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Two days’ National Seminar


"Transforming Communities Through Sustainable Tourism in and around Jharkhand: Trends & Challenges"

15th & 16th Feb’2018

 About Seminar :

Department of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, BIT Mesra (A Deemed to be University) Ranchi in collaboration with Department of Tourism, Govt. of Jharkhand is organizing a two day National Seminar on “Transforming Communities Through Sustainable Tourism in and around Jharkhand: Trends & Challenges” on 15th-16th Feb.’18.


  • Possibilities of sustainable tourism in Jharkhand
  • Inclusive and sustainable economic growth
  • Cultural values, diversity & heritage
  • Conservations and communities
  • Plans, Policies, and Partnership for destination
  • Tools, solutions, and strategy for business
  • Eco-tourism and Rural tourism
  • Linking tourism, heritage, and enterprise
  • Destination image and branding
  • Destination competitiveness
  • Tourism policy and regional development
  • Public-Private Partnership in tourism
  • E-strategy and E-business models
  • Community and E-tourism
  • Educational aspects in sustainable tourism
  • Innovation in tourism
  • Marketing challenges in sustainable tourism
  • Human Resource management for community-based tourism
  • Community-based tourism

Important Dates:

  • Last date of sending abstract: 20th Jan’18
  • Acceptance of abstracts: 22nd Jan’18
  • Last date of sending full paper: 05th Feb’18
  • Last date of registration: 12th Feb’18

 Call for paper:

The full paper must include clear indication of the purpose of research methodology, major findings, implications, and key references. Authors should adhere to the following:

  • Maximum length: 4000 words, excluding title, cover page, and references.
  • Margins: 1.5 inches all sides.
  • Font: Times New Roman, Size – 12
  • Spacing – Double
  • Title Page – Title, Author(s), Affiliation(s), Contact details, Subtheme.
  • Abstract - not more than 200 words and a maximum of 4 keywords.
  • All correspondence shall be made at

All papers shall be published in proceedings as a full paper in the form of a book with ISBN.

Selected papers shall be published in JOHAR (Journal of Hospitality Applications and Research), a UGC approved Journal.


  • Inauguration: 15th Feb’2018
  • Technical Session: 15th – 16th Feb’2018
  • Valedictory: 16th Feb’2018


  The registration fees


Registration Fees

Early Bird Registration (Before 25th Jan’18)

Industry Practitioner

Rs. 3000

Rs. 2500


Rs. 2000

Rs. 1500

Research Scholars

Rs. 1500

Rs. 1000


  Mode of payment:

  The registration fee payment should be made by NEFT. Details for NEFT:

  • Account number: 017501015718
  • IFSC Code: ICIC0000175
  • Name of Beneficiary: Birla Institute of Technology.
  • Name of Bank: ICICI Bank Ltd.

  Registration fee includes accommodation and food on 15th & 16th Feb’2018.

 The author and co-author should register separately.


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