Bringing Together Tourism, Hospitality & Culinary Arts Leaders

travelindex-hotels-travel-directory-1163Bangkok (Thailand) – March 9, 2015 – The first SDU International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts (THC 2015) will be held at Suan Dusit Rajabhat University, Bangkok Thailand between June 17 and June 19, 2015. Tourism, hospitality and culinary arts are the powerful movement that has influenced the human kind in an unprecedented manner in the 21st century. With the increasing of global popularity and connectivity, the rapid growth come a series of complex challenges. Consequently, the understanding and reacting promptly to tourism, hospitality and culinary arts are essential for all stakeholders involved in the industries.

Suan Dusit Rajabhat University (SDU) proudly presents the first SDU International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts (THC 2015) which is aimed to be premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of tourism, hospitality and culinary arts. The conference will bring together tourism, hospitality and culinary arts industry leaders, educators, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world.

Topics of interest include the following within sub-themes:

Tourism:
– Sustainable Development
– Culture and Heritage Tourism
– Destination Marketing
– Information Communication Technology in Tourism
– Tourism Policy, Planning and Governance
– Community Engagement, Community Based Events
– Tourism in Asia

Hospitality:
– Hospitality Management
– Training and Development in Hospitality
– Motivation, Behavior and Human Resource
– Service Quality and Consumer Satisfaction
– Sustainable Development in Hospitality
– Hotel and Restaurant Management

Culinary Arts:
– Food Heritage and Global Cuisines
– Food Service and Management
– Food Science and Technology
– Food Safety
– Food Marketing and Consumer Behavior
– Nutrition and Wellbeing

The committees of the first SDU International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts (THC 2015) include:

International Committee
Prof. Dr. Karl Husa
Professor and Coordinator of the Asia Research Group of the Department of Geography and Regional Research at Vienna University, Austria

Prof. Dr. Leonardo Anthony Najarro Dioko
Professor at the Institute for Tourism Studies (IFT) Macau and Director of IFT’s Tourism Research Center, Macau

Prof. Dr. Nigel Hemmington
Pro-Vice Chancellor International and Dean- Faculty of Culture and Society, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand

Assoc. Prof. Dr. George Liu
Director of Foreign Affairs Office of Sichuan Tourism University, China

Dr. Ujjwal Satyal
Principal of Nepal Academy of Tourism and Hotel Management (NATHM), Nepal

Prof. Dr.Peter Woods
Chairman, Knowledge Management Centre Multimedia University, Malaysia

Organizing Committee
Advisory Committee:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sirote Pholpuntin
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sukhum Chaleysub
Honorary Chair:
Asst. Prof.Dr. Pitauk Chancharoen
Conference Chair:
Asst. Prof. Dr. Niramit Kunanuwat

For registration, please contact:
Dr. Medhaporn Schneider
E-mail : register_thc2015@dusit.ac.th
Web http://thc2015.dusit.ac.th/

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