beautiful countries with amazing places to visit, delicious food and great history.

High-Quality Conference Standards and Publication Standards

The conference is specially designed by the TIIKM Research and Development team together with a committee of experts and International Universities and networks with the guidance of the Academic Governing Body of TIIKM conferences. The ICOHT 2024 is under the guidelines of and Conference general standards created to maximize Industry –academia – Policymakers’ collaborations. The conference consists of several special issues and High quality supported journals while Conference proceedings are published in Open Journal System (OJS) with Indexing and DOI.

Conference Theme and Tracks

You are invited to submit your abstract to the 10th International  Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management  (ICOHT 2024) under the theme Diversification and Expansion of Tourism Products

Theme: Diversification and Expansion of Tourism Products

Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to,

Main Tracks

Sub Tracks


  • People
  • Diversification
  • Change Management
  • People
  • Diversification
  • Change Management
  • Domestic Tourism
  • Eco Tourism
  • Agro Tourism
  • Community-based Tourism
  • Spiritual Tourism
  • Focus on wellness, nature, art
  • Culture Tourism
  • Heritage Tourism
  • Adventure Tourism
  • Dark Tourism
  • Business and  environmental sustainability

Teaching and learning experiences 

Teaching and learning methodologies and Assessments 

Work Integrated Learning in the current Era

Crises management and tourism futures

Cultural tourism and the SDGs

Curriculum redesign, and development

Teaching innovation and sustainability

Hospitality and Tourism Education

Final Abstract Submission

Limited Slots Available

You are invited to send your abstract according to given the abstract guidelines. Different registration packages for the conference provide you so many benefits including food, a conference pack, an abstract book, eligibility to attend the technical sessions, career development workshops, publication opportunities etc. You can select different presentation modes according to your preference. Presentation awards are one of the key elements of the conference. The presenters of the conference will be evaluated by a special committee of academic experts during the conference and the best presenters will be awarded at the awards ceremony.

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