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From niche to general relevance? Sustainable tourism, research and the role of tourism journals



From niche to general relevance? Sustainable tourism, research and the role of tourism journals



Journal of Tourism Studies 16(2): 52-62



This paper considers research issues in sustainable tourism, based on the experience and views of the editors of the Journal of Sustainable Tourism. It argues that sustainable tourism is more than a niche area of study, and that researchers are now beginning to recognize and examine its full breadth and relevance. It reviews the roles of academic journals in the study of sustainable tourism.

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