PUBLISHING GUIDELINES

Publication Oportunities

All the accepted papers will be included at the proceedings of the Conference, which will be issued, with an ISBN number in electronic form.


Author guidelines for the Conference Proceedings

PROCEEDING BOOK

1. Preparing your paper

Your submission should include the following elements in the following order:

Cover page 
Abstract – should be unstructured and no more than 200 words 
Keywords 
Introduction 
Literature review 
Methodology and/or methods 
Results 
Discussion 
Conclusions 
Acknowledgments (if there are) 
Declaration of interest statement (if there are) 
References 
Appendices (if there are) 
Table(s) with caption(s) 
Figures with captions

Please include a word count for your submission at the end of the manuscript. papers should be no more than 7,000 words, inclusive of the abstract, tables, references, figure captions, footnotes, endnotes.

2. Style Guidelines

Please refer to the style guidelines below when preparing your paper. 
Please use British spelling style consistently throughout your manuscript.

  1. The articles are published exclusively in English. Each article should be accompanied by an abstract of up to 200 words, 3-6 keywords suitable for indexing and on-line search purposes. The pages of the paper should be numbered.
  2. The text is double-spaced, uses 12-point Cambria font; employs italics, rather than underlining (except with URL addresses); and all illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end. Please note that images supplied in colour will be published in colour online and black and white in print (unless otherwise arranged). Therefore, it is important that you supply images that are comprehensible in black and white as well (i.e. by using colour with a distinctive pattern or dotted lines). The captions should reflect this by not using words indicating colour. All figures must be numbered in the order in which they appear in the paper (e.g. Figure 1, Figure 2).
  3. References will comply with APA system. References are included in the text, in brackets, such as (author, year, and page). At the end of the article, full references are provided, titles of books and journals with Italic font, and titles of articles in journals and book chapters will have normal fonts.
  4. The conference proceedings includes a double-blind system for peer review; both reviewers’ and authors’ identities remain anonymous. The conference organizers undertake the first selection of papers, before they are sent to at least two referees. All submitted manuscripts will be checked for plagiarism. The manuscripts containing
    plagiarism, including self-plagiarism, and dishonesty, are rejected.

3. Structure

Cover page

  • Title: Use bold for your article title, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns.
  • Authors’ names: Give the names of all contributing authors on the title page exactly as you wish them to appear in the published article;
  • Authors’ e-mails;
  • Affiliations: List the affiliation of each author (department, university, city, country);
  • Correspondence details: Please provide an institutional email address for the corresponding author. Full postal details are also needed by the publisher but will not necessarily be published;
  • Short bionote for each author: max. 120 words.

Manuscript

  • Anonymity for peer review: Ensure your identity and that of your co-authors is not revealed in the text of your article or in your manuscript files when submitting the manuscript for review.
  • Title: Use bold for your article title, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns.
  • Abstract: Indicate the abstract paragraph with the heading ABSTRACT, max. 200 words.
  • Keywords: Please provide five or six keywords to help readers find your article.
  • Headings: Please indicate the level of the section headings in your article.
    • First-level headings (e.g. Introduction, Conclusion) with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns.
    • Second-level headings with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns.
    • Third-level headings should be in italics, with an initial capital letter for any proper nouns.
    • Fourth-level headings should also be in italics, at the beginning of a paragraph.
  • The text follows immediately after a full stop (full point) or other punctuation mark.
  • Tables and figures: Tables and figures are placed within the text at the appropriate points. The tables and figures should also be supplied in a separate file. Ensure you have permission to use any figures you are reproducing from another source.

4. Checklist: what to include

1) Author details. All authors of a manuscript should include their full name and affiliation on the cover page of the manuscript. One author will need to be identified as the corresponding author, with their email address normally displayed in the article PDF and the online article. Authors’ affiliations are the affiliations where the research was conducted. If any of the named co-authors moves affiliation during the peer-review process, the new affiliation can be given as a footnote. Please note that no changes to affiliation can be made after your paper is accepted.

2) Disclosure statement. This is to acknowledge any financial interest or benefit that
has arisen from the direct applications of your research.

3) Data availability statement. If there is a data set associated with the paper, please provide information about where the data supporting the results or analyses presented in the paper can be found. Where applicable, this should include the hyperlink, DOI or other persistent identifier associated with the data set(s).

4) Figures. Figures should be high quality (1200 dpi for line art, 600 dpi for grayscale and 300 dpi for colour, at the correct size). Figures should be supplied in one of our preferred file formats: JPEG, GIF, or Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX).

5) Tables. Readers should be able to interpret the table without reference to the text.
Please supply editable files.

6) Equations. If you are submitting your manuscript as a Word document, please ensure that equations are editable.

7) Units. Please use SI units (non-italicized).

8) Using Third-Party Material in your Paper: You must obtain the necessary permission to reuse third-party material in your article. The use of short extracts of text and some other types of material is usually permitted, on a limited basis, for the purposes of criticism and review without securing formal permission. If you wish to include any material in your paper for which you do not hold copyright, and which is not covered by this informal agreement, you will need to obtain written permission from the copyright owner prior to submission.

PUBLICATION IN THE CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS


It is important to ensure that when you submit your paper, it is in its final form ready for publication, and has been thoroughly proofread. Conference organizers do not edit or reformat papers and will not send out author proofs prior to publication. Post-publication changes are not permitted, so please ensure that your paper has been checked for errors.

Publication Charges
There are no submission fees, publication fees or page charges for publishing in the Conference Proceedings.

Copyright
Authors will be asked to transfer copyright of the article to the Publisher, effective upon publication. This will ensure the widest possible protection and dissemination of information under copyright laws.
It is the author’s responsibility to obtain written permission to quote or reproduce material that has appeared in another publication.

The Editorial Board of European Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Recreation (EJTHR), the official journal of ITC’19, after having the agreement of the authors, plans to publish selected conference papers following a blind refereeing process.
More information see EJTHR website: https://www.degruyter.com/view/j/ejthr
EJTHR is published three times a year and it is an international research journal. It aims to be a well-recognized European research journal in tourism, hospitality, tourism recreation and food service issues. EJTHR: ISSN: 2182-4916 (indexed: Latindex; Directory of Open Access Journals; INDEX COPERNICUS; EBSCO; Thomson Reuters – Emerging Sources Citation Index; Central Directories; CIRET).

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