Aim & Scope

International Journal of Contemporary Tourism Research
E-ISSN 2587-1528

The International Journal of Contemporary Tourism Research (IJCTR) is open access, a blind peer-reviewed international journal published in English and Turkish. IJCTR does not charge authors for submission or publication. It aims to publish high-quality research papers in all related areas of tourism, including economics, business, management, history, geography, sociology, social psychology, ethics, etc. 

The scope of IJCTR encompasses theoretical, empirical or policy-oriented research articles, original research reports, reviews, scientific commentaries in the fields of tourism including both controversial and innovative ideas and detailed contributions from other directly related fields such as econometrics, economic development, trade, and the environment and political economy.

Manuscripts are reviewed in an unbiased manner, receiving prompt attention by the editorial office and its referees. After a preliminary assessment of the suitability of the paper by the Editors, any paper will follow a double-blinded peer-review process. The goal of the Editorial Office is to provide the referees' reports, and the final decision, within ten weeks since submission.

The whole process will be handled by the Editors, to whom all inquiries should be addressed. Articles for consideration should be submitted using the online submission form. Submissions through e-mail will not be considered. Submission is electronic only. 

The IJCTR is committed to keeping the content of all submissions confidential until the publication date. Although we make every possible effort to ensure reviewers honor their confidentiality commitments, we cannot be held responsible for the conduct of reviewers. Reviewers should be aware that it is our policy to keep their names confidential, and that we do our utmost to ensure this confidentiality.

Focus and Scope of the Journal

International Journal of Contemporary Tourism Research (IJCTR) is a blind peer-reviewed international journal and publishes original papers covering a large array of topics in Tourism about economics and administrative sciences. The IJCTR will publish articles in English and Turkish. The Review offers authors the possibility to have their papers accepted in less than three months. IJCTR is open access. You can read the full text by registering to journal via http://dergipark.gov.tr/ijctr.

The IJCTR is published by the Izmir Katip Çelebi University, Faculty of Tourism (http://turizm.ikc.edu.tr/S/15907/fakulte-dergisi)

The scope of IJCTR encompasses theoretical, empirical or policy-oriented research articles, original research reports, reviews, short communication and scientific commentaries in the fields of social sciences, economics, business, management, law, political science, sociology, philosophy related with Tourism.