The Changing World of Coastal, Island and Tropical Tourism

International Conference
Martinique, French West Indies
27 - 29 January 2011


Markt Le Marin

St Lucia Cruise Ship

Dominique-Roseau

St Lucia Market

Markt Fort de France

Club Med - Martinique

le Marin marina

Martinique islet


UAG

NAU

UAG-CEREGMIA


 


CONFERENCE PROGRAM & REGISTRATION


Abstract & Registration Schedule:

  • October 15, 2010 : Due Date for Receipt of Abstracts

  • Registration
    • Full Delegate: US$ 459
    • Student Delegate: US$ 389
    • Spouse Paricipant: US$ 299

Program Summary:

  • January 26 (Wed) : Arrival in Martinique; Hotel checkin
  • January 27 (Thu) : Keynote speeches, followed by parallel paper sessions
  • January 28 (Fri) : Conference Field Trip to Southeastern Martinique; Lunch included; Conference Banquet in Evening
  • January 29 (Sat) : Parallel paper sessions; Closing session

  • January 30 (Sun) : Hotel checkout; Optional Post-Conference Day Trip (see below)
  • January 31 (Mon) : Free Day Options (see below)

FULL CONFERENCE PROGRAM

PAPER ABSTRACTS

  • Abstracts are listed alphabetically by the first author;s first name.

REGISTRATION FORM: .DOC or .PDF


Registration Notes:

Registration includes:

  • Lunch on Friday during the excursion; the Banquet on Sat; and coffee breaks on Thursday and Saturday.
  • A full day excursion to southeastern Martinique on Friday, including lunch.
  • Airport transfer to the conference hotel on Thursday and to the airport on Sunday.
    • Participants must inform conference organizers of arrival time by January 10, 2011.
    • Participants arriving on other days must arrange their own transportation.

See VENUES to book your accommodations directly with the hotels.


CONFERENCE PUBLICATIONS

Several post-conference publications are planned of selected papers for the conference. All participants are welcome to submit papers for the proceedings. Completed papers should be brought to the conference. The editors will make final decisions on which papers to accept.

The Proceedings may be published in digital form (online) only.

Please format papers for consideration in the book at 1.5 line spacing, 1 inch or 2.5cm margins, APA or other widely accepted referencing. No abstract is needed. Include a biographical note and full contact information on the authors. Papers must not have been previously published or under copyright restrictions


FIELD TRIPS

CONFERENCE FIELD TRIP TO SOUTHEASTERN MARTINIQUE

The full-day conference field trip will be to the southeast of Martinique. This is included in the conference registration fee. We will visit:

(1) The Marina of "le Marin"
(2) The village of Sainte-Anne (traditional village + Club Med + a sustainable development plan)
(3) The beaches of St. Anne (including the management of coastal salt lagoons
)

MARTINIQUE EXCURSIONS

If you are staying longer in Martinique, you may want to consider the following excursions. The conerence organizers are at your disposal to provide further information and assistance.

1 / Snorkel trip to the southeast side of Martinique - requires rental car*

2 / Day trip on the island of St. Lucia by Catamaran (150 euros for meals and transportation)

3 / Visit the beaches at La Pointe du Bout (south of the bay at Fort-de-France) - transport by boat - no rental car needed

4 / Visit beaches on the south side of the island - requires car rental*

5 / Excursion to the north of the Martinique (Pelé mountain and the town of Saint-Pierre) - requires car rental*

* 25-30 euros to rent a car per day


For additional information contact:

Alan A. Lew : alan.lew {at} nau.edu
or
Olivier Dehoorne : dehoorneo {at} gmail.com


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