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Kos Tourism Conference and Spring School: Tourism as a Tool for Sustainable Growth


Kos Tourism Conference1 to 3 May 2015, Kos Island, Greece. Organized by the European Tourism Unit / European Centre of Excellence, University of Athens, with the support of Bournemouth University, IFITT (International Federation for Information Technologies in Travel and Tourism), ETOA (European Tourism Association), National Centre for Sustainable Development, the International Conference offers a unique opportunity for those interested in a  wide range of topics contributing to sustainable tourism.

the International Conference offers a unique opportunity for those interested in the following issues:

  • Agile/Smart Tourism Marketing
  • Crisis Management and Continuity
  • Sustainability/ Responsibility
  • Accessibility/ Inclusion / Third Age
  • Education/Training/ Professionalism /Certification
  • Sustainable Development
  • Competitive Marketing in Tourism
  • Cultural Heritage Tourism
  • Medical/Thermal/ Wellness and Fitness/Sports Tourism
  • Strategic Tourism Management

The conference brings together the research community with professionals to discuss cutting edge issues in tourism.

A conference session on Accessible Tourism, Inclusion and Third Age will be led by ENAT Managing Director, Ivor Ambrose, on 1st May.


Caravia Beach Hotel & Bungalows, Kos.

Call for Papers, Registration and Further Information

A Call for Papers has been published with a deadline of 27th February 2015.

Full details about the Call, Registration and Further information can be obtained from the Conference & Summer School website.

Special packages are offered for short or long stays, including hotel, meals, Conference and Spring School programmes.

Download the Conference Programme from the right-hand panel in PDF format.

ENAT logoThe Kos Tourism Conference 2015 is organised in collaboration with ENAT





General Information

Submitted by: Ivor Ambrose
Location: Kos Island, Greece
Start Date: 01/05/2015
End Date: 03/05/2015




Accessibility auditing | Accessibility information, access guides | Accommodation services | Age-related issues, (seniors) | Airlines and air transport | Ancient monuments | Buildings and facilities design, maintenance | Bus and coach transport, touring | Caf├ęs, restaurants, bars and pubs | Cruises | Customer relations | Demographics | Design Guidelines, Design-for-All | Disability, disabilities, technical aids | Education, training | Employment, working conditions | Festivals - music, dance | Food and drink | Health, therapy, wellness | Heritage | Hospitality | Hotel management, hotel business | Information and Communication Technologies | Lifestyle | Location-based services | Management of tourist venues and attractions | Marinas and ports services | Medical and nursing care, treatment | Mind, body, spirit | Nature holidays | Policy, legislation | Publishing | Religion | Retail | Safety and security issues | Shopping | Shows and theatre | Special services for disabled visitors | Sports | Suppliers of equipment | Theme parks, leisure parks and water parks | Therapy, wellness | Tourist information services | Transport services | Travel agents | Travel services | Visual arts | Walking and hiking | Young childrens' and families' holidays and services | Youth tourism