Welcome to the EATSA Conference 2018 !

The 4th Annual Conference of EATSA – Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association, that will take place in France, next June 18st-22th 2018, is an international forum for researchers and industry experts to exchange information regarding advances in the state of the art and application of tourism, hospitality and leisure management in the region of Euro-Asia.

The Theme is : Challenges of tourism development in Asia & Europe

University of Burgundy – School of Humanities in Dijon (MSH) In partnership with LPM F.Mitterrand Chateau Chinon – Morvan

The conference will be held in :

  • 18-20 June, 2018 – Dijon
  • 21 June, 2018 – Château-Chinon (Morvan)
  • 22 June, 2018 – Dijon


Dijon, Liberation Place 


Château-Chinon (Morvan)


The objectives of the EATSA Conference 2018 are:

  1. To provide an open forum for research and education in the field of tourism, hospitality and recreation in Asia and Europe.
  2. Promote the dialogue among scholars of all scientific disciplines engaged in the tourism studies, in order to move from the current multi-disciplinary approach to a more integrated and trans-disciplinary approach.
  3. Encourage the exchange of research results, practical experience, sharing new ideas and research projects, and developing research networks among members and their institutions.
  4. Promote a more intensive cooperation between European and Asian scholars in the fields of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation.
  5. Foster more close connections between tourism academia and tourism industry.
  6. To explore and discuss new perspectives on tourism and regional development in order to promote new methodological and empirical approaches.

Important Dates

January 15, 2018

Abstract Submission Due (250 words max)

March 1, 2018

Notification of Acceptance

April 01, 2018

Early Bird Registration

April 30, 2018

Full Paper Submission Due
(5 500 words max)

May 15, 2018

Late Registration Due

June 18~22, 2018

The Conference


  • Beverage, food and tourism
  • Creative industry and tourism
  • Cultural values and tourism management
  • Experience economy and human life in tourism
  • Interface connecting technology and humanity in tourism industries
  • Service and tourism industries
  • Social business and tourism
  • Social responsibility and business ethics in tourism issues
  • Sport tourism and ecology
  • Sustainable tourism and environment
  • Tourism promotion, communication, and tourism marketing