Submission: June 15 30, 2020
Notification: July 25, 2020
Registration: Aug 18, 2020
Elisa Alén Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Faculty of Business Sciences and Tourism, University of Vigo, Spain
Filipa Brandão Ph.D.
Assistant Professor at the Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering, and Tourism of the University of Aveiro, Portugal
Welcome to ICOTTS'20 - The 2020 International Conference on Tourism, Technology & Systems, to be held at the University of Cartagena, in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, between the 29th and the 31th of October 2020. ICOTTS is a Multidisciplinary conference with a special focus in new technologies and systems in the tourism sector.
Due to the pandemic situation by COVID'19, which caused a considerable degree of uncertainty and risk regarding international safety indicators, we announce that the International Conference ICOTTS'20 will also take place in Póvoa de Varzim / Vila do Conde, Portugal, at the School of Hospitality and Tourism, Polytechnic Institute of Porto, from 29th to 31st October 2020.
The International Conference on Tourism, Technology and Systems aims to improve the quality of life of people through the development of technology and advances in the field of tourism and social sciences. ICOTTS provides a platform to the researchers, scientists, and analysts from various fields and disciplines, to debate and discuss the current issues worldwide as well as finding solutions to the problems, exchange and share their knowledge with others on Tourism.
The travel and tourism industry has been growing at a steady pace over the past few decades, showing promise for even greater growth in the times to come. This potential has opened a new and exciting scientific domain discussed in this conference.
ICOTTS is an international forum for researchers and practitioners to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, results, experiences and concerns in the several perspectives of Tourism and/or Information Technologies and Systems. Event for travel industry professionals looking for technology solutions. It is the place where commercial managers, IT specialists and marketeers in the travel companies meet to get new ideas and help them to maximise their tourism business potential through technology.
Prospective authors are encouraged to submit papers for evaluation by the Scientific Committee. The papers can be written in English, Spanish or Portuguese. All papers will be subjected to a “blind review” by at least two members of the Scientific Committee, on the basis of relevance, originality, importance and clarity. Papers written in English and accepted and registered will be published in Proceedings by Springer in a book of the SIST series, will be submitted for indexation by ISI, EI-Compendex and SCOPUS, among others, and will be available in the SpringerLink Digital Library. Papers written in Spanish or Portuguese and accepted and registered will be published in a Special Issue of RISTI and will be submitted for indexation by SCOPUS, among others.
Selected full papers will be published in a special issue of the Journal of Tourism & Development (Revista Turismo & Desenvolvimento) (ISSN: 1645-9261; e-ISSN: 2182-1453), an open access journal indexed in SCOPUS.
The Journal of Tourism & Development (JT&D) is an editorial project of the Department of Economics, Management, Industrial Engineering, and Tourism of the University of Aveiro, published twice a year since 2004. It welcomes papers in Portuguese, English, and Spanish. The evaluation of the submitted articles is assured by a double-blind peer review, in two phases, held by a commission consisting of referees from prestigious national and foreign universities.
Selected full papers will be published in Tourism Review (ISSN: 1660-5373). TR is the oldest journal dedicated to tourism issues celebrating its 75 years history in 2020. TR aims to advance the understanding of tourism and to enhance the impact and relevance of tourism research to global society at large. an open access journal indexed in SCOPUS.
International Conference on Tourism, Technology & Systems Published by Springer in a book of the SIST series
Indexed by SCOPUS and ISI
Indexed by SCOPUS
Indexed by SCOPUS
Extended versions of best selected papers will be published in TOURISM REVIEW Journal indexed by SCOPUS, among others
Extended versions of best selected papers will be published in journals indexed by ESCI., SCOPUS, among others
Extended versions of best selected papers will be published in MARKETING & TOURISM REVIEW indexed by EBSCO, SPELL, REDIB, Latindex, among others