Welcome to the International Tourism Studies Association
ITSA is unique among international associations of tourism scholars and practitioners. Its mission is to encourage interaction and cooperation between members in developing and developed countries. ITSA is uniquely devoted to scholarly exchange between researchers and practitioners focusing on the growth of tourism worldwide.
International Journal of Tourism Cities (IJTC)
ITSA’s peer-reviewed journal, the International Journal of Tourism Cities, provides an international forum for the study of urban tourism and tourism cities. The journal aims to be inter-disciplinary in its appreciation of tourism cities and tourism in urban areas.
The Philip Pearce Trinergy Program
The International Tourism Studies Association (ITSA) is proud to announce Trinergy Program dedicated to the phenomenal contribution made by Prof Philip Pearce to tourism.
𝑷𝒉𝒊𝒍𝒊𝒑 𝑷𝒆𝒂𝒓𝒄𝒆 𝒘𝒂𝒔 𝒂𝒑𝒑𝒐𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒂𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒇𝒊𝒓𝒔𝒕-𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓 𝑷𝒓𝒐𝒇𝒆𝒔𝒔𝒐𝒓 𝒐𝒇 𝑻𝒐𝒖𝒓𝒊𝒔𝒎 𝒊𝒏 𝑨𝒖𝒔𝒕𝒓𝒂𝒍𝒊𝒂. 𝑯𝒆 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒕𝒊𝒏𝒖𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒍𝒆𝒂𝒅 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒌 𝒘𝒊𝒕𝒉 James Cook University 𝒕𝒐 𝒑𝒓𝒐𝒗𝒊𝒅𝒆 𝒂 𝒔𝒑𝒆𝒄𝒊𝒂𝒍 𝒏𝒐𝒅𝒆 𝒐𝒇 𝒕𝒐𝒖𝒓𝒊𝒔𝒎 𝒔𝒕𝒖𝒅𝒚 𝒐𝒇 𝒘𝒐𝒓𝒍𝒅𝒘𝒊𝒅𝒆 𝒔𝒊𝒈𝒏𝒊𝒇𝒊𝒄𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆. 𝑯𝒆 𝒊𝒎𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒔𝒆𝒍𝒚 𝒄𝒐𝒏𝒕𝒓𝒊𝒃𝒖𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒕𝒐 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒇𝒐𝒖𝒏𝒅𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒐𝒇 𝑰𝑻𝑺𝑨 𝒂𝒔 𝒘𝒆𝒍𝒍!
ITSA holds biennial international conferences and supports events around the world with it’s partners. Over the past 16 years, the International Tourism Studies Association has successfully held nine Biennial Conferences in the even-numbered years from 2006 to 2022.
“Only ITSA can make the globe feel like a village of friends. We value diversity of ideas, experiences and networks like no other in our pursuit of tourism knowledge.”
Prof. Xinran Lehto
“ITSA conferences are small and intimate and a great place to network with like-minded scholars from across the globe. You will also find out more there about publishing in the ITSA journal, International Journal of Tourism Cities”.
Prof. Alastair Morrison
“I recommend that all tourism scholars join the International Tourism Studies Association to develop their careers, with a global dimension.”
Prof. Bihu (Tiger) Wu
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