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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in OpenOffice, Microsoft Word, RTF, or WordPerfect document file format.
  • Where available, URLs for the references have been provided.
  • The text is single-spaced; uses a 12-point 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.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  • If submitting to a peer-reviewed section of the journal, the instructions in Ensuring a Blind Review have been followed.

Author Guidelines

Atna- Journal of Tourism Studies (ISSN: 0975-3281) invites articles/papers/case studies for the forthcoming issue of journal. Your contribution could be on any of the following areas or any other interdisciplinary areas pertaining to tourism:

Tourism Impact Assessment, Sustainable Tourism Development, Competition issues in tourism and Transportation, E-tourism and distribution, Heritage and Cultural Tourism, Ethics and Tourism, New methods in Tourism Research, Tourism Marketing and Consumer Behavior, HR issues in Tourism, MICE Tourism, Global Trends in the travel and tourism industry, Tourism Finance, Socio-cultural issues in Tourism,

The Manuscript should be of an average length of 6,000 words, neatly typed in MS Word, with 1.5 line space, 12 point book antiqua font. 

  1. The manuscript should carry an abstract of about 150-200 words with not more than eight keywords. Both the abstract and keywords are mandatory
  2. The tables and figures in the text should be centralized.
  3. Endnotes: All notes should be indicated by serial numbers in the text and the detailed reference should be given as endnotes at the end of the paper, following the corresponding numbers before the references and explanation. No footnote system is to be followed. Endnotes are optional
  4. References: The list of references should be placed after the endnotes, and arranged in the alphabetical order, on the basis of surnames. Only the works cited or referred to in the main text should be cited under the references. In-text citation and references should adhere to the sixth edition of Publication Manual of American Psychological Association (APA).
  5. British English Spelling and grammar is to be used through manuscript
  6. Double quotes should be used throughout. Single quotes should be used only for quotes within quotes.
  7. Every Contribution should be accompanied by a declaration that the article is original and has not been published nor submitted elsewhere for publication.
  8. Every accepted article will be copy-edited. The editorial board reserves the right to make necessary revisions to the text.
  9. Whenever a copyrighted material is used, contributors should accurately reproduce, and obtain permission from the copyright holders, and the same should be acknowledged in the article.
  10. Book reviews shall be of around 1000 words, and should carry the following details in the order as below: Name of the author, Title of the book reviewed, place of publication, name of the publisher, year of publication, number of pages in Roman and Arabic figures to include preliminary pages, and price, with binding specifications as to whether it is paperback or hardcover.
  11. Comments shall be of an average length of 1500 words
  12. All submitted articles will be double blind reviewed. Acceptance of articles is subject to recommendation by the review panel.
  13. Every author will receive two complimentary copies of the issue in which one’s paper appears

 All editorial correspondence should be addressed to:

Executive Editor, Atna- Journal of Tourism Studies
CHRIST (Deemed to be University), Bangalore – 560 029
Karnataka, India
Ph: +91 80 4655 1385, +91-80-4019027 Mob: 09845789109,

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