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Update of 2017 Annual Conference

December 6 to 8, 2017

hong kong sar, p. r. china

 

Call for paper and paper review

a.     First CFP was sent out on Feb. 28. Second CFP will be sent out after the board meeting;

Venue

a.     Conference venue will in the premise of School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. All rooms for concurrent sessions and plenary sessions have been reserved;

Catering

a.     A quotation from the nearby restaurant for lunch will be received by the end of this month

b.    Conference rate from nearby hotels will be received by the end of this month

Speakers

a.     All four keynote speakers have confirmed:

i.     Dec. 6: Prof. Cathy Hsu, Chair Professor, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ii.     Dec. 6: Mr Anthony Lau, Executive Director, Hong Kong Tourism Board

iii.     Dec. 7: Ms Sarah Matthew, Head of Destination Marketing APAC, TripAdvisor

iv.     Dec. 7: Mr Frank Huang, General Manager of Hotel Sector, Alibaba Group

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Special sessions

a.     The conference subcommittee has received a short description on media tourism and women in tourism. The information will be included in the second CFP

Sponsors

a.     A group of four students will seek various sponsorship opportunity.

b.    A sponsor prospectus will be developed later to circulate among the conference subcommittee

Promotions

a.     Wechat: will push the second CFP, together with all speakers information after the board meeting

b.    Facebook

Publication

a.     JTTM will dedicate a special issue and papers accepted by the conference will have the priority to be published on the special issue after double blind review.

 
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