Organized by the International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism (IFITT), the annual ENTER conference provides a unique venue for researchers, industry representatives, government officials, students and entrepreneurs to come together and share, discuss and challenge the latest developments in information technology in the fields of travel and tourism. Since 1994 ENTER has brought together leading academics and industry professionals in travel and technology to serve as a platform showcasing cutting-edge research and development in eTourism. With the theme “eTourism: Development Opportunities and Challenges in an Unpredictable World”, ENTER2021 will focus on exploring ways technology can be used to create positive impacts on society, environment, and economy within the context of travel and tourism.
- The conference will take place 19 – 22 January 2021
- Due to the huge challenges in international travel caused by COVID-19, [email protected] has been postponed till 2022.
- The ENTER2021 eTourism Conference will be moved online and held as a virtual conference.
- Claudia Brözel from Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development, Germany, has been appointed as the Overall Chair of [email protected]
- ENTER2021 Proceedings including Full Paper and Short Papers will be published online only as Open Access with Springer.
- A new sub-track on Repercussions of COVID-19 on e-Tourism has been created
ENTER2021 calls for the latest research and case studies on emergent and cutting-edge ICT concepts, applications, and business models to be shared at the conference. The research papers are divided into five major topic areas: Repercussions of COVID-19 on e-Tourism, Technologies in e-Tourism, Tourist Behavior and Experiences, Marketing and Management in the Tourism Industry, and Governance, Sustainability, and Education. In addition, there is an open Call for Special Sessions. The issues to be covered at the conference include, but are not limited to, the following topic areas:
eTourism: Development Opportunities and Challenges in an Unpredictable World
|Repercussions of COVID-19 on e-Tourism
|Technologies in e-Tourism
||Marketing and Management in e-Tourism
|Tourist Behavior and Experiences
||Governance, Sustainability, and Education
Additionally, there will be a Special Session on “eTourism community perspective on COVID-19“.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
Submission closes: August 31st, 2020
Notification of acceptance: October 9th, 2020
Deadline to submit camera-ready version: October 23rd, 2020
Final acceptance: October 28th, 2020
Registration deadline for paper authors to be included in the conference proceedings: to be determined
End of Early Bird registration: to be determined
ENTER2021 Conference: 19 – 22 January 2021
All deadlines refer to 23:59 (11:59 pm) in the AoE (Anywhere on Earth) time zone. Conference organizers reserve the right to modify the paper submission schedule.
Overall Chair of the ENTER2021 Conference:
Claudia Brözel, Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development, Germany ([email protected])
ENTER2021 research track chairs:
ENTER2021 PhD workshop chairs:
Berta Ferrer-Rosell, University of Lleida, Spain ([email protected])
Sai Liang, Nankai University, China ([email protected])
Frederick Dayour, Simon Diedong Dombo University of Business and Integrated Development Studies, Wa, Ghana ([email protected])
ENTER2021 marketing director:
Katerina Volchek, Deggendorf Institute of Technology, Germany ([email protected])
The President of IFITT:
Zheng Xiang, Virginia Tech, US ([email protected])