The International Joint Conference on Hospitality & Tourism 2021 (IJCHT-21)

Beyond Smart Tourism

Inspired by People, Balanced by Nature, Driven by Technology

13-15 September 2021  | Virtual Conference

In conjunction with :

The 2nd Penang International Conference on Hospitality (PItCH)
The 2nd Global Congress on Smart Tourism (GLOSTOUR)

The 4th Graduate School of Tourism Management International Conference
The 3rd International Conference on Home Economics (Iconhomecs)

Main Organizer :

Universiti Teknologi MARA, Cawangan Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Co-organized by:

National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand

Forum Program Studi – Pendidikan Tata Boga Indonesia

Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University,
Turkey

King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand

Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia

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University of South Florida

Muma College of Business, USA

Association of North America Higher Education International

TROAS International Tourism Research Association

Sponsors, Supporters & Industry Partners

GT Bioscience Sdn Bhd

Journal of Hospitality

and Tourism Technology

Welcoming Remarks

It is my pleasure and honour to welcome you to The International Joint Conference on Hospitality & Tourism 2021 (IJCHT-21). We are indeed very proud to be the host of this conference. This conference is jointly organised by the Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pulau Pinang, Malaysia and several of our MoU partners from Indonesia, Thailand, Turkey and the USA. This conference provides an avenue for academics, administrators, business owners, policy makers and stakeholders from government institutions and students from institutions of higher learning to share and create a network that will be of exceptional value. The conference theme is “Beyond Smart Tourism: Inspired by People, Balanced by Nature, Driven by Technology”. To all the speakers, and participants, once again, let me extend a very warm welcome. I sincerely hope you will find this conference rewarding. I am confident that the conference objectives will be met, and that all will benefit immensely from this three-day conference.

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Professor Ts. Dr. Salmiah Kasolang

Rector

Universiti Teknologi MARA
Cawangan Pulau Pinang

Introduction

The Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA Cawangan Pulau Pinang, Malaysia and several MoU partners are organizing this international joint conference in Kuching, Sarawak in 2021. All of the participating institutions will act as the co-organizers of the IJCHT-21, organized in conjunction with the 2nd Penang International Conference in Hospitality (UiTM Cawangan Pulau Pinang, Malaysia), the 4th Graduate School of Tourism Management International Conference (GSTM, NIDA, Thailand), the 3rd International Conference on Home Economics (Forum Program Studi – Pendidikan Tata Boga Indonesia), and the 3rd Global Congress on Smart Tourism (GLOSTOUR, Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey).

Speakers

Keynote Speaker 1

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Professor Dr. Cihan Çobanoğlu​

McKibbon Endowed Chair Professor

University of South Florida Muma College of Business, United States of America

Keynote Speaker 2

Professor Dr. Noel Scott

Adjunct Professor of Tourism Management

Sustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast Australia

Guest Speaker

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Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu is the McKibbon Endowed Chair Professor of the College of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership (CHTL) at the University of South Florida Muma College of Business, who also serves as the Director of the M3 Center for Hospitality Technology and Innovation and Coordinator of International Programs for the College of Hospitality and Tourism Leadership. He is a Certified Hospitality Technology Professional (CHTP) commissioned by Hospitality Financial & Technology Professionals (HFTP) and Educational Institute of American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA).

He is the Editor of the Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology (JHTT), editor of Journal of Global Business Insights (JGBI), co-editor of Journal of Global Education and Research and a co-author of six books and ten conference proceedings. He is also currently serving as the President of Association of North America Higher Education International (ANAHEI). Dr. Cobanoglu served as the chair of the American Hotel and Lodging Association’s (AHLA) Technology and E-Business Committee from 2009 to 2011 and also a member of CHTP Advisory Council and Editorial Advisory Board of HFTP.

