3rd Tourism Outlook Conference, in conjunction with the GLOBAL EVENT CONGRESS II
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - The conference aims to explore the new concept in heritage, tourism, hospitality and event, to further strengthen the relationships and networking opportunities with educators, researchers and industry colleagues locally and internationally.
Academics, researchers and practitioners in heritage, tourism, hospitality and event are invited to join the 2007 Tourism Outlook Conference and Global Event Congress II that will take place in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from July 16-18, 2007. The event is in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2007, Celebrating 50 Years of Nationhood. Delegates will experience informative refereed presentation, latest educational research, keynote address by prominent speakers and exciting displays at the exhibition booth by heritage and tourism organizations. The main objective of the event is to bring together heritage, tourism, hospitality and event, researchers, academics, consultant, planners, associations and organizations in the development of alliances and building network relationships for the benefit of the tourism industry. The conference aims to explore the new concept in heritage, tourism, hospitality and event, to further strengthen the relationships and networking opportunities with educators, researchers and industry colleagues locally and internationally. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Heritage, Tourism, Event educators and academics Heritage, Tourism and Event Consultants Architects Planner Researcher Members of heritage, tourism and hospitality associations Tourism, hospitality, event and heritage industry executives and employers Travel agencies and tour operators Hotel Airlines Event Organizers Government officials in heritage, event and tourism administration Students in heritage, tourism, hospitality and event menagement And others with interest in heritage, event and tourism industry Conference Themes: Heritage & Tourism : Alliances & Network Relationships, Event Management & Event Tourism The tourism sector is now facing the challenges of globalization and world crisis that brought about the formulation of cooperative strategies, collaboration, partnerships and alliances between the components of the tourism sectors. This conference aims to bring together heritage, event and tourism organizations in determining various areas in the development of alliances and building network relationships for the future of the tourism industry. International and local prominent speakers will be invited to deliver keynote addresses during the conference. The Global Events Congress is the premier international meeting for discussing the different perspectives and the various contexts of events. This meeting brings together representatives from academia, government, industry and professional associations to discuss current issues and trends, teaching and learning methods, and developments for the future. The joint conference will take place over three days and includes a combination of plenary and break-out sessions devoted to research issues on the suggested (and related) topics. We to invite authors to submit either an abstract or a full paper in the following areas: Heritage in the Built Environment Rural & Urban Tourism Strategic Management in Heritage, Hospitality & Tourism Marketing in Heritage, Hospitality & Tourism Gastronomic Heritage Planning and Development Policies in Heritage & Tourism Tourism Education Event Management Event Tourism Cultural Events Event Risk Management Event Sponsorship Event Economics Corporate Events and Hospitality Case Studies Other topics related to alliances and network relationships in tourism. Other topics related to event management and event tourism Jointly organised by: Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management Faculty of Architecture, Planning & Surveying Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) and University of Queensland, Australia For more information, please contact: Mrs. Zarina Zainal Abidin/ Mrs. Norzuwana Sumarjan Tel: 603-5543 5704/5522 5523/5543 5687 Fax: 603-5543 5698/5522 5525 any enquiries, mail to : [email protected] http://tourismoutlook3.tripod.com/id1.html