New Zealand Tourism & Hospitality Research Conference, 2010
24-26 November, 2010
AUT University, Auckland, Aotearoa/New Zealand

Call for Presentations / Papers

Conference attendees may either give a presentation at the conference without a written paper or they may make a presentation and submit a written paper for consideration for publication in the conference proceedings.
Written papers may be either full or working papers (which will be peer reviewed via the conference academic committee).

Timetable for presentation/papers:

1 July - Presentation and full paper abstracts due (250 words)  now closed.
1 August - Final submission date for receipt of full papers for refereeing  now closed.
31 August - Working paper abstract due (250 words)  now closed.
- Presentation summary due (250 words)  now closed.
22 October  - Final date for submission of working papers extended abstracts. now closed.

Options for presentations/papers:

  1. Presentation and full paper: An abstract (max 250 words) must be submitted for peer review and potential acceptance by 1 July. now closed.
    Once accepted, the full paper must be submitted for peer review by 1 August. now closed..
  2. Presentation only: A summary (max 250 words) should be submitted for review and potential acceptance by
    31 August. now closed.
    Once accepted, final presentation must be submitted by 20 November.
  3. Presentation and working paper: An abstract (max 250 words) should be submitted for review and potential acceptance by 31 August. now closed.
    Once accepted, the final working paper must be submitted for peer review by 22 October. now closed.

Potential paper themes

  • Climate change, carbon emissions and tourism
  • Rugby World Cup 2011
  • Adventure, high risk and accidents
  • Tourism and immigration
  • Museum and heritage
  • Cycle tourism
  • Maori, Pasifika and indigenous
  • Education tourism
  • Medical tourism
  • Volunteer tourism
  • Cruise and yacht-based tourism
  • Spa, health and wellness tourism
  • Culinary and wine tourism
  • Human resource management in hospitality
  • Research methods and practice
  • Gastronomy and organics
  • Equality and accessibility
  • Home hosting

Papers on other areas relating tourism and hospitality research and its application will also be considered.

Refereed papers abstracts: due 1 July 2010  (now closed).

Initially authors should submit an abstract of up to 250 words for review before full papers are submitted (see below).

Refereed papers: due 1 August 2010 (now closed).

Papers submitted in this category are those where research work, conceptual or theoretical development is complete.
Authors should submit papers of up to 5000 words for review once they have received notification of acceptance of their abstract.
Successful papers will be published in full in the refereed section of the NZTHRC proceedings.
Submitted papers will be acknowledged on receipt and are subject to the timetable above.
If a paper is not accepted as a refereed full paper, it can still be accepted as a working paper.

Presentation summary: due 31 August 2010 (now closed).

Initially presenters should submit a summary of the presentation of up to 250 words for consideration of inclusion in the conference.

Working paper abstracts: due 31 August 2010 (now closed).

Working papers are those where a substantial amount of the research work or conceptual or theoretical development is complete. Authors should submit an abstract (250 words), to be reviewed by the Conference Paper Review Committee as per the timetable above.

Working papers: due 22 October 2010. now closed.

Working papers are those where a substantial amount of the research work or theoretical development is complete. Authors of working papers have two options regarding what they will have included in the conference proceedings. The first option is to have published the working paper abstract (250 words). The second option is to have a longer working paper (extended abstract) included.

This working paper (extended abstract) should be 1,000 - 1,500 words in length and conform to the format guidelines given.

Working papers will be reviewed by the Conference Paper Review Committee before inclusion in the proceedings

Presentation submission: due 20 November 2010

1. All Powerpoint presentations are to be sumitted and presented using the template supplied. To download the template, please click here.

2. Presenters are directed to submit their presentations through the conference website. This is to ensure that all presentations are set up by the conference technicians ready for the conference. There may not be sufficient time to set these up when the conference starts. To upload Powerpoint presentation, please click here.

NB: Please DO NOT email your Powerpoint to Sharon Race or you will block her email box!
Powerpoints should not be larger than 10MB.
The use of sound, video, DVD and internet is available for your presentation.