Focus and Scope

African Journal of Tourism Hospitality and Leisure studies (AJTHLS) promotes and enhances research developments in the field of tourism and leisure studies. The journal provides a regional platform for debate and dissemination of research findings whilst also facilitating the discussion of new research areas and techniques. AJTHLS  continues to add a vibrant and exciting channel for those interested in tourism and hospitality research developments in Africa.

The scope of the journal is regional and encompasses research into tourism aspects as well as the development of new research approaches. It continues to include high quality research papers in any area of tourism, including reviews of literature in the field and empirical papers on tourism issues.

The journal welcomes submissions based upon both primary research and reviews including papers in areas that may not directly be tourism based but concern a topic that is of interest to researchers in the field of tourism, such as economics, marketing, sociology and statistics. All papers are subject to strict double blind peer review by the international research community.

 

Abstracting and Indexing Information

 

  • CAB Abstracts® (CABI)
  • CABDirect (CABI)
  • CSA Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management Database (ProQuest)
  • CSA Human Population & Natural Resource Management (ProQuest)
  • CSA Sustainability Science Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Current Contents: Social & Behavioral Sciences (Thomson Reuters)
  • Environment Abstracts (ProQuest)
  • Forestry Abstracts (CABI)
  • GEOBASE (Elsevier)
  • Global Health (CABI)
  • Horticultural Science Abstracts (CABI)
  • Hospitality & Tourism Index (EBSCO Publishing)
  • Index Veterinarius (CABI)
  • Leisure Tourism Database (CABI)
  • Leisure, Recreation & Tourism Abstracts (CABI)
  • ProQuest Central (ProQuest)
  • PsycINFO/Psychological Abstracts (APA)
  • Rural Development Abstracts (CABI)
  • Social Sciences Citation Index (Thomson Reuters)
  • Soils & Fertilizers Abstracts (CABI)
  • Tropical Diseases Bulletin (CABI)
  • Veterinary Bulletin (CABI)
  • World Agricultural Economics & Rural Sociology Abstracts (CABI)

 

Peer Review Process

The journal welcomes submissions based upon both primary research and reviews including papers in areas that may not directly be tourism based but concern a topic that is of interest to researchers in the field of tourism, such as economics, marketing, sociology and statistics. All papers are subject to strict double blind peer review by the international research community.

 

Publication Frequency

The Journal will be published quaterly

Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

The journal welcomes submissions based upon both primary research and reviews including papers in areas that may not directly be tourism based but concern a topic that is of interest to researchers in the field of tourism, such as economics, marketing, so

African Journal of Tourism Hospitality and Leisure studies (AJTHLS) promotes and enhances research developments in the field of tourism and leisure studies. The journal provides a regional platform for debate and dissemination of research findings whilst also facilitating the discussion of new research areas and techniques. AJTHLS  continues to add a vibrant and exciting channel for those interested in tourism and hospitality research developments in Africa.

The scope of the journal is regional and encompasses research into tourism aspects as well as the development of new research approaches. It continues to include high quality research papers in any area of tourism, including reviews of literature in the field and empirical papers on tourism issues.

The journal welcomes submissions based upon both primary research and reviews including papers in areas that may not directly be tourism based but concern a topic that is of interest to researchers in the field of tourism, such as economics, marketing, sociology and statistics. All papers are subject to strict double blind peer review by the international research community.