Historical development of tourism journals - a milestone in 75 years: a perspective article


TOURISM REVIEW, vol.75, no.1, pp.8-11, 2020 (SSCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1108/tr-02-2019-0080
  • Journal Name: TOURISM REVIEW
  • Journal Indexes: Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, IBZ Online, ABI/INFORM, CAB Abstracts, Hospitality & Tourism Complete, Hospitality & Tourism Index, Veterinary Science Database, DIALNET
  • Page Numbers: pp.8-11
  • Keywords: Tourism education, Tourism research, Hospitality journals, Tourism journals, ACADEMIC LEADERSHIP, HOSPITALITY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Purpose - The historical background of journals in today's current form dates back to seventeenth century. However, the birth of tourism journals is dated to 1940s. This coincides with the emergence of tourism as an academic part of tourism studies and education. Thus, the paper aims to indicate the progress of tourism journals since their first induction in early 1940s.