Welcome to CBTS-ET 2023

Call for Abstracts: Consumer Behavior in Tourism Symposium - Emerging Topics 2023 (CBTS-ET 2023)

We are thrilled to invite you to present your research at the groundbreaking Consumer Behavior in Tourism Symposium - Emerging Topics 2023:

Date: December 7-9, 2023
Location: Trier University, Germany

Affiliated journal: Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management, JHTM (IF 8,3)
Selected presentations will be invited to submit a full-fledged manuscript for review. Submissions will need to follow the submission guidelines and standards of JHTM. Prof. Dr. Marianna Sigala (Editor-in-Chief of JHTM) will also be present at the conference.

Abstract submissions are accepted via e-mail (to: cbtsuni-trierde) until October 1, 2023 (deadline extended),  and should be based on the following template:

This conference is not your ordinary gathering; it is a forward-looking event that delves into the realms of emerging and niche themes with the potential to revolutionalise the tourism and hospitality landscape. Join us as we dive into fascinating discussions, uncovering trends that will gain considerable momentum in the coming years.

Here's a sneak peek of some of the captivating topics that will be covered:

  • Space Tourism: Discover the future of travel beyond our planet and unravel the possibilities and challenges of space tourism.
    Keynote Speaker:
    Raphael A. Roettgen, E2MC Ventures
  • Global Health and Tourism: Discuss the symbiotic relationship between global health and tourism and the implementation of effective health measures to ensure the well-being of travelers and the sustainability of the tourism industry.
    Keynote Speaker:
    Prof. Dr. Lothar H. Wieler, Hasso-Plattner-Institute, Digital Global Public Health
  • Food Tourism and Alternative Nutrition: Explore the evolving dietary preferences and their impact on the tourism and hospitality industry, as we delve into the world of alternative proteins and cultured meat.
    Keynote Speaker:
    Prof. Dr. Francesco La Barbera, University of Napoli Federico II
  • Innovations for Sustainability: Witness groundbreaking innovations that will help the tourism industry achieve its sustainability goals and ensure a greener, more responsible future.
    Keynote Speaker:
    Prof. Dr. Thomas Bausch, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano

And many more!

During the conference, the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management (JHTM) will also run a Paper Hackathon under the organisation of Prof. Dr. Marianna Sigala (JHTM Editor - In - Chief, Sheffield Hallam University). More details about the Paper Hackathon can be found here: https://tinyurl.com/CBTS-ET2023-Hackathon


CBTS-ET  2023 Timeline

July 15 until Oct 1, 2023 (deadline extended)
Abstract submissions accepted

Sept 10, 2023
Preliminary program published, acceptance/rejection notifications, registration period

Oct 16 - Nov 5, 2023
Early bird registration

Nov 15, 2023
Final program published

Nov 26, 2023
Regular registration ends

Dec 7-9, 2023
CBTS-ET 2023 in Trier, Germany


Fees EARLY REGISTRATION period (October, 16 – November, 5):

Participants:               240 Euro
Online Participants:     60 Euro

Fees for REGULAR REGISTRATIONS ends on the 26nd of November 2023:

Participants:               360 Euro
Online Participants:   120 Euro

CURRENCY: All registration fees are due in EURO.