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Universitatea Babe-Bolyai Cluj-Napoca Facultatea de Business

in partnership with

Universitatea din Oradea, Facultatea de tiine Economice Announces THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE


second edition on

Innovation in Hospitality
October 11-12, 2012 Cluj-Napoca, Romnia

Under the patronage of SMART+ project,

subproject Innovative and Responsible Tourism Territories IART Territories

Organizing Committee Smaranda COSMA Adina NEGRUA Crina PETRESCU Liciniu KOVACS Mihaela TUTUNEA Valentin TOADER Marius BOTA Oana GIC

Anca Otilia DODESCU Alina BDULESCU Elena BOTEZAT Olimpia BAN Ioana POP COHUT Monica Maria CORO Veronica RUS Aurelian SOFIC

The Entrepreneurship in the Hospitality Industry Conference EHI12 invites electronic submissions of full papers no later than the June 1st, 2012 July 1st, 2012. Papers concerning theoretical and practical contributions to the hospitality industry are welcome. Conference Objectives The aim of the conference is to provide an opportunity for presenting, exchanging information and discussing research outcomes and sharing experiences in the field of innovation in hospitality among academics, researchers and practitioners, consultants, industry experts, PhD students and any other categories interested in hospitality and tourism development all over the world. Academic research, postdoctoral research, PhD research, best practices, projects, relevant case studies and work-in-progress/posters are welcomed approaches. Conference Main Topics Macro-Level Global crisis impact upon the hospitality industry; EU and tourism: programs, projects, funding opportunities; Sustainable development of tourism; Tourism and economic development at regional and local level; Entrepreneurial dimensions in tourism and economic growth; Entrepreneurial challenges in tourism; New venture creation in tourism; Entrepreneurship policy and tourism; Ecopreneurship and tourism; Women entrepreneurship in tourism; Social entrepreneurship, social innovation and tourism; Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship in tourism; Economic impact upon tourism and hospitality industry; Good practices in tourism governance, policy-making and management; Education and training in tourism and hospitality; Tour operator and travel agency relations in tourism; Tourism Networks; Innovation in tourism. Micro-Level Hospitality marketing and branding strategies; Marketing research and hospitality; Human resources strategies for tourism and hospitality industry;

Financial management and financial feasibilities in the hospitality industry; Hotel industry development and management; Quality service strategies for the hospitality industry; Restaurant and foodservice industry management; Information technology development for the hospitality industry; Accounting techniques in the hospitality industry. Types of Tourism Leisure and entertainment industry; Green hospitality; Cultural and heritage tourism development; Events management and planning; Tourism policy and strategies for governments and cities/regions; Rural tourism; Tourism online; Mobile-Tourism. Posters Work-in-progress; Projects; Best practices; Relevant Case studies etc. Conference Venue Faculty of Business Horea Str. No. 7, Cluj-Napoca, Romania Zip code: 400174 Deadlines June 1st, 2012 July 1st, 2012 full paper submission 15th of August notification of paper Acceptance / Rejection 15th of September - registration fee payment Paper submission Participants should send the complete papers in English until June 1st, 2012 July 1st, 2012. All papers are limited to six pages including abstract, max. 5 key words and JEL classification (, tables, figures, references and cover page (title, name and affiliation, email). DO NOT INCLUDE ANY AUTHOR INFORMATION on any page of the paper, as papers will be double-blind reviewed. Papers that do not conform to these specifications will be rejected.

Please submit your paper(s) in MS Word format. format Word-file): Style Guide for Authors Characters: Times New Roman Alignment: Justify Line spacing: single Paper title: 14 pt. Name of author/ authors: 12 pt. Abstract: 10 pt. Text: 12 pt. Footnotes: 10 pt. Margins: Top: 2.5 cm Bottom: 2.5 cm Left: 3 cm Right: 3 cm Gutter = 0, Header = 0; Footer = 0 Please insert page numbers

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Authors may submit more than one paper, but only one can be accepted as first author. The acceptance of a paper implies that at least one of the authors must attend the conference and present the paper. The papers content must be structured as it follows: 1. Introduction 2. Material and method(s) 3. Results and discussions 4. Conclusions The complete papers should be uploaded online. Publication of Papers The papers accepted at the conference will be published in the Conference Proceedings ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRY EHI12, in printed and electronic format. The publication in the Conferences Proceedings is conditioned by the compliance with the deadlines and the registration rules, by the acceptance of the paper and the payment of the participation fee. Papers recommended by the Scientific Committee will be published in extended version (no more than 8 pages using the same format) in the Studia Negotia BabesBolyai Journal, indexed in the International Databases: EBSCO and CEEOL (, after a peer review evaluation process of Editorial Board.

Registration fee The registration fee per paper is 100 EUR.

The account for the registration fee in EURO is RO 35 BTRL 0670 4205 2743 92XX SWIFT BTRLRO 22 Asociatia Transilvania Business School Str. N. Titulescu Nr.8 Bl. P3, Et.3, ap.17 Cluj-Napoca Please write in the message section conference fee for EHI12. The registration fee includes the conference materials (conference proceedings, conference map and other materials), coffee breaks, lunch and dinner for both, the 11th and the 12th of October, 2012. Accommodation For accommodation options please visit: For more information please write at:, or phone: +40-264-599170 fax: +40-264-590110