5th International Tourism Hospitality and Management Congress (ITHMC)

ITHMC 2019 Call for Papers
October 02-06, 2019 ─ Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina


Dear colleagues,

On behalf of the Organization Committee, we are pleased to invite you to the 5th International Tourism and Hospitality Management Congress (ITHMC) which will be held on October 02-06, 2019 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Congress is organized by Department of Geography, Faculty of Science, University of Sarajevo, University of Novi Sad, Kocaeli University, Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University and Europe Congress. 

The congress aims to bring together leading academic scientists and researchers to exchange and share their experiences and scientific research results, ideas and applications about all the aspects of Tourism Science and Hospitality Management. Tourism science is both fundamental and an applicative science, so we also invite representatives from the economy, hotel industry, tourist agencies, as well as government representatives to attend the conference. ITHMC 2019 includes various themes and sub themes so it will be interesting for different attendees from various science and economy fields.

In addition to our congress scientific sessions, we would like to invite you to visit Bosnia Herzegovina and see various tourism phenomena and rich natural heritage and cultural monuments. Congress participants that show interest will have the opportunity to visit small part of our tourism attractiveness through out several field trips. 

We look forward to greeting you at the 5th International Tourism and Hospitality Management Congress (ITHMC 2019) in Sarajevo.

For more information about the congress organization, themes and sub-themes, social activity packages etc please check this web page. 

Best Regards,

ITHMC Organizing Committee

Important Dates

  • Dates of the Conference: October 02-06, 2019
  • Deadline for Abstract SubmissionAugust 02, 2019 September 02, 2019
  • Notification of Acceptance: Within 10 days after the submission
  • Payment for Conference Fee: Upon receiving acceptance letter 
  • Deadline for payments: August 9, 2019 September 09, 2019

Conference Topics 

  • International Tourism and Hospitality Management Congress (ITHMC) will provide a unique forum for attendees from academia, industry, government, and other organizations to actively exchange, share, and challenge state of the art research and industrial case studies. 


    Main Themes


    Protected Areas and Tourism

    Urban Tourism and Cultural Heritage

    GIS Applications in Tourism

    Hospitality, tourism management and marketing 

    Destination marketing and management 

    Sustainable tourism 

    Tourism and environment 

    Tourism planning and regional development

    Entrepreneurship in Tourism and Hospitality

    Gastronomic Tourism

    New types of tourism (Dark/ Grief Tourism, Event Tourism, Film Tourism etc.)

    Animation in Tourism

    Hunting Tourism

Scientific Committee

Social Activities

Sarajevo City Tour - Visit to Tunnel of Hope 

Mostar - Blagaj - Pocitelj Tours


Nikole Šopa 9, 71210 Ilidža Sarajevo, 
Bosnia and Herzegovina