The first conference of the Association was held in Palma de Majorca, Spain, from 25 to 27 October 2007. For full details see the conference webpage here, including downloadable papers and presentations here.

Thea Sinclair Memorial Award

The Thea Sinclair Memorial Award for the best paper* was awarded to Maria Santana-Gallego for her paper "On the relationship between trade and tourism". Congratulations to Maria for an excellent paper that provides a new empirical look at trade, exchange rate regimes, and tourism.
*where the first author, or presenter in the case of alphabetically authored papers, is a current PhD student or within five years of PhD completion on 25/10/2007.