About ENTER conferences

Organized by the International Federation for Information Technology and Travel and Tourism (IFITT), ENTER 2015 will be the 22nd annual ENTER Conference. The conference offers a worldwide and unique forum for attendees from industry, academia, government, and other organisations to actively exchange, share, and challenge state-of-the-art research and industrial case studies on the application of information and communication technologies to travel and tourism.

 

The conference brings together the research community with industry and it is organised in three streams namely, industry, destinations and research tracks. The conference also features 6-8 world class keynote speakers

 

At ENTER 2015, the theme is «eTourism: Transforming Mobility». The conference will explore eTourism opportunities and challenges within the eTourism mobility context, exploring information and communication technologies concepts, applications, and business models in travel and tourism. Issues to be covered at the conference include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

Social Networking, Social Media and Social Inspiration
Context and Location Based Services
Augmented Reality and Gaming
Advanced Distribution Systems
Electronic Marketing and Analytics
Big data and Cloud computing
Information Search and Retrieval
Travel Search and Meta-Search
Technology Acceptance
Consumer Inspiration through ICTS
Information Interfaces and Presentation
Crisis and eTourism
ICT Adoption, Use, and Value Creation
Intelligent Systems
Web 2.0 and Web 3.0
Distribution Strategies
ICT-enabled Partnerships and Segmentation
Legal and Social Aspects
Website Design and Evaluation
E-Learning and distributed learning
Cultural Heritage and Sustainability
Mobile Services
Context-Aware Systems
E-strategy and e-Business models
ICT for Regional Development
Recommender Systems

Dates

February 3 – 6, 2015

Conference Venue

USI - Università della Svizzera italiana
via Buffi, 13
Lugano
Switzerland 

ENTER 2015 Local Organiser

SOTELL
via Trevano, 55
Lugano
Switzerland


Testimonials
Minghetti Valeria - Senior Researcher, CISET – Ca’ Foscari University
Minghetti Valeria - Senior Researcher, CISET – Ca’ Foscari University

The IFITT community is growing worldwide and this is a sign of good health and liveliness. The presentations at ENTER gave me useful insights on current advances in academic research as well as in industry and destination practices. Good food for thought and inspiration for future projects! The interaction between academia, industry and public organizations is the strength of the conference and the aspect I appreciated more. ENTER is the ideal gate to the tourism and IT world for students and a good opportunity for industry and destination practitioners who want to stay tuned on innovative strategic solutions and applications for their activities. The organization of thematic workshops bringing together research papers and industry case studies could be the added value of ENTER.

Partners
  • Lugano
  • webatelier
  • etoa
  • Travel Technology initiative
  • Think Tank
  • ETC
  • PATA
  • Nelios
  • MailUp
  • netcomm suisse
  • Ginger Juice
  • InRoute
  • CICtourGUNE

Speakers
  • Jukka Pekka photo
  • Topolewski photo
  • Kelly McGuire photo
  • Jean-Luc Boulin photo
  • Tomasz Janowski photo
  • Juan Antonio Zufiria photo
  • Victor Schlegel photo