Aims and scope

The Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism serves as a medium to share and disseminate new research findings, theoretical development and superior practices in hospitality and tourism. The journal aims to publish cutting-edge, empirically and theoretically sound research articles on quality planning, development, management, marketing, evaluation, and adjustments within the field. Readers of the journal stay up-to-date on the latest theory development and research findings, ways to improve business practices, successful hospitality strategies, maintenance of profit requirements, and increasing market share in this complex and growing field.

Comprised of conceptual and methodological research papers, research notes, case studies, and review books and conferences the Journal of Quality Assurance in Hospitality & Tourism offers readers examples of real world practices and experiences that involve:

  • Organizational development and improvement
  • Operational and efficiency issues
  • Quality policy and strategy development and implementation
  • Quality function deployment
  • Quality experiences in hospitality industry
  • Service quality improvement and customer satisfaction
  • Managerial issues, such as employee empowerment & benefits, quality costs, & returns on investment
  • The role and participation of private and public sectors, including residents
  • International, national, and regional tourism; tourism destination sites; arid systems of tourism

Allowing readers the opportunity to share experiences and thoughts with colleagues in the field, this journal also contains several columns that examine different and valuable information sources, including:

  • Research notes (significant findings related to the goals of the journal)
  • Dissertations and master's theses abstracts (examining quality assurance & related topics)
  • Book reviews (recently published works that discuss the strengths & structure of the book, subject matter, readability, and discussions about the work's contribution to existing practices and knowledge in the field)
  • Conference reviews (highlighting & discussing specific papers presented at conferences & their importance in the field)
  • Web site reviews (interesting, helpful hospitality & tourism web sites)

Peer Review Policy: All research articles in this journal have undergone rigorous anonymized peer review, based on initial editor screening and anonymous refereeing by at least two anonymous referees; reviewers are assigned based on subject expertise.

Publication office: Taylor & Francis Inc.,  530 Walnut Street, Suite 850, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Authors can choose to publish gold open access in this journal.

Read the Instructions for Authors for information on how to submit your article.