Newsletter Februar 2018

IGU Regional Conference
6. bis 10. August 2018 in Quebec City

Call for Papers für tourismusbezogene Sitzungen:

C16. Geography of Tourism, Leisure and Global Change

C16-SP1. Gender in Tourism Geography / Sexe dans la géographie du tourisme (collaboration between the tourism commission and gender commission)

C16-SP2. Tourism and Difficult Heritage / Tourisme et patrimoine difficile

C16-SP3. Tourism, public policies and the production of space / Tourisme, politiques publiques et production de l’espace

C16-SP4. Tourism Spaces and Collaborative Economies / Espaces touristiques et économies collaboratives

C16-SP5. Revisiting the nexus of tourism and migration: Bridging lifecycle of tourist destinations and life courses of tourists and labour migrants / Revisiter le lien entre tourisme et migration (collaboration between the tourism commission and the globility commission)

C16-SP6. Indigenous peoples and tourism / Peuples autochtones et tourisme

C16-SP7. Tourism, environmental change and sustainability / Tourisme, changement environnemental et durabilité

C16-SP8. Overtourism and Tourism-phobia: Excesses, discontents and measures in global destinations / Overtourisme et tourisme-phobie: excès, mécontentements et mesures dans les destinations mondiales

C16-SP9. Modern Slavery in the Global Tourism Supply Chain: Unveiling Practices and Finding Solutions /  L’esclavage moderne dans la chaîne d’approvisionnement touristique mondiale: dévoiler des pratiques et trouver des solutions

C16-SP10. Nowhere Else: Rethinking Marginal Spaces and their Attractiveness / Nulle part ailleurs : Repenser les espaces marginaux et leur attractivité

C16-SP11. Second-Home Tourism: Heterogeneity, Diversity, and Complexity

C16-SP12.  Shopping, Leisure and Tourism / Commerce, loisir et tourisme


Deadline for paper submission is 15 March 2018, and all submissions have to been made through the conference online system, where also more details on the conference can be found  (

Please do also note that the Commission is organizing a pre-conference meeting, jointly organized with the CAG Tourism and Recreation Study Group, the AAG Recreation, Tourism and Sports Specialty Group and the Department of Geography, Université Laval, Quebec City. The pre-meeting on “Tourism Geography.” takes place in La Malbaie, 150 km outside Quebec City, 2-5 August 2018 and can thus be ideally combined with the IGU regional conference. For more information on paper submission etc. please check the attached CfP – a web page is under construction.

Tourism Geographies.
Pre IGU-regional conference meeting
2. bis 5. August 2018, La Malbaie, Charlevoix, Quebec, Canada
Einsendeschluss für Abstracts: 15. März 2018

Call for Papers/Abstract/Sessions

27th Nordic Symposium on Tourism and Hospitality Research
Tourism Implications and Dilemmas
24. bis 26. September 2018, Alta, Norway
Einsendeschluss für Abstracts: 1. April 2018


VNU University of Social Sciences and Humanities, Hanoi, Vietnam and Bournemouth University.
Nexus of Migration and Tourism: Creating Social Sustainability Symposium.
20. bis 21. September 2018, Vietnam National University, Hanoi
Einsendeschluss für Abstracts: 15. März 2018


How can tourism be managed for the benefit of locals?
13. März 2018, 09:00 – 13:15 Uhr, Eurac Research, Bozen