Call for papers


Tatilat-e-Now Research Center with the cooperation of universities, private, public and non-for-profit organizations is to hold a half-day long conference, regarding tourism and literature, in Tehran, Iran, on December, 2012.


Areas of interest include (But are not limited to):


1- Literature and tourism:

  • Classical literature and tourism
  • Modern literature and tourism

2- Principles of literary tourism

3- Literary tourism supply and demand Aspects

  • Nature of tourists’ experiences visiting literary attractions
  • Literary tourism typology
  • Resources, attractions and activities of literary tourism
  • Infrastructures, facilities and services of literary tourism
  • Domestic and international markets of literary tourism

4- Planning, managing and marketing literary tourism

  • Literary tourism planning process
  • Strategic policies for literary tourism development
  • Role of literary tourism in children education
  • Marketing challenges of literary tourism
  • Visitor management in literary tourism attractions
  • Effective marketing for literary tourism

5- Impacts of literary tourism

  • Economic impacts of literary tourism
  • Tourism, literature and peace
  • Social and cultural impacts of literary tourism

6- Development and evaluation of literary tourism projects

7- Iran’s potentials in literary tourism

8- Identification and designing literary tourism trail for Iran

9- Media and literary tourism

10- Film and literary tourism


Our aims:

  • The first aim is to provide opportunities for academics from a range of disciplines and countries to share their research both through the conference podium and its publications.
  • The second aim of the Conference is to provide opportunities for academics to receive informal in-depth feedback through discussions and to enable them to establish contact with professionals in other countries and institutions.
  • The third aim of the Conference is to introduce participants to potentials of Iran and other countries sharing the same cultural background in developing Literary Tourism.

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