Theme of the TTRA 2020 International Conference to be held at the Fairmont Empress in Victoria, BC will be "20/20 Vision: Looking Forward, Looking Back."
"Over the course of the conference, we will develop a 20/20 perfect vision of the future tourism research agenda �" looking forward at major tourism research needs and looking back at 50 years of accomplishments in the promoting the use of research in travel marketing and planning. Our conference will look at the new models and paradigms for economics and tourism and the research needed to empower tourism decision-makers. Do not miss out on this opportunity to contribute to a global association and international conference that has been bringing together researchers from agencies, destinations, the industry and academia since its inception in 1970."
MMGY Nextfactor President and CEO Paul Ouimet will deliver a keynote speech on "Destination Stewardship and Community Alignment".
Call for research papers is also open now at https://scholarworks.umass.edu/ttra/2020/ .
Ticket prices are complicated. "Super Early Bird" rates through 15 December 2019 range from $405 for Student Members to $1155 for Non-Members Full Conference. Then rise in 4 steps to $555 - $1505 onsite.
Personally, I'd like to see more about speakers and program before signing up for this one. For updates, join the list here: https://list.robly.com/subscribe/post .