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17th and 18th of January 2025

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17th and 18th of January 2025

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The School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism (University of the Algarve), the CETT Barcelona School of Tourism, Hospitality and Gastronomy (University of Barcelona), the University of Caxias do Sul (Brazil) and the University of Groningen (The Netherlands) are pleased to announce the II International Conference on Literary and Film Tourism, to be held in Faro (Portugal) on January 17th and 18th, 2025. 

The II International Conference on Literary and Film Tourism explores the intersection of Routes, Sustainability and Digital Media in literary and film tourism from various angles and perspectives: community engagement, stakeholders, literature, film industry, storytelling and cultural and natural heritage preservation. 

Thematic lines

During this second edition of the International Conference on Literary and Film Tourism, different thematic lines will be discussed, such as:

Route/Trail Design and Planning

Community Engagement and Stakeholder Collaboration

Outdoor Recreation and Literary/Film Tourism

Accessibility and Inclusivity

Technology and Innovation

Case Studies and Success Stories

Cultural and Historical Perspectives

The tour guide's experience

How to present a communication?

Authors can submit a paper individually or submit a panel proposal. The instructions for participation in each of these two modalities are as follows:

  • Presentation proposals: The same document must include a 300-word abstract containing the title, objectives, methodology, results, conclusions, a list of ten references, the authors’ names and affiliations.
  • Panel proposals: Each panel will consist of a minimum of 4 communications and a maximum of 6 communications on a common topic. The panels will have a maximum duration of two hours. The panel coordinator should send a document with the following information: the title of the panel, a 500-word abstract, a list of ten references, and the list of the authors and affiliations of the panellists participating in the panel. Each panellist should be registered by themself.

Presentation and panel proposals should be sent to before July 15th 2024.

Conference languages: Portuguese, Spanish and English.

Presentation length: 15 minutes

Publishing opportunities

The Congress has collaboration agreements with various academic journals.

Authors are invited to submit full manuscripts (max. 10,000 words) to for consideration by the Organising Committee. The deadline for submission of papers is 31 January 2025.

Depending on each article's research area and relevance, authors might be invited to submit them to one of the following journals:

Conference fees

Advance registration (until November 15th):

  • Authors: 130 euros
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD students: 50 euros

Late registrations (from 16th November 2024 until the 16th of December):

  • Authors: 160 euros
  • Bachelor's, Master's, or PhD students: 80 euros

The congress registration fee includes participation in the congress, lunch, coffee breaks during the congress, participation certificates, and congress documentation.

All authors participating in the congress must pay the relevant fee.

The registration payment should be made to the following bank account: 0205011530930 (Caixa Geral de Depósitos, Universidade do Algarve, BIC SWIFT CGDIPTPL, IBAN PT50003502050001153093087). The transfer receipt must be sent by email to

All participating authors must also register through this link.

Conference Venue



This conference is financed with national funds through the FCT - Foundation for Science and Technology. More info.


universitat de groningen
universitat brasil

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