Authors guidelines

Contributions should focus on the latest developments and findings in management sciences in the wine tourism industry. The International Conference welcomes theoretical, empirical, experimental, and case study research contributions. All contributions should clearly address the practical and theoretical implications of the research reported.

The International Research Workshop aims to contribute to wine tourism research and calls for research papers investigating topics related (but not limited) to the following topics:

  • Customer segmentation and consumer behaviors 
  • Wine tourism experience  
  • Marketing strategies and innovation 
  • Entrepreneurship and innovation management 
  • Strategic management 
  • Cooperation, collaboration, networks and alliances 
  • Information Communication Technologies (ICTs)
  • Cross-cultural studies and cultural influences 
  • Sustainability
  • Wine tourism events/festivals
  • Wine destination management
  • Cellar door management and wine hospitality 


Format of contributions: extended abstracts 

  • Competitive papers: completed research papers on any topics related to the themes of the conference.
  • Work-in-progress reports:  on-going research or ideas for future research in order to generate feedback on any topics related to the theme of the conference.


Requirements for contributions

  • 5 pages maximum, excluding title page, references and appendices
  • Title page should include name(s) of author(s), affiliations, email address and corresponding author
  • APA 6th referencing style
  • Font: Times New Roman, Font size: 12, 1.15 line spacing, Margins 2.5 cm for top, bottom, left and right
  • Only word documents will be accepted (save the title of your paper as title of the contribution) 


Academic publication opportunities

All contributions will go through a double-blind peer-review process. Accepted contributions that will be presented during the workshop will be included in the workshop proceedings. Best contributions will be invited to submit a full paper for consideration in a special issue to be published by the Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Management (SSCI impact factor 2.496)

Authors would need to agree and indicate that they wish their paper to be considered for the special issue when they submit it to the workshop. An invitation to submit a paper to the special issue is not a guarantee it will be accepted by the editors for publication. Any paper that will be potentially published in the special issue will not be published in the proceedings.

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