Call for contributions

Submission deadline February 28, 2018


We kindly invite you to submit short academic papers and practitioners contributions for the 68th annual AIEST conference in Treviso (Venice), Italy. 

Core Stream 1 (AIEST Central Discussion): Business models for sustainbable growth in tourism

Core Stream 2 (Conference theme): Co-creating tourism experiences: chances, frontiers and limitations

Stream 3 (all other contributions): AIEST's Advances in Tourism Research - Perspectives of Actors, Institutions and Systems

In all streams of discussion, participants (members of AIEST and non-members, experienced and young career academics and practitioners) from different scientific disciplines and tourism related industries are invited to contribute to the following four major sub-streams:

  • Actors behaviour, consisting of contributions focusing on behavioural issues of consumers, management, politicians, etc.
  • Institutional settings, consisting of contributions 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, consisting of contributions 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.

As the copyright remains with the authors at all times, you are enabled to submit your most topical work.

Please use the master copy for your submissions:
Master copy

We are looking forward to your contributions to be sent to

On 26th August 2018 (prior to the conference) a Young Researcher Workshop will take place for which we are also calling for contributions (Submission deadline: February 28, 2017). 

Call for contributions: Young researchers workshop
Call for contributions

Dates and deadlines

February 28, 2018

Submission deadline.
Please use the master copy and submit all contributions to

Important: If you are not able to keep that date, send an e-mail containing a short abstract to; we then will negotiate an extension (which normally can be granted).
March 30, 2018Final author notification about acceptance of submission(s) and presentation at conference.
July 31, 2018Registration ends
Aug. 26 - 30, 2018Conference