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European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation

The Journal of CiTUR Centre of Tourism Research, Development and Innovation
Open Access

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The European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation is an international, peer-reviewed journal publishing original research. The journal focuses on current issues in tourism, hospitality, food service, transportation and leisure, including best practices and case studies.

EJTHR’s strategy follows a multidisciplinary approach with emphasis on the following topics:

  • Tourism Economics and Management
  • Tourism, Hospitality and Restaurants
  • e-Tourism
  • Geography of Tourism and Tourism Destinations
  • Planning and Management of Tourist Products and Recreation
  • Tourism, Culture, Society and Language

Please note that this journal only publishes manuscripts in English.

The European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation accepts original articles written in English.

Number of issues per year

The journal publishes two issues per year in May and in December and submissions are open all year round.

Peer review

Once your paper has been assessed for suitability by the Editors, it will be double blind peer reviewed by independent, anonymous referees.

Types of paper published

Original Articles

Original articles are peer-reviewed articles that report upon theoretically consequential empirical research and make a significant contribution to tourism studies and its related fields.

Special Issues

We welcome proposals for special issues. Special issue proposals should be sent to Proposals should include a brief synopsis of the theme, guest editors’ details including short bionotes, a list of contributions, and a publication timeline.


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Plagiarism Policy

The editorial board is participating in a growing community of Similarity Check System's users in order to ensure that the content published is original and trustworthy. Similarity Check is a medium that allows for comprehensive manuscripts screening, aimed to eliminate plagiarism and provide a high standard and quality peer-review process.

Copyright and licensing agreement

This journal provides immediate open access to its content under the Creative Commons BY 4.0 license. Authors who publish with this journal retain all copyrights and agree to the terms of the above-mentioned CC BY 4.0 license.

Funded by national funds through FCT—Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation, within the project reference UIDB/04470/2020. DOI 10.54499/UIDP/04470/2020 (