In addition, Dr. Cobanoglu is a visionary board member of Hospitality Technology magazine and editorial board member of Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, International Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Administration, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Cases, and Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Education. Dr. Cobanoglu also serves the industry as consultant. He is the founder and chair of Global Conference on Business and Economics (GLOBE), Global Conference on Education and Research (GLOCER), Global Conference on Business, Hospitality and Tourism Research (GLOSEARCH) and Global Conference on Services Management (GLOSERV).

Dr. Noel Scott is Adjunct Professor of Tourism Management in the Sustainability Research Centre, University of the Sunshine Coast. His research interests include the study of wildlife tourism, tourism experiences, destination management and marketing, and stakeholder organization. He is a frequent speaker at international academic and industry conferences. He has over 300 academic articles published including 16 books. He is on the Editorial Board of 10 journals, a Fellow of the Council of Australian University Tourism and Hospitality Educators, and a member of the International Association of China Tourism Scholars. He has experience in tourism in a number of countries including China, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. He has supervised 18 doctoral students to successful completion of their theses. He is on the Editorial Board of five journals and a member of the International Association of China Tourism Scholars. Prior to starting his academic career in 2001, Noel worked as a senior manager in a variety of leading businesses including as Manager Research and Strategic Services at Tourism and Events Queensland.

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Boards and Committees

Prof. Dr. Luthfiyah Nurlaela, M.Pd.

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Assoc. Prof. Ann Suwaree Ashton

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Dr. Anderson Ngelambong

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Assoc. Prof. Lutfi Atay

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Prof. Dr. Cihan Çobanoğlu

President

Associate Dean for Administration

Senior Lecturer

Head of Travel Management and Travel Guidance Department

McKibbon Endowed Chair

Forum Program Studi – Pendidikan Tata Boga Indonesia

National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand

Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, UiTM Penang, Malaysia

Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Turkey

Muma College of Business | University of South Florida , USA

  1. TBA | Vice-Chancellor Universiti Teknologi MARA , Malaysia
  2. Professor Ts. Dr Salmiah Kasolang | Rector Universiti Teknologi MARA Penang Branch, Malaysia
  3. Assoc. Prof Dr Hashim Fadzil Ariffin | Head of Center, Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management Universiti Teknologi MARA Penang Branch, Malaysia
  4. Prof. Dr. Patrick MOREO | Dean of College of Hospitality & Tourism Leadership University of South Florida, USA
  5. Dr. Maspiyah, M.Si,  | Dean of Engineering Faculty Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia
  6. Dra. Ernawati M.Pd, Ph.D | Dean Tourism and Hospitality Faculty Universitas Negeri Padang West Sumatera, Indonesia
  7. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Praphan Pinsirodom | Dean of Faculty of Food-Industry, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
  8. Asst. Prof. Dr. Paithoon Monpanthong | Dean of Graduate School of Tourism Management, National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA)

  1. Prof. Dr. Kamil Umur | Mersin Üniversitesi, Turkey
  2. Prof. Dr. Oğuz Türkay | Sakarya Uygulamalı Bilimler Üniversitesi, Turkey
  3. Prof. Mutiara Nugraheni | Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  4. Prof. Dr. Sri Wening M. Pd.,  | Universitas Negeri Yogyakarta, Indonesia
  5. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Adhi Kusumastuti | Universitas Negeri Semarang, Indonesia
  6. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Xiang Ying Mei | Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway
  7. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hiram Ting | UCSI University Malaysia
  8. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mohd Hafiz Hanafiah | Universiti Teknologi MARA Puncak Alam, Malaysia
  9. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Hacı Mehmet | YILDIRIM Turkey
  10. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ş. Okan | MERCAN, Turkey
  11. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Halil | KORKMAZ, Turkey
  12. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Dalia | SUSNIENE, Lithuania
  13. Asst. Prof. Dr. Watsida Boonyanmethaporn | National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand
  14. Asst. Prof. Dr. Kom Campiranon | Thammasat University, Thailand
  15. Asst. Prof. Dr. Sinan Gökdemir | Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart Üniversitesi, Turkey
  16. Asst. Prof. Dr. Sangkae Punyasiri | National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand
  17. Asst. Prof. Dr. Aruditya Jasrotia | Lovely Professional University, India
  18. Asst. Prof. Dr. Sitthipong Nalinanon | King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
  19. Dr. Ekkarat Suwannakul | King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand
  20. Dr. Thadthong Bhrammanee | Phetchaburi Rajabhat University, Thailand
  21. Dr. Hj. Sri Handajani, S.Pd., M.Kes. | Universitas Negeri Surabaya, Indonesia
  22. Dr. Azdel Abdul Aziz | Universiti Teknologi MARA Puncak Alam, Malaysia
  23. Dr. Sera Vada | Griffith University, Australia
  24. Dr. Mohd Raziff Jamaluddin | Universiti Teknologi MARA, Puncak Alam, Malaysia
  25. Dr. Kasmita, M.Si | Universitas Negeri Padang, Indonesia
  26. Dra. Rahmiati, M.Pd, Ph.D | Universitas Negeri Padang, Indonesia

