Journal of Tourism Sciences is a leading Korean social science journal that publishes innovative high quality research articles for better understanding, planning, and management of tourism and related fields such as hospitality and leisure.
Tourism is complicated multidimensional phenomenon that is composed of activities, industries, policies and as such, the journal welcomes papers that take an interdisciplinary approach from business administration, economics, sociology, anthropology, geography, urban planning, and more.
The journal was first to offer integrated publication of the study of tourism sciences in South Korea and is the official scholarly peer review journal of the Tourism Sciences Society of Korea (TOSOK).
Since it was first published in 1977, the journal has grown in quality, size and scope. In 2017, it earned recognition as a distinguished journal by the National Research Foundation of Korea. Only 34 journals were recognized as the category out 853 journals.