CFP: Health tourism * Sept 10, 2010

Submission deadline: 10 Sept. 2010

Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends invites academics and professionals in tourism to send manuscripts for publication consideration in the next issue of the journal, dedicate to medical and spa tourism. These forms of tourism have been increasingly appealing in the last decade, to all segments of tourists. In the same time, large investments have been done in order to develop a suitable infrastructure, to modernize facilities, so the offer to meet tourists’ demand.

The objective of this issue is to investigate the tourism flows related to health tourism in the broadest sense, to highlight trends manifest in various countries and segments of tourists, to analyze relationships among these forms of tourism and the environment.

Articles could focus on areas such as
– forms of health tourism
– quality of life and health tourism
– history of well being and spa tourism
– trends in spa tourism
– travel for health and tourist activities
– tourist milieu of health tourism destinations
– destination management and developing infrastructure for medical and spa tourism
– management of spa hotels

Additional topics and approaches are encouraged.

Deadline of submission: 10th of Sept. 2010
Author notification: 4th of Oct. 2010
Final acceptance of paper: 1st of Nov. 2010

Please submit an electronic version of the manuscript to:

For details and procedures, see Instructions for authors 


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