Call for Presentations
51st Annual Travel and Tourism Research Association International Conference
14-16 June, 2021
EXTENDED Proposal Deadline: 1 March 2021
The industry co-chairs of the 51st TTRA Annual Conference, invite submissions from travel and tourism researchers for presentations, professional development workshops, case studies, debates, discussions, and panels relating to the overall conference theme and sub-themes.
The conference theme is Uncharted Territory: Reimagining Tourism in a New Era and will focus on reimagining a more sustainable and equitable future for tourism, post the pandemic.
Expressions of Interest can be for individual presentations (around 15 minutes) or whole sessions (such as a keynote, panel, or debate – 45 minutes). Please include a brief statement on how the presentation(s) or workshop topic relates to the conferences theme and meets a research need. Please also include a biography of the presenters, a photo, and indicate which presentation format: Organized Panel, Workshop, etc. you are recommending.
Please send your proposals and any questions by 1 March, 2021 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: $299/member; $399/non-member; $99 student members and additional people from the same company. Non-member students are encouraged to join TTRA for $50 and register for $99 – a savings of $250 over the non-member price.
1 March 2021 Practitioner session proposals submission deadline
15 March 2021 Practitioner sessions finalized
The “Setting the Research Agenda” sessions at the Melbourne TTRA 2019 conference and our research community’s need to address the reimagining of travel and tourism post-pandemic helped shape priority areas for the 2021 TTRA Conference. Therefore, we are particularly interested in submissions that address the sub-themes outlined below:
- The Regenerative Economy and Climate Change
- Future transitions for climate change and tourism
- Reimagining Tourism Employment and Supply
- Workforce development policies for the future
- Unpacking issues of representation, diversity, and inclusion in the tourism industry
- Remeasuring ‘Success’ in Tourism
- Taking a holistic perspective to key performance indicators, beyond simple numerical counts
- People-Centered Tourism
- Indigenous people and the control of identity, culture, heritage, land, governance, and future
- Community tourism: resilience, participation, self-reliance, and social justice
- Data Intensive Research
- Data mining, machine-learning, network analysis, and artificial intelligence
- COVID-19 Lessons and Recovery
- Recovery strategies and new opportunities
- Tourism, Happiness, Health, and Wellness