Bibliometric analysis of academic publications on tourism and humor.

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Özmen Ö. N.

Journal of Mediterranean Tourism Research, vol.2, no.2, pp.126-140, 2023 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 2 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2023
  • Journal Name: Journal of Mediterranean Tourism Research
  • Journal Indexes: Asos İndeks
  • Page Numbers: pp.126-140
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


The aim of this study is to examine academic publications related to tourism and humor by using bibliometric analysis method. Research data were collected using the Elsevier Scopus bibliometric database. In this context, 90 data, including articles, papers and book chapters at international level, were found in the search carried out on Scopus. Maxqda 2022 package program was used to analyze and visualize the obtained data. As a result, it was observed that publications on tourism and humor were relatively few between 1989 and 2007, and an increase in the number of publications between 2019-2022. The majority of publications are of article type. In the comparison made by considering the similarities of the documents, it is seen that three different groups emerged in the document map.