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2021 International Tourism Forum at Seoul


 Inclusive Growth for Tourism’s Restart

| Date/Venue

DATE December 17, 2021
Venue Mayfield Hotel, Seoul, Republic of Korea
Host & Organizer The Korean Academic Society of Tourism and Leisure
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ㆍMinistry of Culture, Sports and Tourism
ㆍMayfield Hotel
ㆍCamping First
ㆍMedia Front

| Venue

Seoul, the center of the Greater Seoul Area, is a focal stage of “Hallyu.”Seoul is the capital of the Republic of Korea and seat of Royal Palaces, the home of the Korean economy and culture. Seoul is one of the world's most dynamic metropolitan areas of 21.4 million residents, including satellite cities. Seoul, ranked 9th in global urban competitiveness index, boasts of 25,000 shops opening 24 hours and 116 performing art centers. Seoul is full of fascinating commercial centers for shopping, eating establishments and simply wandering around for experiencing the modern Korean urban phenomenon, such as dazzling COEX Gangnam and youthful Shinsadong. Popular touristic attractions by internationals include Insa-dong, Myeong-dong, Apgujeong-dong, Chengdam-dong, BukchonHanok Village and Cheonggyecheon.

| Topics of Papers

The conference will explore the overall theme of “Advances and Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism”, and will invite papers of a wide range of topics, including (but not limited to) the following
ㆍ Innovations and New Approaches in Hospitality and Tourism Research
ㆍGlobal Trends in Hospitality and Tourism
ㆍTourism Economics and Forecasting
ㆍStrategic Tourism Issues and Tourism Policy
ㆍEco-tourism and Sustainable Tourism
ㆍDestination Planning and Development
ㆍHotel, Club and Resort Management
ㆍHuman Resources Management
ㆍHuman Resources Development and Training
ㆍSports and Tourism
ㆍMeeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition (MICE)
ㆍManagement and Marketing in Tourism, Leisure, and Hospitality
ㆍService Quality in Hospitality, Leisure, and Tourism
ㆍMedia and Tourism
ㆍIT and Tourism
ㆍOther topics relevant to the theme of Tourism, Leisure, Hospitality, and MICE

| Who Should Attend

ㆍ Academicians and educators
ㆍ Government/ directors and/or administrators
ㆍ Representatives of multi-national organizations
ㆍ Marketers in tourism, hospitality and leisure sectors
ㆍ Researchers and industry consultants
ㆍ Graduate Students

| Dates to Remember

December 9, 2021 Submission of abstracts or full papers
December 10, 2021 Notification of acceptance to authors
December 14, 2021 Deadline for Early Registration and Online Registration

| Best Paper Award

Best Paper presented at the conference will be selected for an award by the Award Committee as follows.
Prize 1 paper / US$ 1,000

| Manuscript Submission Guidelines

Electronic submission should be sent to the International Conference Chair ( All manuscripts should be written in English. Manuscripts are typed with the font of Times New Roman, font size of 12 in MS Word. A word document containing the manuscript should be sent as an attachment to an e-mail communication.

Reference Style of the 2021 International Tourism Forum at Seoul keeps the American Psychological Association (APA) style.

Manuscripts should not exceed 3 pages (single spaced) for abstracts or 20 pages (double spaced) for full papers.

The cover page only should include authors’ contact information including names and affiliations. Please be sure to include complete contact information for the contact person. An e-mail response will be sent to the contact author once the manuscript has been received in a readable format by the conference chair. All communications will then occur electronically.
Submissions will be double-blind reviewed. Please do not identify any authors in the text of the manuscript.
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