3 - 7 September (morning) 2017 67th AIEST conference in Tbilisi, Georgia


AIEST is calling for contributions for the 67th AIEST conference in Tbilisi, Georgia.

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

Stream of Discussion 2: AIEST's Advances in Tourism Research - Perspectives of Actors, Institutions and Systems

Please click on this link to see the final program.

Link to the abstract book.


Dates and deadlines
March 28, 2017

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

Important: if your 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).

April 30, 2017Final author notification about acceptance of submission(s) and presentation at the conference.
August 15, 2017Registration ends

3 - 6, 2017


New Book: Changing Paradigms in Sustainable Mountain Tourism Research

Environmental, social and economic sustainability is an important topic of today’s decision makers in tourism. This book, edited by Harald Pechlaner, Peter Keller, Sabine Pichler and Klaus Weiermair, provides profound insights into current concepts and challenges of sustainable tourism development – with particular regard to mountain destinations worldwide.

Have a look at the new book.

Winners of the Peter Keller Prize at the 66th AIEST Conference 2016 in Malta

Congratulations to the following winners of the Peter Keller Prize 2016:

Thomas Steiner
CEO Fribourg Region, Switzerland

Rodolfo Baggio
Bocconi University Milan, Italy

Miriam Scaglione
University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland Valais

Pascal Favre
University of Applied Sciences Wester Switzerland Valais

have been awarded the Peter Keller prize for their following paper:

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


New Challenges for Tourism Promotion
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