Title: Enlightening Tourism
ISSN / E-ISSN: / 2174-548X
Publisher: Universidad de Huelva

Dear Prof. Dr Alfonso Vargas-Sánchez,

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+ The journal consistently includes articles that are scientifically sound and relevant to an international academic or professional audience in this field.
+ The abstracts are in keeping with Scopus English Language requirements.
+ In general, the content of the articles is consistent with the scope and aims of the journal.
- The journal shows an uneven scholarly quality in the articles
+ This title addresses a subject area not properly covered by an existing journal.

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2020 SJR (SCImago Journal & Country Rank)


I am pleased to share the Journal Impact Growth highlighted by the recently published SJR 2020, based on Scopus data.

· The 2020 SJR becomes 0.201, which is an improvement over the 2019 SJR, which was 0.128.

· The citations per document metric (2 years) has also increased from 0.333 in 2019 to 1.462 in 2020.

· Although still in the Q4 quartile, the journal improves its position in the area in which it is indexed, "Tourism, Leisure and Hospitality Management", from 108 in 2019 to 103 in 2020.

There is still a long way ahead, but these positive results would not have been possible without the efforts of our authors, reviewers, readers and all of you in general. We would like to thank your important contributions.

I am confident that we can continue to count on your support and, so, the journal can go on its positive evolution, despite our modesty and the constraints we have.

Alfonso Vargas-Sánchez
Editor in Chief of Enlightening Tourism. A Pathmaking Journal

Posted: 2021-05-27

The challenge of consolidation: ET journal into a new decade


After a decade, ET journal will continue its journey at a turbulent time as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has caused an unprecedented shock in everything concerning travel and tourism. Deep changes are to come in a competitive landscape that is being significantly reshaped, and in an accelerated way, by the revolution caused by the convergence of new technological developments, efforts to mitigate climate change impacts, the application of circular economy principles, etc., in short, by the new traction gained by environmental and social sustainability. The current crisis and the post-pandemic scenario pose a huge opportunity for researchers to contribute to these grand challenges, unravelling its countless implications from different theoretical perspectives, methodologies and disciplines that are called to join forces.
With your renovated support, we hope that ET journal can consolidate a reputation in this domain based on the scientific rigour of its published manuscripts, as well as because of their implications, to illuminate worldwide tourism and hospitality transformation.
Thus, you and your team members'' contributions, as authors and reviewers, will be essential, together with your help in the dissemination of this journal.
A new time is about to start.

Posted: 2020-09-29

ITAM-22 conference


ET selected as an affiliated journal to the 22nd International Conference on IT Applications and Management:

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XI International Tourism Congress of CITUR

ET selected as an affiliated journal to the XI International Tourism Congress of CITUR:  
Posted: 2019-03-24


The IBI Factor for the year 2015 is 3.66  
Posted: 2015-06-17


ET ranked 8th among Spanish journals in the Multidisciplinary area.

Posted: 2017-04-16

ET 1st International Conference. Naples (Italy), September 13-14, 2012


Thankful to CNR-IRAT, Parthenope University and other collaborators for its success. Some of its basic figures follow:

-140 participants, from 16 countries.

-60 papers presented in 16 parallel sessions.

-8 papers presented in the Doctoral Workshop.

-4 lectures of keynote speakers.


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ET listed in Ulrich’s Periodicals Directory


Et is already in Ulrichsweb:


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ET in SerialsSolutions  
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ET in

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ET indexed by CIRET (International Center for Research and Study of Tourism)  
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ENLIGHTENING TOURISM: 1st International Conference, Naples (Italy), 13-14 September 2012  
Posted: 2011-12-24 More...

ET in DIALNET repository

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