Prof. Peter Čajka, Ph.D. (Faculty of Political Sciences and International Relations, Matej Bel University, Banská Bystrica, SK) The conference proceedings "New Trends 2021" presents a diverse mosaic of professional scientific works and studies from various scientific fields, the content of which focuses on current issues and topics in the field of international relations, economics, hospitality and tourism. The conference outputs are enriched not only by high-quality outputs of academic staff from various universities in the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Austria, but also by valuable outputs of professional staff from practice. The contribution of the presented publication is precisely in the combination of quality scientific as well as professional outputs from practice for understanding the current development trends and new challenges in the researched areas. Long-term continuity of the international conference, professional erudition of all participating presenters, rich professional discussion, combination of theory and practice, as well as a number of international participants signed a valuable scientific output in the form of the conference proceedings "New Trends 2021 ".