ICTR 2023- Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Tourism Research
edited by Dr Eirini Vlassi and Dr Despina Konstantinides
These proceedings represent the work of contributors to the 6th International Conference on Tourism Research (ICTR 2023), hosted by Neapolis University, Pafos, Cyprus on 8-9 June 2023. The Conference Chair is Dr Eirini Vlassi and the Programme Chair is Dr Despina Konstantinides, all from Neapolis University, Pafos, Cyprus.
ICTR is a well-established event on the academic research calendar and now in its 6th year the key aim remains the opportunity for participants to share ideas and meet the people who hold them. The scope of papers will ensure an interesting two days. The subjects covered illustrate the wide range of topics that fall into this important and ever-growing area of research.
The opening keynote presentation is given by Professor Dimitrios Buhalis, Bournemouth University, UK, on the topic of From eTourism to Smart Tourism and Ambient Intelligence towards Metaverse. The second day of the conference will open with an address by Professor Theodoros Stavrinoudis, , who will talk about Reskilling and Upskilling Human Resources in Tourism and Hospitality. Bridging the Gap.
With an initial submission of 115 abstracts, after the double blind, peer review process there are 53 Academic research papers, 4 PhD research papers, 2 Masters Research papers and 2 work-in-progress papers published in these Conference Proceedings. These papers represent research from Australia, Brazil, Colombia, Croatia, Cyprus, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Oman, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States.