Palma, from 23 to 25 October 2013
Celebrating and Enhancing the Tourism
Knowledge-based Platform: A Tribute to Jafar Jafari


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General programme

23  october 2013


Day 1
Place La Misericòrdia, Palma
Activities
18:30 h. to 19:00 h.Registration

19:00 h. to 20:00 h..

Wellcome Reception and Wine Tasting
20:00 h. to 21:00 h.Palma Revealed

An evening walk through the historic city.
Dinner at the delegates’ expense




24  october 2013


Day 2
Place Main Room
Activities
08:30 h. to 09:00 h.Registration

09:00 h. to 09:15 h..

Opening Ceremony
09:15 h. to 10:15 h..

My Academic Journey, Jafar Jafari, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout

Speaker: Jafar  Jafari, University of Wisconsin-Stout, USA
10:15 h. to 10:45 h.Coffee break

10:45 h. to 11:30 h.Keynote

Tourism Paradigms. John Tribe, Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Tourism Research

Speaker: John  Tribe, University of Surrey, UK





Session 1 - Ontologies, epistemologies and disciplinarity (1)
Place Main Room
Cang Seng Ooi, Chair
Activities
11:30 h. to 11:50 h.Oral Communication

A Logical Step to the Principle of Tourism Science

Speaker: Kaz (Kazuyoshi)  Takeuchi, Jissen Women's Junior College
11:50 h. to 12:10 h.Oral Communication

Lightness, Control and Dissolution: Challenging the Democratic Potential of Tourism Social Media

Speaker: Ana María Munar, Copenhagen Business School
Speaker: Richard Ek, Lund University - Campus Helsingborg
12:10 h. to 12:30 h.Oral Communication

Sustainability-oriented tourism research and (eco)cultural justice: What would a critical (eco)feminist approach look like?

Speaker: Blanca Camargo, Universidad de Monterrey
Speaker: Tazim  Jamal, Texas A&M University, USA





Session 1 – Technology
Place Room SB03
Jaume Rosselló, Chair
Activities
11:30 h. to 11:50 h.Oral Communication

Smart sustainable tourism development. A new emerging paradigm in destination governance

Speaker: Roberto Micera, Institute for Service Industry Research (IRAT) National Research Council (CNR)
Speaker: Tazim  Jamal, Texas A&M University, USA
11:50 h. to 12:10 h.Oral Communication

Influence of the contents generated by travellers in the formation of the image of a tourist destination

Speaker: Bel Llodrà, Fundació BIT, Coordinadora àrea cibersocietat
12:10 h. to 12:30 h.Oral Communication

Is already tourism a technology knowledge-based industry? The increasing dominance of technology in tourism strategic management, entrepreneurship and innovation and management implications

Speaker: Julio Batle, Universitat de les Illes Balears





Session 1 – Tourism education- curriculum
Place Room SB04
Eugeni Aguiló, Chair
Activities
11:30 h. to 11:50 h.Oral Communication

Designing our future: islamic tourism and education

Speaker: Nor'Ain Othman , Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Deputy Dean (Research & Industry Linkages)
11:50 h. to 12:10 h.Oral Communication

Curriculum Development with practical requirements

Speaker: Knut Scherhag, University of Applied Sciences
12:10 h. to 12:30 h.Oral Communication

Sustaining Tourism Through Secondary School Education in Barbados

Speaker: Mechelle Best, California State University Northridge





Session 2 – Ontologies, epistemologies and disciplinarity (2)
Place Main Room
Szilvia Gyimóthy, Chair
Activities
12:30 h. to 12:50 h.Oral Communication

The View from 2013: Three Conceptualizations of the Relationship between Tourism and Social Life

Speaker: Kellee Caton, Thompson Rivers University
12:50 h. to 13:10 h.Oral Communication

A tourism fieldworker in a digital media world

Speaker: Can-Seng Ooi, Copenhagen Business School
13:10 h. to 13:30 h.Oral Communication

The Tourist as the Paradigmatic Post-Political Figure

Speaker: Richard Ek, Lund University - Campus Helsingborg





Session 2 – Tourism experiences
Place Room SB03
Marco Antonio Robledo, Chair
Activities
12:30 h. to 12:50 h.Oral Communication

