Dear Colleagues,

We are currently accepting submissions for upcoming Special Issue entitled “Sports Tourism”, which will be published in Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research (indexed by WoS–SSCI, IF2017: 2.685 and Scopus: Q1). All conceptual or empirical, quantitative, qualitative or mixed method studies are welcome.

The Special Issue will be particularly focused on original contribution to sports tourism theory considered as novel and interesting in the broad category of this selective type of tourism, although it should adhere to the mission of publishing works with a theoretical focus with implications that are generalizable beyond a specific city or country. Some example dimensions of topics include, but are not limited to the following:
1. Sports tourism as a part of global, contemporary trends in the travel industry
2. Health aspects of sports tourism
3. Natural/anthropogenic hazards and risks and their influences on sports events and visitors’ behavior
4. Impacts of sports events on host destination – an international perspective
5. Role of sports tourism in rural/peri-urban/urban development: worldwide examples and comparisons
6. Importance of marketing tools in sports tourism and sports events global progress

The timeline:
Manuscript submission deadline: March 1st, 2019;
First comments (initial acceptance/rejection) on manuscripts: April 1st, 2019;
Revision due: July 1st, 2019;
Special Issue will be published in the second half of 2019.

Special Issue Guest Editor
Marko D. Petrović, Ph.D., Research Associate
Geographical Institute “Jovan Cvijić” SASA (Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts), Social Geography Department, Belgrade, Serbia
South Ural State University, Institute of Sports, Tourism and Service, Chelyabinsk, Russia

More information you may find at JHTR’s homepage:

Date: September 6, 2018
Source: , Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia