Aim and Scope
The major objectives of Asian Journal of Tourism Research (AJTR), an international journal, are to encourage the publication of current comparative and multi-disciplinary research findings on Asia, and especially to support the work and ambitions of early career Asian researchers. The journal is conscious of the rapidly emerging importance of domestic tourism in Asia within national borders and the substantia movement of tourists across borders within Asia. It is also aware of the innovations within tourism development in Asia and the significance of new and emerging tourisms. The journal welcomes both empirical and theoretical papers in the areas of the relationship between tourism and identities, tourism and development, and the underlying need to investigate the potential for the realization of sustainable tourism, and its role in the community and regional development.
Criteria for Manuscripts
Asian Journal of Tourism Research (AJTR) is a blind peer-review journal. There are some general guidelines for the acceptance for publication of a submitted manuscript as follows:
Tourism research papers in Asia and in other regions of the world.
Standard and Criteria
Manuscripts which meet the journal criteria as follow:
- Content: Original research with significant findings that contribute to the discipline and instruct general interest of tourism research.
- Presentation: Systematic and well-organized text with strong argument and simply understandable.
- Language: Simple, clear and highly intelligible.
Manuscripts that are not accepted for publication include those that are too elementary, poorly written and/or poorly organized, incoherent, too specialized in scope, improperly technical, or overly long. Such papers that are rejected are promptly returned to the author.
Review process for submitted manuscripts will take around six weeks. Blind review is practiced by both contributor and reviewers are unknown to one another
The Editor-in-Chief will have the first initial review of the paper on its suitability and relevance often consulting with Associate Editors. If the review reports are not favorable, the Editor-in-Chief decides to seek another reviewer.
The revised paper when received by the Editor-in-Chief will again be evaluated to ensure that all issues raised by the reviewers have been addressed. If deemed necessary, the revised paper is forwarded to the reviewers for another reading. When all quarters are satisfied, the author is notified that his/her paper has gone through the review process and is now accepted for publication in a forthcoming issue of the journal.