About the Journal

Journal of Tourism and Services

Mission statement

Journal of Tourism and Services, established in September 2010, is an international reviewed scientific research journal, published by the Center for International Scientific Research of VŠO and VŠPP in cooperation with the following partners:

  • University College of Business in Prague, Czech Republic
  • University of Entrepreneurship and Law, Prague, Czech Republic
  • School of Business and Administration of the Polytechnic Institute of Setúbal, Portugal
  • Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and Communications, University of Zilina, Slovakia

The journal publishes high-quality scientific papers and essays with a focus on tourism and service industry development. Together with the scientific part and in order to promote the exchange of current and innovative ideas and stimulating debate, the Journal also includes Reviews of Existing Work or Short Essays, Research Notes, and Research and Industry sections to address important topics and advance theoretical knowledge or thinking about key areas of tourism and services and to allow researchers to present initial findings and reflections or problems concerning fieldwork and research in general.

All papers are published only in the English language.

The Journal is intended for international professionals, academics, and students not only for reading but also as a space for publication and source of information for work.

Publication Ethics & Publication Malpractice Statement

Journal of Tourism and Services is committed to meeting high standards of ethical behavior at all stages of the publication process. 
The Editorial Board, office, and reviewers’ team are doing their best to duly follow the Guidelines on good publication practice of the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) in all editorial proceedings. We strongly recommend to all our current and potential authors, prior to submitting the text for blind review, to visit this site and get acquainted with the internationally acknowledged rules and best practices: www.publicationethics.org
We expect, that all parties involved in the act of publishing will present ethical behavior conformed with the Principles of Transparency and Best Practice in Scholarly Publishing and other Guidelines approved by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).
The Editorial Board of “ Journal of Tourism and Services” follows the rules on academic writing and academic ethics, according to the work by Miguel Roig (2003, 2006): Avoiding plagiarism, self-plagiarism, and other questionable writing practices: A guide to ethical writing, available online at https://ori.hhs.gov
The full version of Publication Ethics & Publication Malpractice Statement is available here.


  • The Journal is published twice a year.

Published by:

  • Center for International Scientific Research of VŠO and VŠPP
  • Spálená 14,
  • 110 00 Prague
  • Czech Republic
  • www.jots.cz

ISSN 1804-5650

Archive issues:

  • All issues starting from Vol 8 No 15 (2017) are available in the Archives section.
  • Archive issues published on the previous journal platform are available here


  • Journal of Tourism and Services is published by the Center for International Scientific Research of VŠO and VŠPP
  • Copyright belongs to the Center for International Scientific Research of VŠO and VŠPP.
  • All rights reserved.
  • No part of this Journal may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording or by any information storage retrieval system, without permission from authors.
  • The publisher, Center for International Scientific Research of VŠO and VŠPP, provides free access policy to the Journal of Tourism and Services.


Abstracting and indexing

The Journal of Tourism and Services is indexed in the following scientific databases:

  • Web of Science database (Clarivate Analytics) - Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI).
  • EBSCO database called Hospitality & Tourism Complete.
  • Google Scholar

The Journal of Tourism & Services is included in the database of the Research Development and Innovation Council, advisory body to the Government of the Czech Republic called "Seznam recenzovaných neimpaktovaných periodik vydávaných v České Republice”