A bibliometric analysis of scholarly work in leading tourism and hospitality journals: the case of Turkey

Mehmet Ali Koseoglu, Yasin Sehitoglu, John A. Parnell

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This paper uses bibliometric analysis to investigate how scholarship in the realm of tourism and hospitality (T/H) has progressed in Turkey. A total of 135 articles published in 14 leading international T/H journals indexed by Social Sciences Citations Index between 1984 and 2013 were analysed. The analysis presented herein provides a broad view of the trends and patterns. This intellectual structure permits researchers and professionals to identify leading authors, institutions, and publications, and identifies the most influential sources and changes in the field.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-371
Number of pages13
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015
Externally publishedYes


  • bibliometric analysis
  • developing countries
  • hospitality journals
  • tourism journals
  • Turkey

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Earth-Surface Processes

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