Aims and Scope


AHTR aims at initiating and stimulating advances in hospitality and tourism research. Therefore, it publishes papers that promote new ideas, models, approaches and paradigms by contributing to the advances in knowledge and theory of hospitality and tourism.

The journal covers applied research studies and review articles, both in a format of full-length article and research notes. Applied research studies are expected to examine relationships among variables relevant to hospitality and tourism by employing appropriate analytical or statistical techniques. High quality review articles that address latest advances and develop theoretical knowledge or thinking about key aspects of hospitality and tourism are accepted. Research notes are short articles that report advances in methodology, exploratory research findings or extensions / discussions of prior research.
AHTR will also welcome commentary in response to published articles.

All papers are subject to double blind peer review process based on an initial screening by the editor criteria for evaluation include significant contribution to the field, conceptual quality, appropriate methodology and clarity of exposition.

As a forum for advancing the research in hospitality and tourism field, the journal encompasses many aspects within the hospitality and tourism including but not limited to;


  • Hospitality and Tourism Management
  • Information Systems and Technology
  • Global Issues and Cultural Studies
  • Innovations in Hospitality and Tourism
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Developments of Conceptual Models and Constructs
  • Future Trends in the Hospitality and Tourism
  • Human Resources Management
  • Operational Management
  • Strategic Management
  • National and International Legislation
  • Restaurant Management
  • Beverage Management
  • Consumer Behavior
  • The Relationship between Hospitality and Tourism
  • Recreation Management
  • Leisure Studies
  • Hospitality and Tourism Education
  • Travel and Transportation
  • Tourist Guiding