International Conference on Advanced Tourism Informatics (ICATI)
Call for papers

ICATI 2013 is The 1st International Conference on advances in theory, systems, and applications in tourism informatics. Tourism information research is one of the most important issues to make a decision of country development with inbound tourists. And also, tourism information system helps tourists travel and go sightseeing.

The aim of this conference is to encourage activities in this field, and to bring together tourism information and tourism informatics researchers. Unlike conventional conferences, this conference will mainly discuss and explore sociologic, scientific and practical issues as raised by the participants. The focus of the conference will be on tourism, tourism informatics, tourism information systems, hospitality research, tourism management, tourism finance, vertual tourism, web technology for tourism, AI and tourism, etc. The conference is interdisciplinary in nature, and will address the following topics:

  • AI and tourism
  • Business and Commerce
  • Convention and conferencing
  • Exhibition
  • GPS and tourism
  • Green and new tourism
  • Hospitality research
  • Knowledge management
  • Leisure management
  • Marketing
  • Meeing and Incentive tour
  • Tourism information archives
  • Tourism finance
  • Tourism industry
  • Tourism informatics
  • Tourism information analysis
  • Tourism information systems
  • Tourism education
  • Tourism management
  • Tourism policy
  • Tourism statistics
  • Tourism Services
  • Vertual tourism
  • Web and cultual heritage
  • Web-based tour guide
  • Web technology for tourism
  • and all related areas.

  • Organization
    Conference Chair
      Kiyota Hashmoto, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
    Program Chair
      Masaki Samejima, Osaka University, Japan