ICTR Future and Past

Future International Conference on Tourism Research

If you would be interested in hosting ICTR, please read the hosting document and contact Sue Nugus, Conferences Director, for more information.

ICTR 2021

Hosted by:

A Virtual Conference hosted by ACI and The School of Hospitality and Tourism, of Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal (ESHT)

20 - 21 May 2021

Conference Proceedings

The Electronic Proceedings from ICTR are included in your registration and are available to download for conference participants.  They are also available to purchase.

      • PDF Version - £45 plus Postage  and Packaging
      • Printed Version - £70 plus Postage and Packaging

Purchase Proceedings from previous ICTR Conferences

Conference Executives 

Conference Co-Chairs
Prof. Cândida Silva, and Prof. Mónica Oliveira, School of Hospitality and Tourism of Polytechnic Institute of Porto (ESHT/P.PORTO), Portugal

Programme Co-Chairs
Prof. Susana Silva, School of Hospitality and Tourism of Polytechnic Institute of Porto (ESHT/P.PORTO), Portugal

Keynote Speakers:
Sérgio Guerreiro
Toward Data-Driven Destination Management: Lessons From Covid-19

Professor Antonio Carles, 
Quality of Knowledge Assurance During the Pandemic

Welcome Speaker:

Rita Marques
Tourism in Portugal During This Difficult Period

Message of Thanks

We extend our thanks to all participants at the conference, both presenters and attendees and gratefully acknowledge the support of the The School of Hospitality and Tourism, of Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal (ESHT) and the assistance provided by the Conference and Programme chairs and keynote speakers. The stream and mini track chairs are to be applauded for their efforts in ensuring that timekeeping requirements were respected by all participants and the chair and discussants of the PhD Colloquium are thanked for their invaluable contribution to this important part of the conference.

Finally, we value and unreservedly acknowledge the essential role performed by the executive and programme committees in respect of the double blind review process.

We trust that that overall the conference exceeded your expectations; we welcome your feedback

Previous ICTR Conferences

ICTR 2020

Hosted by:

A Virtual Conference hosted by ACPI and Universidad Europea de Valencia, Spain

23–24 July 2020

Conference Executives 

Conference Co-Chairs
Dr. José Martí-Parreño, and Dr. Roberto Gómez-Calvet, Universidad Europea de Valencia

Programme Co-Chairs
Prof. Muñoz de Prat, Universidad Europea de Valencia

Keynote Speakers:
Professor Enrique Bigne
Facing Uncertainty in Global Tourism: Threats and Opportunities

Dr Chris Moon
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ICTR 2019

Hosted by:

University Portucalense (UPT)
Rua Dr. António Bernardino de Almeida,
541 4200-072 Porto Portugal

14 - 15 March 2019

ICTR 2019 Winners

Best PhD Paper
Usage of Mobile Marketing Strategies in Zimbabwe’s Tourism and Hospitality Sector
Maceline Nyatsambo and Maxwell A. Phiri, University of KwaZulu‐Natal, Durban, South Africa

Best Poster
Water Quality of the Lakes: Consequences of Tourism Development Ramazanova Makhabbat, Bartolomé Deyá Tortella, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain, Anuarbek Kakabayev, Sh.Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University,Kazakhstan and Mihai Bulai, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iaşi, Romania

Conference Executives

Conference and Programme co-Chairs:
Cristina Sousa, Assistant Professor, Universidade Portucalense (UPT)
Dr Isabel Vaz de Freitas,  Associate Professor, Portucalense University
Jorge Marques, Assistant Professor, University Portucalense (UPT)

Keynote Speakers:
Dr. Hajnalka Csáfor, Eszterházy Károly University, Hungary
Developing the Dual Educational System in Higher Education as Responsible Corporate Activity

Gregory A. Gardner, State University of New York
The Importance of The Past in an Uncertain Future

Dr. Sanna-Mari Renfors , Satakunta University of Applied Sciences (SAMK), Finland
Opportunities for sustainable development of coastal and maritime tourism: The case of Finland

ICTR 2018

Hosted by:

JAMK University of Applied Science
Lutakko campus,
Dynamo iippukatu 2,
40100 Jyväskylä, Finland

22 - 23 March 2018

ICTR 2018 Winners

Best PhD Paper
Ylläs Finnish Lapland: A Case Study on Memorable Tourist Experiences
Miranda Cornelisse, NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands

Best Poster
A Longitudinal Study of Event Image and Destination Image
Deborah Breiter Terry, University of Central Florida, Orlando, USA

Conference Executives

Conference Chair:
Minna Tunkkari-Eskelinen, Dc. (Econ). JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Programme Co-Chairs:
Dr Anne Törn (PhD). JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä, Finland.
Petra Blinnikka M.Sc. (Econ). JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Jyväskylä, Finland.

Keynote Speakers:
Harold Goodwin, International Centre for Responsible Tourism
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Jeremy Smith, Travindy
Tourism, Transformation, and the Circular Economy