Conference reports

Ivanov, S., & Webster, C. (2017). Adoption of robots, artificial intelligence and service automation by travel, tourism and hospitality companies: a cost-benefit analysis. Proceedings of the International Scientific Conference “Contemporary Tourism – Traditions and Innovations”, 19-20 October 2017, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Ivanov, S., & Webster, C. (2017). The robot as a consumer: a research agenda. Proceedings of the “Marketing: experience and perspectives” Conference, 29-30 June 2017, University of Economics-Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 71-79.

Ivanov, S., Webster, C. & Berezina, K. (2017). Adoption of robots and service automation by tourism and hospitality companies. Paper presented at the INVTUR Conference, 17-19 May, Aveiro, Portugal.

Ivanov, S., & Ivanova, M. (2017). Location of hotel groups’ headquarters. Paper presented at the INVTUR Conference, 17-19 May, Aveiro, Portugal.

Duglio, S., Ivanov, S., Magliano, F., Ivanova, M. (2016). Motivations, costs and benefits in the adoption of the European Ecolabel in the tourist sector. A survey of the Italian accommodation establishments. 20th IGWT Symposium ‘Commodity science in a changing world’, 12-16 September 2016, University of Economics – Varna, Bulgaria.

Webster, C., Ivanov, S., Gavrilina, M., Idzhylova, E., and Sypchenko, L. (2016) Political Shocks and Business Reactions to a Changed Business Environment: the Hotel Industry’s Reactions to the Crimea Crisis in Crimea, Ukraine, and Russia. Paper presented at the Indiana Political Sciences Association 2016 Conference, 25th March 2016, Ball State University.

Ivanov, S., & Çağakan Ayas (2015). Investigation of the revenue management practices of accommodation establishments in Turkey: An exploratory study. Paper presented at the First REMAPS Revenue Management and Pricing in Services conference, 17-18 December 2015, Paris. SSRN URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2706455

Webster, C. & Ivanov, S. (2015). Political ideologies as shapers of future tourism development. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism (ICOT2015) “From Tourism Policy into Practice: Issues and Challenges in Engaging Policy Makers and End Users”, 24th-26th June 2015, Middlesex University, London, UK.

Ivanova, M., Ivanov, S., & Yanev, H. (2015). Distribution channels of eco and rural guest houses – from fiction to reality. Proceedings of the “Eco- and Rural Tourism – Challenges and Perspectives” Conference, Bourgas, 18-19 June 2015, pp. 162-174.

Ilieva, D. & Ivanov, S. (2014). Analysis of online hotel ratings: the case of Bansko, Bulgaria. Proceedings of the Scientific conference “Problems of tourism, agriculture and education”, dedicated to 145th anniversary of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Regional Academic Centre-Dobrich, 24-25 September 2014, pp. 6-16. SSRN URL: ssrn.com/abstract=2496523

Ivanov, S., & Ivanova, M. (2013). Mass ecotourism vs. Eco mass tourism. Proceedings of the Sixth Black Sea Tourism Forum, 02nd-04th October, 2013, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 78-90. SSRN URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2335365

Иванов, Ст. (2013) Ценовата дискриминация като инструмент за управление на приходите в хотела – от теория към практика. Сборник доклади от научна конференция “Знанието – традиции, иновации, перспективи”, 14-15 май 2013, Бургаски Свободен Университет, Бургас, Том III, стр. 380-385. // Ivanov, S. (2013). Price Discrimination as a Hotel Revenue Management Tool – From Theory to Practice. Proceedings of the “Knowledge – traditions, innovations, perspectives” scientific conference, Bourgas Free University, 14-15 June 2013, Bourgas, Bulgaria, Volume III, pp. 380-385. URL SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2049341

Webster, C., Ivanov, S. (2013). Characterizing the Policies and Programs of National Tourism Organizations: Liberal, Mercantilist, and Social Democratic Approaches to Tourism Development and Management. Paper presented at the International Conference on Tourism (ICOT2013) “Trends, Impacts and Policies on Sustainable Tourism Development”, Limassol, Cyprus 5-8 June 2013. SSRN URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2278195

Ivanov, S., Ivanova, M. & Iankova, K. (2012). Sustainable tourism practices – mountain vs. non-mountain accommodation establishments in Bulgaria. Paper presented at the International Conference “Changing Paradigms in Sustainable Mountain Tourism Research: Problems and Perspectives”, Forum Brixen/Bressanone, Italy, 25th–28th October 2012. Available in SSRN at URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2161586

Webster, C., S. Ivanov (2011) The future and the political economy of tourism in the future: what should we prepare for? Proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism ICOT “Tourism in an era of uncertainty”, Rhodes, 27-30 April 2011, pp. 692-696.

