Join us in Burlington!

The TTRA 2024 Practitioner Committee extends its gratitude to all who submitted their work. The call for presentations, discussions, and panels from travel and tourism researcher practitioners for the 54th Annual TTRA International Conference, scheduled from June 11 to 13, 2024, in Burlington, Vermont, is now closed. This page will remain available for reference.

Conference Theme

Global Insights, Local Stories Shaping Tourism Research

In 2024, we focus on the intersection of global and local perspectives in tourism research. We invite you to submit proposals demonstrating how your research contributes to insights that can impact the travel and tourism industry globally and locally.

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Consider these related sub-themes for your submission:

  • Sustainability and stewardship
  • Visitor experience and value
  • Residents and community

Submission Details

Your insights and expertise are crucial to shaping this event. We invite you to submit proposals for individual presentations (around 15 minutes) or entire sessions, such as keynotes, panels, or debates (45 minutes). Please briefly describe how your presentation(s) relate to the conference theme and fulfill a research need. Additionally, provide a biography of the proposed presenter(s) and indicate the recommended presentation format (Organized Panel, Part of a Panel, Single Presenter Session, etc.).

Key Dates:

  • December 15, 2023: Proposals due
  • January 26, 2024: Questions/additional session development requests sent to prospective speakers
  • February 28, 2024: Prospective speakers notified of decisions on proposals
  • March 15, 2024: All panels and speakers finalized, with dates/times provided for each approved session. All speakers’ headshots and bios are due to be collected through the TTRA International Annual Conference website.
  • May 31, 2024: All slides, videos, audio, and other presentation materials due to TTRA International.

Diversity and Inclusion

TTRA International highly values diversity, equity, and inclusion. We believe that a diverse representation in gender, race, ethnicity, and chapter involvement, combined with varied skills, perspectives, and career experiences, enriches our organization and conference. We encourage you to consider this while crafting your submissions.

We look forward to your valuable contributions to the 54th Annual TTRA International Conference!

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Unlock Opportunities as a Conference Sponsor

Sponsoring the TTRA Annual International Conference is your exclusive chance to shine a spotlight on your brand while championing the world of tourism and travel research. Here’s what’s in it for you:

Connect and Elevate: Forge connections with industry decision-makers and rub shoulders with seasoned professionals. Dive into the latest research and trends that are reshaping tourism and travel.

Fuel Progress: Your support fuels the advancement of our field and enables TTRA to offer invaluable educational and professional growth experiences to its members.

Join the Community: Become a sponsor and immerse yourself in a dynamic community of researchers, practitioners, and industry trailblazers. Together, we’re driving the future of tourism and travel.

Ready to make an impact? Be a TTRA Conference Sponsor.

Contact Elizabeth Pike, [email protected], for more information and to secure your sponsorship.

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TTRA is a highly respected and established organization dedicated to advancing the standards of travel and tourism research and analysis. With its focus on excellence, professionalism, quality, and inclusivity, TTRA is the go-to source for professionals in the industry seeking to stay ahead in their field.