IACuDiT President Dr.Vicky Katsoni and Sam Martin

MTM’s department head, Mike Manfredo and faculty member, Sam Martin attended the 3rd International Conference with the theme “Tourism, Culture and Heritage in a Smart Economy” in Athens, Greece, where the topics focused on timely and interactive international platforms for academics and industry practitioners from cultural, heritage, communication and innovational tourism backgrounds. They forged new relationships with the Association’s leadership and Americana University of Athens tourism faculty who will be attending the Tourism Naturally conference in Alghero, Italy. They also participated in discussions and debates on cultural, heritage and other tourism issues that will affect the future direction of hospitality and tourism research and practice in a digital and innovational era.