68th AIEST Conference of Ideas 2018 in Treviso (Venice), Italy

26th August (evening) - 30th August 2018 (morning)


Stream of Discussion 1: Business models for sustainable growth in tourism

Stream of Discussion 2: Co-creating tourism experiences: chances, frontiers and limitations 

Stream of Discussion 3: AIEST's Advances in Tourism Research: Perspectives of Actors, Institutions and Systems.

Have a look at the conference program here.

Participants from different scientific disciplines and tourism related industries are invited to contribute to the following major sub-streams of discussions:

  • Actors behaviour, focusing on behavioural issues of consumers, management, politicians, etc;
  • Institutional settings, focusing on topics such as entrepreneurship and innovation, cooperation and strategic alliances, ITC and productivity led-growth, structural change in leading tourism relevant industries, etc;
  • Systemic perspective, focusing on topics such as the analysis of the market forces, marketing management of destinations, tourism promotion and policies, management of tourism related resources, sustainable development in tourism, regulation and governance of places, etc.
  • Other, consisting of contributions that cannot be classified as above.

Have a look at the abstract book here.

Host: Prof. Mara Manente from Università Ca'Foscari Venezia, Centro Internazionale di Studi sull'Economia turistica (CISET).
Venue: Chamber of Commerce Treviso-Belluno, Piazza Borsa 3b, Treviso (close to Venice, Italy). 

Conference fee

AIEST member: 600 EUR per person

Non-member:    750 EUR per person 

This price includes within the time frame of the conference

  • All conference activities, technical excursions, social events; 
  • Full board incl. alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (Wine and beer);
  • IMPORTANT: Accommodation is not included however will be available. Two Hotels are at short walking distance from the venue of the conference and the historical centre: Hotel Carlton and Hotel Continental.

STR “Certification in Hotel and Tourism Industry Analytics for Tourism” Workshop

We are pleased to announce a "Certification in Hotel and Tourism Industry Analytics" (CHIA-T) Workshop to be held immediately following the AIEST Conference of Ideas in Treviso, near Venice, Italy. This Post conference training session on Thursday August 30 puts a comprehensive focus on analyzing hospitality and tourism data and provides a free train-the-trainer session for professors.

Please contact sharecenter@str.com for more information or click on the link for full announcement