The topic of the 6th Encuentros is Innovation in Tourism and Hospitality – Preparing for the Future.
This conference is a step towards a permanent spotlight on innovation in tourism & hospitality and serves two purposes:
1. Understanding & enabling innovation in tourism and hospitality
The goal is to understand
a. conditions that support and enable innovation,
b. meanings, scope and impacts of innovation, and
c. factors to successfully manage, enable and promote innovation.
2. Kickstarting the AIRTH network and attracting innovation minded individuals
AIRTH aims to become the
a. home of researchers interested in understanding & enabling innovation in tourism & hospitality, and the
b. go-to place for practitioners to share their innovation experiences and learn about innovation developments.