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AIEST - Worldwide network of tourism experts

Founded in 1951, the International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AIEST) is dedicated to improving the worlds travel and tourism industry through analysis of trends and latest developments in tourism and farsighted solutions for problems as they arise.

The AIEST attracts junior as well as senior members from both Academia and Practice.

Our members benefit from a social network platform for frequent friendly contacts among world wide experts and for international scientific and practical exchange.

Congratulations to the winners of the awards of the AIEST conference 2022 in Cologne, Germany

The BEST CONTRIBUTION AWARD goes to Eva Erdmenger for her paper 
"What does not kill you makes you PROsilient: A perspective for a prosilient urban destination governance".
1st and 2nd runner ups are (respectively):

  • Rey Yamashita and Kirstin Hallman for their paper "The relationship between trust in mega-sporting event organisers and support intention: Examining the mediation effect of social and personal benefits"
  • Ulrike Pröbstl-Haider and Johanna Krogger for their paper "Importance of everyday architecture for rural tourism".

The PETER KELLER AWARD for the best contribution uniting theory and practice goes to Matias Thuen Jorgensen and Igancio Danieli for their paper "Absorptive capacity challenges in platform-based tour guiding companies".
1st and 2nd runner ups are (respectively):

  • Ulrike Pröbstl-Haider and Johanna Krogger for their paper "Importance of everyday architecture for rural tourism".
  • Eva Erdmenger for her paper 
    "What does not kill you makes you PROsilient: A perspective for a prosilient urban destination governance".

The AIEST PHD AWARD for the best PhD candidate contribution goes to Adrian Müller for his paper "Structural preconditions for decarbonising business travel: Case study evidence from knowledge-intensive sectors".
1st and 2nd runner ups are (respectively):

  • Aja Ropret Homar and Ljubica Knežević Cvelbar for their paper "Combatting climate change through message framing? A revealed preference experiment on voluntary carbon offsets".
  • Pascal Troxler, Marcus Roller for their paper "The development of mountain railways and regions".

Have a look at the abstract book here.

71th AIEST Conference August 28 - 31, 2022 in Cologne, Germany

Contributions from academia and practice for three topical streams:

  1. Designing tourism systems for a sustainable future (contributions with this specific thematic scope);
  2. Spaces, places, and sports: Designing sustainable experiencescapes in destinations (contributions with this specific thematic scope
  3. AIEST’s Advances in Tourism Research - Perspectives of Actors, Institutions and Systems (contributions with any thematic scope)

We thank our associate members for their continuous support.