CAUTHE 2017: First call for papers

Dunedin, New Zealand, 7-10 February, 2017

We are delighted to announce the first call for papers for the annual CAUTHE conference to be held in Dunedin, on New Zealand’s scenic South Island, from 7-10 February 2017. The event will be hosted by the Department of Tourism at the University of Otago. The conference promises to deliver an excellent academic and social program.

The CAUTHE 2017 theme is Time for big ideas? Re-thinking the field for tomorrow. The Organising Committee now welcomes papers, via a number of sub-themes:

  • The future of tourism, hospitality and events
  • Emerging technologies
  • Sustainability
  • Ethics, morality, justice, equality
  • Well-being, wellness, quality of life
  • Cross cultural and indigenous perspectives
  • New markets and destinations
  • Changing consumers
  • Critical approaches in the field
  • Innovation and methodological advances
  • Other topics that relate to the conference theme

Confirmed keynote speakers include Professor Emerita Pauline Sheldon, School of Travel Industry Management, the University of Hawaii; and Professor Brian King, Associate Dean (Executive Education and Partnership) and Professor at the School of Hotel and Tourism Management, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Other speaker announcements will be made in due course.

Working and full research papers are encouraged which address the sub-themes of the conference. Working paper submissions of no more than 1,500 words are due by 31 October 2016, while full research papers of no more than 5,000 words are due by 17 October 2016.

Further details on the conference theme and on paper submission can be found on the CAUTHE 2017 conference website.

We hope to welcome you in Dunedin, New Zealand in 2017.

Dr Sebastian Filep
Conference Chair