An analysis of institutional contributors to three major academic tourism journals: 1992-2001

Giri Jogaratnam, Kaye Kye Sung Chon, Ken McCleary, Miguela Mena, Joanne Yoo

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The purpose of this research is to replicate an earlier study that analyzed tourism research contributions during the decade of the 1980s (Sheldon, 1991) using a time frame of 1992-2001, the most recent 10-year period for which complete publication information was available. The three refereed travel and tourism journals, Annals of Tourism Research, Journal of Travel Research, and Tourism Management were the focus of analysis. The results of a productivity analyses pertaining to author affiliation, repeat authorship, and research contributions from different regions of the world are presented. There has been considerable movement in the ranking of employing institutions when compared to the decade of the 1980s as well as significant change in contributions from different regions of the world.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)641-648
Number of pages8
JournalTourism Management
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Oct 2005


  • Institutions
  • Research productivity
  • Tourism journals
  • Tourism research

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Development
  • Transportation
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management
  • Strategy and Management

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