About journal

Abou the Journal

The  Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Studies is an international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal that serves as a forum for publishing scholarly papers that advance the broad fields of tourism and hospitality. The journal seeks to nurture the critical development of the domain of tourism and hospitality, extend the frontiers of knowledge in the field, and provide a global forum for the exchange of opinions and ideas. The journal is led by expert international editorial board members who take an objective approach to peer review, ensuring each research paper is reviewed and evaluated on its own scholarly merits and research integrity. Publishing your work in the journal means you will receive prompt and reliable publishing and a global platform for your research to reach its full potential. 

Focus and Scope

The Journal publishes original papers, review papers, case studies, conference reports, academic exchanges, conceptual framework, empirical research, technical notes, and book reviews in the fields of fields of tourism and hospitality.

Publication Frequency

The publication frequency of the Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Studies is biannually (2 issues per year).

Types of Contributions

Authors should consider their chosen article type carefully; the journal accepts the following types of contributions: research articles, review articles and book reviews.

Open Access Policy

This is an open-access journal, i.e. all articles are immediately and permanently free to read, download, copy & distribute. The journal is published under the CC BY 4.0 user license, which defines the permitted 3rd-party reuse of its articles.

Submission Fee

There is no submission fee for the Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Studies .

Article Processing Charges (APC)

The article processing charge of the Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Studies is $100.
The APC covers all publication costs (editorial processes; web hosting; indexing; marketing; archiving; DOI registration etc) and ensures that all content is fully open access. This approach maximises the potential readership of publications and allows the journal to be run in a sustainable way.

Publishing Timeline

Time for first decision: 3 days  | Review time: 7-14 days  | Acceptance to publication: 3 days

Conflict of Interest

Conflicts of interest may exist when professional judgements concerning a primary interest have the possibility of being influenced by a secondary interest (e.g.: financial gains). It is to be noted that even perceptions of conflicts of interest are as important as the actual conflicts of interest.
Any agreements with study sponsors (for-profit or non-profit), which interfere with the authors’ access to the study data, ability to analyse or interpret the data and publish manuscripts independently according to their own decision, should be avoided by authors at all costs.
A declaration of interest for all authors must be received before an article can be reviewed and accepted for publication.

Archiving

This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration.
We fully support and encourage the author self-archiving of all content (sometimes termed 'green' open access). All our journals are registered with SHERPA/RoMEO to ensure that the license terms and self-archiving policies of the journals are 100% clear.
The journal is indexed by Google Scholar and available for harvesting via OAI-PMH.
If the journal is not indexed by your preferred service, please let us know by emailing (ijllt@al-kindipublisher.com) or alternatively by making an indexing request directly with the service.

Plagiarism Screening

All accepted articles are screened using plagiarism-checking software.

Advertisement Policy

The journal does not currently host adverts on the website.

Publisher

Al-Kindi Center for Research and Development
3 Dryden Avenue
W7 1ES, Hanwell, London, UK
Email: publisher@al-kindipublisher.com