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Geography and Planning: Creating a New Tourism Landscape——International Geographical Union Pre-Conference
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Geography and Planning: Creating a New Tourism Landscape

International Geographical Union Pre-Conference

15-18 August 2016, Nanjing and Suzhou, China
In cooperation with the 8th China Tourism Conference and 9th Tourism Outlook Conference

http://www.igutourism.org/nanjing2016.html

 

Call for Papers

This meeting is held in Nanjing and Suzhou, just prior to the full IGU Congress in Beijing, China. In addition to this event, the IGU Tourism Commission will also sponsor paper sessions at the IGU Congress in Beijing.

The Objectives of this conference are to provide a platform for tourism students and educators, government agency employees, hospitality and tourism industry practitioners, public and private land managers, community development workers, and others interested in these issues to share, exchange and debate ideas and knowledge related to our understanding and management of tourism development and conservation. Through this, the conference aims to identify practical solutions, chart new directions, and create opportunities for sustainable tourism development in these special environments. Therefore, we encourage the submission of papers that explore ‘missing thinking’ about tourism geography and planning in the following (but not limited to) areas:

l  The tourism landscape as a storytelling

l  Challenges and best practices of tourism planning

l  Sustainable tourism policy and planning

l  Governance in urban tourism destinations

l  Theme park: the landscape of dreamlands and imagined worlds

l  Globalization, culture landscape and tourism

l  Big data and geographical analytics in tourism geography

l  Methodological issues in tourism geography and planning

l  Future trends in tourism geography and planning

Submission Guidelines

The submissions web !E 2016 until 15 Apr 2016. All submissions must adhere to the submission guidelines outlined in this webpage.

Abstract

Abstracts are three, single-spaced pages long (but not longer than three pages) and must have the title of the paper centered at the top and include introduction, method, findings, implications or conclusion, and a list of references (reference list not included in the three-page limit).

Full Paper and Proceedings

Authors should submit ABSTRACT for review in a due course. Authors who submit full papers will be considered for several outstanding paper awards, including the Best Conference Paper Award that will be competitively selected by the paper review committee and recommended to Tourism Geographies (SSCI index journal). Full papers are limited to 10,000 words (20 single-spaced pages including tables, figures and references). Papers that exceed 10,000 words and 20 pages must pay a US$20 per page (500 words) additional fee.

Submissions should include the purpose of the study, a brief review of literature, proposed research methods, and expected outcomes. All submissions are subject to a double blind review process.

Submission Format

1. The length of each submission should not exceed three single spaced pages (approximately 1500 words). Cover page and references are not included in the page requirement.

2. The cover page includes the title of the paper as well as names, complete addresses, phone numbers, and emails of all authors.

3. In the preparation of the submission, the formatting of tables, figures, references and acknowledgements should follow the template.

4. All submissions must be written in English. Submissions must be original and cannot have been published or accepted in a journal or conference proceedings.

(EasyChair system only receives PDF format)

How to Submit

All submissions are to be made via the 2016IGUprecon submission system at EasyChair-2016IGUprecon(https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=igu2016). Only PDF format is accepted for submission system. After creating an account and logging on to the EasyChair site, the authors should submit their papers.

Please note that once a manuscript has been submitted to the online submission system it CAN be edited, or revised before deadline of submission.

When submitting online, you must select a topic for your manuscript. If your paper seems suitable for more than one topic, please submit it to the one topic where you deem the paper would make the most important contribution. Under no circumstances should the same paper be submitted to more than one topic.

Partner Participant

Partner Participants who are planning to attend the conference without presenting a paper or presentation are welcomed to attend the seminar on China Tourism Planning and Evaluation.

Notification of Acceptance

All submitted papers will be reviewed by the Conference Organizer according to the standard review procedures. Notification of acceptance will be sent by e-mail to corresponding authors from 1 May to 5 May, 2016. You can also check the result of your paper at the online system EasyChair. If you have any questions regarding the paper submission, please contact the email: jiezhangigupre@126.com.

Important Dates and Deadlines

Abstracts/papers submission deadline: by 15 Apr 2016

Acceptance Notification: 1 May-5 May 2016

Early Conference Regisstration: 5 May-1 Jun 2016

Regular Conference Registration: 1 Jun-10 Jun 2016 (The registration closes after 10 June.)

Schedule

Date               Morning                       Afternoon                 Evening
 15 August    Arrival Suzhou16 August    Excursion Suzhou                 Excursion Suzhou       Trip to Nanjing17 August    Conference sessions Nanjing        Conference sessions Nanjing18 August    Conference sessions Nanjing      Conference sessions Nanjing

 

Suzhou is famous for its beautiful landscapes, elegant gardens and ancient water towns, and has reputation of "East Water City" with world cultural heritage and world intangible cultural heritage.

As one of China's four ancient capitals and “The Ancient Capital of Six Dynasties”, Nanjing is the important birthplace of Chinese civilization with the massive culture and rich historical heritages.

Registration Fees

Registration fees include: USB with proceedings, lunches and dinners from August 15 to August 18, refreshment during breaks, transportation and tickets of excursion (Accommodation is not included). Early Registration offers a single room reservation and early registration including accommodation can only be guaranteed until 10 Jun 2016. In case you register later, we still offer hotel recommendations and try our best to do reservation for you but can’t guarantee sufficient rooms.

We will reserve for you three types of standard room of accommodation respectively with the price of USD 40, USD 55 and USD 80 per day according to the level of stars of the hotel. The price is tentative, and we will notify the newest price on May 1 and send you registration form to ask your hotel and price choice.

International Full Participant Registration: USD 500 (tentative)

International Student or Spouse/Partner Participant Registration: USD 450(tentative)

The Payment Methods will be sent to you with the Acceptance Notification from 1 May to 5May 2016.

Conference Venue

Nanjing University Xianlin Campus, No. 163 Xianlin Avenue, Qixia District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

Organized by

International Geographical Union, Commission on the Geography of Tourism, Leisure and Global Change Geographical

Geographical Society of China, Commission on Tourism Geography

Institution for Tourism Research, Nanjing University

University Technology MARA, Malaysia

Northern Arizona University, USA

Conference Scientific Committee Chairpersons

Jigang Bao, Sun Yat-Sen University, China

Alan A. Lew, Northern Arizona University, USA

Dieter K. Müller, Umeå University, Sweden

Nor'ain Othman, University of Technology MARA, Malaysia

Jie Zhang, Nanjing University, China

Contact Us

Secretary: Prof. Jie Zhang

Tel: 0086-025-89681096

Email: jiezhangigupre@126.com

Address: Nanjing University Xianlin Campus, No. 163 Xianlin Avenue, Qixia District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.

 

Website:

http://www.igutourism.org/nanjing2016.html

http://hugeo.nju.edu.cn/news/3132

 

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