INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HOSPITALITY
& TOURISM SYSTEMS
CALL FOR PAPERS
educators, researchers, practitioners and students are invited to submit manuscripts for the consideration reviewing and publication
in International Journal of HOSPITALITY & TOURISM SYSTEMS. The contributors should
pay attention to the following information (Aims & Scope of the Journal, Notes for Contributors,
and Journal Sections).
Aims & Scope
Tourism Systems is a refereed
international journal dedicated to promoting excellence in teaching and stimulating research in tourism and hospitality
internationally. The journal provides a form for exchanging
ideas, opinions and research results among tourism and hospitality academicians and practitioners around the world. An eminent International editorial Board comprising leading expert in the
field of tourism and hospitality guides " Hospitality
and Tourism Systems". The journal has six
sections-main research papers, case study, Industry Viewpoints, Forthcoming Events,
conference reports and book review.
An exciting and challenging international forum,
the journal reflects current happenings and trends in the tourism and hospitality industry. The journal will facilitate this
need by providing essential and intelligent information about worldwide hospitality and tourism issues, practices, challenges
and solutions both practically as well as theoretically.
Hospitality and Tourism
Systems publishes refereed articles on best practices of
tourism and hospitality management and education, applied research studies, and critical reviews on major issues affecting
the tourism and hospitality industry. The journal's scope includes:
- Tourism management
- Visitor management
- Public sector approaches to tourism and hospitality development.
- Restaurant & beverage management
- Tour operation and management
- Leisure management
- Marketing management
- Accounting and finance
- Hotel operations and management
- Human resource management
- Case studies
- Information technology
- Strategic alliances and networking
- Event management
- Tourism impacts
- Any other topic relating with tourism and hospitality industry.
Hospitality and Tourism and
Systems is published once a
year i.e. June. Each issue includes the following sections: editorial, research papers, research notes, case studies,
book reviews, conference reports, industry viewpoints, and forthcoming events. The forthcomming issue (2009) is almost
ready & planned out in next few weeks. The next issue will appear in June 2010.
- Full paper submission Jan. 15, 2010.
- Confirmation of paper
- Re-submission of revised
paper by April 15, 2010.
NOTE FOR CONTRIBUTORS
Statement of policy
All manuscripts are sent to the editor who selects two reviewers for a blind review.
The reviewers use five criteria for evaluating research papers:
- Relevance ;
- Quality of research:
- Interpretation of the research for professionals in the industry.
Manuscripts should be written as understandably and concisely as possible with clarity and meaningfulness. Submissions are
accepted only in electronic form; authors are requested to submit one copy of each manuscript by email
attachment. All manuscripts should be emailed to the Editor (Dr. Mohinder C. Dhiman, at firstname.lastname@example.org), there is no review fee. However, a letter to the
editor must be enclosed requesting review and publication of the research paper; the letter must also
state that the manuscript has not been previously published and is not under review for another journal or book. . Submission of
a manuscript to Hospitality and Tourism Systems represents a certification on the part of
the author(s) that it is an original work and has not been copyrighted elsewhere; manuscripts that are eventually published
may not be reproduced in any other publication (print or electronic), as their copyright has been transferred to and Hospitality
and Tourism Systems. The letter should include
the corresponding author's address, affiliation and e-mail to receive all editorial correspondence. The concise Oxford English
Dictionary is used as a reference for all spellings and hyphenations.
page: the title page should include: the article
title; the author's names and affiliations; address.
An abstract should be submitted that does not exceed
110-120 words in length with five key words. It should be on the separate page. Abstract should contain an abbreviated Representation
of the content of the manuscript. Major results, conclusions, and/or Recommendations
should be given, followed by supporting details of method, scope, or purpose as appropriate.
of main research paper:
Main articles / Research Papers should be not longer than 6000 words and not shorter
than 4000. Research Notes should be not longer than 3000 words and not shorter than 2000. Case Studies should be not longer
than 4500 words and not shorter than 3000. Book Reviews should be not longer than 1500 words and not shorter than 1000. Conference
Reports should be not longer than 2000 words and not shorter than 1000. Industry Viewpoints should be not longer than 1500
words and not shorter than 500. Forthcoming Events should be not longer than 500 words. The main body of
the text should be written in Times New Roman letters, font size 12.Section headings should be written in bold, font size
12. The preferred software for submission is Microsoft Word. Authors submitting papers for publication should specify which
of the journal they wish their paper to be considered for: research papers, research notes, case studies,
book reviews, conference reports, industry viewpoints, and forthcoming events. Manuscripts that do not fully conform to the
above word limits (according to the type of the article) will be automatically rejected and should
not be entered into the reviewing process. Further, Author(s) are responsible for preparing manuscripts which are clearly
written in acceptable, scholarly English, and which contain no errors of spelling, grammar, or punctuation.
Neither the Editorial Board nor the Publisher is responsible for correcting errors of spelling or grammar.
Industry Viewpoints Conference reports and Forthcoming Events and Book reviews should
be emailed directly to the Assistant Editor (Ashish Dahiya), at email@example.com Feedback regarding the submission of a manuscript (including the reviewers' comments)
will be provided to the author(s) within five weeks
of the receipt of the manuscript to the author(s). Upon acceptance of the manuscript for publication, authors
should provide a letter of transfer of copyright.
In the main text, references are
cited within parentheses like (Dhiman 2005). For multiple citations (Dhiman, 1999; Kumar, 2006). The Reference
list, placed at the end of the manuscript, must be typed in alphabetical order of
authors. Tables, figures and illustrations
are to be included in the text and to be numbered.
journal: Dhiman, M.C., (2005) Changing Dimensions of Indian Hospitality Education, The Tourism and Hospitality Systems,
vol.1,no. 1, pp. 10-15.
book: Dhiman, M.C., (2006), Travel Agency
Management, 2nd eds., p-134, Anmol publications pvt, New Delhi.
For chapters in edited books: Smith M. and Christou, E. (2002). Internet for enhancing tourism and hospitality
education. , In M.C. Dhiman, A.J. Sharma and H. Singh (Eds.) Human Resource management in Tourism and hospitality,
Pearson: New Delhi.
For papers presented in conferences: Dhiman, M. C and Chauhan V. (2001). Travel Agency HRD practices:
an investigation, Paper presented at the International conference on tourism,
Himachal Pradesh University , Shimla, India: 3-6 August 2001.
For Internet sources (if you know the author): Dhiman, M. (2003) HRD in tourism. Η
.org/hrd/papers-authors/id2354. Accessed the 14th of January 2006, at 14:55
For Internet sources
(if you do not know the author): Tourism supply and demand http://www.tourismabstracts.org/