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Journal of Travel Research

Outgoing Editor:
Virginia Tech
Incoming Editor:
La Trobe University, Australia

Published in Association with: Travel and Tourism Research Association

2013 Impact Factor: 1.884
2013 Ranking: 6/39 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism
Source: 2013 Journal Citation Reports ® (Thomson Reuters, 2014)

Indexed in the Social Sciences Citation Index® with an Impact Factor of 1.549, and is ranked 5/33 in Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism.

The Journal of Travel Research (JTR) is the premier, peer-reviewed research journal focusing on travel and tourism behavior, management and development.  JTR provides researchers, educators, and professionals with up-to-date, high quality research on behavioral trends and management theory for one of the most influential and dynamic industries.  Founded over 40 years ago as the first scholarly journal in North America focused exclusively on travel and tourism, JTR reflects the worldwide importance of tourism, both economically and socially.

Published by SAGE, an international leader in social science and business publishing, JTR publishes the most current and influential scholarship on travel and tourism.

The Journal of Travel Research publishes state-of-the-art research on the most important trends and issues in travel and tourism.  JTR offers an international and multidisciplinary perspective on the best development and management practices in: 

  • Tourist behavior and destination choice
  •  Tourism marketing
  •  Tourism economics
  •  Tourism e-commerce
  •  Tourism forecasting
  •  Tourism destination development
  •  Tourism information systems
  •  International tourism
  •  Heritage tourism, cultural tourism, ecotourism, and attraction development
  •  Gambling tourism

All manuscripts submitted to the Journal of Travel Research are double-blind, peer-reviewed by leading tourism scholars.  The JTR editorial review board includes top tourism scholars identified on the basis of their current research and scholarly contributions.

This journal is a member of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). 

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Institutional, Single Print Issue $144.00
Individual Single Print Issue $88.00
Frequency: Bi-monthly eISSN: 1552-6763 ISSN: 0047-2875
Months of Distribution: January , March , May , July , September , November Current Volume: 54 Current Issue: 4
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