Both conceptual and empirical papers are invited for presentation at the three days GHTC conference on March 18, 19 and 20, 2020  to be held at NEHU, Shillong (India). Authors willing to present a paper in the conference are required to forward an abstract that essentially provide a brief outline of the paper. Selected academic contributions addressing one or more of the sub-themes of the conference will be presented during technical sessions. Abstract of the research paper should be limited to 400 words with 5 keywords and submitted on or before December 9, 2019 (Extended Deadline) at or at the link provided below.

Abstracts must include a title; author(s); affiliations; a summary of the research aims; approach and key arguments/findings. Submitted abstracts will be scrutinized by a committee of experts and contributors will be intimated by December 15, 2019 to submit the full-length paper. 


The full-length papers should demonstrate critical rigor and make clear their contribution to knowledge. It should also state their implications in relation to the theme of the conference, and their contribution to one or more of research, education, policy or practice. The full paper should be maximum of 6000 words. The manuscript must be submitted in conformity to the author guidelines and full paper template available on the conference website ( 

Important Dates:

Last date for submission of abstract: December 9, 2019 (Extended)

Intimation of acceptance of abstract: December 15, 2019 (Extended)

Last date of submission of full-length paper: January 25, 2020 

Last date of early bird registration: December 30, 2019

Last date of regular registration: February 10,  2021

Main Conference: March 18, 19 and 20, 2021 (Rescheduled dates)

*Pre or/ and Post Conference Workshop: Pre or/ and  Post Conference Workshop on Conducting Meaningful Research in Hospitality and Tourism or / and Publishing in Top Tier Tourism and Hospitality Journals shall be  organized. The registration fee  and dates for the same will be  announced in due course of time.