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Publication Ethics and Malpractice Statement

The Journal of Management and Tourism Research is a double-blind peer reviewed journal dedicated to ensuring the highest values of publication ethics. 

All stakeholders of the Journal of Management and Tourism Research such as the Editors, Authors, Reviewers and Publishers have to agree upon the total ethical behaviour in this context. 

The Publication Ethics and Publication Malpractices of The Journal of Management and Tourism Research are based on the Code of Conduct and Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors of the Committee on Publication Ethics – COPE. (

Manuscripts submitted to Journal of Management and Tourism Research are evaluated based on their content. 

The editors have complete discretion to reject/accept an article. 

The evaluation of manuscripts is made on the basis of their scholarly and intellectual content without having regard to the gender, race, religious belief, ethnic origin, citizenship, or political philosophy of the authors.

Funding of the Journal of Management and Tourism Research is exclusively from the Uva Wellassa Universiry. Authors should acknowledge research funds on all their research papers.

All submitted research papers/ articles should report original, previously unpublished and should meet the given criteria and must note be under consideration for publication elsewhere.

In addition, authors must confirm that their paper is their own original work and that it has not been copied or plagiarized, in whole or in part, from any other works. If the authors have used the works of others, the same should be appropriately cited or quoted. The responsibility of this lies with the authors.

Submission of an article entails that the work described has not been published previously (Except in the form of an abstract or academic thesis), or consideration of a publication elsewhere either in printed format or electronically, the publication is approved by all authors and the responsible authorities. it will not be published elsewhere in the same form, in English or in any other language. For the acceptance of an article, authors will be request to complete a ‘Journal Publishing Agreement’. Journal Publishing Agreement can be downloaded from the website. 

Further, authors are expected to be knowledgeable of and comply with best practice in publication ethics specifically with regard to authorship, dual submission, plagiarism, manipulation of figures, competing interests and compliance with policies on research ethics.

Privacy Statement and Responsibilities of the Publishers

The names and email addresses entered in the Journal of Tourism of Management Research will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of the Journal of Tourism of Management Research and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.