Publishing Schedule

Since 2016 and 2017, the Asian Journal of Tourism Research (AJTR) has annually published two regular issues, in June and December, and one special issue in September. From 2018 onwards, the journal will be publishing two regular issues, in June and December, each year.

Journal Publication

AJTR is published in both print and as an e-journal by the Centre for Asian Tourism Research, Research Administration Center, Chiang Mai University, 239 Huay Kaew Road, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand.

Publication Ethics

AJTR follows the Publishing Ethics Guidelines for its journal standards:

  • The paper has not previously been published in any other journal.
  • The paper is not currently under consideration for publication in other journals or publications.
  • The paper is known and approved by all authors.

  • Publication Charges

    There is no submission charge or article processing charge (APC).

    Review of Manuscript

    AJTR has a double-blind review process. Thus, both author and reviewer are unknown to one another. Every submitted paper will go through a review process that involves a minimum of two reviewers and a maximum of three reviewers. The number of reviewers is at the discretion of the Editor-in-Chief. The review will take around 6 weeks (further information is available on the home page).

    Author Copyright Agreement

    Upon acceptance of an article, authors will be asked to submit the Copyright Transfer Agreement form with the author(s) signature(s). This transfer will ensure the widest possible dissemination of information. A notification will be sent to the corresponding author confirming receipt of the manuscript.

    If excerpts from other copyrighted works are included, the author(s) must obtain written permission from the copyright owners and credit the source(s) in the article.

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    Chiang Mai University has exclusive legal right to publish the Asian Journal of Tourism Research (AJTR).

    Access and Subscription

    AJTR has a free access policy for the e-Journal. Thus, the articles in the AJTR e-journal are online without charge to the user or his/her institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or provide links to the full papers in this e-journal.

    Hard copies of AJTR are provided free of charge for libraries and other multiple-reader institutions. Please contact Asian Journal of Tourism Research (AJTR), Centre for Asian Tourism Research, Research Administration Center, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand. Tel +66-53-943603 Fax +66-53-943600 Email: asiantourismresearch@gmail.com