Webster, C., S. Ivanov, J. Leigh (2011) Tourism after the Fall of the American Empire: Globalization, Protectionism, and Resource Depletion. Paper presented at the European Tourism Futures Institute International Conference: Tourism Futures, 2nd – 5th of November 2011, Stenden University, Leeuwarden, Netherlands. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1941210

Ivanov, S., C. Webster (2011) Marketing the Bulgarian Tourism Product—the Economic Geography of Long-term and Short-term Investments. In Slomka, T. (ed). Geotourism: A variety of aspects. Proceedings of the GEOTOUR 2008 Conference, 26-28 June 2008, Krakow, Poland, pp. 85-96. Earlier version available online at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1331064

Ivanov, S., M. Ivanova (2011). Triple bottom line analysis of potential sport tourism impacts on local communities – a review. Proceedings of the Black Sea Tourism Forum “Sport tourism – Possibilities to extend the tourist season”, 29-30.09.2011, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 168-177. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1923104

Ivanov, S., M. Dimitrova, M. Ivanova (2010) Teaching entrepreneurship in tourism and hospitality undergraduate programmes. Proceedings of the Conference on Entrepreneurship “Management of Innovations”, 03-05.07.2010, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 77-87. Available in SSRN at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1692728

Ohridska-Olson, R., S. Ivanov (2010) Creative tourism Business Model and its application in Bulgaria. Proceedings of the Black Sea Tourism Forum “Cultural Tourism – the Future of Bulgaria”, 23-25.09.2010, Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 23-39. Available in SSRN at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1690425

Ivanov, S. (2010) German students’ perceptions of Bulgaria as a tourist destination – A molecular approach to destination image assessment. Proceedings of the “Development alternatives for contemporary tourism” conference, University of Economics – Varna, 24th-25th June 2010, pp. 137-146. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1603494

Webster, C., S. Ivanov, S. F. Illum (2009) NTOs and State Policy: the Paradigms of Political Economy and Institutional Responses to Tourism in Times of Economic Crisis. Proceedings of the International Conference on Tourism Development and Management, Kos Island, Greece 11-14 September 2009, pp. 497-500. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1595331

Webster, C., S. Ivanov, S. F. Illum (2009) Political Economy and Tourism Policy: National Tourism Organisations and State Policy. Proceedings of the “Tourism amidst a Global Crisis” Conference, Nicosia, Cyprus, 23rd March 2009. Available online at: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1372037

Webster, C., S. Ivanov (2006) Measuring the impact of promotion: the effects of Croatian, Czech, and Slovak state promotion of tourism abroad. Proceedings of GEOTOUR 2006 Conference, 7-8 October 2006, Kosice, Slovakia, pp. 81-94. Available online at: http://www.kgptour.tuke.sk/conferences_soubory/pdf%207%202%2007/5_1_Webster,%20Ivanov%2015.pdf.  URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1331015

Ivanov, S., C. Webster (2006) Measuring the impact of tourism on economic growth. Proceedings of GEOTOUR 2006 Conference, 7-8 October 2006, Kosice, Slovakia, pp. 21-30. Available online at: http://www.kgptour.tuke.sk/conferences_soubory/pdf%207%202%2007/2_2_Ivanov,Webster%204.pdf. SSRN Working Paper No. 1413059. URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1413059

Иванов, Ст. (2005) Маркетингови решения при изграждане на онлайн хотелски резервационни системи. Сборник с доклади от научна конференция “Туристическата наука и предизвикателствата на ХХІ век”, Варна, 3-4 ноември 2005, издателство “Наука и икономика”, Икономически Университет – Варна, стр. 247-252, ISBN 954-21-0242-9. SSRN Working Paper No. 1413103. // Ivanov, S. (2005). Marketing decisions in online hotel reservation system design. Proceedings of the “Tourism science and challenges of 21st century” conference, University of Economics-Varna, pp. 247-252. URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1413103

Иванов, Ст. (2004) Измерване влиянието на туризма върху икономическия растеж в България. Сборник доклади от научна конференция Шкорпиловци 2004 г., Университетско издателство на Икономически Университет – Варна, стр. 9-15. SSRN Working Paper No. 1413105. // Ivanov, S. (2004). Measuring the impact of tourism on economic growth in Bulgaria. Proceedings of the Shorpilovtsi’2004 conference, University of Economics-Varna, pp. 9-15. URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1413105

Иванов, Ст. (2002) Online хотелски резервационни системи. Сборник с доклади от Юбилейна научна конференция “Туризмът през ХХІ век”, Софийски Университет “Св. Климент Охридски”, София, 2002 г., стр. 248-254 // Ivanov, S. (2002). Online hotel reservation systems. Proceedings of the “Tourism in 21st century” conference, Sofia University, pp. 248-254.

Иванов, Ст. (2002) Директива 95/57 на Европейския съюз за събиране на статистическа информация в областта на туризма. Сборник доклади от научна конфе­ренция на тема “Евроинтеграция и развитие на българската икономика”, Университетско издателство на Икономически Университет – Варна, 2002 г., стр.67-73, ISBN 954-21-0166-X. SSRN Working Paper No. 1413025. // Ivanov, S. (2002). Analysis of Council Directive 95/57 on the Collection of Statistical Information in the Field of Tourism. Proceedings of the “Eurointegration and development of Bulgarian economy”, University of Economics-Varna, Bulgaria, pp. 67-73. URL: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1413025