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Taylor’s University will host the 12th Asia Pacific CHRIE (ApacCHRIE) Conference in Kuala Lumpur from 21 – 24 May 2014. We welcome submission of papers on the following themes, and look forward to welcoming you to Kuala Lumpur next May.
12TH ASIA PACIFIC CHRIE (APacCHRIE) CONFERENCE 2014
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Breaking Barriers Shifting Gears
Date: 21-24 May 2014
Venue: Sunway Resort Hotel, Bandar Sunway, Selangor, Malaysia
FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT & CALL FOR PAPERS
We are pleased to announce the “12th Asia Pacific CHRIE (APacCHRIE) Conference 2014” to be organized by Taylor’s University, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and welcome all delegates to this beautiful country.
Call For Papers
The conference will focus on a broad range of topics related to tourism and hospitality. The conference organizers invite papers, abstracts and presentations relevant to the theme of the conference “Breaking Barriers Shifting Gears”. Papers are also invited in the sub themes of:
- Innovations of hospitality/tourism and sustainability
- Marketing channels, issues and transformations/new trends of marketing channel in hospitality/tourism
- Transformation of distribution channels and contemporary issues
- Destination branding and promotion
- Competition and cooperation
- Tourist experience and human interactions
- Consumer behaviour in hospitality/tourism
- Public-private partnerships
- Innovation in government and the economy
- Innovation systems and the geography of innovation (national, subnational, international, others)
- Social innovation and sustainability
- Knowledge economies, knowledge management
- Strategic organization and management
- ICT and social networks
- Language, culture, and globalization
- Social work and social development
- Community resilience and social capital
- Sustainable tourism
- Rural tourism and green tourism
- Ethics, leadership, and corporate social responsibility
- Other papers related to the theme of the Conference.
Who Should Attend?
- Academics and educators in tourism/hospitality fields
- Managers of hotels/restaurants/tourism businesses
- Trainers in tourism/hospitality/restaurant fields
- Tourism/hospitality researchers and industry consultants
- Interregional organisations with interest in tourism/hospitality industry
- Administrators of tourism/hospitality management educational programs
- Tourism/hospitality/ restaurant industry executives and representatives of multinational firms
- Financial institutions and tourism industry investors
- Tourism policy makers and national tourism organisation directors
- Students in tourism/ hospitality management
- Abstracts (three (3) pages extended abstract, typed, single-spaced and maximum 1,500 words) should be submitted for review and selection.
- The abstractsshould summarize the key points of the paper and with a maximum of 6 keywords that define the subject matter.
- The paper is reviewed based on the quality of the abstract. Thus, ensure a complete abstract is submitted.
- Authors should write their name and indicate their affiliation (e.g. university name, country) only below the title of the paper.
- Abstracts must be submitted using the Easychair system https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=apacchrie2014
- All the abstracts will be reviewed by the Scientific Paper Review Committee and authors of accepted abstracts will be invited to submit full papers through the above link.
Deadlines for Submission
Abstracts (3 page extended abstract) Submission: 31 January 2014
Full Paper Submission: 21 April, 2014
- Once the abstract is accepted, at least one of the authors must register and present the paper at the Conference.
- Camera ready versions of the accepted papers will be distributed to all the conference delegates via CD-ROM (with ISBN) or USB drive.
- Best papers will be competitively selected and authors will be acknowledged with a plaque and certificate.
- Selected papers will be considered for publication in Sponsor Journals of the Conference.
Full Papers Submission
- Manuscripts submitted to 12th APacCHRIE Conference 2014 should be original contribution and should not have been previously published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Individual and multiple authors are welcome to contribute.
- Manuscripts must be written in English.
- The abstract should summarize the key points of the paper with a maximum of 6 keywords that define the subject matter.
- Manuscripts should normally not exceed 5,000 words.
- All contributions should follow the format and style described in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA, 6th edition).
- All manuscripts should be typed in MS WORD format, single-spaced with one-inch margins and using 12-point Times New Roman font (exception of tables 10-point Times New Roman).
- Manuscripts should include the following major sections & sequence: title, affiliation of the authors (e.g. university name, country), abstract (not more than 500 words), keywords (3-6 words only), main body (Introduction, Literature Review, Methodology, Findings, Conclusion) and references.
- The main body or text should be divided into headings and subheadings. Main headings should be centred on the page and subheadings placed at the left margin.
- Tables and figures (300dpi) should be clearly labelled, in the format and style described in APA (6th edition) and suitable for direct reproduction.
- References should follow the format and style described in APA (6th edition).