Scopus/WOS/ERA Publication Board

  1. Dr. Nur’Hidayah Che Ahmat
  2. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Azila Azmi
  3. Dr. Norfezah Md Nor
  4. Dr. Azdel Abdul Aziz
  5. Silverina Anabelle Kibat
  6. Suzana Ab. Rahim

ASEAN CITATION INDEX/MYCITE Publication Board

  1. Dr. Rafidah Aida Ramli
  2. Dr. Wan Rusni Wan Ismail
  3. Noorliza Zainol
  4. Arnieyantie Abdul Hadi
  5. Dr. Suria Sulaiman
  6. Syarifah Atifah Syed Hamzah
  7. Nurul Huda Hashim

Director : Anderson Ngelambong

Assistant Director : Nik Mohd Shahril Nik Mohd Nor

Secretary  : Irina Mohd Akhir  & Rabiatul Adawiyah Abd Rahman 

Finance

  1. Dahlan Abdullah
  2. Saiful Bahri Mohd Kamal 
  3. Khairil Anuar Bahari

Publicity and Communications

  1. Wan Hayati Wan Bujang
  2. Dr.Orachorn Mekkerdchoo
  3. Nor Hafizah Mazlan
  4. Putri Dahlia Ab Rashid
  5. Clement Jimel
  6. Alvin Gatu

Onsite Management

  1. Dr. Zaharah Mohamed Rani
  2. Noraini Rahim
  3. Johanna Adlin Ahmad
  4. Valerie Chan Sue Lin Abdullah
  5. Amirul Hakim Zulkifli
  6. Ahmad Fareez Yahya
  7. Mohd Faisal Abdul Wahab
  8. Siti Ida Isnainie Md Mubin

Secretariat

  1. Dr. Norhamizan Hamir
  2. Siti Khadijah Abdullah
  3. Zarifah Mohd Zain
  4. Ahmad Hidayat Ahmad Ridzuan
  5. Ashraf Siddik Khan B Abdul Rahim Siddiqe
  6. Rashid Salleh
  7. Nurfaizah Kamarudin
  8. Suhaida Halamy
  9. Umairah Abd Khalid
  10. Mohd Arsy Ardy Mohd Hardy

Logistic

  1. Yaziz Kasim
  2. Dayang Sandrawati binti Abang Josmani
  3. Nurulhudaya binti Abdul Hadi
  4. Muhd Firdaus Bin Muhd Yusoff 
  5. Patricia Melvin Jussem
  6. Sperico Michael Alden Kirap

Sponsorship

  1. Noraslinda Mohd Said
  2. Teku Zariff Zaeimoedin
  3. Hasniza Abdullah
  4. Nur Syazana Yildrim
  5. Fadhlina Mahat

Information and Technology

  1. Mohd Saifulnizam Abu Bakar
  2. Saiful Nizam Warris
  3. Mohd Syafiq Abdul Rahman
  4.  Muhammad Che Saad

Special Pocket Event (Virtual IID)

