International Conference on TOURISM

JULY 7-9, 2005

Athens, Greece

  

Organized by

·       Academy of Tourism Research & Studies

·       ATHENS INSTITUTE FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

 

 

 

Venue: St George Lycabettus Boutique Hotel

2 Kleomenous Street, Lycabettus, Athens.

 

Organizing Committee

  1. Marios Vasilopoulos, President, ATEM.
  2. Gregory T. Papanikos, Director, ATINER, Greece.
  3. John Kelvyn Richards, Head, Tourism-Sports Research Unit, ATINER, Greece.
  4. Themis Kokolakakis, Academic Member, ATINER and Research Fellow, Sheffield Hallam University, U.K.
  5. Chris Sakellariou, ATINER and Nanyang University, Singapore.

 Administration

Thomas Papanikos, Takis Chreppas, Sylia Sakka, Zoi Boutsioli.

Conference Program

 

Thursday July 7th, 2005

(The time for each session includes a 10 minutes coffee break)

 

8:30-09:30 Registration

 

09:30-10:30 Welcome and Opening Speech

 

·        John Kelvyn Richards, Head, Tourism-Sports Research Unit, ATINER, Greece.

·        Marios Vasilopoulos, President, ATEM

 

Opening Speech: Gregory T. Papanikos, Director, ATINER. Greek Tourism in the Post Olympic Period    

 


10:
30-12:30 SESSION I

Chairperson: John Kelvyn Richards, Head, Tourism-Sports Research Unit, ATINER, Greece.

 

1.        Viardot, E., Professor, CERAM, France. The New Relationships between GDS.

2.       Akis-Roney, S., Associate Professor, Bogazici University, Turkey. Content Analysis of the Web Sites of Turkish Travel Agencies.

3.        Zhou, Y.J., Ph.D. Student, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China & Ap, J., Associate Professor, School of Hotel and Tourism Management, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China. An Overview of Festival and Event Development in Modern China.

 

 

12:30-14:00: LUNCH (in Conference Venue)

 

 

14:00-15:30 SESSION II

Chairperson: Viardot, E., Professor, CERAM, France.

  

1.        Møller-Jensen, J., Associate Professor, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark. Nationality-Based Market Segmentation of Tourists.

2.        Morcerf de Paula, N., Professor, Universidade Anhembi Morumbi, Brazil. Receptive Tourism: Starting the Quality of Services with the Health of Taxi Drivers in the Hotel Industry.

3.        Henriques, E.B., Professor, University of Lisbon, Portugal. Cultural Tourısm and Regıonal Development in the Inland of Portugal.

4.         Phillips, L., Senior Lecturer, Staffordshire University, U.K. & Schofield, P., Senior Lecturer, University of Salford, U.K. Pottery, Pride and Prejudice: Assessing Resident Attitudes to Stoke-on-Trent, England.

 

 

 

 20:30-22:30 GREEK NIGHT

(Place: Tavern STAMATOPOULOS, 26 Lissiou Street,  PLAKA, Tel.: 210 3228722)

 

Friday July 8th, 2005

 

09:00-10:30 SESSION III

Chairperson:  Petratos, P., Assistant Professor, California  State  University, Stanislaus, USA.

 

1.        Chen, C-C., Assistant Professor, Providence University, Taiwan. The New Methods of “Case Study” and the “Indigenous Approach”: A Preliminary Theory-Building through “Participant Observation Method” and “Grounded Theory”.

2.        Chen, J.S., Associate Professor, Indiana University, Bloomington, USA. Incorporating Geographic Information System (GIS) Into Market Segmentation Schemes: An Updated Travel Segmentation Technique.

3.        Shih, H-Y., Assistant Professor, National Chi Nan University, Taiwan. Network Analysis as a Tool for the Investigation of Structural Characteristic of Drive Tourism Destinations.

4.        Timor, M., Assistant Professor, Istanbul University, Turkey & Sipahi, S., Research Assistant, Istanbul University, Turkey. Hotel Quality Factors by the Analytic Hierarchy Process.

 

 

 

10:30-12:00 SESSION IV

Chairperson: Dr. John Roufagalas, Academic Member, ATINER & Professor, Radford University, USA.

