Welcome to ENTER2019

The event, one special destination, one vision!

The International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT), the leading independent global community for technologies in travel and tourism, will host its annual conference in Nicosia, Cyprus. Technology experts, local authorities and International companies like Expedia and IBM, will come together with academics from around the world to discuss and exchange ideas on industry problems, ongoing research, latest trends and the future of technology and Tourism.


ENTER2019 is a “one of a kind conference”. It offers a worldwide and unique forum for attendees from academia, industry and government on information and communication technologies and travel & tourism. Here the latest research meets successful business applications and best practice from cities, regions and countries.

IFITT – The Global eTourism Community

The International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism (IFITT) is the leading independent global community for the discussion, exchange and development of knowledge about the use and impact of new information and communication technologies (ICT) in the travel and tourism industry.

IFITT provides an eTourism knowledge hub for tourism and technology experts, both in industry and academia. It is one of the world’s oldest tourism and technology non-profit organizations, founded in 1997.

The Federation extensively discusses and progresses the economic, consumer and organizational impacts of eTourism through events such as the ENTER conference, dedicated workshops and IFITT supported publications.
IFITT members include researchers and practitioners of eTourism who treasure the power of networking and global knowledge sharing for improving their competitiveness and innovation.

– The IFITT mission is to network eTourism stakeholders and nurture eTourism innovation, exploration and knowledge

– The IFITT vision is to create THE global eTourism knowledge network and community

To learn more about IFITT and to become a member, please, follow www.ifitt.org.

Organizing Institution: The University of Cyprus

Established in 1989, UCY admitted its first students in 1992. It was founded in response to growing intellectual needs of the Cypriot people and is well placed to fulfil the numerous aspirations in the country.

The University is currently ranked within the top 400 in the Times World University Rankings and features 52nd in the Young Universities Rankings (aged 50 years or younger).


An island drenched in sun and mythology, at the crossroads of ancient civilizations. 9,000 years of history gathered together on one island. Cyprus packs a remarkable array of sights and attractions, museums and archaeological parks, throbbing beach resorts, pine covered mountains, medieval fortresses and ancient temples. The remarkably rich legacy in archaeological treasures and highly developed infrastructure, make Cyprus one of the most attractive meeting places of the world.

Important Dates

The dates below are tentative.

Conference: 30 Jan – 01 Feb, 2019

Submission of Proposals by: 06 Sep, 2018

Notifications of Acceptance by: 15 Oct, 2018

Revised version submission by: 25 Oct, 2018

Final Acceptance: 01 Nov, 2018

End of Early Bird Registration: 12 Nov, 2018

Registration to be published by: 13 Nov, 2018

Latest News

24 Jan, 2019 – Tentative Important Dates added

22 Jan, 2019 – Website is online


Under the Auspices of

Republic of Cyprus, Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism

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