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


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Day 1, 23rd of October

 

18:30 Welcome Reception and Wine Tasting

Jardins de la Misericordia, Palma.

Welcome remarks:

Taleb Rifai, Secretary-General of UNWTO.

Llorenç Huguet, Chancellor of the University of the Balearic Islands.
 

20:00 Palma Revealed. An evening walk through the historic city.

 

Day 2, 24th of October

 

8:30 Registration

9:00 Opening Ceremony

Catalina N. Juaneda, Professor, University of the Balearic Islands & Ana María Munar, Associate Professor, Copenhagen Business School.

9:30 My Academic Journey. Jafar Jafari, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout

10:25 Tea/Coffee break

10:45 Keynote. Tourism Paradigms. John Tribe, Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Tourism Research

11: 30 Paper Sessions: Theme 1, Tourism Paradigms

13: 30 Lunch

14:30 Keynote.  Tourism Research Frontiers. Donna Chambers, Lecturer in Tourism, University of Surrey

15: 45 Paper Sessions: Theme 2, Tourism Research Frontiers

17: 45 Tea/Coffee break

18: 00 Panel session: 25 Years of Peace through Tourism

Panel and debate

Session Chair:
Louis D’Amore

Panel members:
Jafar Jafari, Professor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
Don Hawkins, Eisenhower Professor of Tourism Policy, School of Business, George Washington University

19:00 Transportation to hotels

21:00 Tapas Dinner

 

Day 3, 25th of October

 

9:00 Celebrating Jafar Jafari: International Academy for the Study of Tourism and Annals of Tourism Research

  • Message from the International Academy for the Study of Tourism. Pauline Sheldon, Professor Emerita, University of Hawaii
  • Jafar Jafari and the Academy Fellows
  • Jafar Jafari and Annals of Tourism Research. John Tribe, Editor-in-Chief, Annals of Tourism Research

10:15 Tea/Coffee break

10:45 Keynote. Tourism Education. Pauline Sheldon, Professor Emerita, University of Hawaii

11:30 Paper sessions: Theme 3, Tourism Education

13:30 Lunch

14:30 Papers sessions

16:45 Tea/Coffee break

17:00 Concluding session: Going beyond the knowledge-based platform?

Panel and debate

Session chair:
Graham Dann, Professor, Finnmark University College

Tazim Jamal, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University
Antoni Riera, Professor, University of the Balearic Islands
Honggen Xiao, Assistant Professor, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Closing remarks

18:00 Transportation to hotels

20:30 Celebrating Jafar Jafari: Gala dinner

Restaurant Bens d’Avall / Club de Mar, Paseo Marítimo, Palma

Dancing

 

Day 4, 26th of October

 

Excursions