ICOTTS 2019 : International Conference on Tourism, Technology & Systems
Call For Papers
Multidisciplinary conference, transversal to all the activity sectors that involve Information Technologies and systems in the Tourism area, namely: Competitiveness of destinations based on digital technology, Hospitality, Destinations Management, Business & Finance, Public Administration; Economics; Management Science; Education; Health & Rehabilitation; Agriculture & Food Technology.
- Promote a collaborative environment between the academic and tourism community in search of improvement and attractiveness of innovation, business and investments;
- Promote dialogue between the scientific community and the main national and international science and technology travel agencies;
- Enabling the digital transformation of Tourism business;
- Promote the integrated advancement of the different areas of science with the aim to improve the quality of life of citizens and the society in general;
- Encourage young science talents to publish their work in the conference areas, especially in Latin countries;
- Present and debate results from different science and innovation groups in Tourism and/or Information Technologies and Systems, allowing the emergence of new doctoral candidates.
Technology in Tourism and Tourist experience
Generations and Technology in Tourism
Digital Marketing applied to Tourism and Travel
Mobile Technologies applied to sustainable Tourism
Tourism research in providing innovative solutions to social problems
Tourism, Wellness and Hospitality
Information Technologies in Tourism
Digital transformation of Tourism Business
Traveling for health/medical and wellness
Information Technologies in Ecotourism and Agritourism
Information Technologies in Food Tourism
Information Technologies in Education and Educational Tourism
eTourism and Tourism 2.0
Big data and Management for Travel and Tourism
Geo-tagging and Tourist mobility
Information Systems in Tourism and Hospitality
Resilience and Tourism
Robotics in Tourism
Destination Marketing Systems
Computer Reservations Systems
Global Distribution Systems
Electronic Information Distribution in Tourism and Hospitality
Organizational Models and Information Systems
Information Systems and Technologies
SUBMISSION AND DECISION
Submitted papers must comply with the format of Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies (see Instructions for Authors at Springer Website), be written in English, must not have been published before, not be under review for any other conference or publication and not include any information leading to the authors’ identification. Therefore, the authors’ names, affiliations and bibliographic references should not be included in the version for evaluation by the Scientific Committee. This information should only be included in the camera-ready version, saved in Word or Latex format and also in PDF format. These files must be accompanied by the Consent to Publish form filled out, in a ZIP file, and uploaded at the conference management system.
Submitted papers written in Spanish or Portuguese (until 15-page limit) must comply with the format of RISTI - Revista Ibérica de Sistemas e Tecnologias de Informação (download Spanish or Portuguese instructions/template for authors), must not have been published before, not be under review for any other conference or publication and not include any information leading to the authors’ identification. Therefore, the authors’ names, affiliations and e-mails should not be included in the version for evaluation by the Scientific Committee. This information should only be included in the camera-ready version, saved in Word. These files must be uploaded at the conference management system in a ZIP file.
All papers will be subjected to a “double-blind review” by at least two members of the Scientific Committee. Based on Scientific Committee evaluation, a paper can be rejected or accepted by the Conference Chairs. In the later case, it can be accepted as the type originally submitted or as another type.
PUBLICATION AND INDEXING
To ensure that a full paper, poster paper or company paper is published, at least one of the authors must be fully registered by the 15th of September 2019, and the paper must comply with the suggested layout and page-limit. Additionally, all recommended changes must be addressed by the authors before they submit the camera-ready version.
Papers will be published in Proceedings by Springer, in Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies series. Poster and company papers will not be published, just presented in the conference.
Published full papers will be submitted for indexation by ISI, EI-Compendex, SCOPUS, DBLP and Google Scholar, among others, and will be available in the SpringerLink Digital Library.