New issue announcement


CFP: Anthropology of Tourism


call for papers * March 1, 2009

Submission deadline: March 1st, 2009

Journal of Tourism Challenges and Trends invites academics, researchers and practitioners to submit manuscripts for publication consideration in the next issue of the journal, dedicated to mountain tourism.

The objective of this issue is to present results of advanced research and practice in the field. A wide range of research topics could be included such as the following:
– the impact of mountain tourism
– protected areas and specific national policies and legislation
– tourism and sustainable development for local communities
– mountain resort development
– human resources management in the context of mountain tourism
– tourism ethics in remote and less developed mountain areas
– risk management in mountain tourism
– climate change and mountain tourism
– best practices analysis. Case studies are wellcomed

Related topics and approaches will be considered, as well.

Deadline of submission: 1st of March 2009
Author notification: 30th of March 2009
Final acceptance of paper: 20th of April 2009

Please submit an electronic version of the manuscript, together with the “Manuscript Submission Form”, to: Dr. Mihaela Dinu, editor in chief, email:


For details and procedures, see Instructions for authors




call for papers * Dec 5, 2008

Deadline: 5th of Dec. 2008

Subject coverage
Topics suitable for JTCT cover a wide range of issues, among which but not exhaustively, the following:

– In the field of tourism studies: ecotourism; rural tourism and agro-tourism, cultural tourism, event and sports tourism, mountain tourism, management/marketing of tourism destinations etc. any other topics related with tourism theory and practice;

– In related or cross-disciplinary areas: sustainable development and globalization; human resource management and training; PR, advertising and branding in tourism; innovation and technological advances in the hospitality industry, ethics and tourism etc.

– Case studies and best practices, specific national policies and legislation, analysis of regional and resort development.

Proposals are expected to be sent to Mihaela Dinu, editor in chief at
For details and procedures, see Instructions for authors