5th International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management 2017
5th International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management 2017 organized by The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) Sri Lanka in collaboration with Uva Wellassa University, Sri Lanka , Centre of Excellence in MICE and Business Events Industry partner (CEMBEI) and Ministry of Tourism Development and Christian Religious Affairs , Sri Lanka was held on the 17th and 18th of October in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
ICOHT 2017 was held under the theme “Tourism & Hospitality around the World : Industry – academia collaborations, Innovations and the Future”, and was chaired by Dr. Chandana (Chandi) Jayawardena (President – Chandi J. Associates Inc. Consulting, Canada, International Ambassador & Past President – Institute of Hospitality (HCIMA), UK) and Prof. Sarath Kotagama (Professor of Environmental Science, Department of Zoology,University of Colombo, Sri Lanka)
The opening remarks of ICOHT 2017 were made by Conference Co – Chairs Dr. Chandana (Chandi) Jayawardena, Prof. Sarath Kotagama and Mr. Isanka P. Gamage (Managing Director, The International Institute of Knowledge Management).
The highlight of the inauguration of ICOHT 2017 was the keynote address by Richard Veal
Managing Director and Co-founder of “New Mind tellUs”, United Kingdom on “Destination Management Organizations and the Digital Landscape”
ICOHT 2017 provided a solid platform for around researchers and policy makers from across the globe to share their research findings with one another and to discuss the innovative strategies and policy implications. The conference was enlightened by international researchers representing following Nation,
- Sri Lanka
- United Arab Emirates
- United Kingdom
Call for Papers
You are invited to send your research paper to 5th International Conference on Hospitality and Tourism Management (ICOHT 2017). Topics of interest for submission include the 75 listed below, within 12 sub themes and 2 key streams, but are not limited to:
Stream A. Industry-academia collaborative best practice case studies
- Global region 1. Asia
- Global region 2. Europe
- Global region 3. Africa & the Middle East
- Global region 4. Americas
Stream B. Technical sessions
- Current trends / issues of Tourism
- Human resource management
- Tourism marketing
- Hospitality management
- Tourism planning & development
Conference Chair & Co - Chair
Managing Director and Co-founder of “New Mind tellUs”
Publications [ in progress ]
All accepted abstracts will be published in the conference abstract book with ISBN. All full papers will be accepted through a double blind reviewed process and will be published electronically with ISSN in proceedings with a DOI Number (DOI prefix: 10.17501).
We will submit the proceedings to be indexed in the Thomson Reuters, SCOPUS, Mendeley, Google Scholar and CiteULike for possible Indexing.
Papers presented (oral presentations, virtual presentations and poster presentations) in the conference being considered for possible publications in following journals. Best selected full papers will be published for free of charge.