Call for PaperS



Deadline for Submission

Abstract or Full Paper Submission: 10 March 2019

Final Version Submission: 31 March 2019


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General Information

Hosted by the School of Hotel and Tourism Management (SHTM) of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, and co-organised by the APacCHRIE and EuroCHRIE, the 2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Youth Conference will take place in Hong Kong on 23-24 May, 2019.  The purpose of the Youth Conference is to encourage high quality research by undergraduate students and to foster an opportunity for networking and communications between and among the undergraduate students in hospitality and tourism. The best papers will be selected and awarded. 

Research Topics

Undergraduate students are invited to submit papers across a wide spectrum of tourism and hospitality related research topics, including:


  • Implications of Technology & Media in Tourism

  • Food Service & Food Habits

  • Hospitality Management & Marketing

  • Contribution of Technology to Industry

  • Case studies on Tourism & Hospitality, Development, Marketing and Management

  • Contemporary Issues in Tourism & Hospitality Industry Education and Research

  • Current Issues in Education for Tourism/Hospitality

  • E-commerce & Travel Agency Management

  • Emerging Issues in Tourism/ Hospitality Research

  • Experience-based Co-design in Hospitality & Tourism

  • Destination Marketing

  • Contest & Cooperation on Tourism within Asia-Pacific Areas

  • MICE Development & Tourism Crisis Management in Tourism Industry

  • Tourism Consumer Behavior

  • Tourism Planning & Sustainable Tourism

  • Tourism Economics

  • Tourism Impact Assessment

  • Multi-Disciplined Issues Related to Tourism & Tourism Education

  • Rural Tourism & Poverty Alleviation

  • Stakeholders’ Cooperation in Tourism Development

  • Service Design

  • Smart Tourism and Innovations

  • Tourism Human Resource & Training

  • Transnational Market Analysis & Forecast

  • Any other topics

Important Dates

Deadline for Submission

Abstract or Full Paper Submission: 10 March 2019

Final Version Submission: 31 March 2019

Submission Information

  • Two submission formats are possible for Conference presentations: abstract (500 words) or full paper (up to 3,500 words). All submissions will be reviewed based on their quality and suitability for the Conference. If the submissions pass the review process, they will be accepted for presentation in the form of either stand-up or poster presentation. Only those who want to compete for the Best Paper Award should submit a full paper (typed, single-spaced, 12-points, Times New Roman). A Best Paper Review Committee will conduct a refereed review of recommended full papers.

  • Submissions must be original and should not be already published nor under review for publication

  • Please indicate the author’s name and affiliation only on the cover page of the submission and they
    should not appear elsewhere. Please refer to the submission template on conference website.

  • Once the submission is accepted for presentation, at least one of the authors must register for and present the research at the Conference or their abstract/paper will be removed from the Conference program.

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