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Call for papers

This congress is organised by the society INVESTUR, in collaboration with the Universidad Loyola AndalucíaUniversidad de Córdoba, Universidad de Guadalajara (México), Universidad Michoacana de San Nicolás de Hidalgo (México),  Universidad Nacional de la Patagonia Austral  (Argentina) ,Universitat Oberta de Catalunya (UOC) a través de la Cátedra UNESCO Alimentación, Cultura y Desarrollo, Universidad Nacional de Costa RicaUniversitat de Barcelona; Universidad Nacional Hermilio Valdizan; Universidad Ibn Zohr (Marruecos), el Instituto Politécnico de Tomar, la Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco. It will be held in Cordoba (Spain) on February 22-23, 2024, with an specialization in Cultural Tourism. The congress will have a double character: Scientific, where research papers are welcome, and Professional, for different agents of the tourist industry.

Cultural tourism is increasing in importance both as an economic activity and as an academic field. In some countries the cultural aspects are determinant as the motivation for the exchanges. Thus, this conference will focus on different aspects to stimulate the exchange of ideas and experiences between the academics and the industry professionals, as well as with decision makers in the different field of the tourist activity, with special emphasis in the cultural tourism.

Submission guidelines: All abstracts should be written in English, in case the paper should be in another language (Spanish or Portuguese) a second version should be included; abstracts should have no more than 250 words in length, and include: title; author(s) and affiliations. All submissions of the full paper (no more than 7000 words) will be subject to a double-blind review to submission for publication in the International Journal of Tourism and Heritage Research (JTHR). Papers should be presented by one of the authors registered in the Congress. To submit the abstracts, please send them in  a Word file to


Publication Opportunities:  Reviewed Full-texts will be published in Journal of Tourism and Heritage Research (JTHR


Important Dates

October, 22, 2023: Deadline for submission of abstracts.

                Earlier submission is recommended  (template for abstracts)
November , 05, 2023: Decisions on acceptance of abstracts:  

November , 19, 2023: Early registration.

January 14, 2024 Registration deadline

February 23-24, 2024: Conference program,  Córdoba, Spain, address: Palacio de la Diputación, Plaza de Colón. From 9 AM.

March, 15, 2024: Paper full text.


Conference material: All the pre-registered participants will receive the conference material upon their arrival on the conference desk. The badges are essential for the admission and entrance into the convention centre and exhibition areas.




Two selected papers will be distinguished with the Best Paper Award Certificate; these will be announced on the Closing ceremony (February 21th).

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