52nd TRC Meeting, Lisbon

The 52nd TRC meeting took place in Lisbon, Portugal. The local organizer was Antonia Correia.

Dates: March 30 – April 2, 2017

Location: Lisbon, Portugal


Eugeni Aguilo: Co-creating experiential tourism. Empirical evidence from Ibiza

Monika Bandi-Tanner and Adrian Künzi: Event Performance Index (EPI) – A holistic validation tool as a guideline for public support of cultural and sport events

Peter Björk: Destination Gastronomy Experiences: Food dimensions that count

Phillipe Callot: The Ecolabel for tourist accommodation in French regions: why a so disruptive distribution?

Antonia Correia and Justyna Majewska: Modelling of tourism flows between origin and destination regions – determinants and spatial dependence patterns

Sophie Elias: Hospitality: Making it Happen for the Connected Generation

Justyna Majewska and Grzegorz Golembski: “Determinants of international tourism flows – the gravity model for Poland

Jan Vidar Haukeland: BIOTOUR – From place-based natural resources to value-added experiences

Raija Komppula: “Values and Sustainable Behaviors – A Study Among Russian and Finnish University Students Tourism in the new bio-economy

Metin Kozak and Antonia Correia: Gamblers vs non-gamblers: Travel motivations to Macau

Martin Lohmann: Worried respondents and cool tourists: reported impacts of terror threats and factual destination choice patterns

Mara Manente: Tourism strategic planning in the European competitive environment. Investigation on national practices in terms of governance models, objectives, strategies and actions

Andreas Papatheodorou: Airline Route Development and Tourism: Implications for Involved Stakeholders

Harald Pechlaner and Ingrid Kofler: Innovation in Tourism: the example of the Regional Innovation System of South Tyrol

Mike Peters: Framing the labor market in the hospitality industry: An interplay of self-reflection, radicalization and contradiction

Egon Smeral: Variations in seasonal tourism behavior across the business cycles

Anne Verhaege: Teaching hotel

Karl Wöber: A partial model of tourism competitiveness in European cities

51st TRC Meeting, Helsinki

The 51st TRC meeting took place in Helsinki, Finland. The local organizer was Peter Björk.

Date: March 31 – April 3, 2016
Location: Helsinki, Finland


50th TRC Meeting, Lyon

The 50th TRC meeting took place in Lyon, France. The local organizer was Sophie Elias-Varotsis.

Date: March 31-April 3, 2016
Location: Lyon, France

Check out the gallery of photos from the meeting:


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… and an article about the meeting, published by Only Lyon (in French).



Peter Björk “Extending the Domain of Tourism Marketing”

Philippe Callot “An individual CO2 notebook to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG)”

Valeria Croce, John Kester, and Karl Wöber “Expert Identification and Calibration for Collective Forecasting Tasks”

Sophie Elias-Varotsis “The Social Selling Gateway for Hospitality VSE’s & SME’s”

Raija Komppula “Involving Customers in (New) Service Development in Tourism”

Martin Lohmann “Why we travel. And does it change? Tourists’ motivation and tourists’ motives in Germany”

Justyna Majewska “GPS-based measurement of geographic spillovers in tourism”

Egon Smeral “Challenges of the hotel and restaurant industry: productivity and seasonality”

49th TRC Meeting, Innsbruck

The 49th TRC meeting took place at the Management Center Innsbruck in Innsbruck (Austria). The local organizer was Mike Peters.

Date: April 10-13, 2014
Location: Management Center Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, http://www.mci.edu/en


The meeting program as well as background information  is available here.

Check out the gallery of photos from the meeting here.



David Airey, Harald Pechlaner, Michael Volgger “Governance and Policy in Tourism – to whom does tourism policy respond?”

Monika Bandi “Regional economic development in the canton of Bern and its destinations – an analysis of the structure with a focus on the hotel industry”

Peter Björk “Understanding Tourist Experiences through the Lens of Family Communication en Tour”

Philippe Callot “Is Revenue Management influenced by on-demand marketing? Reality and analysis: case study of Disneyland® Paris”

Antónia Correia “From tourists’ preferences to yield paths of tourism development: The case of the Algarve”

Frederic Dimanche “Perceptions of Russia as a meeting conference and exhibition destination: A study of European meeting professionals”

Sophie Elias-Varotsis “Cross-border and cross-sector Collaborations: Networking for Mutual Growth”

Metin Kozak, Giacomo del Giappa, Jalayer Khalizadeh “Reasons for Travelling and non-Travelling to Certain Destinations: An Empirical Investigation of Iranian Tourist Market”

Janne Liburd “Towards the Collaborative University”

Martin Lohmann “Sustainability in the eyes of the tourists – results from a recent survey in Germany”

Justyna Majewska “Agglomeration and tourism flows: empirical evidence from European countries”

Andreas Papatheodorou, Paris Tsartas “Developing a Negotiation Framework between Low Cost Carriers and Tourism Destinations”

Mike Peters, Andreas Kallmuenzer “Entrepreneurial Orientation (EO) in Family Firms: The Case of Tourism”

Gareth Shaw “Innovation and Aspects of Knowledge Management in Tourism”

Egon Smeral “Tourism as a Research Field of Economics”

Anne Verhaeghe “Holiday plans monitor”

Allan Williams “International migration and work flexibility as determinants of labour productivity in hotels”

Clemens Költringer, Irem Önder, Karl Wöber “Benchmarking the Performance of DMOs’ Websites”

48th TRC-meeting, Athens

The 48th TRC meeting took place at the Laboratory for Tourism Research and Studies (ETEM), University of the Aegean in Athens (Greece). The local organizer was Prof. Dr. Andreas Papatheodorou.

Date: March 21-24, 2013
Location: University of the Aegean, Athens, Greece, http://etem.aegean.gr/

University of the Aegean


David Airey “Whither (wither?) Tourism Education”

Monika Bandi “Evaluation framework of a knowledge-based tourism project in the rural area”

Philippe Callot “Development of an indicator of economic, environmental and societal development (an IDEES) for SMEs: case study in the hotel and restaurant business sector”

Antonia Correia “New Paths of Tourism Development in Portugal. An Intertwined Strategy”

Mathias Feige “Preparing for EU Cohesion Policy 2014 – 2020: Case Studies of Impact Analysis”

Grzegorz Golembski, Justyna Majewska “Relations between regional tourism productivity and agglomeration: evidence from Poland”

Jan Vidar Haukeland “Tourism development in Norwegian national parks – some management challenges”

Metin Kozak “What is This Thing Called Tourism: Is it a Science or a Discipline?”

Martin Lohmann “Weather and Tourism – Issues, Methods, and Results: an Overview”

Andreas Papatheodorou “Airport Dependency Index (ADI): A Conceptual Framework”

Harald Pechlaner, Michael Volgger “Destination leadership for innovation: Who guides transformation processes in ski resorts?”

Egon Smeral “Forecasting City Tourism: The Case of Vienna”

Anne Verhaeghe “WES – Day Recreation Monitor”

Karl Wöber “Destination Benchmarking in TourMIS – Status Quo and Outlook”

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