Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association

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We are trying to find new models and to build a stronger bridge between Europe and Asia



Euro Asia Tourism Studies Journal

The Euro Asia Tourism Studies Journal (EATSJ), is a peer-reviewed academic journal publishing theoretical, conceptual and empirical research about tourism and hospitality. The research published in this journal, targets at advancing knowledge and critical understanding of tourism related issues Visit the website


EATSA Art & Tourism Film Festival

The EATSA Art & Tourism Film Festival aims to honour and celebrate creativity, innovation, and change initiatives, that enhance the knowledge of the world and the sense of appreciation for the human essence and environmental beauty.
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EATSA Conference

2024 Germany

We are pleased to invite you to contribute to the 10th Annual Conference of EATSA (Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association) which will take place in Europe, Germany, Karlsruhe between 9-12 July 2024. The central theme of the conference is the Picture Europe.
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At its core,  EATSA is a family of researchers and scholars, more than a scientific association of academics.

Every work counts

Creating useful partnerships

Involving students

Every researcher has something special to reveal, we would like to share experiences for inspiring students.

Helping to publish
Our aim is to assist a new generation of researchers in tourism to realise their publication potentials.
Connecting people
At its core, we aim to support a collaborative network of researchers from Asia and Europe.
Spreading ideas

We wish to encourage the exchange of research results, practical experience, and ideas by organising conferences and an open access journal.

Every topic counts

Our strength is our scientific curiosity



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Every geographical area counts

EATSA International Board


Kevser Çınar

President of EATSA

is an Associate Professor with a profound expertise in Tourism, currently serving as the President of the Euro Asia Tourism Studies Association (EATSA). Holding a Ph.D. in Tourism Management from Necmettin Erbakan University, Türkiye, and a Bachelor’s degree from Middle East Technical University, her career spans over 17 years of dedicated commitment to academia and EU project management. As an academic in the Department of Tourism Management and a Project Unit Coordinator at the Social Innovation Agency, Dr. Çınar has showcased adept leadership in numerous international EU projects, prominently including roles as coordinator in projects like Get2Action, TOURBAN, and TOURIBOOST, as well as partnership contributions to initiatives such as Heritage4Growth, SMARTDEMA, and SCOUT. Certified in curriculum development by the Institute of Educational Sciences, her research pursuits predominantly focus on innovative practices in tourism, consumer behavior, cultural heritage, and entrepreneurship, with over 50 published works comprising peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and she also serves on the Editorial Board of TÜBA Higher Education Research/Review (TÜBA-HER), adding her expertise to the academic discourse and shaping the scholarly landscape in higher education. She has actively organized high-profile events such as the 5th Annual Conference of EATSA and hosted various EU project gatherings in Turkey. Additionally, Dr. Çınar is a TEDx speaker.

Madhuri Sawant

Vice-president for Asia

Dr. Madhuri Sawant is the Director Department of Tourism Administration, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India, Vice President of Euro Asia Tourism Studies Association and also Chief -Editor of Euro-Asia tourism Studies Journal. As an Expert Member of Tourism, she is working on the Government of India’s University Grants Commission and various prominent Academic Committees of Tourism in over 18 Universities in India. A postgraduate in Tourism Administration (MTA) she is the First UGC NET-JRF and also first Woman to be awarded PhD in Tourism in the state of Maharashtra, India. She also holds PG Diplomas in Business Management, German Language and Environmental Studies. Her principal research interests are Marketing, CSR, Socio-Economic Aspects, Heritage Tourism Management and has completed 05 Major Research Projects sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC), Indian Council for Social Science Research (ICSSR) and Ministry of Tourism Government of India As a frequent traveller for academic and Research Assignments, she has visited various Universities in, Portugal, Japan, France, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Chile and South Korea. She has over 52 publications including 06 books and 29 referred journal articles and book chapters to her credit and has organized Five International and 14 National Seminars / Conferences / Workshops. As a Research Supervisor, she is guiding Doctoral Research Fellows from United Kingdom, Japan, Thailand, Kenya and Yemen on Health Tourism, Creative Tourism, Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Resources in Tourism, Internet Marketing, Destination Branding, Film Tourism, Crime & Tourism and she has evaluated several doctoral thesis & conducted Open Viva-Voce Dr Madhuri has delivered Keynotes in several National and International Conferences.

Piotr Zmyslony

Vice-President for Europe

Ph.D. in economics, associate professor at Poznań University of Economics and Business, Institute of International Business and Economics. In 2022-2023, the fellow researcher in Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary. His research areas include tourism destination governance, urban tourism, the night-time economy, tourism development strategies, digitalisation and sustainability of tourist SMEs. Currently he is conducting aresearch on digitalisation on the night-time economy governance. Board member of Wielkopolska Regional Tourist Organisation and Poznan Tourism Organisation. Co-author of Tourism in the City portal.

Every partner counts

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