At the IATE, we promote our activities through biennal conferences, which we host in various locations around the world. Find below the history of the conferences.
The 9th conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics will take place from 21 to 24 May, 2024 in Orlando, Florida, United States.
The 8th conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics took place from June 28 to July 1 in Perpignan, France.
The third IATE conference was held at Bournemouth University from July 04 – 07, 2011
For full details see the conference webpage.
2011 IATE Conference:
Best Paper Award
Congratulations to Sylvain Petit, Jean-Jacques Nowak and Mondher Sahli for their paper “Intra-Industry Trade and Vertical Differentiation in Tourism Services”, which was judged by a panel of IATE council members (excluding authors of full papers) as the best full paper submitted to and presented at the conference.
A copy of “The Discovery of Tourism Economics”, edited by Larry Dwyer, was donated by Emerald Group Publishing as a prize for this award.
Click to download the following elements:
- Keynote speakers
- Outline programme
- Full programme
- PhD programme
- Information for delegates
- Call for papers
The Second Biennial Conference of the International Association for Tourism Economics was held between the 11-13 December 2009 in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
Download the call for papers of 2009 IATE conference
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, 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.
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