The programme of the 2012 Athens Tourism Symposium comprises keynotes as well as presentations of submitted double-blind refereed research papers. The organizers welcome contributions that cover – but are not limited to the following congress topics:

Special Track: Managing Tourism in Times of Crisis
Planning for sustainable tourism development by managing its environmental, social and economical impact
Educating and developing human resources in tourism
Utilising technology in tourism
Identifying current trends in hospitality management
Managing transportation trends
Managing travel distribution trends
Managing hospitality industry trends
Managing visitor attractions
Exploring the relationship between tourism and gastronomy
Conducting marketing research in the tourism market
Developing marketing strategies for the tourism market
Developing niche markets in tourism
Developing products for the tourism market
Communicating and selling in the tourism market
Organising the destination management and marketing task
Operating national and local tourism organisations
Facilitating cooperation among public- and private-sector stakeholders and the local population
Setting up business clusters in tourism
Planning for the future of tourism

Call for papers