TDBQL 2020 : Tourism as a Driver or Barrier for Quality of Life – Tourism Conference
Call For Papers
Call for Papers
Tourism as a Driver or Barrier for Quality of Life – Tourism Conference
NOTE: DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION, THE CONFERENCE IS ORGANIZED ONLINE. TECHNICAL INFORMATION WILL BE PROVIDED FOR REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS.
Date: 9-12 September 2020
Location: University of Pannonia (Veszprém / Lake Balaton)
Draft programme: https://tourismconference.gtk.uni-pannon.hu/en/programme/
The aim of the conference:
Tourism is viewed as being able to rejuvenate destinations and enhance the quality of life for both visitors and residents. The aim of the conference is to better understand the role of tourism in the quality of life of destinations, their stakeholders, including local communities, service providers and visitors.
Quality of life in tourism is linked with both positive (e.g. employment, revenue,
recreational services) and negative impacts (e.g. economic and social inequalities,
unsustainable practices). Therefore it is one of the main challenges of present day world is to bring happiness to a wider range of the population by enhancing the positive and minimising the negative impacts, to ensure the sustainable development of destinations.
Tourism stakeholders, professionals have the task to collaborate and jointly develop
strategies, innovations and practices for a more sustainable future.
The 2020 international tourism conference organized by the University of Pannonia seeks
to discuss actual challenges regarding quality of life, by bringing together leading
academics, tourism researchers and industry experts to provide an interdisciplinary
platform to exchange ideas, share practices and research results on all aspects of
sustainable tourism and quality of life.
1. Quality of life (9th September)
2. Sustainability (10th September)
3. Cultural heritage, European Capital of Culture (11th September)
The official language of the conference is English.
International conference participants:
We invite academics, researchers and experts, service providers, representatives of local authorities and/or destination management organizations who are working in the field of tourism and would like to participate in professional discussions.
The participation is free of charge, participants (non-presenter) can register here:https://tourismconference.gtk.uni-pannon.hu/en/registration/