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Call for Papers

The aim of the conference is to provide a platform for academics and practitioners around the world to share ideas and knowledge as well as promoting research in tourism and hospitality.  The theme for the conference is ‘Tourism Development and Innovation: Catalyst for Sustainable Environment and Livelihood’.  All papers related to the theme are welcomed to be presented at the conference.

Conference Themes

The main themes include but not limited to:

  • Coastal and Marine Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Tourism Planning and Development
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management
  • Tourism Marketing
  • New Trend in Tourism
  • Gastronomic Tourism
  • Community Based Tourism
  • Ecotourism
  • Destination Marketing and Management
  • Tourist Behaviour

 

  • Event Management
  • ICT and Technology-based Tourism
  • Cultural and Heritage Tourism
  • Health and Medical Tourism
  • Tourism Economics
  • SMEs in Tourism
  • Research and Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality
  • Islamic Tourism
  • Island Tourism
  • Human Resource in Tourism
  • Climate Change in Tourism
  • Governance and Tourism
  • Accounting Services for Tourism

Important Dates

Abstract Deadline

30 March 2017
15 April 2017

Full Paper Deadline

30 April 2017
7 May 2017
31 May 2017

Special Rate Deadline

15 May 2017

Early Bird Deadline

31 May 2017

Notification of Acceptance

31 May 2017

Camera-ready Paper Deadline

15 June 2017
6 July 2017

Last Day to Register & Pay

24 June 2017

Paper Submission

Abstract/Full paper should be submitted via Confbay Online Submission System through URL: http://submit.confbay.com/conf/gtc.  All submitted papers should be in the form of Microsoft Words file and must be typed using Times New Roman 12 pt and double-spaced. All submitted papers should be clearly and concisely written in English (UK) including figures, tables and references.  Kindly use the Abstract/Paper Template as given in the Confbay Online Submission System.

Book of Abstract

The abstracts of the accepted full papers at GTC will be published in book of abstract and shall be distributed to participants during the registration at the event. Papers submitted will be double-peer reviewed and evaluated based on originality, technicality and/or research content/depth, correctness, and relevance to the conference theme.

Publication Opportunities

All accepted papers will be published in one of the following journals, subject to compliance with the editorial standards and procedures.  

i. Journal of Sustainability Science and Management (JSSM)

Journal of Sustainability Science and Management is a Scopus indexed journal, aims to publish scientific articles related to sustainable science; i.e. an interaction between natural sciences, social science, technologies and management for sustainable development and wise use of resources. See details at: http://jssm.umt.edu.my

ii. Journal of Business and Social Development (JBSD)

Journal of Business and Social Development is an international journal published twice a year. Cited by MyCite, UDLEdge Social Science & Humanities Citation Index and Focus (Journals and Conference Proceedings). JBSD aims to publish scientific articles on arts and social sciences, applied arts, applied sciences, accounting, business and economics.  JBSD is in the final stage of reviewing process to be indexed in Scopus. See details at: jbsd.umt.edu.my

iii. Tourism, Culture and Communication

Published four times a year, this journal aims to offer interdisciplinary areas of interest such as cultural attitudes toward the management of tourists with disabilities, gender aspects of tourism, sport tourism, or age-specific tourism. This journal is indexed in Scopus, CAB INTERNATIONAL (CABI) CIRET, EBSCO Discovery Service-Eds, Google Analytics, IBSS Proquest, OCLC, Primo Central Proquest, and Worldcat Discovery Services. See details at: https://www.cognizantcommunication.com/journal-titles/tourism-culture-a-communication

iv. TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism

TEAM Journal of Hospitality and Tourism aims to enlighten and support developments in Hotel and Hospitality Industry Management, Culinary Arts and Food Services Management and Hospitality and Tourism Education. This journal is indexed in CAB INTERNATIONAL (CABI) CIRET, MyCite, UDLedge Social Science & Humanities Citation Index (SS&HCI) and Focus (Journal and Conference Proceedings). See details at: https://teamjournalht.wordpress.com

v. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts covers all types of empirical and conceptual research issues which are related to developments in the hospitality and tourism industry. It aims at providing hospitality and tourism related discussion among tourism and hospitality stakeholders, including, academic, managers, from both private and public sectors. See details at: www.jthca.org/jthca