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International Tourism Conference - INVTUR 2020

11/10/2019 - 13:53
In the context of the International Tourism Conference - INVTUR 2020, a special thematic session called "Creative tourism: demonstrating local actions towards SDGs" will be organized at the University of Aveiro (Portugal).
The session is organised by Nancy Duxbury, Greg Richards & Fiona Eva Bakas.
The organisers call for submissions aiming at addressing the following key issues including (but not limited to) the following themes:
  • Sustainable creative tourism;
  • Approaches linking community-based and creative tourism; 
  • Creative travellers and responsible travel; 
  • Creative/cultural tourism as a responsible consumption and production practice; 
  • Decent work through creative tourism; 
  • Culture-led local development and local creative tourism entrepreneurs; 
  • Contribution of creative/cultural tourism to creating sustainable cities and communities; 
  • Development models for creative tourism activities; 
  • Marketing approaches for creative tourism; 
  • Creative tourism extensions of cultural tourism and heritage tourism; 
  • Creative/cultural tourism in small cities and rural areas; 
  • Stakeholders involved in creative/cultural tourism development: ‘Open doors’ and participatory approaches; 
  • Impacts of creative/cultural tourism on local residents’ lives; 
  • Creative tourism networks. 
Extended abstracts (up to 6,000 characters), full papers or posters should be submitted electronically (via by October 31st, 2019.
For more information see the Call for Papers.