Aim and Scope

Aim: The aim of the Ecotourism Research Journal is to provide a platform for researchers, scholars, and practitioners to publish and exchange knowledge, ideas, and innovations related to ecotourism. The journal aims to promote sustainable practices, environmental conservation, community development, and economic benefits associated with ecotourism.

Scope: The scope of the Ecotourism Research Journal encompasses a wide range of topics related to ecotourism, including but not limited to:

  1. Ecotourism Principles and Practices: Exploration of the principles of ecotourism, sustainable tourism practices, and their implementation in various destinations.
  2. Environmental Conservation: Research on the impact of ecotourism on natural habitats, wildlife conservation, biodiversity, and ecosystem services.
  3. Community Engagement and Development: Studies focusing on the involvement of local communities in ecotourism initiatives, empowerment, cultural preservation, and socio-economic impacts.
  4. Tourism Management and Planning: Analysis of policies, regulations, and strategies for managing ecotourism destinations, carrying capacity assessment, and sustainable tourism planning.
  5. Ecotourism Marketing and Promotion: Investigation into marketing strategies, branding, and promotion of ecotourism destinations, including digital marketing trends and social media impacts.
  6. Ecotourism and Climate Change: Examination of the relationship between ecotourism activities, climate change adaptation, resilience, and mitigation strategies.
  7. Case Studies and Best Practices: Presentation of case studies, success stories, and best practices in ecotourism from different regions and contexts.
  8. Ethical and Responsible Tourism: Discussions on ethical considerations, responsible tourism practices, community-based tourism, and ecotourism certifications.

The Ecotourism Research Journal welcomes original research articles, reviews, theoretical papers, and practical insights that contribute to advancing knowledge, fostering collaborations, and promoting sustainable development through ecotourism. Contributions from interdisciplinary perspectives are encouraged, including fields such as environmental science, tourism studies, anthropology, geography, economics, and policy analysis.