Announcing NEW Conference Session
In this session, four emerging leaders will present their thoughts on navigating new data opportunities and challenges. The presenters will each have five minutes to introduce how their strategies to navigate data opportunities and challenges and discuss its importance for tourism researchers. The presenters will then lead audience members in small group conversations to share ideas on how to address these opportunities for innovation. The session will conclude with the presenters providing “take away” ideas from their small group conversations.

The four presenters will discuss topics including:
  • Bringing Sustainable Tourism to the Masses: A framework in order to mainstream sustainability 
  • Technically Speaking…: Ethics and big data
  • Data for All: Can it work for everyone?
  • Promoting Your Work: Take the opportunity to be your own marketing team
Session Moderators:
Madelene Blaer, Monash University
Andria Godfrey, ADARA, Inc.
Whitney Knollenberg,  North Carolina State University
Time is running out to secure your spot!  Online registration closes May 31, 2019. 
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Book now and avoid disappointment!  The 2019 Annual International Conference will take place at The Grand Hyatt Melbourne*Special delegate rates expire June 1, 2019, or when the room block is full, whichever comes first. 
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Join us in Melbourne, Australia, for TTRA International’s 50th conference. Over the course of the conference, we will navigate the terrain of shifting sands – reflecting not only the great Australian deserts and coastline but also the influence of the external global environment on international tourism trends. 

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.
Key Dates
31 May 2019
01 June 2019
25 June 2019

Late registration closes

Hotel room rate expires

Conference opening day
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