This congress will gather international world experts in cultural management and tourism management in Cultural Routes and sites. It has an special interest in consider sustainable cultural tourism as local development and a source of quality employment opportunities. So entrepreneurship, and entrepreneurship education are considered also under panels in this congress. While private cultural management is a focus, networking between stakeholders and good practices on governance for the cultural routes are also main objectives of the conference. The conference will have a special focus on two of the most important European cultural routes for pilgrimage and religious tourism: the St. James Way and the Via Francigena. This is a 21st Century Conference. Cultour+ encourages virtual participation and warrantee the media and testing to have a fluid virtual/presential mixture. Our international conference is closely related with another International Conference on Tourism that will take place in Cori, 6th November 2017, dedicated to “Cultural Management and Governance for European Thermal Tourism”.PUBLICATION OPPORTUNITIES
All accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. A book of abstract with ISBN will be distributed at the registration desk during the conference. There is also a possibility of considering some of the selected papers for publication in issues of various tourism and hospitality journals and as chapters in an edited book (subject to a regular peer review process). The authors of the selected papers will be informed after the Congress.
JOURNALS:· TOURISM & MANAGEMENT STUDIES journal, Papers written in English are accepted. http://www.tmstudies.net· TOURISM AND HOSPITALITY INTERNACIONAL JOURNAL (THIJ). Papers written in English, Portuguese and Spanish are accepted. http://www.isce-turismo.com/revista-cientifica/apresentacao· ESTUDIOS Y PERSPECTIVAS EN TURISMO, Papers written in Portuguese and Spanish are accepted. http://www.estudiosenturismo.com.ar/.And:· BOOK OF PROCEEDINGS of the Conference.· BOOK OF ABSTRACTS (with ISBN) with abstracts of all presented works.· Two books, one about "Religious Tourism" and other book on "Thermal Tourism" (in English). They will be published depending on the availability of suitable papers.