The objectives of the EATSA Conference 2019 are:

  1. To provide an open forum for research and education in the field of tourism, hospitality and recreation in Asia and Europe.
  2. Promote the dialogue among scholars of all scientific disciplines engaged in the tourism studies, in order to move from the current multi-disciplinary approach to a more integrated and trans-disciplinary approach.
  3. Encourage the exchange of research results, practical experience, sharing new ideas and research projects, and developing research networks among members and their institutions.
  4. Promote a more intensive cooperation between European and Asian scholars in the fields of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation.
  5. Foster more close connections between tourism academia and tourism industry.
  6. To explore and discuss new perspectives on tourism and regional development in order to promote new methodological and empirical approaches.