Virtual Conference – XII International Tourism Congress (ITC’20)

The safety and well-being of all conference participants is our priority. Therefore, the XII International Tourism Congress (ITC’20) will now be held as a VIRTUAL event, from 27 to 28 October 2020.

The conference is organized by the Centre for Tourism Research, Development and Innovation (CiTUR), in partnership with University Feevale (Brazil). You are more than welcome to submit a proposal for presentation on the theme of “The Image and Sustainability of Tourism Destinations

ITC’20 aims to present and discuss national and international experiences about the advances and tendencies in tourism research, sustainability, travel and hospitality fields. The conference intends to bring together academics, master and doctoral students who are studying tourism, travel and hospitality or related subjects. Tourism industry leaders and professionals, who are keen to know the latest developments in academic literature and would like to share their expertise with the participants of the conference, are also invited to participate.

This edition, in partnership with European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation (EJTHR) a special session will be held on “Technology-Based Innovation and New Paradigms in Tourism”. (see EJTHR Track)

For Parallel Sessions, we invite academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, policymakers, decision-makers, and tourism professionals to submit scientific papers (please see Author Guidelines).

The ITC’20 objectives are:

  1. To present and discuss national and international experiences about tourism destinations’ competitiveness, sustainability, branding, marketing and customers’ experience.
  2. To provide an open forum for the exchange of views on themes related to tourist destinations strategy and management among the community, students, academics, policymakers entrepreneurs, and professionals.
  3. To explore and discuss new perspectives on tourism and regional development in order to promote new methodological and empirical approaches.
  4. To analyze the importance of tourism activities and their impact on economic, social, cultural, and environmental aspects, at a regional, national, and international level.

Looking forward to welcoming you to our virtual event.