Call for Papers: Reimagining the Tourism Business and Community Well-Being


Volume 17. No. 1 (2022); January – June 2022

Theme: Reimagining the Tourism Business and Community Well-Being


Atna, Journal of Tourism studies, CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore, India is coming up with its next issue aimed at enhancing the tourism sector’s understanding and improved growth through better management and leveraging of tourism. Academic deliberations and discussion forums decipher a new paradigm for tourism management for the intercepts of tourism and community well-being. This issue will include original research articles, overview articles, perspective articles and case articles that cover the following topics, listed below. This issue is conceptualized as a series of articles with knowledge sharing on Re-imaging the business needs, with the aim of bringing together contemporary impacts and challenges of this pandemic for the industry.

Tourism Practices for Sustainability and Community Well-Being

Local communities are being empowered in the tourism sector to improve community-well-being. Nevertheless, one of the prominent stakeholders who bear the impact of tourism is the host community. With key tourism destinations around the world a sustainable strategic advantage testimonies better impact on the daily lives of communities and individuals. Addressing some pressing problems for better destination preparedness; local communities face the brunt of the negative vibes of tourism and are expected to lead with the response to the crisis situations. This issue is looking at scholarly works on the strategic processes which have been successfully adapted for community well-being. Theoretical constructs and practical approaches to the management of this issue are sought.

ATNA welcomes submissions in the form of viewpoints, research notes, case studies, literature reviews and research articles for this issue on "Reimagining the Tourism Business and Community Well-Being". We welcome primary research-based articles on a broad range, which could include local, regional, national/global perspectives. We particularly seek ten papers up to 8,000 words which are intellectually challenging and covering examples from different parts of the world. Some potential themes are listed below, but are not limited to:

  • Co-creation and Community Based Tourism
  • Over-tourism and implications on community well-being
  • Biodiversity and tourism
  • Socio-economic impacts in Tourism
  • Change management in tourism business
  • Strategies for community well-being
  • Innovation, creativity and community based models for tourism


Submission Deadline: 15 September 2021.


Contact for manuscript submission queries:

Dr Bindi Varghese, Associate Professor, Department of Business & Management and / or

Journal Link: (submit articles only through this link)