FOCUS & SCOPE


Journal of Tourism Studies (Jurnal Kepariwisataan/JPAR) is aimed to spread critical analysis from researchers and academic practitioners on various travel and tourism issues local, national and internationally. The writing is published after undergoing a peer-review process by providing an exclusive analysis on social and political issues from various perspectives. Journal of Tourism Studies provides high quality study outcomes and new thoughts for academic practitioners, researchers and decision makers to break down the complexity and dynamics of contemporary sociopolitical changes. Published two times a year, JPAR provides itself as a medium for – also invites- researcher, academic practitioners and intellectuals to submit their critical writings and to contribute to the development of social and political sciences.

Topics of this Journal focuses on tourism specialization areas include:

  • Tourism culture and cultural heritage in a tourism perspective (local culture, history & tourism, cultural heritage environment and so on)
  • Health, Safety and Security Issues for the Tourism Industry
  • Tourism and economic growth
  • Study Travel (Museums and conservation, festivals and events in the tourism industry)
  • New Tourism Trends (special interest tourism, dark tourism, medical tourism, sports tourism and so on)
  • Ecotourism and sustainable tourism
  • Planning tours, new tourist destinations, climate and tourism
  • MICE in tourism (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions, MICE marketing and management)
  • Information and communication technology, data collection on Tourism, trend tourism & forecasting, social media
  • Impact of terrorism on tourism and crisis management