Conference - Sustainable Tourism in the Digital World

24-26 September, 2019 Visby, Sweden 

It is our pleasure to invite you to participate in the Sustainable tourism in the digital world Conference taking place at Campus Gotland of Uppsala University located in the picturesque town of Visby, a UNESCO World Heritage site and a popular tourist destination. 

Call for papers
Important dates
Preliminary programme
NECTAR workshop
Organising committee
Practical information


Call for Papers - extended abstracts

Call for conference papers is being extended to prospective authors, researchers, academics, experts and students to kindly contribute in shaping of the conference and the knowledge society through submissions of extended abstracts and optional full papers. High quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Sustainable Tourism are warmly invited for presentation at the conference. Call for papers

Submit abstract


More speakers to be announced.

Important dates

  • 14 June Extended abstract submission max 700 words
  • 30 June Notification of acceptance
  • 1 July Registration opens
  • 13 August Early Bird Registration Deadline
  • 24-26 September  Conference dates


Photo: Marina Toger

Participation and fees

  • Early bird registration: Includes coffee breaks, lunches, and one dinner €130
  • Late registration: Includes coffee breaks, lunches, and one dinner €200
  • NECTAR members*: Membership for 2019, max 15 participants, first come first served

Preliminary Programme

Nectar workshop

NECTAR workshop will be held in one day, Wednesday 25 September.

This workshop allows for 15 paper presentations maximum. The registration is on a first come, first served basis until the list is full. The conditions for the NECTAR presenters include accommodation for one night; and free participation in the remaning parts of the conference including coffee breaks and lunches. 

The NECTAR workshop is open and welcoming for attendance by the rest of conference participants. 

To be a presenter in the workshop requires NECTAR membership for 2019 and registration for this Conference.

Organising committee

Sustainable visits project team: Sabine Gebert Persson (project leader) dep. of business studies, Karin Ågren dep. of economic history, John Östh and Marina Toger both from dep. of cultural geography, Ulrika Persson-Fischier and Klas Palm from the dep. of engineering sciences, division of Industrial Engineering and Management, and Rickard Grassman from Stockholm Business School.

NECTAR Cluster 5 Leisure, Recreation and Tourism: João Romão (University of Algarve and Hokkaido University), Luca Zamparini (Università del Salento) and Peter Nijkamp (VU Amsterdam)