Dubrovnik, Croatia – May 31 – June 2, 2017
Registration for the Scientific track of the European Cities Marketing conference on City Tourism has started. The conference provides a highly exciting mix of top-level industry and academic speakers. Learn more about how cities seek to manage disruptions in urban tourism and the ways in which academia can connect to these developments.
The conference fee for academics and presenters in the academic track is 235 Euros and includes two lunches and one dinner, coffee and refreshments as well as a side programme.
Back ground information on the organizers
EUROPEAN CITIES MARKETING (ECM) is a more than 25 year existing non-profit organisation improving the competitiveness and performance of the leading cities of Europe. ECM provides a platform for convention, leisure and city marketing professionals to exchange knowledge, best practice and widen their network to build new business. The association consist of more than 120 city marketing and city visitor and convention bureaus of larger European cities. The organization is supported by national and regional tourism organizations, research organizations, and industry partners and is recognized as the leading European network in its field.
MODUL University Vienna is since the beginning of the association the technical research advisor. MODUL is partner in the European Tourism Futures Research Network (ETFI). This network concentrates on stimulating research studies and knowledge exchange among professionals, the industry and students.
CELTH, the Centre of Expertise Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality is the Dutch national network of research and education in the field if this domain. The network is linked worldwide to several partners, academic and from the industry side. Among the academic partners are the largest European specialized universities in Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality.
DUBROVNIK, a magnificent historic city, founded in the 7th century, traces its roots to the ancient world. It was the only city-state on the entire Croatian coast, from the 14th to the 19th century. Seafaring and trade, together with the wise international policy and skilful diplomacy brought economic and cultural prosperity and centuries of prosperity to that free city–state. The Dubrovnik people were known as good seafarers, tradesmen, scientists and writers.
The University of Dubrovnik is the “youngest” university in Croatia. It was established in 2003. on the foundations of a very long tradition which goes back to the 17th century, but also on decades of modern higher education.
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