graduates conferenceThe 9th World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure will be held in Cartagena, Spain, hosted by the journal Anatolia and Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena between 6-11 June 2017. 

The conference aims to provide a forum for research collaboration and mentoring of emerging tourism researchers in order to share their research experience. The organizing committee invites scholars from tourism studies and the wider social sciences to join. Papers can be submitted for the following two categories:

Thesis/dissertations: Open only for graduate students (e.g. MA, Msc, MBA, MPhil, PhD) to reflect the summary of their thesis or dissertations in terms of the development of hypotheses and methodology and showing the way how it may contribute to the existing literature.

Research papers: Open both for graduates and faculty members who are encouraged to submit both their work-in-progress or completed papers designed either as conceptual or empirical. This category welcomes the submission of papers with single or multiple author/s.

Invited speakers include:

John Crompton - Texas A&M University, USA
Adele Ladkin - Bournemouth University, UK
Antonia Correia - University of Algarve & Universidade Europeia, Portugal
SooCheong (Shawn) Jang - Purdue University, USA
Karl Wöber - Modul University, Austria

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