International Journal of Tourism Sciences

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International Journal of Tourism Sciences  
Discipline Tourism
Language English
Edited by Joseph T. O'Leary, SooCheong (Shawn) Jang
Publication details
Publication history
Frequency Triannually
ISSN 1598-0634

The International Journal of Tourism Sciences is a peer-reviewed academic journal of tourism published triannually by the Tourism Sciences Society of Korea. The journal was established in 2001 and is listed in the Korea Citation Index. The current co-editors-in-chief are Joseph O'Leary (Colorado State University) and SooCheong (Shawn) Jang (Purdue University). The International Journal of Tourism Sciences is included in Charles Goeldner's Select List of Tourism Journals.[1] and among the List of Scientific Journals in the Encyclopedia of Worldwide Tourism Research.


Topics covered by the International Journal of Tourism Sciences include, but are not limited to:

  • Destination Planning and Development
  • Eco-tourism and Sustainable Tourism
  • Hotel, Club and Resort Management
  • Human Resource Development and Training in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry
  • Casino and Gaming Industry and Management
  • Meeting, Incentive, Convention and Exhibition
  • Management and Marketing in Tourism, Leisure, and Hospitality
  • Service Quality in the Tourism, Leisure, and Hospitality
  • Private and Public Sector Collaboration in Tourism
  • Strategic Tourism Issues
  • Other related topics relevant to the theme of Tourism, Leisure, and Hospitality


  1. ^ Goeldner, Charles (2003), "How Tourism and Hospitality Research Has Evolved: A North American Perspective", Proceedings of the 54th TOSOK International Academic Symposium: 157–167 

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