Deadline for Submission

Abstract or Full Paper Submission: 27 January 2019

Final Version Submission: 31 March 2019


General Information

We are pleased to announce the “2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference cum 4th Global Tourism and Hospitality Conference” to be organized by School of Hotel and Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Welcome all delegates to the beautiful city. This is also our first year to collaborate with the School of Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University to include design-related topics at the conference.

Who Should Attend

  • Academics and educators in tourism and hospitality fields

  • Academics and educators in design fields

  • Managers of hotels, restaurants and tourism businesses

  • Trainers in tourism, hospitality and restaurant fields

  • Tourism and hospitality researchers and industry consultants

  • Interregional organisations with interest in tourism and hospitality industry

  • Administrators of tourism and hospitality management educational programmes

  • Tourism, hospitality and restaurant industry executives and representatives of multi-national firms

  • Financial institutions and tourism industry investors

  • Tourism policy makers and national tourism organization directors

  • Students in tourism and hospitality management and design

Possible Topics

General Submission Information

  • Two types of submission are invited: Abstract (maximum 1,500 words) or full paper (maximum 5,000 words). Authors will have an option of choosing to include only the abstract or the full paper in the conference proceedings to be published electronically.

  • Each submission will be accepted as either Stand up paper presentation or Poster presentation based on the quality of the submission and author’s preference.

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

  • Individual and multiple authors are welcome to contribute.

  • Once the submission is accepted, at least one of the authors must register and present at the conference.

  • Papers must be written in English.

  • Papers will be presented in either oral (i.e. stand-up presentation) or visual (i.e. poster) form.

  • The author’s name and affiliation should be shown only on the cover page of the manuscript and they should not be indicated anywhere in the paper.

  • Authors will retain full copyright to their work and the conference organizers are making no claim on the copyright.  It is for this reason that we are not placing the papers and abstracts on the internet.

  • Tables and Figures (300dpi) should be clearly labelled, in the format and style described in APA (6th edition) and suitable for direct reproduction.

  • All contributions should follow the format and style described in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA, 6th edition).

  • BEST PAPER AWARDS will be competitively selected by the Best Paper Review Committee after assessing the final version of Full Paper (maximum 5,000 words) submitted.

Guidelines for Abstract or Full Paper Submission

  • Manuscripts submitted to “2019 APacCHRIE & EuroCHRIE Joint Conference” should be original contribution and should not have been previously published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Individual and multiple authors are welcome to contribute.

  • Abstract (three (3) pages extended abstract, typed, single-spaced and maximum 1,500 words) should be submitted for review and selection.

  • Authors will have an option of submitting full paper (maximum 5,000 words).

  • All manuscripts should be typed in MS WORD format, single-spaced with one-inch margins and using 12-point Times New Roman font (exception of tables 10-point Times New Roman).

  • Manuscripts should include the following major sections & sequence: title, affiliation of the authors (e.g., university name, country), abstract, keywords, main body (Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, Results, Discussion, and Conclusion) and references.

  • All the abstracts or full papers will be reviewed by the Scientific Paper Review Committee and authors of accepted abstract or full paper will be invited to submit a final version.

Important Dates

Deadline for Submission

Abstract or Full Paper Submission: 27 January 2019

Final Version Submission: 31 March 2019

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