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ASEAN Tourism Research Conference (ATRAC) 2019

Hoa Sen University I Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam I 18 - 20 January 2019

Saturday 19th January 2019    
08.00 - 09.00     Registration
9th Floor, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

09.00 - 12.30   Plenary Sessions

Conference Hall 903, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

09.00        Opening Ceremony

                  Welcome Address by Professor Mai Hong Quy, Principal, Hoa Sen University , Vietnam                    

                   Opening Remarks by Dr Neethiahnanthan Ari Ragavan, President, ASEAN Tourism Research Association (ATRA)

09.30        First Keynote: Professor Dr Miguela M. Mena, Professor, University of the Philippines Asian Institute of Tourism, Philippines

                 "ASEAN: The Power of One-the Future as a Singular Collective Destination for Tourism"

10.00        Second Keynote: Ms. Dao Thi Thanh Thuan, Katherine, Deputy General Director, Oriental Saigon Group.

                   "Luxury Concept of Private Dining in Vietnam"

10.30        Conference Photo Session


                  Tea Break


10.45-12.15  Concurrent Sessions 


Concurrent Session I 

Meeting Room 1, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

Concurrent Session II 

Meeting Room 2, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam


12.15 - 13.15   Welcome Lunch and Networking

10th floor, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

13.15 - 17.00  Concurrent Sessions 


Concurrent Session III 

Meeting Room 3, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

Concurrent Session IV

Meeting Room 4, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

Tea Break  

17.00 - 17.30  Closing Ceremony & Best Paper Award Presentation

Conference Hall 903, Hoa Sen University, Vietnam

17.30 - 20.00   Conference Cocktail and Networking

At a local restaurant, Vietnam.

Sunday 20th January 2019 

 08.00 - 12.00       Ho Chi Minh City Tour  by registration.


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