|21 MAY 2014 (WED)||9.00am – 12.00pm||APacCHRIE Board Meeting|
|12.00pm – 2.00pm||APacCHRIE Board Meeting Lunch|
|2.00pm – 7.00pm||Pre-Conference Registration|
|2.00pm – 7.00pm||Pre-Conference Tour:
Kuala Lumpur City Tour(inclusive of Conference package for registered delegates)
|7.00pm – 9.00pm||Opening Cocktail Reception|
|22 MAY 2014 (THU)||8.30am-6.00pm||Conference Registration|
|9.00am –9.30am||Opening Ceremony|
|9.30am – 10.15am||Opening Address and Keynote Speech 1|
|10.15am – 10.45am||Refreshment Break & Press Conference|
|10.45am– 11.30am||Keynote Speech 2|
|11.30am – 12.15pm||Keynote Speech 3|
|12.15pm – 2.00pm||Lunch|
|2.00pm – 3.30pm||Concurrent Session 1|
|3.30pm – 4.00pm||Refreshment Break & Poster Session 1|
|4.00pm – 5.30pm||Concurrent Session 2|
|7.00pm – 13.00pm||Conference Dinner|
|23 MAY 2014 (FRI)||8.30am-6.00pm||Conference Registration|
|9.00am –10.30am||Panel Session 1 (3 panellists)|
|10.30am – 11.00am||Refreshment Break & Poster Session 2|
|11.00am – 12.30pm||Concurrent Session 3|
|12.30pm – 2.00pm||Lunch|
|2.00pm – 3.30pm||Concurrent Session 4|
|3.30pm – 4.00pm||Refreshment Break|
|4.00pm – 5.30pm||Panel Session 2 (3 panellists)|
|7.00pm – 10.30pm||Gala Dinner & Cultural Show|
|24 MAY 2014 (SAT)||9.00am –10.30am||Panel Session 3 (3 panellists)|
|10.30am – 11.00am||Refreshment Break|
|11.00am – 12.30pm||APacCHRIE General Meeting|
|Best Paper Award|
|2015 APacCHRIE Conference Announcement|
|12.30pm – 2.00pm||Closing Lunch|
|2.00pm – 8.00pm||Post-Conference Tour 1: Putrajaya – A Heritage of the Future(cost to be announced later)|
|25 MAY 2014 (SUN)||9.00am –8.00pm||Post-Conference Tour 2: Malacca – A Historical & Heritage Trail(cost to be announced later)|
|25-28 MAY 2014||Optional Tours(would be arranged by appointed Tour Companies)3D/2N Langkawi, Kedah
3D/2N Redang Island, Trengganu
4D/3N Mulu National Park, Sarawak
4D/3N Kinabalu National Park, Sabah
(cost to be announced later)
All presenters and participants are invited to register for the conference. The conference registration fee includes participation in all conference sessions, participation in all scheduled meals, functions (including the opening cocktail), and refreshment breaks, and a copy of the conference proceedings and programme will be available via CDROM/USB drive at the conference. Registration fees are shown below:
(On or before 21 April 2014)
|· Member: USD 320 (RM 960)· Non-Member: USD 360 (RM 1,080)
· Spouse: USD 180 (RM 540)
|Regular Registration||· Member: USD 360 (RM 1,080)· Non-Member: USD 440 (RM 1,420)
· Spouse: USD 200 (RM 600)
(Registered in Overseas Universities)
|· USD 240 (RM 720) (before 21 April 2014)· USD 300 (RM 900) (after 21 April 2014)|
(Registered in Malaysian Universities)Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia (TEAM) Active Members
|· USD 200 (RM 600) (before 21 April 2014)· USD 250 (RM 750) (after 21 April 2014)|
- Registration Forms will be sent via email and/or are downloadable from the conference website.
- Full-time students are required to produce a letter or certificate of full-time status at the time of registration.
- Direct Deposit via Interbank or Interbranch – Bank : OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad – Account Type: Current A/C – Account Name: Taylor’s University Sdn Bhd – Account No: 701-130855-6
- Telegraphic Transfer (TT) Bank : OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad – Account No: 701-130855-6 – Bank Address: Ground Floor, KL Main Branch, Jalan Tun Perak, 50050 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Swift Code: OCBCMYKLXXX
- Local Bank Cheque make payable to : Taylor’s University Sdn Bhd
- A photocopy of the remittance slip must be emailed with the registration form to the Secretariat. All payment for the conference registration must be made in USD for International delegates and RM for Malaysian delegates.
- Cancellation policy: If cancelled before 21 April 2014, a refund will be made less USD 100 (RM 300) administrative charge. Notice of cancellation must be received in written form. No refund after 21 April 2014.
- Registration will only be confirmed upon receipt of full payment.
|Asia-Pacific Journal of Innovation in Hospitality and Tourismhttp://www.taylors.edu.my/apjiht
|European Journal of Tourism Researchhttp://ejtr.vumk.eu/
ISSN: 1314 – 0817
|International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Managementhttp://www.emeraldinsight.com/journals.htm?issn=0959-6119
|International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Researchhttp://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=ijcthr
|Journal of Hospitality Marketing and Managementhttp://www.informaworld.com/smpp/title~content=t792306863~db=all
|Journal of Travel Researchhttp://jtr.sagepub.com/
|Managing Service Qualityhttp://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=msq
|Tourism Review http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=tr
|Worldwide Hospitality and Tourism Themeshttp://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/journals.htm?id=whatt
|TEAM Journal of Hospitality & Tourismhttp://teamjournalht.wordpress.com
|Journal of Vacation Marketinghttp://www.uk.sagepub.com/journals/Journal201732
Sunway Resort Hotel & Spa,
Persiaran Lagoon, Bandar Sunway
46150 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia
Tel +603-7492 8000 Fax +603-7492 8001
Dr. Chong Li Choo, Conference Secretariat
School of Hospitality, Tourism and Culinary Arts,
Taylor’s University, Lakeside Campus,
No. 1, Jalan Taylor’s, 47500 Subang Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
Tel: +603-56295000; Fax: +603-56295001
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