Conference Themes

The Fourth International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies features research addressing the following annual themes.

  • Theme 1: Changing Dimensions of Contemporary Tourism
  • Theme 2: Changing Dimensions of Contemporary Leisure
  • Theme 3: Tourism and Leisure Industries
  • Theme 4: Critical Issues in Tourism and Leisure Studies
  • 2019 Special Focus - Beyond Constraints: Valuing Diversity and Culture in the Tourism Experience

Conference Chair

Carolin Lusby

Carolin Lusby

Assistant Professor, Chaplin School of Hospatality & Tourism Management, Florida International University, USA

Plenary Speaker

The Fourth International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies will feature plenary sessions by some of the world's leading thinkers and innovators in the field.

Drew Martin

Drew Martin

Director and Professor, University of South Carolina, USA

Ricardo Ricci Uvinha

Ricardo Ricci Uvinha

Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Tourism, Leader, Interdisciplinary Group of Leisure Studies, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

2019 Conference Partner

Network Chair

 Amareswar Galla

Amareswar Galla

PhD, Chief Curator, Amaravathi Heritage Town, AP Government Board of Tourism, Culture and Heritage, India; Executive Director, International Institue for the Inclusive Museum, Australia; and Visiting Professor, School of Planning and Architecture V, Ministry of Human Resource Development, India

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