The Tourist Experience: A Conceptual Framework

Speaker: Natalia Tur, Universitat de les Illes Balears
12:50 h. to 13:10 h.Oral Communication

Multi-sensory tourist experiences

Speaker: Jens K. Steen  Jacobsen, University of Stavanger, Norway
13:10 h. to 13:30 h.Oral Communication

Tourist experience: The mission and customers

Speaker: Francesc Fusté Forné, Escola Universitària Formatic Barna - Universitat de Girona





Session 2 – Learning processes and internationalization
Place Room SB04
Bartolomé Deyà Tortella, Chair
Activities
12:30 h. to 12:50 h.Oral Communication

Experiential learning: What has been learned from the case of ITHAS?

Speaker: Nevenka  Cavlek, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics & Business
12:50 h. to 13:10 h.Oral Communication

Values based learning in tourism higher education: the case of EMTM

Speaker: Tanja Mihalic, Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, Head Institute for Tourism ITEF
Speaker: Janne J. Liburd, University of Southern Denmark
Speaker: Jaume Guia, Universitat de Girona
13:10 h. to 13:50 h.Oral Communication

Flexibility in teaching – challenges for teacher and institutions

Speaker: Knut Scherhag, University of Applied Sciences





Place Main Room
Activities
13:30 h. to 14:30 h.Lunch time

14:30 h. to 15:45 h.Keynote

Tourism Research Frontiers.

Speaker: Donna  Chambers, University of Surrey, UK





Session 3 – Ontologies, epistemologies and disciplinarity (3)
Place Main Room
Hongeng Xiao, Chair
Activities
15:45 h. to 16:05 h.Oral Communication

Multidisciplinary Research In Hospitality And Tourism: What We Should Know By Now

Speaker: Fevzi Okumus, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida
Speaker: Mathilda van Niekerk, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida
16:05 h. to 16:25 h.Oral Communication

Inner and Outer Journeys: Tourism as a Way of Personal Transformation and Growth

Speaker: Marco Antonio Robledo, Universitat de les Illes Balears
16:25 h. to 16:45 h.Oral Communication

Theory and methodology: implications in the construction of the tourism as study object

Speaker: Celeste Nava, Universidad Autónoma del Estado de México





Session 3 – Sustainability and responsibel tourism
Place Room SB03
Adriana Budeanu, Chair
Activities
15:45 h. to 16:05 h.Oral Communication

The Effect of Environmental Quality on Revisit Intention: The Case of Alishan National Scenic Area, Taiwan

Speaker: Tzung-Cheng  Huan , National Chiayi University (Taiwan)
16:05 h. to 16:25 h.Oral Communication

Bargaining Attitudes in Holiday Contexts

Speaker: Metin Kozak, Dokuz Eylul University
16:25 h. to 16:45 h.Oral Communication

An Oaxaca-Blinder decomposition of resident’s attitude towards tourism: tourism product and resident’s identification with tourism.

Speaker: Esther Martínez-García, Universitat de Girona





Session 3 – Critical curriculum development
Place Room SB04
Tazim Jamal, Chair
Activities
15:45 h. to 16:05 h.Oral Communication

Studying Tourism: Where's the Humanity in It?

Speaker: Kellee Caton, Thompson Rivers University
16:05 h. to 16:25 h.Oral Communication

Sexual Harassment, Tourism and Education

Speaker: Avital Biran, Bournemouth University, Senior Lecturer in Tourism
Speaker: Yael Ram, Ashkelon Academic College
Speaker: John  Tribe, University of Surrey, UK
16:25 h. to 16:45 h.Oral Communication

Rethinking Caribbean Tourism Education: the way forward

Speaker: Acolla Lewis, University of the West Indies, St Augustine





Session 4 – Ontologies, epistemologies and disciplinarity (4)
Place Main Room
Yael Ram, Chair
Activities
17:15 h. to 17:35 h.Oral Communication

The four arrows of Knowledge applied to Tourism

Speaker: Giuseppina Cardia, University Antonio de Nebrija
17:35 h. to 17:55 h.Oral Communication

Looking through University´s window – Tourism and its plots

Speaker: Teresa Catramby, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro





Session 4 – Economic performance and management
Place Room SB03
Eduardo Fayos, Chair
Activities
17:15 h. to 17:35 h.Oral Communication