  1. Norliana Hashim
  2. Zubaidah Mohd Ali Tan
  3. Aida Khalida Mohamed Idris
  4. Siti Anis Adilah bt Tarmazi 
  5. Noor Saliza Salmi
  6. Farhan Faat
  7. Mohamad Farhan Azmi
  8. Najua Binti Mohd Ali

Theme

Beyond Smart Tourism

Inspired by People, Balanced by Nature, Driven by Technology

Subthemes

  • Community-Based Tourism
  • Food Science and Gastronomy
  • Food Tourism
  • Culture, Heritage and Arts
  • Fashion
  • Cosmetology
  • Quality of Life
  • Human Capital
  • Smart City
  • Innovation in Hospitality and Tourism Education
  • Marine, Coastal and Terrestrail Conservation
  • Health and Wellness Tourism
  • Sport Tourism
  • Sustainable Tourism
  • Disruptive Technologies
  • Tourism in the Era of Industrial Revolution 4.0
  • Social Media Application
  • Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
  • Service Automation in Tourism
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Robotics Application

Important Dates

Structure of Fees

Payment Method

Payment Instruction

  • All receipts must be submitted with proof of payment. The participants need to scan the receipt and convert it into PDF format file then uploaded. The received payment will be acknowledged by the system within 2 weeks after payment has been confirmed.
  • Payment can be made via online payment, banker’s cheque, money order or bank draft (No personal cheque).
  • All cheques must be made payable to UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA PULAU PINANG.
  • Payment must be made in Malaysian Ringgit (RM) for Local Participants and US Dollar (USD) for International Participants
  • The payment for Non-Malaysia Based (international) participants can be made via Paypal by clicking the link below.

Payment Details

  • Beneficiary Name : UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA PULAU PINANG
  • Beneficiary’s Address :
    PEJABAT BENDAHARI
    UNIVERSITI TEKNOLOGI MARA
    CAWANGAN PULAU PINANG
    13500 PERMATANG PAUH
    PULAU PINANG
  • Bank Name : BANK ISLAM MALAYSIA BERHAD
  • Branch Name : TAMAN SELAT, BUTTERWORTH
  • Bank Account : 07016010053481
  • Branch Address :
    BANK ISLAM (M) BERHAD
    NO 71 TAMAN SELAT
    12000 BUTTERWORTH
    PULAU PINANG
  • Swift Code : BIMBMYKL

Publication Opportunities

All accepted extended abstracts shall be published in a conference e-proceeding with eISBN. Based on the recommendation of the editorial board, selected full papers will be considered in one of the following journal publications:

  1. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology (Scopus)
  2. International Journal of Business and Society (IJBS) (Scopus)
  3. Asian Journal of University Education (Scopus)
  4. Current Applied Science and Technology (Scopus)
  5. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality, and Culinary Arts (ASEAN Citation Index)
  6. ESTEEM Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MYCITE)
  7. Journal of Global Business Insights (JGBI)
  8. Journal of Global Tourism and Technology Research (JGTTR)
  9. e-Academia Journal (MyCite)
  10. International Journal of Service Management and Sustainability (MyCite)
  11. Tourism Educators Association of Malaysia (MyJournal)

Disclaimer: For those who are interested to publish in the selected journals, the author/authors should make 70 percent extensions or changes to the submitted extended abstract based on the guideline provided by the respective journal. It should be clearly noted that some journals may impose article processing fees (APC) in which acceptance, agreement, and payment are solely under the discretion of the authors.

Submission Guidelines and Templates

There are three (3) specific tracks: Track 1 and 2 are for paper and poster presentation, while Track 3 is for invention, innovation, and design competition. Please download the required templates based on your track of submission.

A. EXTENDED ABSTRACT

Authors should submit a two-page EXTENDED ABSTRACT between 1,000 – 1,200 words (excluding references) in English. Please CLICK the button below to download the EXTENDED ABSTRACT template.

