The 2nd International Conference on Tourism Gastronomy and Tourist Destination (ICTGTD) is held in Jakarta Indonesia by Trisakti School of Tourism on 8th-9th March 2018, co-hosted by Burapha University Thailand, IMI Switzerland, and Guilin Tourism University PR China. This conference provides opportunities for the delegates to exchange new ideas and implementation experiences, to establish business or research connections and to find global partners for future collaboration.
We provide a platform for educators, researchers, scholars, graduate students, local governments, and communities from different cultural backgrounds to present and discuss researches, developments, inventions and innovations in the fields of Tourism, Gastronomy, and Tourist Destination. In short, the conference explore the concept of Tourism, Gastronomy and Tourist Destination to further strengthen the relationships and networking opportunities among educators, researchers, tourism industry, and governments in Indonesia and internationally.
There are 54 papers from various topics of Tourism, Gastronomy and Tourist Destination. These papers are selected go through a strict peer-review process and 46 papers are published in the conference proceedings..
We would like to thank Mr. Cecep Herawan, Director General of Information and Public Diplomacy, Mr. Eddy Krismedi Soemawilaga Senior Officer ICT & Tourism Division Sectoral Development Directorate ASEAN Economic Community Department, Dr. Ir. Agung Hendriadi, M.Eng. Head of Food Security Agency, The Ministry of Agriculture The Republic of Indonesia. Dr. Kwan Lui Founder & Director At-Sunrice GlobalChef Academy, Singapore, Prof. Datuk Seri Dr Victor Wee Eng Lye Secretary-General of ATRA, Taylor's University, Malaysia, Dr. Sasithara Pichaichannarong Rector of College of Tourism Rangsit University, Thailand, and Prof. Zhang Xianchun, Dean of BRIS, Guilin Tourism University, PR China for sharing their expertise in the conference.
Finally, our high appreciation extends to the steering committee, organizing committee and members of reviewers for their hard work and kind assistance in reviewing the papers. The Editors
Ade Gafar Abdullah - Editor in Chief