The International Journal of Contemporary Tourism Research (IJCTR) is a blind peer-reviewed international journal published in English and Turkish. It aims publishing high quality research studies 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 econometric, 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.
The IJCTR is committed to upholding the highest standards of publication ethics and takes all possible measures against any publication malpractices. All authors submitting their works to the IJCTR for publication as original articles attest that the submitted works represent their authors’ contributions and have not been copied or plagiarized in whole or in part from other works. The authors acknowledge that they have disclosed all and any actual or potential conflicts of interest with their work or partial benefits associated with it. In the same manner, the IJCTR is committed to objective and fair peer-review of the submitted works and to prevent any actual or potential conflict of interests between the editorial and review personnel and the reviewed material.
IJCTR's general principles of specified purposes are listed below:
The authors who submit studies to the journal are considered as agreed not to demand this kind of claims.