Submission Guidelines

Submission Guidelines

Submissions are invited for e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR). Authors who would like to contribute to eRTR are invited to submit through our online submission system:

  1. Visit
  2. Click on the “Register” tab to create a user account, be sure to check the ‘author’ button at the bottom of the registration page. Please also consider checking the ‘reviewer’ option to contribute as a reviewer in the future.
  3. Then click on the “new submission” link and follow the steps to submit.
  4. Please ensure that the submission does not include any author names or other means of identifying authorship.

Publications may take a variety of forms, such as:

  • Applied tourism research notes
  • Current research issues in tourism and hospitality field
  • Non-technical summaries of current research
  • Researchers and practitioners’ perspectives on tourism research
  • Best practices
  • Case studies

eRTR actively seeks to promote inclusivity and opportunity by supporting submissions from early career researchers, researchers from industry, students, and researchers from emerging regions

Criteria for Acceptance

All submissions must be the original work of the author and should not be under publication consideration by any other journal. Plagiarism software will be used to scan submissions during the review process.  As eRTR operates on an open and voluntary basis, authors are asked to contribute to the proofreading, formatting, and editing.  Attention to detail is appreciated.

  1. Topic

You can write on any topics that in your view will contribute to the understanding of current and pressing issues in tourism.

  1. Length

The submissions must be written in English and should be between 1,500 – 5,000 words. Submissions that greatly exceed 5000 words will be reviewed on a case by case basis.

  1. Format

The preferred software for submission is Microsoft Word. Manuscripts must be typed double-spaced and in Times New Roman font size 12. Margins should be set at 2.54cm (1 inch) all round.

The author’s name, title, affiliation, address, telephone number, fax number and email address should appear only on the cover page. A short biography about the author (about 75 words) should also be included. In the case of co-authors, the same details should also be included, for each author mentioned.

All correspondence will be sent to the first named author unless otherwise indicated. The summary for the manuscript should be on the second page. It should contain title, keywords, and abstract. The abstract should be no more than 100 words.

Manuscript style, references, and citations should follow the format outlined by the Publication Manual of American Psychological Association (APA style).

Example: Teri, L. (1982). Depression in adolescence: Its relationship to assertion and various aspects of self-image. Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 11(2), 101-106 4.

  1. Tables and Figures

Figures, tables and other line illustrations should be kept to a minimum. Each should be numbered and titled, with tables numbered consecutively. General and simple audience friendly graphs or tables are preferred. Photographs can be submitted, and jpg, gif files are preferred.

  1. Copyright

Prior to publication, the author(s) of accepted papers mush sign a Publication Agreement to transfer the work to e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR) for publication. It is the author’s responsibility to obtain written permission to quote or reproduce material that has appeared in another publication.

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