Call For Papers

Requirement and guidance for submitting papers

Who should attend this conference?

The focus of the conference is to encourage communication among students who are conducting research in the field of hospitality and tourism. While this conference has been designed for graduate students and faculty, undergraduate students, and industry professionals with interest in graduate education should consider attending.

What topics will fit for this conference?

This conference focuses on a broad range of contemporary topics relevant to research, education, and industry practices in hospitality, tourism, and related fields of study. Presentation proposals are hereby solicited, and the lead author and the presenter must be a graduate student or an undergraduate student who conducted the research work. (Note on Faculty Endorsement of Student Research: Students submitting papers must list the name and email address of the sponsoring faculty member.)
Students must indicate one of the following tracks when submitting a paper for review:
  • Consumer Behavior in Hospitality
  • Consumer Behavior in Tourism
  • Finance & Economics
  • Human Resources & Leadership & Education
  • Lodging Management & Service Quality
  • Marketing
  • Restaurant & Food Service
  • IT Adoption & Application
  • Tourism & Sustainability

What is the format of submission?

Option 1:

Students may submit a 2000-word Structured Abstract (references, tables, and figures excluded) to the tracks for “Completed Empirical Research Paper” for being considered for an Oral Presentation.

Option 2:

Students may submit a 1000-word Structured Abstract (references, tables, and figures excluded) to the tracks for “Work-in-Progress Paper” for being considered for a Poster Presentation.

Once submitted, papers will undergo a blind review process. For the paper submission details, please visit the official conference website:

Paper submission and notification timeline

September 15, 2024: Online paper submission closes at 11:59 pm CST, USA.
October 20, 2024: Notification of acceptance; Registration Open
November 11, 2024: Final papers due by 11:59 pm CST, USA.
Note: All papers are to be submitted online via the conference’s EasyChair ( submission page no later than the due dates.
If you have inquiries regarding the conference and paper submission, please send email to Dr. Dan Wang at