The growing competition between the developing halal market and the countries in halal market has enhanced the interest of researchers in this field in recent years. In this context, this study aims to examine the studies published in the international literature on halal tourism between 1975 and 2019 in terms of bibliometric characteristics and to reveal tendencies and trends of these publications within the framework of certain parameters.
In accordance with this purpose, the topic of “halal tourism” was searched in the database of “Web of Science Core Collection,” and bibliometrics data in regard to the publications were reached. Publications on halal tourism were examined in the context of years, numbers, genres, research fields, fields of study, journals in which they are found, the number of authors and page number of publications, research approaches of publications, themes of publications, country where the research data was collected (examined), names of the authors in the publications and publication numbers of the authors, and the number of citations.
In this paper, it was determined that the studies in the field of halal tourism increased in recent years. It was concluded that these studies were mainly carried out after 2011 and showed a large increase in 2016, the majority of the publications were in the form of study-paper and the average number of citations in the field was 3.1, and h-index number was seven.
This paper is based on bibliometric analysis. Bibliometric analyses were performed on the “Web of Science Core Collection.” Because of database searches were made only on “Web of Science Core Collection,” the publications that were not scanned here could not be analyzed.
This paper examined the studies on halal tourism between 1975 and 2019 with a bibliometric analysis technique. Thus, it is aimed to learn more about halal tourism and to provide the researchers who work in this field with information about the structure of this field.
Yagmur, Y., Ehtiyar, R. and Aksu, A. (2019), "Evaluation of halal tourism in terms of bibliometric characteristics", Journal of Islamic Marketing, Vol. ahead-of-print No. ahead-of-print. https://doi.org/10.1108/JIMA-05-2019-0101Download as .RIS
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