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5th Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics, Hong Kong, China PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Joachim Willms [Managing Director]   
Call for Papers

The 5th Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics

30 June – 3 July 2015, Hong Kong,  SAR, China

Extended Deadline for Abstract Submission: 31 January 2015

Extended Deadline for Full Paper Submission: 15 March 2015

Early Bird Registration Deadline: 30 April 2015


Why should you attend this conference?

·         The International Association for Tourism Economics is the only international association of its kind. Researchers from around the world meet at the IATE conference to discuss the latest research in what is an ever-evolving field of study.

·         The conference offers an excellent opportunity to showcase research relating to the economics of tourism, and to meet researchers who are involved in such research.

·         A pre-conference Tourism Forecasting Workshop (details) will be organised on 29 June 2015 for PhD students with feedback from established academics on their PhD research projects.

·         A best paper award will be announced at the conference dinner.

·         Outstanding papers will be considered for publication in Tourism Economics published by IP Publishing.


Keynote Speakers

·         Professor Egon Smeral, Economist at the Austrian Institute of Economic Research and Expert and lecturer on tourism and leisure economics at Modul-University, Vienna, Austria

·   Dr Oliver Hermann, UNWTO Director of Statistics and Tourism Satellite Account Programme


Conference Themes

Papers that address applied issues on the field of tourism economics using rigorous techniques of analysis, as well as papers that make methodological or theoretical contributions in this area, are welcome. The process of selection will be based on scientific quality and relevance for economic and management policy. In particular, papers related to the following fields are particularly welcome:


·      Economic modelling of tourism

·      Tourism competitiveness

·      Tourism and the environment

·      Climate change and tourism

·      Economic analysis of tourism demand 

·      Tourism, economic growth and development

·      Innovation in tourism

·      The economic contribution or impact of tourism

·      Tourism, labour markets and human capital

·      Tourism policy/taxation

·      The economics of tourism supply

·      The economics of special events


Submission Guidelines

Researchers can select one of the following two options:


1.   Submit an abstract of between 300 and 1,000 words no later than 31 January 2015. Abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and authors notified of the acceptance by 15 March 2015. Early submission of abstracts is encouraged in order to expedite the review process for those needing advanced notification of the status of their submission. Researchers who have had their abstract accepted need not submit a full paper if they prefer not to do so.

2.   Submit a full paper for review no later than 15 March 2015. Full papers will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee and authors notified of the acceptance by 15 April 2015. Those who have submitted a full paper will be invited to make any necessary revisions and re-submit by 30 May 2015, at latest. All re-submitted papers will be eligible for   the best paper award and potential inclusion in a special focus of Tourism Economics.


Please submit your abstract and/or paper to  This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Selected papers will, with the author(s)’s permission, be included, subject to review by the journal, in a special edition of the international peer-reviewed journal Tourism Economics. All papers should be submitted using the format requirements in the Author Guidelines section of Tourism Economics website at:


Conference Venue

School of Hotel and Tourism Management

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

17 Science Museum Road

Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon

Hong Kong SAR, China



Positioned at the mouth of the Pearl River Delta on the coast of southern China, Hong Kong’s geographical position as a gateway between the East and West has made it an attractive centre for international trade.  For more information about the conference venue, programme, transportation, and accommodation, please visit the conference website
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