About the Journal

About the Journal

Hotel and Tourism Management is an open access peer-reviewed journal which discusses major trends and developments in a variety of topics related to the hospitality and tourism industry. The Journal publishes both theoretical and applied research papers, giving full support to collaborative research efforts taken jointly by academia and industry. According to its editorial policy goal, Hotel and Tourism Management has constantly been striving to increase its quality by promoting the popularisation of science and providing significant scientific and professional contribution to the development of hospitality and tourism industry, both in Serbia and on the global scale. The Journal is published by the Faculty of Hotel Management and Tourism in Vrnja─Źka Banja, University of Kragujevac. 

Hotel and Tourism Management includes the following sections: Original Scientific Paper, Review Article, Short or Preliminary Announcement and Scientific Critique. It is published biannually. The Journal offers an open access of its contents, which makes research results more visible to a wider international academic community. All articles are published in English and undergo a double-blind peer-review process.

The main aspects taken into consideration in paper evaluation are the originality of the study, contribution to the theory and practice and the use of grammar and style (either American or British English are accepted). The expected turn-around period is one to two months following the date of receipt. The crucial requirements for the submission of a manuscript are that the manuscript has not been published before, nor is it under consideration for publication elsewhere. The manuscript will be initially checked to ensure that it meets the scope of the Journal and its formal requirements. Submitted content will be checked for plagiarism. The provided names and email addresses will be used exclusively for the purposes stated by the Journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.

The Journal has a reputable international editorial board comprising experts from the United States, the United Kingdom, the Russian Federation, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Japan, India, Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Finland, Lithuania, Moldova, Greece, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro, the Republic of North Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Hotel and Tourism Management is indexed in ERIHPLUS (European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences), CEEOL (Central and Eastern European Online Library), DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals), SCIndeks (Serbian Citation Index), WorldCat and Google Scholar databases.

According to the classification of scientific journals by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development of Serbia for the year of 2018, Hotel and Tourism Management is categorised as a national journal M53 in the field of social sciences within Economy and Organisational Sciences.