Conferencia Internacional en Salud y Bienestar en Destinos Sostenibles


International Conference on Health and Wellbeing in Sustainable Destinations
16-17 December, 2019 - Lanzarote (Canary Islands)

Conferencia Internacional en Salud y Bienestar en Destinos Sostenibles
16-17 Diciembre, 2019 - Lanzarote (I. Canarias)


We are pleased to announce the third Conference on Health and Tourism to be held in Lanzarote (Canary Islands, Spain) on December 16 - 17, 2019.

The conference theme this year will be “Health and Wellbeing in Sustainable Destinations: Indicators for Responsible Tourism”. It will be dedicated to the analysis and debate of indicators for the development of responsible tourism from a double perspective: health as a tourism product and health experiences of the local community of the destination.
Two framework papers and two panels of experts will be organized with a varied representation of researchers, agents and professionals linked to both health, sustainability and responsible tourism.

Confirmed keynote:
Dr. Jafar Jafari, University of Winconsin-Stout

Dr. Melanie Kay Smith, Budapest Metropolitan University

The conference will provide a forum for a debate on the trends, challengers, innovations, governance and practices from the perspective of responsible tourism. The conference welcomes both conceptual and empirical insights around key areas including (though not limited to):

• Health and well-being as a tourism product
• Health and local community
• Governance
• Sustainable development
• Responsible tourism
• Host and guest congruency
• Health, culture, heritage
• Social dimension of tourism
Abstract submission:

Abstracts should be no more than 250 words in length and should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document to

Abstracts should include your name, the name of your organization and your contact details. Please submit your abstract following the PASOS style guide:

Key deadlines:
15th september Submission of proposal
05th october Confirmation of acceptance
15th november Paper for conference proceedings
15th january Full papers to be published

Publication opportunities:
Full papers from the conference will be considered for a fast track publication of the following journal:
PASOS. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Heritage

Further details:
Please follow the link to the conference website for further details:



Best regards,

Heredina Fernández-Betancort
Conference Chair
Escuela Universitaria de Turismo de Lanzarote (EUTL)
University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC)