Open Access Tourism Journals

A list of Open Access Tourism journals for you to publish your manuscript in

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This list of Tourism OA journals will hopefully make it easier for you to have a better idea regarding where your want to publish your Tourism manuscript.
Our list includes all the high-impact factor Tourism journals that may be relevant to your field of study. In any case, we've also included other journals that may also offer more affordable publishing fees.We've made this extensive list of open access Tourism journals so you can get a better overview of all the journals where you can publish open access.Use our different columns — number of papers, number of citations, and relevance — to find the best Tourism venue for your manuscript.

The DOAJ columns refers to the The Directory of Open Access Journals, a list of open access journals, maintained by Infrastructure Services for Open Access.
There are certain criteria a journal must meet to be indexed by DOAJ, and thus inclusion in the DOAJ index is seen by scholars as a mark of quality.

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Open Access Tourism Journals
NameISSNDOAJPublisherNo. of PapersCitationsRelevanceWebsite
International journal of tourism & hospitality reviews2395-7654GIAP Journals2019100
The Gaze2467-933XNepal Journals Online158100
Journal of tourism and adventure2645-8683Nepal Journals Online263396.2
Prosiding Semnasfi2598-1064Universitas Muhammadiyah Sidoarjo39292.3
Journal of tourism and hospitality education2467-9550Nepal Journals Online134392.3
OECD tourism papers2307-1672173088.2
Revista de análisis turístico1885-25643111687.1
Tourism and hospitality2673-5768MDPI AG688386.8Website
International journal of hospitality & tourism management2640-1770Science Publishing Group13284.6
Journal of Hospitality Management and Tourism2141-6575Academic Journals6229783.9
Atna journal of tourism studies0975-3281Christ University Bangalore - Atna Journal of Tourism Studies1937681.9
Geojournal of Tourism and Geosites2065-0817Asociatia de Geografie74895081Website
Czech Journal of Tourism: Journal of Masaryk University1805-3580De Gruyter Open Sp. z o.o.6751680.6
International Journal of Tourism, Heritage and Recreation Sport (IJTHRS)2686-5092Universitas Negeri Padang (UNP)10280
Journal of multidisciplinary academic tourism2645-9078Disiplinlerarasi Akademik Turizm Dergisi654578.5
Journal of tourism futures2055-5911Emerald (MCB UP)348243677.9Website
African journal of hospitality, tourism and leisure2223-814XAFRICAJOURNALS2078976.3Website
E-Journal of Tourism2407-392XDoctoral Program in Tourism1695176.3Website
Tourism & travelling2544-2295LLC CPC Business Perspectives252976Website
Deturope1821-2506University of South Bohemia in Ceske Budejovice934275.3Website
Tourism critiques2633-1225Emerald (MCB UP)233273.9
ASIAN JOURNAL OF TOURISM RESEARCH2465-5015Chiang Mai University579973.7
Turističko poslovanje0354-3099Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science1289972.7Website
Hospitality insights2537-9267Auckland University of Technology (AUT) Library551772.7
Annals of tourism research empirical insights2666-9579Elsevier628972.6Website
Enlightening Tourism: A Pathmaking Journal2174-548XUniversidad de Huelva - UHU.pdf14816372.3Website
Vìsnik Kiïvsʹkogo nacìonalʹnogo unìversitetu kulʹturi ì mistectv2616-7603Kyiv National University of Culture and Arts752072Website
Cactus2247-3297Bucharest University of Economic Studies28171.4Website
Профессорский журнал2686-858XThe Publishing Group Jurist61670.5
Tourism1332-7461Institute for Tourism27885670.5
Journal of Environmental and Tourism Analyses2286-2838Human Geographies473570.2Website
Journal of Indonesian Tourism and Development Studies2338-1647Brawijaya University22018470Website
Journal of tourism and creativity2549-483XUPT Penerbitan Universitas Jember49269.4
Turizam1450-6661Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science20552869.3Website
Journal of tourismology2459-1939261269.2Website
International journal of applied sciences in tourism and events2580-5584Politeknik Negeri Bali902868.9Website
Academica turistica1855-3303University of Primorska Press1096867
Indonesian Journal of Tourism and Leisure2722-032XLasigo Publisher30666.7Website
Athens Journal of Tourism2241-8148Athens Institute for Education and Research ATINER15328965.4
Journal of tourism management research2313-4178Conscientia Beam572264.9
International journal of research in tourism and hospitality2455-0043ARC Publications Pvt Ltd.903064.4
Revista Brasileira de Pesquisa em Turismo1982-6125ANPTUR - Associacao Nacional de Pesquisa e Pos Graducao em Turismo57885664.4Website
Jurnal pariwisata terapan2580-1031Universitas Gadjah Mada642764.1Website
Advances in hospitality and tourism research(AHTR)2147-9100Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research958763.2Website
Journal of tourism and recreation2368-2663Science and Education Centre of North America165262.5
Journal of tourism and hospitality management2372-5133American Research Institute for Policy Development311661.3
International journal of hospitality and tourism studies2709-0884Refaad for Studies and Research33160.6
Ottoman:journal of tourism and management research2149-6528Ottoman Journal of Tourism and Management Research15160
Cuadernos de Turismo1139-7861Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad e Murcia977324959.8Website
Destinesia : Jurnal Hospitaliti dan Pariwisata2686-2042Institut Ilmu Sosial dan Manajemen STIAMI32159.4
Mенаџмент у хотелијерству и туризму2620-0279Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science8318859Website
International hospitality review2516-8142Emerald (MCB UP)10119858.4Website
Jurnal Master Pariwisata2406-9116Universitas Udayana2174558.1Website
PASOS Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural1695-7121University of La Laguna1356432157.2Website
International journal of tourism and hospitality management in the digital age2473-5353IGI Global602756.7
Rosa dos Ventos2178-9061Universidade Caixias do Sul80833356.3Website
ASEAN Journal on Hospitality and Tourism1412-2073The Institute for Research and Community Services ITB96954.2
Journal of tourism, leisure and hospitality2687-3737Journal of Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality, Anadolu University17252.9Website
Studia Periegetica1897-9262Index Copernicus International631652.4Website
Research in hospitality management2224-3534Taylor & Francis25159651.4Website
Tourism2622-2876Politeknik Negeri Kupang2050
Tourism management and technology economy2616-2199Clausius Scientific Press, Inc.6150
Tourism and heritage journal2604-2347Edicions de la Universitat de Barcelona161450Website
Social and economic geography2381-3199Science and Education Publishing Co., Ltd.2050
Jurnal Pariwisata Pesona1410-7252Universitas Merdeka Malang1092649.5Website
International journal of geoheritage and parks2577-4441Elsevier12640148.4Website
Caderno Virtual de Turismo1677-6976Editora de Livros IABS79188547.9Website
Journal of Sustainable Tourism and Entrepreneurship2714-6480Goodwood Publishing531247.2
Events and tourism review2577-056XIUPUI University Library321346.9
Tourism & Management Studies2182-8458School of Management, Hospitality and Tourism, University of the Algarve1003207245.8Website
European journal of hospitality and tourism research2054-6424European Centre for Research Training and Development11045.5
Journal of Tourism and Economic2622-495XSTIE Pariwisata API Yogyakarta71645.1
Journal of qualitative research in tourism2632-9670Edward Elgar Publishing491044.9
Jurnal IPTA2338-8633Universitas Udayana2362144.1Website
Geografìâ ta turizm2308-135XTaras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv2822943.6
Journal of tourism insights2328-0824Grand Valley State University Libraries6822942.6
Service Management1898-0511University of Szczecin262842.3
TIMS. Acta1452-9467Centre for Evaluation in Education and Science1457342.1Website
Pariwisata budaya2527-9734Institut Hindu Dharma Negeri Denpasar55441.8
Journal of tourism and hospitality management2328-2169David Publishing Company1211741.3
Acta economica et turistica1849-8469634141.3Website
International journal of health management and tourism2458-9608International Journal of Health Management and Tourism762740.8
International journal of leisure and tourism marketing1757-5567Inderscience Enterprises Ltd.572740.4
Journal of tourism theory and research2458-7583Journal of Tourism Theory and Research1056540
Journal of Indonesian Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation2654-4687Universitas Pendidikan Indonesia991339.4
Anais Brasileiros de Estudos Turísticos2238-2925Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora924339.1
Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality (JAAUTH) (Print)1687-1863Egypts Presidential Specialized Council for Education and Scientific Research8103638
Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Environment Management0128-178XGlobal Academic Excellence (M) Sdn Bhd1691437.9
Acta turistica0353-4316Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb483137.5
Geoturystyka1731-0830AGH University of Science and Technology Press13916937.4
The Journal: tourism and hospitality essentials journal2460-366XUniversitas Pendidikan Indonesia30136.7Website
Tourism Research1229-571XNational Research Foundation of Korea115544236.5
Научный результат2408-9346Belgorod National Research University1761535.8
Khasanah Ilmu2087-0086Universitas Bina Sarana Informatika75833.3
Jurnal Destinasi Pariwisata2338-8811Universitas Udayana2792732.6
Revista Interamericana de Ambiente y Turismo0717-6651905732.2
Turismo y Sociedad0120-7555Universidad Externado de Colombia40630631.5Website
International Journal of Architecture and Urbanism2622-0008Universitas Sumatera Utara1411231.2
International journal of contemporary tourism research2587-1528International Journal of Contemporary Tourism Research1005431Website
International Academic Journal Faculty of Tourism and Hotel Management (Print)2636-425568430.9
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What is Open Access (OA)?
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