With the theme eTourism: Towards a Sustainable Digital Society the ENTER 2019 conference will focus on exploring the ways in which technology and tourism together can make our society more sustainable. We call for latest research and case studies on emergent and cutting-edge information and communication technology concepts, applications, and business models to be shared in the conference.

Time Schedule 

Submission closes: September 10, 2018
Notification of acceptance/rejection/revision: October 8, 2018
Deadline to submit revised version: October 22, 2018
Final acceptance: October 29, 2018
End of Early Bird registration: November 12, 2018
Registration deadline to be published later: November 12, 2018
Conference: January 30 – February 1, 2019

Conference organizers reserve the right to modify the paper submission schedule.

The International Federation for IT and Travel & Tourism (IFITT) calls for best use cases of ICTs for destination marketing and management projects. This call particularly aims at representatives from DMOs, public and private, who have valuable experiences with ICT-related projects to report and present in the ENTER2019 Conference.

Important dates

Submission closes September 30th, 2018
Final acceptance: October 31st, 2018
Registration Deadline: November 12th, 2018
Conference: January 30th – February 1st, 2019

Organised by the International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism (IFITT), the pre-conference event provides a forum for doctoral students undertaking research related to Information and Communication Technology in Travel and Tourism to interactively discuss their research with peers, colleagues, and leading scholars in the field. Doctoral students at all stages (i.e. beginning as well as nearly completed) are encouraged to participate.

Time Schedule 

Submission closes: 29th October, 2018
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection/Revision: 19th November, 2018
Submit revised proposal: 26th November, 2018
Final acceptance: 9th December, 2018
PhD Workshop: 29th January, 2019
ENTER Conference: 30th of January- 1st of February 2019

Under the IFITT ICT4D Scholarship (Information and Communication Technologies for Development), IFITT (The International Federation for IT in Travel and Tourism) will fund young talents coming from developing/emerging countries, to provide a positive impact onto their respective communities through the application of information and communication technology (ICT).

Time Schedule

Submission Deadline: September 3rd 2018
Initial feedback: September 28th 2018
Submit final revised proposal: October 12th, 2018*
Final acceptance: October 30th, 2018*
PhD Workshop: January 29th, 2019
ENTER2018 Conference: January 30th – 1st February 2019

*Please note that submission deadlines differ from the one of PhD workshop in order to facilitate the visa procedure.

The conference offers a worldwide and unique forum for attendees from industry, academia, government, and other organizations to actively exchange, share, and challenge state-of-the-art research and industrial case studies on the application of information and communication technologies to travel and tourism.

The Call for Industry Speakers is being prepared.