ENTER 2017


Rome, 24-26 Jan 2017; Deadline 26 Aug

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the organisers, please consider attending and presenting at ENTER 2017, 24-26 January in Rome. Please find the full call here:


Organized by the International Federation for Information Technology and Travel & Tourism (IFITT), the ENTER conference offers a worldwide and unique forum for attendees from academia, industry, government, and other organizations.

With a theme Developing Digital Strategies for Cultural and Creative Tourism the ENTER 2017 conference will focus on exploring emergent and cutting-edge ICT concepts, applications, and business models that reflect the progressive transformation in travel and tourism, with special focus on developing digital strategies, big data, and digital economy.

Issues to be covered at the conference include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

Information Systems

  • Big Data, Measurement, Text Mining and Analytics
  • Mobile Services and Wearable Technologies
  • Location-based Services and Context-Aware Systems
  • Internet-of-Things and Smart Destinations
  • Travel Information Search and Retrieval
  • Geospatial Web
  • Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

Digital Marketing

  • Gaming, Gamification and Augmented Reality
  • Website Design and Evaluation
  • E-Marketing and Social Media Strategies
  • Social Networking, Social Media and Social Inspiration
  • ICT and Tourism Experience
  • ICT Adoption, Use, and Value Creation

ICT, Governance & Business Models

  • E-strategy and e-Business models
  • ? Advanced Distribution Systems and Strategies, Dynamic Packaging
  • ICT-enabled Partnership and Collaboration
  • ICT for Innovation and Service Design
  • E-Learning, life-long learning and MOOCs
  • ICT for Regional Development and Sustainability
  • Legal and Social Aspects of ICT
  • E-Government and public policy in tourism
  • Digital Divide and Socio economic development
  • Privacy and Internet Security

Information Science

  • Semantic Web
  • Privacy and Data Security

The conference brings together the research community with the industry and is organized in three streams, namely industry, destinations and research tracks. The conference also features six to eight world-class keynote speakers.

Time Schedule

  • Submission closes: August 26, 2016
  • Notification of acceptance/rejection/revision: October 11, 2016
  • Deadline to submit revised version: October 21, 2016
  • Final acceptance: October 28, 2016
  • End of Early Bird registration: November 10, 2016
  • Registration deadline to be published: November 12, 2016
  • Conference: January 24 – 26, 2017

Fast Track Journal of Information Technology and Tourism

Best papers’ authors will be invited to submit an extended version of their article to Journal of Information Technology and Tourism (Springer). These articles will be reviewed under a special fast track in order to assure a timely publication.

JiTT website: http://goo.gl/nR8AXi

Full information is available at