Deadline extended October 5th - Health and Tourism Conference, Lanzarote (Spain), 2019

Due to several request we are happy to announce that the deadline for submitting the proposal to the third Conference on Health and Tourism to be held in Lanzarote (Spain) has been extended until October 5th, 2019. Attached is the update program.

The conference theme this year will be “Health and Wellbeing in Sustainable Destinations: Indicators for Responsible Tourism” onDecember 16 - 17, 2019. It will be dedicated to the analysis and debate of indicators for the development of responsible tourism from a double perspective: health as a tourism product and health experiences of the local community of the destination.

Two framework papers and two panels of experts will be organized with a varied representation of researchers, agents and professionals linked to both health, sustainability and responsible tourism.
Confirmed keynote: 

Dr. Jafar Jafari, University of Winconsin-Stout

Dr. Melanie Kay Smith, Budapest Metropolitan University

The conference will provide a forum for a debate on the trends, challengers, innovations, governance and practices from the perspective of responsible tourism. The conference welcomes both conceptual and empirical insights around key areas including (though not limited to):

• Health and well-being as a tourism product
• Health and local community
• Governance
• Sustainable development                                                                 
• Responsible tourism
• Host and guest congruency
• Health, culture, heritage
• Social dimension of tourism

Abstract submission:

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words in length and should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Abstracts should include your name, the name of your organization and your contact details. 

Please submit your abstract following the PASOS style guide :

Key deadlines:

October 05th Submission of proposal
October 15th Confirmation of acceptance
November 30th Paper for conference proceedings 
January15th Full papers to be published

Publication opportunities:

Full papers from the conference will be considered for a fast track publication 

of the following journal:

PASOS. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Heritage

Further details:

Please follow the link to the conference website for further details:

EMAIL: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Best regards,

Heredina Fernández-Betancort

Conference Chair

Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Lanzarote (EUTL)

University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC)

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International Conference on Health and Wellbeing in Sustainable Destinations

December 16-17, 2019 - Lanzarote (Canary Islands)


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