Thursday, 16 February 2023 16:58

ONLINE SEMINAR TRAINING ON THE TOPIC “TOURISM RESEARCH: Frontier developments in topics and methods”

On February 22, 2023Zou Tong Qian, vice-rector for Scientific research and innovation of “Silk Road” International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage is organizing online seminar training for professors, undergraduates and postgraduates in order to enhance the quality of scientific research and teaching how to publish articles and tutorials on top. This seminar will be conducted by Professor Songshan (Sam) Huang, professor of ECU (Edith Cowan University) university in Australia.

References: Professor Songshan (Sam) Huang is Vice Chancellor’s Professorial Research Fellow, Professor in Tourism and Services Marketing in the School of Business and Law (SBL), Edith Cowan University (ECU) in Australia. He is also the Head of the SBL Centre for Tourism Research. Professor Huang is internationally recognized as a prolific tourism researcher and one of the world leading scholars in tourism and hospitality research. He has published over 140 refereed English articles in international research journals, among which 120 papers were published in SSCI-indexed journals. His publications frequently appear in top tourism, hospitality, and business management journals such as Journal of Travel Research, Tourism Management, Information and Management, Journal of Sustainable Tourism, Journal of Destination Marketing and Management, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Cornell Hospitality Quarterly, Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research, International Journal of Tourism Research, and Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing.

In 2021 and 2022, Professor Huang was listed among the world’s top 2% scientists according to the Stanford University report (Elsevier BV ( His current Google Scholar h-index is 48 and Scopus h-index is 36.


Professor Huang has been involved in many industry-informed applied research projects. His industry research partners include government agencies like China National Tourist Office in Sydney, Tourism Research Australia, Regional Development Agency: Riverland & Murraylands, industry associations like Sovereign Hill Museums Association, and private education providers like Le Cordon Bleu. Through his international collaborations, he has accessed a significant large amount of research funding from different countries.

Professor Huang has frequently spoken, as an invited keynote speaker or panellist, at various research conferences, industry- or government-organised forums. He is a co-founding fellow of the International Association for China Tourism Studies (IACTS), a member of the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education (I-CHRIE), and Asia Pacific CHRIE, and the Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE). He is the founding director of the Australia-China Tourism Research Network (ACTReNet) (web link: 

Currently, Professor Huang serves on the editorial boards of 7 journals: International Journal of Tourism Research, Journal of Travel Research, Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing, Journal of China Tourism Research, and Journal of Teaching in Travel & Tourism, Tourism Economics, and Tourism Management.  He is the Editor-in-Chief of Tourism Planning and Development, one of the major international tourism journals published by Taylor & Francis, in the UK.

Seminar time:February 22, 11:00am

Venue: University building, 230-room


“Silk Road” International University of Tourism and Cultural Heritage приглашает вас на запланированную конференцию: Zoom.

Тема: TOURISM RESEARCH: Frontier developments in topics and methods
Время: 22 февр. 2023 11:00 Исламабад, Карачи, Ташкент

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