Sustainability, Safety & Security (3S)

Crunch Time Ahead for Hospitality, Tourism & Travel Industry

30 October - 1 November 2019

Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka City Campus, Malacca, Malaysia

Submission guidelines

Paper Template

Important Dates

Full Paper Submission

31 July 2019

Full Payment & Registration EXTENDED

04 October 2019



  1. The Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts (JTHCA) accepts for review only manuscripts that have not been published previously in any language and are not being reviewed for possible publication in other journals.

  2. Submissions must be made in electronic form via the EasyChair.

  3. Within 14 working days, the corresponding author shall receive an e-mail from the Editor-in-chief, confirming the receipt of the manuscript, advising the name of the coordinating editor and providing the manuscript’s number to be used in future reference.

  4. All correspondence thereafter regarding the review process of the manuscript shall be with the coordinating editor (estimated TOR: 7-8 weeks).






Each paper submitted is subject to the following review procedures:

  • It is reviewed by the editors for general suitability for this publication

  • If it is judged suitable, two reviewers are selected and a double-blind peer review process takes place






Papers submitted to Journal of Tourism, Hospitality, and Culinary Arts will be screened for plagiarism using Turnitin plagiarism detection tools. Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts will immediately reject papers leading to plagiarism or self-plagiarism (>20%).






  1. The first page of the manuscript should include: title of the manuscript in capital letters, the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s), contact details of the corresponding author (postal address, phone, e-mail, and fax), an abstract of 100-200 words, and not more than 6 keywords. The second page should include the title of the manuscript in capital letters, the abstract and the keywords without the name(s) and affiliation(s) of the author(s).

  2. Only 5 names are allowed to be the authors; unless the articles are funded by research grant.

  3. Manuscript formatting requirements: as per templates

  4. The text must be written in British English.

  5. Headings formatting – must be bold, not in capital letters, no indent. Place one return after the previous paragraph.

  6. Tables and Figures should be incorporated into the text. They must be numbered using Arabic numeral. The title and number of the table have to be above the table, aligned left, and not in capital letters. The name of the table should be in italic. The title and number of the figure have to be below the figure, centered, in italic and not in capital letters. The figures must be provided in a print-ready form in their final size.

  7. References. In the text, references must be included using the APA system.  APA (American Psychological Association) style is most commonly used to cite sources within the social sciences. This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page.

  8. Authors (non-native speaker) should use professional language editing  services.




  1. Regular articles should normally have between 6000 and 15000 words. The paper must include an introduction, literature review, methodology, results, discussion, and conclusion. The proposed structure is not compulsory and may vary depending on the specific paper.

  2. This journal will not publish non-empirical research papers such as conceptual papers; unless it is a systematic review or meta analysis paper.




  1. Proofs of accepted papers shall be sent to the corresponding authors for editing. Major revisions in text are not allowed except in case of editors’ or publisher’s mistakes.

  2. Off-prints will be received by the corresponding author. Every author shall receive one copy of the issue with his/her publication.





Papers are initially reviewed by the editors to make sure they meet journal's scope, they will be sent our for blind review process. 




Articles submitted to the journal should not have been published before in their current or substantially similar form, or be under consideration for publication with another journal. Submission of a manuscript to JTHCA represents a certification on the part of the author(s) that it is an original work and has not been copyrighted elsewhere; manuscripts that are eventually published may not be reproduced in any other publication (print or electronic), as their copyright has been transferred to JTHCA. For reproducing other parts or full text papers authors must obtain prior permission from the JTHCA. You may download the copyright form here.


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All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without prior permission, in writing, from the publisher.


Journal of Tourism, Hospitality and Culinary Arts is published by Penerbit UiTM Malaysia and Faculty of Hotel and Tourism Management, Universiti Teknologi MARA, 42300 Puncak Alam, Selangor, Malaysia.

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