The scope of the journal is international and encompasses research into tourism and hospitality management aspects as well as the development of new research approaches. It continues to include high quality research papers in any area of tourism and hospitality management, including reviews of literature in the field and empirical papers on tourism issues.

The journal welcomes submissions based upon both primary research and reviews including papers in areas that may not directly be tourism based but concern a topic that is of interest to researchers in the field of tourism and hospitality management, such as economics, marketing, sociology, management and statistics. All papers are subject to strict double blind peer review by the international research community.