Journal History

The Journal: Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Journal was first published in April 2011, since then, it has been published twice a year. This Journal consists of empirical and conceptual research in tourism and hospitality area.

There have been some changes in this journal for the sake of its development and progress. This journal has received ISSN number with a decree No. 0005.2460366X/JI.3.2/SK.ISSN/2015.06 on 24 June 2015. Therefore, starting from Volume 5, Number 2, 2015, this journal was published under the p-ISSN 2460-366X. In the same year, The Journal was also published online and all previous volumes were uploaded to the website at http://ejournal.upi.edu/index.php/thejournal.  A new cover and logo were introduced in 2016 and applied in Volume 6, Number 2, 2016. The Journal: Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Journal got its e-ISSN 2549-9920 with a decree No. 0005.25499920/JI.3.1/SK.ISSN/2017.03 on 17 March 2017. At the same time, there are also some changes in the writing style guidelines. In Volume 9, Number 1, 2019, there are some improvements in the cover, logo, and website display. There is also a modification in the terminology and branding of this journal. In previous volumes, this journal sometimes used “Tourism & Hospitality Essentials (THE) Journal" to refer its name/brand at the footer section on each article’s page. However, starting from Volume 9, Number 1, 2019, this journal consistently uses “The Journal: Tourism and Hospitality Essentials Journal” as the name of the journal. Finally, The Journal continues to improve the quality by developing articles writing style to comply with international standard publication and have the articles written in English in 2019.