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The fourth annual Consumer Behavior in Tourism Symposium 2011 (CBTS 2011) will take place from December 1st to December 3rd in Bruneck‐Brunico, Italy, under the theme "Future Tourism Demand: Demographic, Behavioral and Social Changes. Challenges for marketers and economists".
CBTS 2011 will provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners from all over the world to exchange scientific ideas and results and discuss new and emerging directions in research and practice in the field. Theoretical or applied research contributions in the form of research papers are welcome. All abstracts will be subject to a double blind peer review process. Selected academic contributions addressing one or more of the sub‐themes of the symposium will be presented during parallel sessions.

CBTS 2011 offers:
1. highly recognized international keynote speakers:
    • a. Daniel Fesenmaier, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA (confirmed)
    • b. Donald Getz, University of Calgary, Canada (confirmed)
    • c. Gianna Moscardo, James Cook University, Australia (confirmed),
    • d. Stephen Wanhill, University of Limerick, Ireland (confirmed)

2. a pre‐conference workshop on meta­analysis conducted by Michael Bosnjak, Free University of Bozen‐Bolzano, Italy,

3. an opportunity for doctoral students to benefit from the expertise and mentoring of Dogan Gursoy, (Editor­in­Chief of the Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management) who will hold a mentoring session and serve as discussant for their presentations,

4. high quality scientific sessions with internationally peer‐reviewed paper presentations,

5. possibility to publish full papers in a Special Issue of the a) Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Management and b) Tourism Econmics

6. a unique South Tyrolean experience.You can also access 2008, 2009 and 2010 symposium websites to view the program, book of abstracts and presentations for these events.

You can also access 2008, 2009 and 2010 symposium websites to view the program, book of abstracts and presentations for these events.

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