The EXTENDED ABSTRACT should demonstrate originality and a high standard of quality that has not been previously presented and published. EXTENDED ABSTRACT that contains considerable grammatical and syntax errors will be rejected. All accepted EXTENDED ABSTRACT will be included in the e-Conference Proceeding with eISBN. Please CLICK the button below to submit your EXTENDED ABSTRACT :

Note: Extended abstract will not be considered for BEST PAPER Awards.

 

B. FULL PAPER (OPTIONAL)

Authors who are interested to publish FULL PAPER should make 70 percent extensions or changes to the submitted extended abstract. The FULL PAPER should be based on completed empirical research, conceptual papers, and review papers. FULL PAPER ACCEPTANCE will be based on the discretion on the Journal’s Editorial Board. It should be clearly noted that some journals may impose article processing fees (APC) in which acceptance, agreement, and payment are solely under the discretion of the authors. Please CLICK one of the following the journals to download the FULL PAPER template:

  1. Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Technology (Scopus)
  2. International Journal of Business and Society (IJBS) (Scopus)
  3. Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities (Scopus)
  4. Asian Journal of University Education (Scopus)
  5. Current Applied Science and Technology (Scopus)
  6. International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences (ERA)
  7. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality, and Culinary Arts (ASEAN Citation Index)
  8. ESTEEM Journal of Social Sciences and Humanities (MYCITE)
  9. Journal of Global Business Insights (JGBI)
  10. Journal of Global Tourism and Technology Research (JGTTR)
  11. e-Academia Journal

Accepted FULL PAPER will be considered for BEST PAPER Awards. Please CLICK the button below to submit your FULL PAPER:

 

 

 

INFOGRAPHIC POSTER

This track aims to encourage the presentation of research projects that are still in progress or not completed that might be of significant interest to research community.

Undergraduate and postgraduate students who wish to present a paper based on their research proposals for undergraduate research, master’s theses, or doctoral dissertation should submit papers that present significant theoretical or conceptual developments, research propositions or hypotheses, proposed methods, and/or data analysis plan. Please CLICK the button below to submit your poster :

EXTENDED ABSTRACT

Authors should submit a two-page EXTENDED ABSTRACT between 1,000 – 1,200 words (excluding references) in English. Please CLICK the button below to download the EXTENDED ABSTRACT template.

The EXTENDED ABSTRACT should demonstrate originality and a high standard of quality that has not been previously presented and published. EXTENDED ABSTRACT that contains considerable grammatical and syntax errors will be rejected. All accepted EXTENDED ABSTRACT will be included in the e-Conference Proceeding with eISBN. Please CLICK the button below to submit your EXTENDED ABSTRACT:

 

Note: Outstanding project will be considered for SPECIAL IID Awards.

 

Three-Paper Limit: Each author may submit up to three (3) papers in total, either as the sole author or a co-author. Any papers received in excess of this limit will not be reviewed for this conference.
Faculty Endorsement of Student Research: Students submitting papers must list the name and email address of the faculty member. As a reminder, papers submitted must be original, cannot have been published/presented or accepted in a journal or another conference proceedings.
Note: All papers are to be submitted online via the conference’s IJCHT 2021 submission page no later than the due dates.

Video and Virtual Presentation Guidelines

All presentations must be delivered in English. Each presentation should be no longer than 15 minutes, followed by a 5 minutes Q&A session. We recommend the presentation to be prepared in a PowerPoint file. The file can be emailed to the secretariat in advance and you should also bring a softcopy of your presentation to the conference.

Pre-Conference Webinar and Workshop Series

Webinar Food Brings Us Together

4th February 2021

Publishing in High Impact Journal Webinar Series 2

28th May 2021

Publishing in High Impact Journal Webinar Series 3

11th June 2021

Pre Conference Webinar and Workshop Series
Pre Conference Webinar and Workshop Series
Pre Conference Webinar and Workshop Series

Program Schedule

To Be Advised

Contact Us

Email

ijcht@uitm.edu.my

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Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Cawangan Pulau Pinang
Kampus Permatang Pauh
13500 Permatang Pauh
Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

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