Harald Pechlaner - Key Plenary Speaker
Prof Dr. Harald Pechlaner shall deliver an introductory lecture at SITCON 2016 opening ceremony.
The Second International Scientific Conference in the field of Tourism and Hospitality
SITCON 2016 will be held at Singidunum University in Belgrade on September 30, 2016.
The main theme of this year’s conference: QUALITY AS A BASIS FOR TOURISM DESTINATION COMPETITIVENESS.
SITCON 2016 conference will be held for the second time under the auspices of Singidunum University in Belgrade relying on the experience gained in the realization of the previous conference.
The principal aim of SITCON 2016 conference is to provide a considerable scientific contribution in the domain of marketing and management regarding tourism destination competitiveness, placing special emphasis on the quality aspect in tourism, as a basis for tourism destination competitiveness. The conference aims to further broaden the knowledge necessary for better understanding of the key concepts related to the area of destination competitiveness, particularly in Serbia. Therefore, it is of vital importance to study and measure quality at all levels of tourism activity. What makes this event so significant is the fact that it devotes considerable attention to all relevant aspects of tourism destination competitiveness, within both the private and public sector, in order to achieve sustainable development across all sectors of the tourism industry.
The conference provides an ideal platform for the exchange of ideas and dissemination of best practices among the scientists and experts from various fields (travel agencies, tour operators, hotel enterprises and other segments of accommodation offer, transportation companies and companies related to other complementary activities, as well as representatives of tourism organizations and the public sector) in relation to the SITCON 2016 themes.
We kindly invite you to take part in the conference and submit your scientific papers and research findings on destination competitiveness, with special emphasis on the quality aspect in tourism.
The official language of the conference is English and all papers should be submitted and presented entirely in English. All accepted papers will be published in the Conference Proceedings. The most innovative papers presented at SITCON 2016 conference will be recommended for publication in the European Journal of Applied Economics (M52).
President of Singidunum University
Professor emeritus at Singidunum University
President of AIEST (International Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism)
Professor at Catholic University of Eichstaett-Ingolstadt, Germany
Managing Director of MICE Knowledge
Authors who do not submit abstracts within the specified deadline (July 15, 2015) can submit full papers for review no later than August 31, 2016.
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