Award Winners

The AIEST offers three different awards for best contributions at the AIEST conferences:

  • The AIEST BEST CONTRIBUTION AWARD (former EMERALD BEST PAPER AWARD) for the overall best contribution from an academic or practitioner
  • The PETER KELLER AWARD for the best contribution uniting theory and practice from an academic or practitioner
  • The AIEST PhD AWARD for the best academic contribution of a PhD candidate

Winners of the EMERALD BEST PAPER AWARD

YearWinners NameOrganization Affiliation at Award Presentation
2016

Sara Dolnicar
Logi Karlsson
Astrid Kemperman

Paper: May I Sleep in Your Bed?
Getting Permission to Book Accommodation in Peer-to-Peer Accommodation Networks
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The University of Queensland, Australia
The University of Queensland, Australia
Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

2015

Pietro Beritelli
Stephan Reinhold

Paper: Changing actors’ mental model of the destination:
Implications of a flow-based view

University of St.Gallen, Switzerland
University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

Winners of the PETER KELLER AWARD

YearWinners NameOrganization Affiliation at Award Presentation
2016

Rodolfo Baggio
Pascal Favre

Miriam Scaglione

Thomas Steiner

Paper: Implementing Lean Destination Management with Strategic Visitor Flow (SVF) analysis.

Bocconi University Milan, Italy
University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland Valais
University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland Valais
Fribourg Region, Switzerland

2015

Nazila Babakhani
Yasemin Boztug
Sara Dolnicar
Christian Laesser

Paper: Video killed the radio star.
Will consumer hybridity kill market segmentation?

The University of Queensland, Australia
Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany
The University of Queensland, Australia
University of St.Gallen, Switzerland

Winners of the AIEST PhD AWARD

YearWinners NameOrganization Affiliation at Award Presentation
2016

Yasemin Boztug
Sara Dolnicar
Homa Hajibaba

Paper: What actions should crisis-stricken destinations take to prevent trip cancelations?

Georg-August Universität Göttingen, Germany
The University of Queensland, Australia
University of Wollongong, Australia

2015

Christian Laesser
Jieqing Luo

Paper: Motivations for travelling to China

University of St.Gallen, Switzerland
University of St.Gallen, Switzerland