Ethics Statement


E-Journal of Tourism is published twice a year, every March and September by The Centre of Excellence in Tourism, Udayana University which seeks to encourage the holistic approach to give solution in solving the problem related to sustainable toruism.

Articles published may be invited papers from the presentations at Bali International Tourism Conference since 2016 which is held every year hosted by Centre of Excellence in Tourism Udayana University or any other submitted articles related the area of sustainable tourism, tourism planning and policy, global tourism, tourism impact analysis, cultural and heritage tourism, millennial tourism, tourism economic, tourism marketing, tourism and hospitality management, destination management, culinary tourism, urban tourism, rural tourism, agritourism, nature-based tourism, island tourism, sport and adventure tourism, health and wellness tourism, spiritual tourism, marine tourism, medical tourism, mice tourism as well as any other types of tourism.

The code of ethics is designed to maintain high ethical standards relating to the submission, review and publication of invited as well as contributed papers.

An author's primary responsibility is to present a concise and accurate account of an original research along with an objective presentation of its importance.

Authors are considered as those who have significantly contributed to the research and manuscript preparation and assume responsibility for the technical content of the paper. The corresponding author should properly include all co-authors.

By submitting a manuscript, the authors agree that the copyrights of their article are transferred to E-Journal of Tourism if and when the article is accepted for publication. If the manuscript contains details including figures from other copyright works it will be the sole author's responsibility to get written permission from the owners of the publishing rights to reproduce such material.

A submitted article shall contain references to public sources of information sufficient to allow replication and verification.   


The submitted paper shall be free of plagiarism, forgery research data and negligence of significant information. Plagiarism is defined as the use or presentation of the ideas or words of another person from an existing source without appropriate acknowledgment to that source.  

By submitting the article to E-Journal of Tourism, the authors agree that E-Journal of Tourism has the legal right to take appropriate action against authors, if fabricated information or plagiarism is discovered.  

Articles must neither be previously nor simultaneously submitted in any journal nor published elsewhere except in a preliminary form (such as abstract in proceedings, academic thesis). 

Authors should be prompt with their manuscript revisions. The authors should contact the editor as soon as possible if a longer time period is required or they have chosen to withdraw their paper.

The authors should avoid any potential conflict of interest, e.g., a consulting or financial interest in a company that might be affected by publication of the results.

Authors should identify the funding source for the conduct of the research and/or preparation of the article in the acknowledgement section.

Scholarly criticism of a published paper may be justified, however, personal criticism is not considered appropriate.

After a paper has been accepted, changes can only be made due to a compelling reason. The author must inform the editor, who has the sole authority to approve such changes. The double blind peer review shall be conducted in an objective manner and respect the intellectual independence of the author(s).

Reviewers for each article shall be the reviewer team of E-Journal of Tourism or other experts in the international scientific community.

Reviewers are expected to be professional and constructive in their assessment of the interpretation of the data.

Reviewers shall accept the request for review if they have the qualification and time to judge the article. Otherwise, it is expected that the article shall be returned promptly to the editor.

Conflict of interest should be avoided by the reviewer. The reviewer shall return the manuscript promptly without review, if ever a potential conflict of interest exists.

A reviewer should treat a submitted article sent for review as a confidential document. The information should not be used in research of the reviewer nor disseminated without consent of the author.

The reviewer shall provide the editor the proper context and perspective to decide on the acceptance of the article.


Ethical Obligations of Reviewers

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