About The Conference
ICRTH2022, held physically at UCSI Hotel Kuching on 1-3 September, was an event co-organised by Sarawak Research Society and Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism Management, UCSI University with the support of the Ministry of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts Sarawak, Emerald Publishing as well as other local and international bodies. It was a continuation of the milestone success of ICRTH2021.
Focusing on responsible tourism, ICRTH2022 adopted the theme “Mobilising Responsible Tourism into Actions: Towards Economic Prosperity, Socio-Cultural Inclusivity and Environmental Sustainability”. Though the event took place in Kuching Sarawak, it was organised using a hybrid mode.
Programs of ICRTH2022 included opening and closing ceremonies, keynote speeches, expert dialogues, industrial sessions, physical workshops and academic presentations. About 300 delegates attended the event physically despite the uncertainty revolving around the COVID-19 crisis. A responsible tourism fieldwork was organised after the conference on September 3-4.
Focusing on responsible tourism, ICRTH2022 adopts the theme “Mobilising Responsible Tourism into Actions: Towards Economic Prosperity, Socio-Cultural Inclusivity and Environmental Sustainability”. The conference will also be conducted virtually and thus attended by speakers and delegates from all around the world. Delegates are strongly encouraged to attend the conference in person.
ICRTH2022 is organised by Sarawak Research Society (SRS) and co-hosted with the Ministry of Tourism, Creative Industry and Performing Arts (MTCP) Sarawak and Business Events Sarawak. It is also in partnership with national and international institutions, such as UCSI University Sarawak Campus and Emerald Publishing in East Asia.
Date: 01 (Thursday) – 03 (Saturday) September 2022
Venue: UCSI Hotel Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia
Responsible Tourism Fieldwork (3-4 September 2022) at Tasik Biru, Paku Rock Maze Garden, Maw San Historical Lane, Fairy Cave, Eco-Merembu Park, and Siniawan Night Market.
Note: Accommodation is self-arranged. Options above are for your consideration
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MYR (USD1 ≈ MYR4)
Malaysia is 8 hours ahead of Universal Time (GMT).
Dress smart throughout the conference. For opening ceremony, pack formal wear and preferably with suit (for man)
Mains voltage in Malaysia is 230 volts, so any equipment using 110 volts will need a converter. Malaysia use 3-pin plugs like British ones.
Temperature in Sarawak hovers between 27-32°C year-round.
Pack thin clothing !