Congress History

The Sustainable Tourism Congress was first held in Gümüşhane on 14-16 May 2015 with the title “Sustainable Tourism Congress of Eastern Black Sea Region” organized by Gümüşhane University Tourism Faculty.

The second congress was held on 28-30 April 2016 in Adrasan / Kumluca / Antalya with the title 2nd National Sustainable Tourism Congress organized by Akdeniz University Tourism Faculty. The congress, which gained an international dimension in 2017, was held on 23-25 November 2017 with the title “1st International Sustainable Tourism Congress” organized by Kastamonu University Tourism Faculty.

The 2nd International Sustainable Tourism Congress was held in Gümüşhane on September 20-22 in 2018 organized by Gümüşhane University Tourism Faculty. From this congress onwards, The advisory board has decided to organize International Sustainable Tourism Congress every two years starting from 2018.

III. The International Sustainable Tourism Congress is planned to be held on 2-4 October 2020, hosted by Bingöl University. However, it was postponed to 2021 due to the Covid-19 outbreak that started in Wuhan, China in December 2019 and affected the whole world. The congress will be held online between 12-14 November 2021 in cooperation with Bingöl University and Ordu University. Sharing your experiences and valuable research with us will make a significant contribution to the industry and science. In this context, we will be honored to see you on 12-14 November 2021.

Congress Organizing Committee