Suggested Conference Topics

  • Myths and Realities of Tourism
  • Myths in Tourism Research
  • Facts vs. Myths on Tourism Statistics
  • Myth of Touristic Freedom
  • Myth and Fantasy
  • Myth of Self-actualisation
  • Myths of the Pre-modern Other (“Orientalism” and beyond)
  • The Tourist as a Person who Chases Myths; Tourists as Mythmakers Revisited (Tom Selwyn)
  • Myths of the Centre and Periphery
  • Myths and the Utopia of Far Flung Destinations
  • Myths of Third World Paradises
  • Myths of Sustainable Tourism
  • The “Green Traveller” as an Oxymoron
  • Myths in the Marketing and Branding of Tourism Destinations
  • Myths of Hyperbole in Tourism Promotion
  • Myths of IT Use in Tourism
  • Myths of Work in Tourism
  • Myths of the Tourism Multiplier
  • Faith, Myths and Tourism
  • Myths of Medical Tourism and Sex Tourism
  • Language Myths in Tourism
  • The Semiotics of Myths

        Other closely related topics are welcome.