Tourism Geographies: An International Journal of Tourism Space, Place and Environment
Tourism Geographies: An International Journal of Tourism Space, Place and Environment
Journal Title: Tourism Geographies: An International Journal of Tourism Space, Place and Environment
ISSN: 1461-6688
ISSN Online: 1470-1340
Publication Frequency: 5 issues per year
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Tourism Geographies
is a quarterly, peer-reviewed journal which explores tourism and tourism-related areas of recreation and leisure studies from a geographic perspective. This journal brings together academic and applied research and regional traditions from around the world, including multi-disciplinary approaches from geography and related fields such as anthropology and other social sciences, landscape architecture, urban and regional planning, and environmental science and management.

Tourism Geographies publishes blind reviewed research articles, review articles, commentaries, literature reviews and news of affiliated organisations.

Peer Review Statement

All research articles and commentaries in this journal have undergone rigorous peer review, including editor screening and a double-blind evaluation process by two to three anonymous referees.

All literature review and discussion forum articles in this journal have undergone screening by journal editors. Submission is online via ScholarOne Manuscripts.

Subjects Covered & Scope: Built Environment; City and Urban Planning; Economics of Tourism; Geography; Human Geography; Planning; Social Geography; Supplementary material; Tourism; Tourism Development/Impacts; Tourism Geography; Tourism Law; Tourism Planning and Policy; Tourism Research Methods; Tourism, Hospitality and Events; Tourism Society and Culture; Urban Tourism
Editor Board:


Alan A. Lew   Biography - Northern Arizona University, USA


C. Michael Hall - Canterbury University, New Zealand
Shaul Krakover - Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
Allan M. Williams -  University of Surrey, UK

Book Review Editor:

Sanjay K. Nepal - University of Waterloo, Canada

Chinese Abstracts Editor:
Guosheng Han - Shandong University at Weihai, China

Resource Editors:

Derek H. Alderman - University of Tennessee, USA
Carl I. Cater - Aberystwyth University, UK
Deborah Che -  Southern Cross University, USA
Tim Coles - University of Exeter, UK
David Crouch - University of Derby, UK
Keith Debbage - University of North Carolina, USA
Timothy Edensor  Manchester Metropolitan University ,UK
Sanette Ferreira - Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Thor Flogenfeldt, Jr. - Lillehammer College, Norway
Anne-Marie d’Hauteserre - University of Waikato, New Zealand
Rupert Holzapfel - University of Applied Sciences Bremen, Germany
Dimitri Ioannides - Mid-Sweden University and ETOUR, Sweden Southwest Missouri State University, USA
Dean MacCannell - University of California, USA
Bob McKercher - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China
Klaus J. Meyer-Arendt - University of West Florida, USA
Dieter K. Müller -  Umeå University, Sweden
Nor'ain Othman - Texas A&M University, USA
Bruce Prideaux - James Cook University, Australia
Jarkko Saarinen - University of Oulu, Finland
Gareth Shaw - University of Exeter, UK
Noam Shoval  - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Theano Terkenli -  University of the Aegean, Greece
Dallen J. Timothy -  Arizona State University,  USA
David J. Truly - Autonoma Universidad de Guadalajara, Mexico
David Weaver -  Griffith University, Australia & George Mason University, USA  
Jie Zhang - Nanjing University, China
Friedrich M. Zimmermann - University of Graz, Austria

Consulting Editors:

Research Group on the Geography of Leisure and Tourism, Institute of British Geographers/Royal Geographical Society Tim Gale - University of the West Of England, UK

Recreation, Tourism and Sports Speciality Group of the Association of American Geographers 
Patrick Brouder -  Brock University, Canada

ATLAS Special Interest Research Group on Tourism Geographies
Julie Wilson - University of the West of England, UK &  Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Spain

Geography of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Group/Canadian Association of Geographers
Daniel H. Olsen - Brandon University, Canada

Study Group on the Geography of Sustainable Tourism of the International Geographical Society
C. Michael Hall - University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Commission on the Geography of Tourism of the China Geographical Society
Jigang Bao - Zhongshan University, China

Geography of Leisure and Tourism Research Group of the German Society for Geography
Hans Hopfinger - Katholische Universitat Eichstaett, Germany

Study Group on Tourism and Leisure, Association of Japnese Geographers
Carolin Funck - Hiroshima University, Japan

Commission on the Geography of Tourism, Leisure and Global Change, International Geographical Union
Dieter K. Müller - Umeå University, Sweden

Abtracting & Indexing: Tourism Geographies is currently abstracted in CABI Publishing (Leisure, Recreation & Tourism Abstracts), Zeller Verlag (IBZ/IBR), Ebsco, Geographical Abstracts: Human Geography/International Development, Environmental Abstracts and Leisure, Recreation, IBSS International Bibliography of the Social Sciences and Tourism Abstracts.
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