ENTER2020 eTourism Conference took place in Guidlford – UK (January 8- 10, 2020). The event was hosted by The University of Surrey, and has attracted 200+ delegates, both with industry/destination as well as with academic backgrounds.

ENTER conference offered a worldwide and unique forum for attendees from industry, academia, government, and other organizations to actively exchange, share, and challenge state-of-the-art research and industrial case studies on the application of information and communication technologies to travel and tourism.

With the theme “Responsible eTourism” ENTER2020 Conference will focus on exploring ways technology can be used to ensure a positive impact of tourism on society, environment, and economy. The conference will be organised into three tracks: ResearchIndustry, and Destination tracks:

  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Big Data and Large-scale Systems
  • Smart Destinations
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Platform Economy
  • Privacy and Internet Security
  • Legal, Ethical and Social Aspects of ICT
  • And more

ENTER2020 Conference Chairs

Overall Chairs
Anyu Liu, University of Surrey, United Kingdom
Juho Pesonen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

National Day Chair
Chris Howard, Visit Surrey, UK
Caroline Scarles, University of Surrey, UK

Research Track Chairs
Julia Neidhardt, Technical University of Vienna, Austria
Wolfgang Wörndl, Technical University of Munich, Germany

Industry Track Chairs
Dejan Križaj, AIRTH and University of Primorska, Slovenia
Steve Hood, STR SHARE Center, USA
Paul Pike, Intelligent Venue Solutions, UK

Destination Track Chair
Lidija Lalicic, MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Harry Mirpuri, London and Partners, UK

PhD Workshop Chairs
Markus Schuckert, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Jason Stienmetz, MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Berta Ferrer-Rossell, University of Lleida, Spain

IFITT President
Iis Tussyadiah, University of Surrey, UK

IFITT General Secretary
Yujia (Penny) Chen, University of Surrey, UK

IFITT Communication Officer
Chao (Erin) Lin, University of Surrey, UK