Tourism & hospitality

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Emerald journals and eBooks cover a broad spectrum of content relevant to your sector, in areas such ecotourism, destination marketing and hotel management.

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Social responsibility and the SDGs: vignettes of Caribbean tour operators

Aims to better understand how Caribbean tourism micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) perceive their corporate sustainability and social responsibility (CSSR) practices during design and implementation of new innovations.

Task-technology fit analysis of social media use for marketing in the tourism and hospitality industry: a systematic literature review

The purpose of this paper is to map out what is known about social media use in tourism and hospitality marketing and what areas need further exploration.

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Tourism towards the well-being of Small Island Developing States: Tourism Agenda 2030

Aims to contrast the capacity of tourism-specialized and non-tourism-specialized systems in small developing insular societies to achieve a well-being model aligned with the Agenda 2030.

Competition or collaboration for human–robot relationship: a critical reflection on future cobotics in hospitality

Aims to shed light on this controversial issue by taking a collaborative perspective to address the future human–robot relationship in hospitality workplace (i.e. cobotic team).

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Key journals within this topic

We have a broad range of journals containing content relevant to the topic of tourism and hospitality. Here are some of our key journals in this area. 

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International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

Communicates the latest developments and thinking on the management of hospitality and tourism businesses worldwide.

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Tourism Review

TR is the oldest journal dedicated to tourism issues celebrating its 75 years history in 2020. Aims to advance the understanding of tourism and to enhance the impact and relevance of tourism research to global society at large.

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International Journal of Tourism Cities

Provides an international forum for the study of urban tourism and tourism cities. The journal aims to be inter-disciplinary in its appreciation of tourism cities and tourism in urban areas.

Consumer Behavior in Tourism and Hospitality

Consumer Behavior in Tourism and Hospitality

An international, double-blind peer reviewed journal, that fosters multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research in consumer behavior in tourism and hospitality.

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Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Insights

Aims to enhance the ongoing conversation among hospitality and tourism practitioners, academics and professionals. JHTI publishes contemporary research in hospitality and tourism.

A sample of the books in this topic

Below is a selection of recent books from our broad range of content in the area of tourism and hospitality.  

The Backpacker Tourist

The Backpacker Tourist

Explores the increasing number of people traveling around the world as backpackers and analyses the great diversification of this demographic and their varied experiences while traveling.

Contemporary Approaches Studying Customer Experience in Tourism Research

Contemporary Approaches Studying Customer Experience in Tourism Research

Develops approaches and related methods to understand, analyze, and evaluate the tourist consumption experience under its different forms and stages before, during and after.

Overtourism as Destination Risk

Overtourism as Destination Risk

Presents a range of researcher perspectives discussing current issues in the overtourism debate, including unplanned expansion, construction, environmental imbalance and damage, pollution and deforestation, and measures and possible solutions to tackle the problem of overtourism.

Tourism Through Troubled Times

Tourism Through Troubled Times

An illuminating read for all scholars of Tourism Studies, Hospitality Management, and the Sociology of Tourism, as well as practitioners and managers within the hospitality sector, and gives clear insights into the industry’s next steps forward.

Robots, Artificial Intelligence and Service Automation in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

Robots, Artificial Intelligence and Service Automation in Travel, Tourism and Hospitality

Using a combination of theoretical discussion and real-world case studies, this book focuses on current and future use of RAISA technologies in the tourism economy, including examples from the hotel, restaurant, travel agency, museum, and events industries.

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