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Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

International Journal of Business on Hospitality and Tourism, an open access journal founded in 2015, is a journal for hospitality and tourism research.

JBHOST aims at initiating and stimulating high-impact and innovative research relevant for academics and practitioners within the hospitality and tourism industries.
The audience of this publication primarily comprises academics, graduate students, practitioners and all others interested in hospitality and tourism industries. The journal welcomes and encourages articles from practitioners and academics as well as qualitative and quantitative researchers.
Each paper will be judged according to international standards, originality/innovativeness of paper, contribution to knowledge, its relevance of the subject and its quality of presentation. Those papers are subject to a double-blind reviewing. 

International Journal of Business on Hospitality and Tourism publishes research paper on Hospitality and Tourism in the field of, but not limited to:


Medical tourism and health |Tourism, and religion | Social innovation, work, development and sustainability | Ethics, leadership, and CSR | Competition, and cooperation


All education on hospitality and tourism, culture | civilization | history | economies |business & management, marketing, etc


Supply, Demand, Policy, Planning, and Development | tourism Impact | Eco Tourism | Green Tourism | Community Based Tourism | Pilgrimage Tourism, etc.


Event, Culinary tourism, MICE industry, transportation | sports | Transformation of distribution channels and contemporary issues | branding, and promotion, etc


Global trends and globalization | Future development | social network | environmental issues | Hospitality & human resource | Innovations, geography, and sustainability |Public-private partnerships | Strategic organization and management, etc


Consumer behavior | Brand management | Sustainable tourism | Marketing trend, channels, issues and transformations | Tourist experience | Language, culture, and globalization |Rural tourism and green tourism | music, film, romance, nostalgia | celebrity, fashion, etc


Section Policies


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Human Resources

Section for articles that discuss human resources or anything related to.

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All education on hospitality and tourism, culture | civilization | history | economies |business & management, marketing, etc

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Supply, Demand, Policy, Planning and Development | tourism Impact | Eco Tourism | Green Tourism | Community Based Tourism | Pilgrimage Tourism, etc.

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Event & Destination

Section for articles that discuss tourism destination or anything related to.

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Tourism Marketing

Section for articles that discuss tourism marketing or anything related to.

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Creative Industry

Section for articles that discuss creative industry on tourism or anything related to.

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Business & Marketing

Section for articles that discuss hopitality business or anything related to.

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Peer Review Process

JBHOST is committed to peer-review integrity and upholding a high standard of review. When your paper has been accepted by the editor, it will be peer-reviewed by independent, anonymous international reviewers. Those papers are subject to a double-blind reviewing. 

All submitted manuscripts to JBHOST will be firstly read by the editorial staff. Inappropriate manuscripts will be rejected promptly without external review. Manuscripts evaluated to be of potential interest to journal readership will proceed to a review process. The editors will then make a decision based on the reviewer’s recommendation with 4 possibilities: accepted, accepted with minor revision, accepted with major revision, and rejected. 


Open Access Policy

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.



This journal utilizes the LOCKSS system to create a distributed archiving system among participating libraries and permits those libraries to create permanent archives of the journal for purposes of preservation and restoration. More...


Publication frequency

The Journal of Business on Hospitality and Tourism is published twice a year



This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication: 1.500.000 (IDR)

If the author(s) needs the printed version of the journal, the accepted paper is subjected with payment of 350,000 IDR (35 USD). Shipping and handling fees depend upon the delivery address and the number of publications ordered.

JBHOST may grants waivers to some authors (for developing country authors, etc) who are not able to afford the fee for the journal printed version. Authors who wish to apply for waivers must demonstrate their inability to afford the printing handling fee.

Please send your application for a waiver to [email protected]
The waiver request should contain the following information

Manuscript title
Corresponding Author Affiliation and Country
List co-author(s) Affiliation(s) and Country
Reason for requesting a waiver

JBHOST reserve the right to approve or reject a waiver application. Decision will be communicated to the author within two weeks after the application is received.



