INDEXED JOURNALS: Revista Latino-Americana de Turismologia
 
Title:      Revista Latino-Americana de Turismologia
Categories:      Tourism, Hospitality, Leisure and sport
ItemId:      44
Editor-in-Chief(s):      Thiago Duarte Pimentel
ISSN:      2448-198X
Publisher:      Centro Latino Americano de Turismologia / CELAT (Latin American Center of Tourismology / LACoT), Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora (Brazil)
Journal Origin Country:      Brasil
Publication Frequency :      1 Issue per year
Start Year:      2015
Language:      Multilingual
DS:      0.00
Journal Class:      0 
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About the Journal
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Focus and Scope
RLAT is a journal of tourism informed by the social sciences. Alongside traditional perspectives associated with themes of tourism - as well the applied studies of management and tourism economy - RLAT dedicates considerable space for theoretical interpretative and critical perspectives. These ones aim to problematize notions taken for granted, thus opening space for multi, trans and interdisciplinary dialogues, in order to produce innovative knowledge, not just about the tourist object (still under construction) but from it. In this way we hope to promote and contribute ultimately to the consolidation of this field of knowledge.

RLAT has born due the increased demand and interest over ABET, especially by the international audience, as a way to provide a specific media to this audience. The journal publishes thematic editions, called dossiers, nucleated around conceptual issues, practices and even spatial scales (local, regional, national and even international).

The very central idea behind this strategy is to allow more agility and celerity to the publication, as well as offering to the readers l’état de l’art of of tourism knowledge production, in different contexts and times.

Scientific research papers, essays, case reports, reviews, and pensatas are accepted, in any of the following languages: Portuguese, English, Spanish or French, as published in the original language of submission.

FOCUS AND SCOPE

RLAT is a journal of tourism informed by the social sciences. Alongside traditional perspectives associated with themes of tourism - as well the applied studies of management and tourism economy - RLAT dedicates considerable space for theoretical interpretative and critical perspectives. These ones aim to problematize notions taken for granted, thus opening space for multi, trans and interdisciplinary dialogues, in order to produce innovative knowledge, not just about the tourist object (still under construction) but from it. In this way we hope to promote and contribute ultimately to the consolidation of this field of knowledge.

The journal accepts articles that address preferably Tourism issues in their different approaches, but not exclusively in interface with the social sciences. By way of illustration the main themes addressed by the magazine have been Public Policies, Public Administration, Private Management, Social Management, Sociology, Anthropology, Urban Planning, Geography, among others.



MISSION

The publication of substantive scientific knowledge in tourism, regardless of the place of origin of its production and/or epistemological and analytic orientation, since it is based on an rigorous academic perspective, with high accuracy and credibility and that can contribute to the advancement of knowledge in this subject field



VISION

Be a nationally recognized journal, through its indexing based on the periodicity of Qualis/CAPES system, and the main reference Minas Gerais scenario as the basis of reliable data, unique relevance in the diffusion of scientific knowledge to the all stakeholders involved in tourism (including other adjacent areas) – as students, professors, researchers and market professionals.



GENERAL OBJECTIVE

To propagate and socialize the scientific knowledge theoretical-critical and applied in tourism, in the national and international levels.

In a complementary manner, this journal has as concern the stimulation of national and international students, professors, researchers and professionals interested in the field of tourism and its interfaces, to promote the debate and the production of knowledge. Thus contributing to the deepening of traditional issues which have been debated as well as exploring new themes; with the aim, in short, of the technical and scientific improvement and providing substantial information to the development of the tourist activity.



SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES

· To offer public and plural space for discussion, debate, exchange of ideas and the production of scientific knowledge in tourism, supported, rigorous and scientific;

· Publicize pedagogic, scientific research and professional works developed in national and international level, as well as for professionals related to the tourist trade, favoring the exchange of theories, perspectives and studies;

· Provide and maintain a reference database on scientific knowledge in tourism.



TARGET AUDIENCE

· Researchers of tourism in regional, national and international spheres;

· Professors of Tourism in regional, national and international spheres;

· Post-graduate students and, eventually, undergraduate students, in regional, national and international spheres;

· Tourism professionals;

· People interested in this field of knowledge.



COSTS AND CHARGES OF THE JOURNAL

The Latin-American Journal of Turismology - RLAT is an open and free access journal, which means that it has no charges for submission, article processing, reading or downloading articles.

RLAT is a journal exclusively online and uses Open Journal Systems (OJS 2.4.8.0), a free code system for administration and publication of magazines developed with support and distribution by the Public Knowledge Project under the GNU General Public License.

RLAT is edited in the Tourism Department of the Federal University of Juiz de Fora/UFJF by the Latin American Center of Turismology/CELAT with the support of the Research Group Knowledge, Organization and Tourism-COGITO/CNPq.



