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The Journal of Qualitative Research in Tourism furthers the frontiers of knowledge and understanding of tourism research and its applications by providing an interdisciplinary forum for qualitative research. Researchers can share their work with others and discuss the issues raised by using qualitative approaches in their research practice. The journal will be a valuable resource for those interested in either tourism research or qualitative methodology and has four main objectives:
- To provide a forum for meaningful discussion and application of qualitative research to tourism phenomena.
- To offer a holistic account of qualitative research in tourism by forging links between the theory and practice of qualitative research across the tourism domain.
- To offer outstanding contributions to the philosophies underpinning qualitative research that will advance tourism knowledge and offer new ways to address tourism in the mobile, digital and complex 21st century.
- To develop and nurture methods in qualitative research and to encourage the use of unique or underused qualitative research instruments.
Professor Konstantinos Andriotis, Middlesex University, UK (K.Andriotis@mdx.ac.uk)
Research Notes Editor
Professor Charles Arcodia, Griffith University, Australia (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Book Reviews Editor
Dr Stella Kladou, Bogazici University, Turkey (email@example.com)
Social Media Editor
Dr Mohammad M. Alazaizeh, University of Jordan, Jordan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Erica Wilson, South Cross University, Australia
Willem Coetzee, University of Otago, New Zealand
Markus Schuckert, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong
Kathleen M. Adams, Loyola University, Chicago, USA
Levent Altinay, Oxford Brookes University, UK
Noga Collins-Kreiner, University of Haifa, Israel
Sebastian Filep, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Warwick Frost, La Trobe University, Australia
Mark Hampton, University of Kent, UK
Kevin Hannam, City University of Macau, Macau
Tazim Jamal, Texas A&M University, USA
Mihalis Kavaratzis, University of Leicester, UK
Jennifer Laing, La Trobe University, Australia
Xavier Matteucci, MODUL University Vienna, Austria
Carlos Monterrubio, Autonomous University of the State of Mexico, Mexico
Sanjay Nepal, University of Waterloo, Canada
Chaim Noy, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Hyung Yu Park, Middlesex University, UK
Jillian M. Rickly, University of Nottingham, UK
Richard N.S. Robinson, University of Queensland, Australia
Melanie Smith, Budapest Business School, Hungary
Hazel Tucker, University of Otago, New Zealand
Jingxue (Jessica) Yuan, Texas Tech University, USA
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ISSN (Print): 2632-9670
ISSN (Online): 2632-9689
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QRT is a bi-annual journal dedicated to advancing understanding of qualitative research in the fields of tourism and hospitality.
The editor seeks high quality original research articles of up to 8,000-10,000 words. These may be theoretical, empirical or methodological studies conducted using qualitative methods. The journal also publishes research notes of between 2,000-4,000 words. Book reviews of between 800-2000 words are welcome.
All original research article submissions are double-blind peer reviewed. QRT welcomes a wide range of approaches to qualitative research across the disciplines and specialisations within tourism and hospitality.
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