JBHOST welcomes competent academicians to join us as volunteer Editorials or Reviewers. Being an Editorial and Reviewer is a matter of prestige and personnel achievement. JBHOST offers - Part-time and Voluntary job to work via Internet. The language being used is English.
If you are interested to join as Editorial / Reviewer, please send your CV to:
We will revert back as soon as possible.



Duties of Editors

Publication decision
The editor of a peer-reviewed journal is responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal should be published. The validation of the work in question and its importance to researchers and readers must always drive such decisions. The editor may be guided by the policies of the journal's editorial board and constrained by such legal requirements as shall then be in force regarding libel, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The editor may confer with other editors or reviewers in making this decision.

Fair play
An editor should evaluate manuscripts for their intellectual content without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisers, and the publisher, as appropriate.

Disclosure and Conflicts of interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in an editor's own research without the express written consent of the author. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Editors should recuse themselves (i.e. should ask a co-editor, associate editor or other member of the editorial board instead to review and consider) from considering manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or (possibly) institutions connected to the papers. Editors should require all contributors to disclose relevant competing interests and publish corrections if competing interests are revealed after publication. If needed, other appropriate action should be taken, such as the publication of a retraction or expression of concern.

Involvement and cooperation in investigations
An editor should take reasonably responsive measures when ethical complaints have been presented concerning a submitted manuscript or published paper, in conjunction with the publisher (or society). Such measures will generally include contacting the author of the manuscript or paper and giving due consideration of the respective complaint or claims made, but may also include further communications to the relevant institutions and research bodies, and if the complaint is upheld, the publication of a correction, retraction, expression of concern, or other note, as may be relevant. Every reported act of unethical publishing behavior must be looked into, even if it is discovered years after publication.

Duties of Reviewers

Contribution to Editorial Decisions
Peer review assists the editor in making editorial decisions and through the editorial communications with the author may also assist the author in improving the paper. Peer review is an essential component of formal scholarly communication, and lies at the heart of the scientific method.


Any selected referee who feels unqualified to review the research reported in a manuscript or knows that its prompt review will be impossible should notify the editor and excuse himself from the review process.

Any manuscripts received for review must be treated as confidential documents. They must not be shown to or discussed with others except as authorized by the editor.

Standards of Objectivity
Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author is inappropriate. Referees should express their views clearly with supporting arguments.

Acknowledgement of Source
Reviewers should identify relevant published work that has not been cited by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument had been previously reported should be accompanied by the relevant citation. A reviewer should also call to the editor's attention any substantial similarity or overlap between the manuscript under consideration and any other published paper of which they have personal knowledge.

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
Unpublished materials disclosed in a submitted manuscript must not be used in a reviewer's own research without the express written consent of the author. Privileged information or ideas obtained through peer review must be kept confidential and not used for personal advantage. Reviewers should not consider manuscripts in which they have conflicts of interest resulting from competitive, collaborative, or other relationships or connections with any of the authors, companies, or institutions connected to the papers.

Duties of Authors

Reporting standards
Authors of reports of original research should present an accurate account of the work performed as well as an objective discussion of its significance. Underlying data should be represented accurately in the paper. A paper should contain sufficient detail and references to permit others to replicate the work. "Fraudulent or knowingly inaccurate statements constitute unethical behavior and are unacceptable". Review and professional publication articles should also be accurate and objective, and editorial opinion works should be clearly identified as such.


Data Access and Retention
Authors may be asked to provide the raw data in connection with a paper for editorial review, and should be prepared to provide public access to such data, if practicable, and should in any event be prepared to retain such data for a reasonable time after publication.

Originality and Plagiarism
The authors should ensure that they have written entirely original works, and if the authors have used the work and/or words of others that this has been appropriately cited or quoted. Plagiarism takes many forms, from 'passing off' another's paper as the author's own paper, to copying or paraphrasing substantial parts of another's paper (without attribution), to claiming results from research conducted by others. Plagiarism in all its forms constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable.

Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication
An author should not in general publish manuscripts describing essentially the same research in more than one journal or primary publication. Submitting the same manuscript to more than one journal concurrently constitutes unethical publishing behavior and is unacceptable. In general, an author should not submit for consideration in another journal a previously published paper. Publication of some kinds of articles (e.g. guidelines, translations) in more than one journal is sometimes justifiable, provided certain conditions are met. The authors and editors of the journals concerned must agree to the secondary publication, which must reflect the same data and interpretation of the primary document. The primary reference must be cited in the secondary publication.

Acknowledgement of Sources
Proper acknowledgment of the work of others must always be given. Authors should cite publications that have been influential in determining the nature of the reported work. Information obtained privately, as in conversation, correspondence, or discussion with third parties, must not be used or reported without explicit, written permission from the source. Information obtained in the course of confidential services, such as refereeing manuscripts or grant applications, must not be used without the explicit written permission of the author of the work involved in these services.

Authorship of the Paper
Authorship should be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the conception, design, execution, or interpretation of the reported study. All those who have made significant contributions should be listed as co-authors (so its mean that manuscript at least have author and co-author). Where there are others who have participated in certain substantive aspects of the research project, they should be acknowledged or listed as contributors. The corresponding author should ensure that all appropriate co-authors and no inappropriate co-authors are included on the paper, and that all co-authors have seen and approved the final version of the paper and have agreed to its submission for publication.

Hazards and Human or Animal Subjects 
If the work involves chemicals, procedures or equipment that have any unusual hazards inherent  in  their  use,  the  author must  clearly  identify  these  in  the manuscript.  If the work involves the use of animal or human subjects, the author should ensure that the manuscript contains a statement that all procedures were performed in compliance with relevant laws and institutional guidelines and that the appropriate institutional committee(s) has approved them. 
Authors should include a statement in the manuscript that informed consent was obtained for experimentation with human subjects. The privacy rights of human subjects must always be observed

Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest
All authors should disclose in their manuscript any financial or other substantive conflict of interest that might be construed to influence the results or interpretation of their manuscript. All sources of financial support for the project should be disclosed. Examples of potential conflicts of interest which should be disclosed include employment, consultancies, stock ownership, honoraria, paid expert testimony, patent applications/registrations, and grants or other funding. Potential conflicts of interest should be disclosed at the earliest stage possible.

Fundamental errors in published works
When an author discovers a significant error or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author's obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper. If the editor or the publisher learns from a third party that a published work contains a significant error, it is the obligation of the author to promptly retract or correct the paper or provide evidence to the editor of the correctness of the original paper.



According to Wikipedia, plagiarism is the "wrongful appropriation" and "stealing and publication" of another author's "language, thoughts, ideas, or expressions" and the representation of them as one's own original work. The idea remains problematic with unclear definitions and unclear rules. The modern concept of plagiarism as immoral and originality as an ideal emerged in Europe only in the 18th century, particularly with the Romantic Movement.
Plagiarism is considered academic dishonesty and a breach of journalistic ethics. It is subject to sanctions like penalties, suspension, and even expulsion. Recently, cases of 'extreme plagiarism' have been identified in academia.
Plagiarism is not in itself a crime, but can constitute copyright infringement. In academia and industry, it is a serious ethical offense. Plagiarism and copyright infringement overlap to a considerable extent, but they are not equivalent concepts, and many types of plagiarism do not constitute copyright infringement, which is defined by copyright law and may be adjudicated by courts. Plagiarism is not defined or punished by law, but rather by institutions (including professional associations, educational institutions, and commercial entities, such as publishing companies).
As part of our commitment, JBHOST has an obligation to assist the scientific community in cases of (suspected) duplicate submission or plagiarism.


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Similarity Check is a plagiarism screening service that uses the iThenticate text comparison software from Turnitin.  Similarity Check is a service for scholarly and professional publishers, and publishers must join Crossref or be an existing Crossref member to participate.  Other organizations and individuals can use the iThenticate service directly.
Similarity Check members benefit from a tailored service that includes read-only access to the full text of articles in the Similarity Check database for comparison purposes, discounted checking fees and unlimited user accounts per organization.  Similarity Check participants also benefit from membership of the Similarity Check community of publishers and are encouraged to display Similarity Check logos to show their participation in the project and deter potential plagiarists.
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