Advances in Hospitality and Leisure

ISBN: 978-1-83982-385-5, eISBN: 978-1-83982-384-8

ISSN: 1745-3542

Publication date: 30 November 2020


(2020), "Prelims", Chen, J.S. (Ed.) Advances in Hospitality and Leisure (Advances in Hospitality and Leisure, Vol. 16), Emerald Publishing Limited, Bingley, pp. i-xi.



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Advances in Hospitality and Leisure

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Advances in Hospitality and Leisure

Series Editor: Joseph S. Chen

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Volumes 1–15: Advances in Hospitality and Leisure, edited by Joseph S. Chen

Editorial Board


Joseph S. Chen
Indiana University, Bloomington, USA

Associate Editors

Nina Prebensen (Europe)
UiT-The Arctic University of Norway, Norway
Wan-Yu Liu (Asia/Pacific)
National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan ROC

Editorial Review Board

North America
Rachel Chen
University of Florida, USA
H.G. Parsa
University of Denver, USA
Dogen Gursoy
Washington State University, USA
John Williams
University of New Orleans, USA
Colin Johnson
San Francisco State University, USA
Arun Upneja
Boston University, USA
Valentini Kalargyrou
University of New Hampshire, USA
Marcjanna Augustyn
Bournemouth University, UK
Oysten Jensen
University of Stavanger, Norway
Rober Bloome
Nyenrode Business Universiteit, The Netherlands
Metin Kozak
Dokuz Eylul University, Turkey
Arimin Brysch
University of Applied Sciences, Kempten, Germany
Willy Legrand
IUBH University of Applied Sciences, Bad Honnef, Germany
Frédéric Dimanche
European School of Business, France
Yuksel Ekinci
University of Reading, UK
Shen Han
Fudan University, China
Bruce Prideaux
Central Queensland University, Australia
Tzung-Cheng Huan
National Chia-Yi University, Taiwan ROC
Marianna Sigala
University of South Australia, Australia

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Advances in Hospitality and Leisure Volume 16

Advances in Hospitality and Leisure

Edited by

Joseph S. Chen

Indiana University Bloomington, USA

United Kingdom – North America – Japan India – Malaysia – China

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List of Contributors

Edward K. Ayimey Technical University Ho, Ho, Ghana
Robert J. Blomme Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Breukelen, the Netherlands, and Open University, Heerlen, the Netherlands
Sadia Cheema Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia
Joseph S Chen Department of Recreation Parks and Tourism Studies, Bloomington, IN, USA
Fatemeh Fehrest Tourism Management department, Allame Tabatabaei’ University, Tehran, Iran
Edem M. Azila-Gbettor Technical University Ho, Ho, Ghana
Ben Q. Honyenuga Technical University Ho, Ho, Ghana
Sadia Ishaque Institute of Management Sciences, Air University, Multan, Pakistan
Ad Kil Nyenrode Business Universiteit, Breukelen, The Netherlands, and Kingston University London, UK
Hyangmi Kim Department of Health Sciences, City University of New York, Bronx, NY, USA
Junhyoung Kim Department of Health and Wellness Design, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, USA
Willy Legrand Department of Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management, IUBH University of Applied Sciences, Bad Honnef, Germany
Dai-Rong Li Hualien Forest District Office Forestry Bureau, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Hualien, Taiwan
Malka Liaquat Institute of Management Sciences, The Women University, Multan, Pakistan
Wan-Yu Liu Department of Forestry, National Chung Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan
Fatemeh Sepehr Pour Tourism Sciences, University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran
Bruce Prideaux Central Queensland University, Cairns, Australia
Bahram Nekouie Sadry Ecotourism Department, University of Science and Culture, Tehran, Iran
Tanmay Sharma Indiana University Bloomington, IN, USA
Young Ik Suh Department of Sport Management, Wellness, & Physical Education, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, GA, USA
Michelle Thompson Central Queensland University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Fatima Wyne Institute of Management Sciences, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

Aims and Submission Guidelines

Advances in Hospitality and Leisure (AHL), a double-blind peer view journal published annually since 2004, attempts to promote seminal and innovative research outputs about hospitality, leisure, tourism, and lifestyle. Specifically, this journal encourages researchers to investigate new research issues and problems that are critical but have been largely ignored while providing a forum to disseminate singular thoughts and advance empirical undertakings theoretically and methodologically.

This 16th annual volume includes eight full papers and two research notes. As for data collection, most articles deploy either a quantitative or qualitative approach, while one presents a conceptual model. The contributors to the present issue come from eight nations entailing Australia, Iran, Germany, Ghana, the Netherlands, Pakistan, Taiwan, and the United States of America.

For submission to future issues, please review the following guidelines.

Manuscript's Originality: It should represent an original work that has never been published elsewhere or is considering publication elsewhere.

Style and Length of Manuscript: 12 pt Times Roman font; double spacing; APA; 7,000 words (Full Paper) or 4,000 words (Research Note).

Layout of Manuscript: First page: title of paper and author contact information; second page: title of paper, an abstract of 120–140 words, and keywords; third page and beyond: main text, appendix, references, figures, and tables.

Text of Manuscript: For literature review articles, please include an introduction, critical literature review, problems in past research, and suggestions for future research. For empirical research papers, please include an introduction, methods, findings and discussions, and a conclusion.

AHL requires electronic submission. Please send an email attachment with a Word format to the editor Dr. Joseph Chen () or send a CD to Tourism, Hospitality and Event Management, Department of Recreation Park and Tourism Studies, School of Public Health Building #133, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana 47405-7109, USA.