Aim and Scope

        In 2016 and 2017, The Asian Journal of Tourism Research is planing to publish two regular issues and one special issue a year. From 2018 onwards, the journal will publish two regular issues a year and may also occasionally publish special issues. The Asian Journal of Tourism Research is published in both print and e-journal by the Centre for Asian Tourism Research,Research Admininstration Center, Chiang Mai University, 239 Huay Kaew Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand. For further details please

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.

Peer-Review Process.

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.