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IGU Tourism Commission's 2023 Newsletter
Many thanks to all those that joined us in Paris and Wageningen for the IGU Centennial Congress 2022 Tourism Commission sessions and the IGU Tourism Commission pre-meeting and doctoral workshop! Check out the website for the 35th International Geographical Congress in Dublin, Ireland, 24th-30th August 2024.
The IGU Tourism Commission is delighted to be a collaborator on the
5th International Conference on Sustainable Development Goals and Tourism: Embracing People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace & Partnership (SDGT-2024)
February 27-29, 2024
Organised by Lovely Professional University (LPU), Punjab, India
II Ecopoltur / IGU Tourism Regional Conference:
Challenges and commitments of tourism in the contemporary world
Belém, Brazilian Amazon
18th-21st August 2025
Call for Papers now open!
IGU Tourism Commission Pre-Meeting
22nd-24th August, 2024
IGU Tourism is proud to be a conference partner for the
International Conference on Earth as a Human-Environmental System: Challenges and Dynamics
6th-8th May, 2024
In particular, our members may be interested in session 5:
Tourism (Re)configured: Geographical Thinking in Tourism Studies
(Keynote speaker: Prof. Chiara Rabbiosi, University of Padova)
Abstract deadline: 15th February 2024
IGU Tourism is proud to be collaborating on the XIX International Colloquium of the Spanish Geographers Assocation AGE-IGU on the geography of tourism:
Rethinking Tourist Destinations in Times of Global Change.
Cullera, Valencia, Spain
6th-8th June 2024.
Abstract submission is now closed.
IGU Tourism sponsors a record 24 sessions and two panels at the 35th IGC Dublin, August 2024
Hope to see our members at the 35th International Geographical Congress (IGC), Dublin, Ireland
24th-30th August 2024.
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS NOW CLOSED -
PROGRAMME AVAILABLE SOON
The IGU Tourism Commission is very proud to announce that our former Chair, Professor Alan A. Lew has been awarded the IGU's prestigious Lauréat d'Honneur 2022; this is the first time that the Lauréat has been awarded to a geographer specialising in tourism. The IGU Lauréat d’Honneur was established to recognise individuals who have achieved particular distinction or who have rendered outstanding service in the work of the IGU or in international geography and environmental research.