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College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management

Submission Guidelines

The 4th International Tourism and Retail Service Management Conference (TRMC 2022) welcomes two forms of submissions: extended abstract or full paper. The conference proceeding has three forms: short abstract, extended abstract and full paper.

General Guidelines

  • All submissions must be written in English and uploaded in Word format.
  • The title of your paper should be written IN ALL CAPS, bold and centered (Times New Roman, font 12).
  • Headings such as Introduction, Methods, and Results / Discussion  / Implication should align left, bold, Times New Roman, font 12.
  • All body text should be single-spaced, Times New Roman, font 12.
  • There should not be any space between the heading and body text.
  • Do not indent the first paragraph after a heading but indent all the following paragraphs.
  • In-text citations should follow the APA 7th format.
  • Please align text on both sides / use "justified" text alignment.
  • If you include abbreviations and acronyms, provide the full terms when you first introduce them.
  • When you upload your submission into the call for papers system, you must also enter a short abstract (approximately 150 words) and 5 keywords to define the research topic. 
  • Submissions must be original work and should not have been previously published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere.
  • Individual and multiple authors are welcome to contribute. 
  • At least one author must register to attend and present at the conference if their submission is accepted.
  • Only full paper submissions will be considered for Best Paper Awards. All papers will be submitted for a double-blind review by the scientific committee. Best paper awards will be competitively selected by the scientific committee after assessing the final version of the full paper submitted.

Extended abstract submission

  • 500 to 1,000 words (excluding short abstract and references)
  • The extended abstract should include:
    • Introduction
    • Methodology (research design, sampling and population, data collection and analytical methods may be included)
    • Results / discussion / implication
    • References

Full paper submission

  • 5,000 to 7,000 words, including references
  • The sections should include:
    • Abstract (up to 150 words) with 5 keywords
    • Introduction
    • Literature review (critical review on relevant literature, conceptual framework)
    • Methodology (research design, sampling and population, data collection and analytical methods may be included)
    • Results
    • Discussion and conclusion
    • References
  • Quality papers submitted to the conference will have a chance to be invited to submit for publication in featured journals. 


Please use this final camera-ready submission guideline/template for short abstract, extended abstract or full paper submission. It contains the proper formatting and font style required and can be used as a template for your entry. 

Enter Your Submission 

All corresponding authors will need to create an account in Microsoft Conference Management Toolkit (Microsoft CMT) before paper submission.

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