Friday, December 08, 2017

UCF Rosen College of Hospitality Management, Orlando, Florida, USA

Call for Papers

Announcement and Call for Papers

The 2nd USA-China Tourism Research Summit now invites submissions in English or Chinese for stand-up presentations relevant to the following themes/topics within the domain of USA-China hospitality and tourism (papers in the context of Chinese tourism and/or in the domain of the USA tourism will be applicable)


  • Emerging issues in international travel and tourism practice
  • Factors impacting US-China tourism exchange
  • Chinese tourist behaviors, experiences, decision-making, and satisfaction
  • Service management of outbound Chinese tourists
  • Sustainable tourism development in China
  • Social media (e.g., WeChat) and emerging technologies (e.g., virtual reality, 3-D postcards) in destination marketing and management
  • Policy, planning, and governance
  • Marketing, branding and reputation management
  • Human resources management and strategic leadership development
  • Innovation, creativity and change management
  • Education and training
  • Tourism economics and forecasting
  • Financial and performance management
  • Emerging research methods and methodologies
  • Other topics of contemporary significance in hospitality and tourism with an USA-China focus

Important Deadlines (All in US Eastern Standard Time/EST):

  • Abstract submission: 11:59pm EST, 14 July 2017
  • Author notification: 11:59pm EST, August 31st, 2017

Best Paper Awards:

Two best paper awards (one for English submission and one for Chinese submission) will be recommended by reviewers and then competitively selected by Paper Review Committee.

For further information, please contact:

Conference Paper Review Committee Co-chairs:

Dr. Xiaoxiao Fu
Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida

Dr. Wei Wei
Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida

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