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As a result of numerous requests we have decided to
extend the deadline for paper and abstract submission for the 2016 BEST EN
Think Tank until April 21st.
This year’s Think Tank is being hosted by the ZENAT
Centre for Sustainable Tourism, Eberswalde University for Sustainable
Development, Germany and will be held July 12-15 at the Centre in
Berlin-Eberswalde. The topic of Think Tank XVI is “Corporate
Responsibility in Tourism – Standards, Practices and Policies”.
Our two key note speakers will be Petra Thomas and
Xavier Font. Petra Thomas is a professional in sustainable tourism management
with extensive experience in product development, management, marketing, public
relations, CSR and criteria development for responsible tour operating. Since
2015 she has been working as General Director of the Forum Anders Reisen, whose
members have committed to comply with a comprehensive set of criteria,
monitored through a CSR process. Dr Xavier Font is an expert in
responsible tourism marketing, with extensive experience in industry and
government training on all aspects of sustainable tourism production and
consumption. He is the most published academic in the world in sustainable
tourism certification. He is a full time member of staff at Leeds Beckett
University, UK, and co-director of the International Centre for Responsible
The extended deadline for both abstract and paper
submission is April 21st, 2016.
The review process for abstracts and full papers for the 2016 BEST EN Think Tank has begun. The call for papers is attached and can also be found on the website http://www.besteducationnetwork.org/TTXVI_Call_for_Papers