Advances in Hospitality and Tourism


About the Series

Editor-in-Chief:
Mahmood A. Khan, PhD

Professor, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management,
Pamplin College of Business,
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,
Falls Church, Virginia
mail: mahmood@vt.edu

This series reports on research developments and advances in the rapidly growing area of ​hospitality ​and t​ourism. Each publication in this series present​s​ state-of-the-art information on specialized topics of current interest. Experts in respective field author/edit publications in the series. These one-of-a-kind publications are valuable resources for academia as well as ​for professionals in the ​industrial sector. Based on the demand for information, Apple Academic Press has taken the responsibility to provide this valuable research information. Each book under the series focus ​es​ on a single specialized topic, which should serve as an independent encyclopedia of information.

You can download a recent flyer for the titles under this book series here


October 2017
Announcing New Journals on Hospitality & Tourism

Call for Editors, Contributors, and Papers


Apple Academic Press, Inc. is pleased to announce the forthcoming launch of several new journals in the hospitality & tourism field. The journals will be under the editorial leadership of Mahmood A. Khan, PhD, Professor in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Pamplin College of Business at Virginia Tech, Virginia, USA. AAP is seeking journal editors and contributors for the following new journals.
  • Journal of Medical Tourism
  • Journal of Meetings & Event Technology
  • Journal of Hospitality Revenue Management
  • Journal of Winery Management
  • Journal of Adventure Tourism
  • Journal of Hospitality Services Management
  • Journal of Hospitality Franchising
The first issues of each are targeted for publication in 2019.

The journals will be peer-reviewed and will be published biannually, with two issues per year. The journals aim to cover the major trends and developments in the specific sector of the hospitality industry. Each issue will include articles on new trends, research studies, case studies, literature reviews, critical reviews of major issues, etc.

The journals will aim to help practitioners and researchers stay current with the newest trends and developments and will offer a platform for the exchange of ideas.

Article authors will receive free pdfs of their article. In addition, the publisher will offer a liberal copyright policy, allowing authors to share their articles with colleagues and place on various archival websites.

Below are lists of possible topics for these journals. Other topics welcome as well.

Journal of Medical Tourism:
  • why patients/tourists decide to travel for medical care
  • the role of professional facilitators of medical tourism
  • key countries and medical disciplines in medical tourism
  • transportation, food, entertainment, and hotel/hospitality services
  • hotel and spa designs for medical tourism
  • best practices in medical tourism
  • patient follow-up after medical discharge
  • future trends in medical tourism
  • careers in medical tourism
Journal of Meetings & Event Technology:
  • up-to-date reviews of the latest digital trends in hospitality management and marketing
  • novel methods to use technology for events, including festivals, conferences, workshops, concerts, meetings, and more
  • examples and applications of meeting technology platforms and software
  • case studies illustrating the application of meeting technology
  • effective marketing techniques for meetings and events, including search engine optimization techniques
  • meeting registration methods through technology
Journal of Hospitality Revenue Management:
  • ways to increase profitability
  • exploring different booking mechanisms
  • effectively collecting, managing, and using data
  • cost per acquisition studies
  • trends mobile marketing
  • online education courses in hospitality revenue management
  • pricing and forecasting
Journal of Winery Management:
  • marketing for wineries as tourism entities
  • managerial issues in winery tasting room management
  • winery revenue management
  • winery service quality management
  • financial management of winery management
  • regional winery studies
  • festivals and other events marketing at wineries
Journal of Adventure Tourism:
  • research and studies on different types of adventure tourism, such as safaris, accessible tourism for the mobility-challenged, thrill tourism, etc.
  • economic benefits of adventure tourism
  • ecotourism: benefits, problems, and challenges
  • the effect of adventure tourism on local communities
  • health benefits of adventure travel
  • marketing foradventure tourism destinations and services
  • seasonal fluctuations
Journal of Hospitality Services Management:
  • catering to different demographics
  • technology in hospitality services management
  • expectations and experiences of international travelers
  • increased emphasis on health and well-being in hotels and other venues
  • sustainability practices
  • new roles for staff
  • destination promotion
  • real-time damage control
  • effective use of perks
Journal of Hospitality Franchising:
  • employee and human resource issues in hospitality franchising
  • current issues in franchising law
  • international franchising trends and issues
  • economic and financial issues in hospitality franchising
  • brand continuity
  • marketing and advertising trends and techniques
The journals will be available online only through a variety of platforms. More information to come.

For information on submitting articles, see the instructions here: http://appleacademicpress.com/pdfs/AAPJournalArticleInstructions1-1.pdf

Please contact AAP’s senior editor for additional information or to discuss possible topics and deadlines.

Senior Editor, Hospitality & Tourism: Mahmood A. Khan, PhD
Professor, Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management,
Pamplin College of Business,
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University,
Falls Church, Virginia
Email: mahmood@vt.edu

Food Safety
Food Safety
Editors: Barbara Almanza, PhD, RD, and Richard Ghiselli, PhD
Strategic Winery Tourism and Management
Strategic Winery Tourism and Management
Editor: Kyuho Lee, PhD
Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
Managing Sustainability in the Hospitality and Tourism Industry
Vinnie Jauhari, PhD
Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Innovations in Tourism and Hospitality
Sustainability, Social Responsibility, and Innovations in Tourism and Hospitality
Editors: H. G. Parsa, Vivaja “Vi” Narapareddy
Management Science in Hospitality and Tourism
Management Science in Hospitality and Tourism
Editors: Muzaffer Uysal, PhD, and Zvi Schwartz, PhD, Ercan Sirakaya-Turk, PhD
Tourism in Central Asia
Tourism in Central Asia
Editors: Kemal Kantarci, PhD, Muzaffer Uysal, PhD, and Vincent Magnini, PhD
Poverty Alleviation through Tourism Development
Poverty Alleviation through Tourism Development
Robertico Croes, PhD, and Manuel Rivera, PhD
Chinese Outbound Tourism 2.0
Chinese Outbound Tourism 2.0
Editor: Xiang (Robert) Li, PhD
Hospitality Marketing and Consumer Behavior
Hospitality Marketing and Consumer Behavior
Editor: Vinnie Jauhari, PhD
Women and Travel
Women and Travel
Editors: Catheryn Khoo-Lattimore, PhD, and Erica Wilson
Wilderness of Wildlife Tourism
Wilderness of Wildlife Tourism
Editor: Johra Kayeser Fatima, PhD
Medical Tourism and Wellness
Medical Tourism and Wellness
Editor: Frederick J. DeMicco, PhD, RD
Sustainable Viticulture
Sustainable Viticulture
Claude Chapuis
The Indian Hospitality Industry
The Indian Hospitality Industry
Editors: Sandeep Munjal, Sudhanshu Bhushan
Tourism Development and Destination Branding through Content Marketing Strategies and Social Media
Tourism Development and Destination Branding through Content Marketing Strategies and Social Media
Editor: Anukrati Sharma, PhD
Evolving Paradigms in Tourism and Hospitality in Developing Countries
Evolving Paradigms in Tourism and Hospitality in Developing Countries
Editor: Bindi Varghese, PhD
The Hospitality and Tourism Industry in China
The Hospitality and Tourism Industry in China
Editor: Jinlin Zhao, PhD



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