Conference Themes

The Fifth 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
  • 2020 Special Focus - Responsive and Relevant Tourism: Impacts, Experiences, and Measures for Better Planning

Plenary Speakers

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

Ana Portolan

Ana Portolan

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics and Business Economics, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Oliver Kesar

Oliver Kesar

Full Professor, Department of Tourism, Faculty of Economics & Business, University of Zagreb, Croatia

 Hrvoje Carić

Hrvoje Carić

Environmental Protection and Resource Management, Institute for Tourism, Zagreb, Croatia

2020 Advisory Committee

The Fifth International Conference on Tourism & Leisure Studies is grateful for the support of the following professors from the Department of Economics and Business Economics at the University of Dubrovnik:

  • Dr. Ana Portolan, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Ivana Pavlic, Associate Professor
  • Dr. Barbara Puh, Assistant Professor
  • Dr. Iris Mihajlovic, Assistant Professor
  • Ljubica Miskovic, MA, Teaching and Research Assistant
  • Dr. Katija Vojvodic, Department Head


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

2020 Conference Partner

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