Influence of tourism marketing plans on demand behavior: the case of the balearic islands

Speaker: Miguel Trias Vilar, Universitat de les Illes Balears
17:35 h. to 17:55 h.Oral Communication

From Economic Crises to Tourism Competitiveness

Speaker: José Francisco Perles Ribes, Universidad de Alicante
17:55 h. to 18:15 h.Oral Communication

Challenges of tourism education in China

Speaker: Jaeyeon Choe, Macau University of Science and Technology





Session 4 – Institutional development and change
Place Room SB04
Vicente Ramos, Chair
Activities
17:15 h. to 17:35 h.Oral Communication

University reforms in Sweden and the principle of unity between research and teaching in Tourism

Speaker: Anders Olsson, Lund University
17:35 h. to 17:55 h.Oral Communication

At the right time, in the right place, with the right people ...

Speaker: Tony Tse, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
17:55 h. to 18:15 h.Oral Communication

Porvoo Campus: Implementing Inquiry Learning

Speaker: Jarmo Ritalahti, HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences





Place Main Room
Activities
18:20 h. to 19:00 h.Transfer

Transportation to hotels





Tapas Dinner
Place Sadrassana Restaurant Cocteleria
Activities
20:30 h. to 23:45 h.Dinner

Tapas dinner



25  october 2013


Day 3
Activities
09:00 h. to 10:15 h.

Celebrating Jafar Jafari: International Academy for the Study of Tourism and Annals of Tourism Research
10:15 h. to 10:45 h..

Tourism and the Arts: Illòtic
10:45 h. to 11:15 h.Coffee break

11:15 h. to 12:00 h.Keynote

Tourism Education. Pauline Sheldon, Professor Emerita, University of Hawaii

Speaker: Pauline  Sheldon, University of Hawaii, USA





Session 5 – Ontologies, epistemologies and disciplinarity (5)
Place Main Room
Richard Ek, Chair
Activities
12:00 h. to 12:20 h.Oral Communication

The production of a peculiar chronotope: Power relations in tourism contexts.

Speaker: Antonio Miguel Nogués-Pedregal, Universitas Miguel Hernández
12:20 h. to 12:40 h.Oral Communication

"Tourismization”: the tourism as a guiding axis of the relationships instituted in Ilha Grande (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Speaker: Teresa Cristina de Miranda Mendonça, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro
12:40 h. to 13:00 h.Oral Communication

Tourism research in Spain: bibliometric analysis of the proceedings of the Congress of the Spanish Association of Scientific Experts in Tourism (AECIT, 1994-2012)

Speaker: José-Antonio Corral-Marfil, University of Vic
Speaker: Gemma Cànoves, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona





Session 5 – Culture, peace and new research agendas
Place Room SB03
Avital Biran, Chair
Activities
12:00 h. to 12:20 h.Oral Communication

Pop Culture Tourism: Research Propositions

Speaker: Szilvia Gyimóthy, Aalborg University
Speaker: Kristina Lindström, University of Gothenburg, Centre for Tourism
Speaker: Mia Larson, Department of Service Management and Service Studies, Lund University
12:20 h. to 12:40 h.Oral Communication

Give peace a punch? Political consumerism and tourism in the Holy Land

Speaker: Yael Ram, Ashkelon Academic College
12:40 h. to 13:00 h.Oral Communication

25 years of peace through tourism

Speaker: Donald Hawkins, The George Washington University, Eisenhower Professor of Tourism Policy





Session 5 – Skills, competences and tourism education
Place Room SB04
Julio Batle, Chair
Activities
12:00 h. to 12:20 h.Oral Communication

Overeducation, job satisfaction and wages in the spanish tourism sector

Speaker: Adelaida Lillo-Bañuls, Universidad de Alicante
12:20 h. to 12:40 h.Oral Communication

Creating tourism awareness through introducing tourism as a high school subject: Empirical findings from south africa

Speaker: Mathilda van Niekerk, Rosen College of Hospitality Management, University of Central Florida
12:40 h. to 13:00 h.Oral Communication

