International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management

ISSN: 0959-6119

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Aims and Scope

The International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management (IJCHM) communicates the latest developments and thinking on the management of hospitality and tourism businesses worldwide. As both a multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary journal, IJCHM publishes double-blind reviewed papers covering issues relevant to strategic management, operations, marketing, finance and human resources management.

IJCHM encourages an interchange between researchers and managers. Contributors are encouraged to identify clear theoretical and practical implications of their work for hospitality management from single unit concerns to large organizations.

The journal covers:

  • Annual review of trends
  • Applied research
  • Empirical research papers
  • Critical review/theoretical papers
  • Case studies
  • Marketing
  • Research methodology
  • Hospitality management strategies, methods and principles
  • New management techniques and innovations in hospitality
  • Hospitality strategic management
  • Accounting and finance 


“IJCHM has emerged as one of the most influential journals in hospitality and tourism. Over the years the quality of papers published has provided both practical solutions and theoretical developments for the hospitality industry globally. IJCHM publishes research that has relevance and impact in the industry as it contributes to the management theory in this specialized area but also to best practice. The global perspective it has adopted makes it multi-cultural and international.”

Prof Dimitrios Buhalis, Bournemouth University

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