Call for Papers

5th meeting of the Alliance on Training and Research in Social and Fair Tourism (International Social Tourism Organisation - ISTO)

 7th June 2019

UFR Esthua Tourisme et Culture

Université d'Angers

 Multidisciplinary workshop


 Social tourism, Fair tourism:

What interrelations?  


The Alliance on Training and Research in Social and Fair Tourism, created in 2010 within the International Social Tourism Organisation (ISTO), is a platform of researchers and practitioners interested in academic research aiming at exchanging and providing knowledge, training and research in social and fair tourism.

In the 2017 edition of its statutes (article 3), ISTO defines social tourism as as any activity contributing to a greater access to holidays and tourism activities for everyone. ISTO defines responsible and fair tourism as any forms of people-oriented travel or holidays, based on discovery, encounters and exchanges with local communities and contributing to the well-balanced development of the destination areas.

For the 5th edition of the Alliance meeting, we suggest a one-day workshop questioning the relevance and topicality of the concepts of social and fair tourism, as well as their possible divergences and commonalities from various perspectives:

·       Sociological

·       Spatial

·       Economical

·       Anthropological

·       Legal

·       Political/policy

We invite researchers to present their research led at different levels (local - international). Methodological aspects as well as case studies should be clearly highlighted. Selected papers will be published.

Please send an abstract of max. 500 words (English or French) to

Deadline for submission: 1 March 2019

Response to the authors: 1 April 2019

For further information on the activities of the Alliance, please check: 

For questions related to the Alliance meeting, please contact :

Anya Diekmann,

Louis Jolin,

Laurence Moisy,