2007 I-CHRIE Conference


2007 International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education Conference, Dallas, 25- 29 Jul 2007; Deadline 2 Jan

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From: "Marianna Sigala" <m.sigala@aegean.gr>
Date: Tue, 14 Nov 2006 18:30:43 +0200

2007 International CHRIE Conference
25 – 29 July, 2007
Hyatt Regency Dallas, Texas, USA
Conference Information:

Academics and researchers in tourism and hospitality are invited to join the 2007 International CHRIE Conference that will take place at Dallas, Texas USA from July 25-29, 2007 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. The 2007 I-CHRIE conference will be filled with informative refereed presentations, the latest in educational research, exciting displays at the I-CHRIE Marketplace and lots of networking opportunities for members and guests to reconnect with educators, researchers and industry colleagues.

International CHRIE was founded in 1946 as an academic non-profit organisation for colleges and universities offering programs of study in tourism and hospitality. With almost 1,400 members world-wide located in 57 countries, International CHRIE is a tremendous source of interaction, information and influence for everyone committed to tourism and hospitality education. Detailed information about I-CHRIE can be found at the organization’s website, www.chrie.org

Submissions Guidelines:

Conceptually or empirically based papers may be submitted at the Referred Papers Track for either twenty (20) minute stand-up or alternatively for poster presentations.

Papers that are not research-based should be submitted through the Symposium Track.

Paper topics and fields include the following:

  • Careers (only for Symposium submissions)
    • Club Management
    • Education/Curriculum
    • Finance/Accounting/Management
    • Foodservice Operations/Culinary Arts
    • Gaming issues affecting the operation of gaming attractions
    • Human Resources Management
    • Legal/Government Relations
    • Leisure/Recreation
    • Lodging Operations
    • Marketing
    • Meeting Planning and Convention Management
    • Services Management & Marketing
    • Special Interest Group (Symposium only)
    • Information & Communication Technologies and Information Systems
    • Tourism
  • Travel and Transport

Paper Review Process:

 Submissions are judged on their overall quality (design of the study, development of the concept, etc.), their significance of the contribution to the discipline, and their interest to conference delegates. All submitted manuscripts must be original (i.e. not been published elsewhere), follow academic writing, structure and methodology. All submissions for refereed papers are subject to a double blind review process. Papers judged to have outstanding merit by the Conference Scientific Committee will receive a Best Paper designation in the conference program and will be recognized at a general session for all attendees.

Conference Proceedings & Publication Opportunities:

Abstracts (with paper titles and author(s) details) of refereed Paper submissions accepted for presentation at the 2007 International CHRIE conference will be included in the printed official conference program/book, while the full papers will published in the official Conference Proceedings CD-ROM. Abstracts (with poster titles and author(s) details) of refereed Poster submissions accepted for the 2007 International CHRIE conference will be included only in the printed official conference program/book.

Four Special Journal Issues with selected papers from the conference will be published in the following international refereed journals:

Authors of selected conference papers will have the opportunity to submit an enhanced version of their conference paper for review and publication at one of the above special journal issues.

Submission Guidelines:

All submissions for the 2007 International CHRIE Conference are required to be submitted electronically by using the online submission system that is found at:


Refereed manuscripts (papers and posters) are submitted to the co-Chairs of the Refereed Papers Committee (Dr. Evangelos Christou and Dr. Marianna Sigala, both can be reached at tourismpapers@aegean.gr) using the online Refereed Forms (respectively, Refereed Paper or Refereed Poster).

Symposium proposals are submitted to the Symposium Committee Chair (Amit Sharma, amsharma@iastate.edu) using the online Symposium Forms (Symposium Venue or Special Interest Group).

Important Dates:

Paper Submission Deadline:  midnight (Eastern Time – USA) 2nd January, 2007

Evaluation of Papers & Communication with Authors: At early April 2007.

Submission Information and Further Details:

For detailed information about the submission process and guidelines please visit the conference website at: http://www.chrie.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageid=3330

For questions regarding Refereed Paper submissions and responses, contact International CHRIE at refereed@chrie.org

For questions regarding Symposium submissions and responses, contact International CHRIE at symposium@chrie.org.