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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.

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National Day

On the first day of the Conference there will be a National Day that will focus on how technology will revolutionise the Cyprus Tourism Industry today. During the ENTER National Day, which precedes the main ENTER conference, we bring together top experts and companies from the region to discuss the future and explore possible collaborations. Renowned speakers and panellists will share their experiences on the subject. View more details.

Our Speakers

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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

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.

Latest News

14 Feb, 2019 – Media gallery is online

13 Feb, 2019 – Conference video is available

28 Jan, 2019 – Speakers list updated

25 Jan, 2019 – Online registrations are closed

17 Jan, 2019 – PhD Workshop proceedings available

03 Dec, 2018 – Important Dates updated

27 Nov, 2018 – Initial program is available

03 Oct, 2018 – Registrations are open

29 Aug, 2018 – Submission deadline for Research Track extended to September 10

29 Jun, 2018 – Sponsorship information added

18 Apr, 2018 – Calls available

24 Jan, 2018 – Tentative Important Dates added

22 Jan, 2018 – Website is online

Important Dates

ENTER Conference
29 Jan – 1 Feb 2019

Letter of intent (LOI) Speakers – Industry Track
as soon as 1 June, 2018

Submission Closes ICT4D
3 Sep, 2018

Submission Closes Research Track
10 Sep, 2018 (Extended)

Initial feedback ICT4D
28 Sep, 2018

Submission closes Speakers – Industry Track
28 Sep, 2018

Submission closes Destination-Cases
30 Sep, 2018

Notification of acceptance/rejection/revision
Research Track – 8 Oct, 2018

Submit final revised proposal ICT4D
12 Oct, 2018

Deadline to submit revised version Research Track
22 Oct, 2018

Notification of acceptance/rejection/revision Speakers – Industry Track
26 Oct, 2018

Final acceptance Research Track
29 Oct, 2018

Submission closes PhD Workshop
29 Oct, 2018

Final acceptance ICT4D
30 Oct, 2018

Final acceptance Destination-Cases
31 Oct, 2018

End of Early Bird Registration
Research Track 
2 Nov, 2018

Author registration deadline
2 Nov, 2018

End of Early Bird Registration
Speakers – Industry Track
12 Nov, 2018

Registration deadline
Research Track &
Speakers – Industry Track

12 Nov, 2018

Notification of acceptance/rejection/revision
PhD Workshop
19 Nov, 2018

Submit revised proposal PhD Workshop
26 Nov, 2018

Final acceptance PhD Workshop
9 Dec, 2018

Presentation Full Slides Submission Speakers – Industry Track
14 Jan, 2019

PhD Workshop
29 Jan, 2019



Under the Auspices of

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


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