• headImg
  • headImg
  • headImg
Small Font Medium Font Large Font
Guidelines for Submissions

 

 

 

GUIDELINES AND SUBMISSION DETAILS

 

Contributions by academics and practitioners are welcome in the following categories:

A/ Academic contributions (research papers)

B/ Professional contribution (case studies and discussion papers)

C/ Student contributions (research and case-studies)

D/ Round-table proposals

 

Contributions should be made in English or Spanish

 

A/ ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS – Research papers

 

Extended abstract proposals (max. 4 pages plus references) are required to be submitted by JULY 26th 2015.

Academic papers will be double-blind reviewed. You will be informed about the result of the review no later than JULY 31th, 2015. Reviewer recommendations have to be addressed in the final version of the extended abstract and/or full papers which should be submitted by AUGUST 16th, 2015.

Data-based research papers should follow this format:

  1. Introduction and purpose of the study
  2. Literature review
  3. Methodology
  4. Results
  5. Discussion and conclusion

 

Opportunities to publish full papers in tourism journals will be announced in due time.

 

Please submit your abstract as a MS Word file with your full name and titled as follows:

firstname-lastname-academic.doc. This file should be sent electronically to conference@netour.eu

 

 

 

 

B/ PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS – Case studies, discussion papers

 

Professionals are encouraged to submit contributions about industry trends, discussion papers, case studies, or other relevant contributions that address the conference theme. A two-page executive summary of the proposed presentation is required by JUNE 30th, 2015.

 

Please submit your abstract as a MS Word file with your full name and titled as follows:

firstname-lastname-professional.doc. This file should be sent electronically to conference@netour.eu

 

 

 

 

C/ STUDENT CONTRIBUTIONS FOR POSTER SESSIONS – research and case studies

 

Students are encouraged to submit contributions to the conference under the following two themes:

a) Thesis/dissertations (max. 2,000 words): Open for final year and graduate students (Master or doctoral students) to present their theses or dissertations. We encourage submission of extended abstracts for both completed and in progress thesis/dissertations.

b) Case studies (max. 2,000 words): Open for graduate students who are encouraged to submit case studies about industry practice and experiences.

Please submit your abstract as a MS Word file with your full name and titled as follows:

firstname-lastname-student.doc.

 

 

 

 

D/ ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION TOPICS

 

Academics and professionals are encouraged to submit proposals for round-table topics. A two-page proposal is required by JUNE 30th, 2015. Proposals should include (a) an introduction to the topic and its significance, and (b) a list of proposed contributors that have been identified for participation in the round-table.

 

 

 

 

 

All submissions should be sent electronically to conference@netour.euby JULY 16th 2015.

 

Papers can be submitted in English and follow the instructions below.

 

 

 

 

SUBMISSION RULES FOR RESEARCH PAPERS and STUDENT CONTRIBUTIONS

Submitted abstracts must not have been previously presented, scheduled for presentation, published, or accepted for publication elsewhere. If a paper is under review, it should not appear in print before the conference.

Formatting your paper. Please follow these guidelines to ensure your paper is reviewed.

The entire paper (title page, body, figures, tables, references) must be in ONE document using Microsoft Word (.DOC). Name the file as instructed above, depending on the type of submission.

    1. The format for tables and figures, use of references in the text as well as in the reference list should follow the APA Guidelines (please consult http://www.apastyle.org/).
    2. Use Times New Roman 12-point font, 1.5 spaced, 2.5 cm (1-inch) margin all around, and A4 paper size (210mm x 297mm or 8.267 inches x 11.692 inches).
    3. Number all of the pages of the paper, bottom and centered.
    4. The maximum length of the paper is 5 pages (not including the cover page and the references).
    5. The cover page should give the title of the paper as well as all contributing authors with their respective affiliations.
    6. The title will also be listed on the first page of the paper, following the cover page.
    7. Check that the paper prints correctly (i.e., all imported figures and tables appear) and ensure that the file is virus-free.
    8. Accepted papers that are presented at the conference will be available in an electronic format for all conference attendees. At least one author must be present at the conference. Contributions of authors who do not register for and attend the conference will be withdrawn from the program and from proceedings.

 

 

SUBMISSION RULES FOR PROFESSIONAL CONTRIBUTIONS

The entire proposal must be submitted in ONE document using Microsoft Word (.DOC). Name the file as instructed above.

    1. Use Times New Roman 12-point font, 1.5 spaced, 2.5 cm (1-inch) margin all around, and A4 paper size (210mm x 297mm or 8.267 inches x 11.692 inches).
    2. Number all pages, bottom and centered.
    3. The maximum length of the proposal is 2 pages (not including the cover page and references).
    4. The cover page should give the title of the paper as well as all contributing authors with their respective affiliations.
    5. Check that the paper prints correctly (i.e., all imported figures and tables appear) and ensure that the file is virus-free.