Journal of Tourism and Leisure Studies

The Journal of Tourism and Leisure Studies provides an international and interdisciplinary forum for scholarly studies in tourism and leisure studies. Articles may be focused within disciplinary boundaries, however, many also take an interdisciplinary approach, at times necessarily so given the complex and expansive nature of the questions raised.

The Journal of Tourism and Leisure Studies is peer-reviewed, supported by rigorous processes of criterion-referenced article ranking and qualitative commentary, ensuring that only intellectual work of the greatest substance and highest significance is published.

Serial Founded: 2016
ISSN: 2160-19092470-9336 (Print) ISSN: 2470-9344 (Online)
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Past Publication Frequency: Quarterly (2016–2017)
Current Publication Frequency: Biannually

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Why Publish Your Research with Us

The Journal of Tourism and Leisure Studies encourages the widest range of submissions and aims to foster the highest standards of intellectual excellence.

Wide Reach

Publishing in both electronic and print formats, we are committed to expanding the visibility, reach, and impact of research published in the Journal of Tourism and Leisure Studies.

Better Reviews

Reviewers are selected on the basis of subject matter and disciplinary expertise. All review scores are based on clearly articulated criteria, leading to fairer and more precise feedback.

Participatory Process

We take seriously the “peer” of “peer review.” After having work accepted for publication, authors become reviewers, making the journal truly the collaborative work of a Research Network.


We don’t put undue weight on institutional affiliation, stage in career, previous publishing experience, national origins, or disciplinary perspective. If the article is excellent, it will be considered for publication.


As Research Network members, authors have subscriber access to the journal and book imprint.

Hybrid Open Access

Authors can make their articles freely available via the Hybrid Open Access option.

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