Strategic management research in hospitality and tourism: a perspective article

Fevzi Okumus, Mehmet Ali Köseoglu, Alfonso Morvillo, Mehmet Altin

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Purpose: This paper aims to critically review current strategic management (SM) research and discuss future directions for SM research in the hospitality and tourism (HT) field. Design/methodology/approach: The study reviews and synthetizes current SM research. Findings: The findings suggest that SM research in the HT field has made good progress over the past three decades; however, there is still a gap between the SM research in the generic and HT fields. Practical implications: This paper offers specific theoretical and practical implications for SM in the HT field. Originality/value: This paper provides a clear perspective on future developments of SM research in the HT field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)243-246
Number of pages4
JournalTourism Review
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 6 Oct 2019


  • Hospitality
  • Strategic management
  • Tourism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geography, Planning and Development
  • Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management


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