Keynote speakers from around the world


Contemporary Issues in Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management


Welcome to HTMi International Conference 2012


Welcome to the International Hospitality Research Centre Switzerland

This major international Conference is organised by the International Hospitality Research Centre Switzerland ( which is located at the Hotel and Tourism Management Institute Switzerland (HTMi) (  in the beautiful village of Sorenberg, in the foothills of the Swiss Alps.


Emma Wood

Emma Wood is Head the International Centre for Research in Events Tourism and Hospitality at Leeds Beckett University and Reader in Events Marketing. Emma focused her doctoral studies on event evaluation from a local government/community perspective. Her latest co-edited book, The Festival and Event Experience was published in 2015 and she is also co-author of […]


Peter Lugosi

Peter Lugosi is a Reader at the Oxford School of Hospitality Management, Oxford Brookes University. His work draws on the concepts and methods of sociology, geography and anthropology in examining contemporary hospitality. His research and publications consider a wide range of subjects including customer experience management, consumer behaviour, parenting cultures, migrants and migration experiences, hospitality […]


Hania Janta

Dr Hania Janta is Visiting Fellow at the University of Surrey involved in a large collaborative project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 on Youth mobility: In her previous role she was Senior Lecturer and Head of Doctoral Programme at the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management at the University of Surrey. Primarily […]