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Call for papers

We invite researchers, educators, government and industry practitioners, and postgraduate students to submit papers and/or posters to be considered and reviewed for the 7th International Coastal & Marine Tourism Congress.
Papers and posters can relate to the overall theme of the congress - Planning, designing and managing the destination - as well as related topics. Examples of topics include:

  • Coastal sustainable development
  • Mobility and the coast
  • Safety and the coast
  • The coast and urban/regional development
  • Coastal events/attractions/accommodations
  • Health and the coast
  • People and the coast
  • Marine Wildlife Tourism
  • Education and Interpretation
  • Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
  • Fisheries
  • Management
  • Diving/Snorkelling
  • Cruise Industry
  • Impacts
  • History and Heritage
  • Yachting/Boating andMarinas
  • Marine Tourism and Transport
  • Coastal Tourism
  • Resort Tourism
  • Island Tourism
  • Underwater Archaeology
  • Marine Ecotourism
  • Marine Recreation/Water Sports
  • Lighthouse Tourism
  • Beach Safety
  • Marine Parks/Oceanaria/Aquaria
  • Governance/Policies/Stewardship
  • Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
  • Marketing
  • Seafood tourism/Aqua culture
  • Coral Reefs
  • Conservation
  • Polar Tourism

Cross-overs between the topics are especially welcome.

 

Paper types

Full research paper (= refereed paper)

Full research papers will be subject to a double blind refereeing process by experts in the field (Scientific Committee). Successful papers will be published in full in the refereed section of the conference proceedings. Papers should have a maximum of 5000 words (including references), and be written in accordance with the guidelines.
Full papers should be submitted by 15th March 2012.

Working paper

Working papers are not being reviewed by the Scientific Committee. Abstracts of these papers will be published in a separate non-refereed section of the conference proceedings. Papers should have a maximum of 5000 words (including references), and be written in accordance with the guidelines.
Working papers should be submitted by 20th April 2012.