Track 2: The Environment

We welcome contribution on topics related to the uneasy relationship of tourism/transport, hospitality and events (THE) industries with the natural environment. This includes impacts of the environment on THE industries, such as via disastrous events, but also impacts of THE industries on the environment, such as via pollution.

Track 2. The Environment Topics

These include, but are not limited to the following areas:

  • THE industries and climate change, including climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Water consumption in THE industries
  • Solid waste generation and management in THE industries, including food waste and plastics
  • Pro-environmental consumer behaviour in THE industries
  • Pro-environmental ethics in THE industries
  • Management of environmental externalities in THE operations
  • The role of employees in environmental conservation in THE industries
  • Pro-environmental policies in THE industries
  • Technological innovations for sustainability in THE industries
  • Destination and THE business resilience towards disastrous events
  • Management of disasters in THE industries
  • Organisational learning from disasters in THE industries

How to contribute

There are two ways to contribute to this track:

  1. Oral presentation. Submit a 500-word abstract by 6 January 2023. Outcomes will be communicated to authors by 3 February 2023. Please use the submission template (docx) to write your contribution
  2. Poster/interactive media presentation. Submit a poster/dashboard/video presentation by 10 February 2023. Outcomes will be communicated to authors by 24 February 2023. 

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