 

1.        Yılmaz, S., Director of Vocational School of Social Sciences, Akdeniz University, Turkey, Caylak, M., Professor, Akdeniz University, Turkey, Ozcan, M., Professor, Akdeniz University, Turkey. The Importance of Job Satisfaction in Services Marketing and the Case of Simav Eynal Thermal Springs Company.

2.        Tsai, C-W., Assistant Professor, Ming-Hsin University of Science & Technology, Taiwan. How Does Business Ethics Affect Job Satisfaction of Employees? -Empirical Evidence from International Tourist Hotels in Taiwan.

3.        Yang, C-H., Ph.D. Student, Chinese Culture University, Taipei, Taiwan. The Effect of Compensation Given Power on Employee to Complaining Customer.

4.        Lin, Y-S., Ph.D. Student, Culture University, Taiwan. Comparison Study of Travel Mode in Leisure Benefit.

 

 

12:00-13:30 LUNCH (in Conference Venue)

 

 

13:30-15:00 SESSION V

Chairperson: Veloutsou, C., Deputy Head, Business Research Unit, ATINER & Lecturer, University of Glascow, UK.

 

1.        Wickens, E., Reader, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, U.K. & Konstantaki, M., Senior Lecturer, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, U.K. The Positive and Negative Impacts of Hosting the 2012 Olympics: Perceptions of Sport Students and Lecturers.

2.         Tsiotsou, R., Marketing Director, Daily Sports Newspaper ¨Protathlitis¨, Greece & Visiting Lecturer, National & Kapodistriako University of Athens, Greece. The Effect of Preferred Physical Activities on Satisfaction with Travel and Tourism Services.

3.        Kaspar, R., Programme Director, Tourism Management and Leisure Industry, IMC University of Applied Sciences, Krems, Austria. The Event Life Cycle Approach – The Long Marathon from Bidding to Hosting and Finally Creating the Legacy of the Olympic Games.

4.        Fang, P-W., Associate Professor, National Chiayi University, Taiwan, Lee, J-Y., Associate Professor, National Chiayi University, Taiwan & Huang, T-Y., Associate Professor, National Chiayi University, Taiwan. The Relationships of Attitude, Trust and Commitment among Travel Agencies.

5.        Huang, T-Y., Associate Professor, National Chiayi University, Taiwan, Lee, J-Y., Associate Professor, National Chiayi University, Taiwan & Tseng, J.Y.,  Lecturer and Lawyer, Nan-hua University, Taiwan. Evaluation of Vacation Lifestyle and Perceptional Value on Travelers’ Chosen of Vacation Site.

 

 

 

15:00-16:30 SESSION VI

Chairperson:  Kaspar, R., Programme Director, Tourism Management and Leisure Industry, IMC University of Applied Sciences, Krems, Austria.

 

1.         Elliot, S., Ph.D. Student, Carleton University, Canada & Papadopoulos, N., Professor, Carleton University, Canada. “Product-Country Image” and “Tourism Destination Image”: An Integrative Review, Implications, and Agenda for Research.

2.        Huang, H-C.,  Assistant Professor, National Chiayi University, Taiwan, Tsui, Y., Associate Professor, National Chiayi University, Taiwan & Wang, C-H., Graduated Student, National Chiayi University, Taiwan. Study of Tourist Consumed Behavior in Ruey-Li Area, Chiayi, Taiwan.

3.        Vaugeois, N.L., Professor, Malaspina University-College, Canada. Western Canada’s Research Agenda for Rural Tourism.

4.        Rollins, R., Professor, Malaspina University College, Canada. Perceptions of Marine Tourists Regarding the Development of Shellfish Aquaculture in a Marine Protected Area.

 

  

20:00-22:00 DINNER

(Place: Rozalia Tavern, 58 Valtetsiou str., Exarcheia Square, Tel.: 210-330-2933)

 

 

Saturday July 9th, 2005

One Day Cruise to the Aegean Islands (includes Lunch)

07:00 Bus Departure from the Conference Hotel to Piraeus
08:30 Boat Departure

20:30 Return to the Conference Hotel from Piraeus.