Technological tools in higher tourism education and students’ motivation

Speaker: Adelaida Lillo-Bañuls, Universidad de Alicante





Place Main Room
Activities
13:00 h. to 14:00 h.Lunch time






Session 6 – Research development and Jafar Jafari
Place Main Room
Jens Kr. Steen Jacobsen, Chair
Activities
14:00 h. to 14:20 h.Oral Communication

Thematic analysis of tourism research in leading tourism journals

Speaker: Iris Regina Cabral, Universidade do Algarve
Speaker: João  Albino Silva, University of Algarve, Portugal
14:20 h. to 14:40 h.Oral Communication

Destination evolution and network dynamics: A new research agenda

Speaker: Sven A. Haugland, NHH Norwegian School of Economics
14:40 h. to 15:00 h.Oral Communication

Jafar Jafari - a modest leader expanding the frontiers of knowledge.

Speaker: Nelson Graburn, University of Berkeley





Session 6 – Unity, multiculturality and tourism (1)
Place Room SB03
Francesc Sastre, Chair
Activities
14:00 h. to 14:20 h.Oral Communication

Community involvement and collaboration in tourism development:Lessons learned from three coastal communities in Bohuslän, Sweden

Speaker: Kristina Lindström, University of Gothenburg, Centre for Tourism
Speaker: Mia Larson, Department of Service Management and Service Studies, Lund University
14:20 h. to 14:40 h.Oral Communication

A Study on the Impact of Ethnic Tourism in Increasing Unity in Multicultural Societies: A Case Study of Baluchis in Iran

Speaker: AhmadReza Sheikhi, Universidad de La Laguna
Speaker: Heredina Fernández, ULPGC
14:40 h. to 15:00 h.Oral Communication

The Cultural Tourism Research Trend. Where are We Going?

Speaker: Claudia Melis, University of Cagliari





Session 6 – Unity, multiculturality and tourism (2)
Place Room SB04
Donna Chambers, Chair
Activities
14:00 h. to 14:20 h.Oral Communication

"e-Heritage and Tourist Experience: empowerment of “botton-up” process

Speaker: Heredina Fernández, ULPGC
Speaker: Diolinda Ramírez Gutiérrez, Universidad de La Laguna
14:20 h. to 14:40 h.Oral Communication

Heritage Tourism and Historic Preservation: An integrated approach towards resilience in cultural & heritage tourism destinations

Speaker: Tazim  Jamal, Texas A&M University, USA
14:40 h. to 15:00 h.Oral Communication

Gift shop owners’ perception of authenticity of Canadian indigenous souvenirs

Speaker: Pooneh Torabian, University of Waterloo





Session 7- Destination development and management (1)
Place Main Room
João da Silva , Chair
Activities
15:00 h. to 15:20 h.Oral Communication

Governance and political economy in rural tourism development in China

Speaker: Yi Wang, University of Nottingham Ningbo
15:20 h. to 15:40 h.Oral Communication

The Role of Tourism in the Rescue of Economically Marginal Traditional Agricultural Systems

Speaker: Kazem Vafadari, Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University
15:40 h. to 16:00 h.Oral Communication

Sustainable Tourism in Kerala – a role model for other societies in the world?

Speaker: Tatjana Thimm, HTWG Konstanz





Session 7 – Destination development and management (2)
Place Room SB03
Metin Kozak, Chair
Activities
15:00 h. to 15:20 h.Oral Communication

Can Religion Affiliation Determine International Tourist Flows?

Speaker: Jaume Rosselló, Universitat de les Illes Balears
15:20 h. to 15:40 h.Oral Communication

The touristic capital of resorts. Rethinking resort development

Speaker: Christophe Clivaz, University Institute Kurt Bösch (IUKB)
15:40 h. to 16:00 h.Oral Communication

Prioritizing decisions: destination choice versus travel mode

Speaker: Francisco  Sastre Albertí, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain
Speaker: Natividad  Juaneda Sampol, Vice-Chancellor, University of the Balearic Islands, Spain





Place Main Room
Activities
16:00 h. to 16:30 h.Coffee break

16:30 h. to 17:50 h.

Concluding session: Going beyond the knowledge-based platform?





Celebrating Jafar Jafari: Gala dinner
Place Lounge Club de Mar
Activities
20:30 h. to 23:55 h.Closing dinner

Gala dinner and Dancing



26  october 2013


Day 4
Activities
Excursion

Excursion: Serra de Tramuntana