Important Dates & Guidelines

Important Dates

  • EXTENDED DEADLINE: Papers should be sent to by February 20th, 2016
  • The paper will be published in the BITCO 2016 Proceedings only if the full payment of the conference fee (100 EUR + banking fees) is made by March 5th, 2016.

Manuscript Guidelines

Length: Full papers should be up to 5000 words in length including references.
Abstract: Maximum 200 words with up to 5 key words.
Content: Papers should be written in clear English and any technical jargon should be explained; complex issues should be defined; and full papers should have a bibliography review.
References: Should be checked for completeness, accuracy and consistency. Publications in the text should be cited using the author's surname (Leiper, 1979 / Leiper, 1979, p. 28 / Leiper, 2004, pp. 28-30) or (Jennings and Nickerson, 2006) citing both names, or (Beaverstock et al., 1999), when there are three or more authors. At the end of the paper a reference list in alphabetical order:
Cohen, E. (1979) A Phenomenology of Tourist Experiences. Sociology, 13, 179-201.
Jennings, G., & Nickerson, N. (eds) (2006) Quality Tourism Experiences. Burlington, VT: Elsevier.
Leiper, N. (2004) Tourism Management. 3rd edn. Sidney: Pearson Education Australia.
Margins: 2.5 cm (1 inch).
Font: 12pt Times New Roman.
Style: Headings must be short, bold in capital letters (centered).
Spacing: Single spacing (1 line).
Tables &
Should be supplied embedded within the text. Commentaries and explanations should be added to tables and charts; each table and figure should be referred to in the text in numerical order e.g., Table 1, Table 2; Figure 1, Figure 2, etc. Tables and figures should be in black and white with minimum shadings and numbered consecutively.
Presentation: No PP presentation should contain more than 15 slides. Presentation is expected to be 10-15 minutes long.
  • A separate file should be included with a title and a brief autobiographical note including: Full name(s), Affiliation, E-mail address. The information about authors should not be identified anywhere else in the article.
  • Submission of a paper implies that at least one of the authors must attend the conference and present the paper. One conference participant can submit one paper as an author plus another paper as a co-author. There can be no more than 3 co-authors per paper.
  • The editorial committee reserves the right to reject any submitted paper which does not adhere to the guidelines.

Important Dates

Important dates for Conference participants
    Paper submission by
    February 20th, 2016

BITCO 2016

You are welcome to submit your abstracts for the Conference.
BITCO 2016 Call for Papers in PDF format.

Contact Info

College of Tourism, Bulevar Zorana Djindjica 152a, Belgrade, Serbia