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

2023 India

We are pleased to invite you to contribute to the 9th Annual Conference of EATSA (Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Association) organized in association with the Department of Tourism Administration, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra India. The conference is taking place in Aurangabad which is popularly known as the tourism capital of the state of Maharashtra in India, between the 14th – 16th of September 2023. The central theme of the conference is Tourism & Sustainable Development Goals: Introspection & Prognosis.
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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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EATSA International Board


Kevser Çınar

President of EATSA

Kevser Çınar holds a PhD degree in Tourism Management from Necmettin Erbakan University, Turkey. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Tourism Management. Çınar graduated from Middle East Technical University in 2003. She holds a master’s degree (2013) and doctoral degree (2017) from Necmettin Erbakan University.  She has also been working as EU Projects expert for 14 years and she has taken part in several different international EU projects so far-gained a good understanding of what is required of a project expert both in Turkey and in Europe. She has been involved in European higher education strategic partnership projects such as  TOURBAN, TOURIBOOST as coordinator and SCOUT, E-GAME as a partner. She is experienced enough in writing projects, implementing its activities, and coordination of them. She is also certified at curriculum development program by the Institute of Educational Sciences. Her project and research topics are about innovation in tourism, consumer behavior and tourism education. She is the chief editor of EATSJ, Euro-Asia Tourism Studies Journal. She is a Tedx speaker. She has been invited as keynote speaker, trainer and workshop facilitator in various national and international events and project meetings in several different countries.

Madhuri Sawant

Vice-president for Asia

Dr. Madhuri Sawant is Director, International Centre for Buddhist Tourism, Assistant Professor, Coordinator Research & Consultancy in Department of Tourism Administration, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, India, Executive Secretary of EATSA. Expert Member on the Government of India’s  University Grants Commission and 18 Universities in India.
A Masters in Tourism Administration she is the First UGC NET-JRF and First Woman PhD in Tourism in the state of Maharashtra, India.
She also holds PG Diplomas in Business Management, German Language and Environmental Studies.
Her principle research interests are Marketing, CSR, Socio-Economic Aspects and Heritage Tourism Management and has completed 05 Major Research Projects sponsored by University Grants Commission, Indian Council for Social Science Research and Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Science and Technology Government of India
A frequent traveler for academic and Research Assignments, she has visited various Universities in, Portugal, Japan, France, UAE, Thailand, Chile  and South Korea.
As a Research Supervisor, she is guiding Doctoral Research Fellows from United Kingdom, Japan, Thailand, Kenya, Yemen on Health tourism, Creative tourism, Corporate Social Responsibility, Human Resources in tourism, Internet Marketing, Destination Branding, Film Tourism, and Crime & Tourism
A prominent Resource Person for Keynotes & Valedictories Dr Sawant has 40 publications including 06 books and 29 referred journal articles and has designed over 24 courses / programs in Tourism and Hospitality Management and have organized Four International and 07 National Seminars /Conferences /Workshops.

Piotr Zmyslony

Vice-President for Europe

Piotr Zmyślony, Ph.D. in economics, associate professor at Poznań University of Economics and Business, Institute of International Business and Economics, Department of International Economics. In 2022-2023, the fellow researcher in Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary. He specializes in tourism destination governance, organization and management of urban tourism, tourism development strategies and policies. His research projects include the internationalization of the tourism industry, the effectiveness of Destination Management Organizations’ performance, and the night-time economy’s development. He published his research in tourism and economics journals, such as “Journal of Sustainable Tourism”, “Tourism Review”, „International Journal of Tourism Cities”. In addition to his research activities, he is also a member of
consultant of Poznan Tourism Organisation as well as regional and local tourist organisations in Poland.Member of Poznań City Council’s think-tank. The creator of the idea of the Poznań Tourist Barometer and the advisor of the Poznań Local Tourist Organization in its implementation. Member of the Board of the Wielkopolska Tourist Organization. Currently he is conducting a research on digitalisation on the night-time economy governance.

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