ICOHT 2017

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,

  • Afghanistan
  • Aruba
  • Australia
  • Canada
  • India
  • Japan
  • Malaysia
  • Nigeria
  • Philippines
  • Spain
  • Sri Lanka
  • Taiwan
  • Thailand
  • 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

Hospitality and Tourism ManagementDr. Chandana (Chandi) Jayawardena

DPhil, MSc, Dip.M (CIM), Dip.BA, Dip.HC, FCHSGA, FIH, FIMCA, CHE
President – Chandi J. Associates Inc. Consulting, Canada
International Ambassador & Past President – Institute of Hospitality (HCIMA), UK

Prof-Sarath-KotagamaProf. Sarath Kotagama

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

Keynote Speaker

Mr. Iain MmccormackRichard Veal

Managing Director and Co-founder of “New Mind tellUs”
United Kingdom

Publications [ in progress ]

Conference Proceedings

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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.

Journal Publications

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.

Main Supportive Journal

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Tourism Review

ISSN: 1755-4217

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International Journal of Marketing and Social Policy
ISSN: 2362-1044

Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Paul Sergius Koku
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tandfonline

Annals of Leisure Research
ISSN: 1174-5398 (Print), 2159-6816 (Online)

Managing Editor:
Neil Carr, University of Otago

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tandfonlineCurrent Issues in Tourism
ISSN: 1368-3500 (Print), 1747-7603 (Online)

Co-Editors:
C. Michael Hall – University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Chris Cooper – Oxford Brookes University Business School, UK

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ICOTH 2015
International Journal of Tourism Policy
ISSN: 1750-4090(print), 1750-4104(online)

Editors in Chief: Prof. George Agiomirgianakis, Prof. Konstantinos Andriotis
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emaatrcover

Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management

Editor-in-Chief: Dogan Gursoy – School of Hospitality Business Management, Washington State University

Print ISSN: 1936-8623
Online ISSN: 1936-8631
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emaaInternational Journal of Tourism CitiesTourism Cities

ISSN: 2056-5607
Online from: 2015
Publisher: Emerald Publishers

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Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism Research

Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism Research (APJIHTR) (Special Issue)

Published By: Taylor’s University
ISSN: 2289 -1471
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