Conference Themes

Tourism, hospitality and culinary arts are the powerful movement that has influenced the human kind in an unprecedented manner in the 21st century. With the increasing of global popularity and connectivity, the rapid growth come a series of complex challenges. Consequently, the understanding and reacting promptly to tourism, hospitality and culinary arts are essential for all stakeholders involved in the industries.

Suan Dusit Rajabhat University (SDU) proudly presents the first SDU International Conference on Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts (THC 2015) which is aimed to be premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of tourism, hospitality and culinary arts. The conference will bring together tourism, hospitality and culinary arts industry leaders, educators, researchers and scholars in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include the following listed within sub-themes.


  • Sustainable Development
  • Culture and Heritage Tourism
  • Destination Marketing
  • Information Communication Technology in Tourism
  • Tourism Policy, Planning and Governance
  • Community Engagement, Community Based Events
  • Tourism in Asia


  • Hospitality Management
  • Training and Development in Hospitality
  • Motivation, Behavior and Human Resource
  • Service Quality and Consumer Satisfaction
  • Sustainable Development in Hospitality
  • Hotel and Restaurant Management

Culinary Arts:

  • Food Heritage and Global Cuisines
  • Food Service and Management
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Food Safety
  • Food Marketing and Consumer Behavior
  • Nutrition and Wellbeing