Template para submissão
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Peer Review Process
RLAT has an institutional policy of appraising oriented to receiving and selection of original articles, results of scientific research in tourism, as well as theoretical review articles or theoretical essays about categories and border issues in order to promote and contribute to the advancement of scientific knowledge in tourism, either empirical or theoretical level.

Fundamentally, the vision that guides this journal is to be a national and international reference in the about the State of the art scientific knowledge production in Brazil, bringing together the main contributions of researchers in tourism all around the country, either directly through their articles or indirectly through their participation in the editorial board or as reviewers, making sure to certification and reputation of the paper´s quality and knowledge contributed by the journal.

To carry out this mission of select high quality papers, from empirical or theoretical research results, RLAT launches a set of procedures and formal mechanisms embedded in broader assessment processes, which are:

Decisions about submission are made through the electronic journal publishing system (SEER). The author, upon prior registration on this site-system, must submit files in compliance with the standards set out in the guidelines for authors, whose main criteria are originality, originality, appropriateness to the journal’ scope, and follow the practices of double blind review. More specific criteria used by reviewers can be conferred in section: guidelines for evaluation.

Usually an evaluation is completed within 90 days. Reviewers involved in this process are always academics doctors (or professional since they have PhD degree) with expertise in the different thematic subareas of tourism which contribute voluntarily to work assessment appointed by the editor-in-Chief. This editor designates for each article to be appropriate to the scope of the journal, two referees who have profile or a resume-expertise to facilitate the assessment of the work. The whole process of communication, decision is made by the editor in chief through the SEER system, and in specific cases, email may be used to communicate between author-editor, in which there is no prejudice to blinding.



Publication Exclusively on Digital Media

The Latin American Journal of Turismology - RELAT is an exclusively online journal (Open Journal System) and does not have copies available on physical media.

The Latin American Magazine of Turismology - RELAT is edited by the Latin American Center of Turismology - CELAT, located on the José Lourenço Kelmer street, University Campus, Human Sciences Institute, block A, room A-II- 08. San Peter District, Juiz de Fora City, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. CEP: CEP.:36036-330. Tel.: +55(32) 8838-3750. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Publication Frequency
Publication on a continuous flow regime, in a single volume per year (since 2019).

Between 2015 and 2018, the publication regime of the journal was Semiannual, being and regular issues per year, in the respective periods: vol. 1. (January-June) - with publication in June; vol. 2 (July-December) - publication in December.



Open Access Policy
This journal provides immediate open access to its content, following the principle that providing free scientific knowledge to the public provides greater democratization of world knowledge.

Publishing Policies
Aligned with best practices, nationally and internationally, RLAT requires compliance with the following criteria for regular publication* of papers:

1. The manuscript submitted should be an original and unprecedented contribution bolstered by some thematic line inserted in the scope of the journal. Otherwise, you must justify in "Comments to the Editor."

2. The article must not have been previously published in any journal or book. We accept, however, papers presented at congresses.

3. The text cannot be under evaluation at the same time in another journal, whether national or international.

4. The papers can have a maximum of 3 (three) co-authors, besides the main author, totaling so a maximum of 4 (four) persons per manuscript.

5. RLAT reserves the right to postpone the edition or volume (year) subsequent an article approved, if the authors or co-authors of the same institution have already published some article in the current year, in order to not exceed 20% of papers from the same institution (concentration index), thereby ensuring the fulfillment of national criteria (and recommendations international) journals assessment.

6. Similarly, in order to avoid concentration authorship, RLAT publish only 1 text from one author per year. If the author has another manuscript approved, it will be postponed to the following year.

7. RLAT will not publish articles in which the editor in chief and/or associate editors are listed as authors or co-authors.

8. RLAT may publish manuscripts of authors or co-authors of the Editorial Board, of members of the Scientific Editorial Board and people from Federal University of Juiz de Fora if, and only if, they are not involved in the process of evaluating the article.

9. In order to avoid institutional endogeny articles from UFJF authorship will be published, in a maximum of 20% (4.8 items per year).

10. Even if all the other requirements are accomplished, the papers will only be accepted on desk review, and then to proceed in the editorial process, the manuscripts that are free from identification of the authorship. This kind of identification must be removed from the archive via the option “Properties in Word", guaranteeing in this way the confidentiality criteria of the journal, in order to Ensuring the Blind Peer Review since the manuscripts are submitted to double blind peer review process (e.g. articles). ATTENTION! This condition is essential for the text to start the editorial process of evaluation. If you do not fulfill this requirement, the manuscript will be returned to the author.

11. All the information on the authorship must be filled directly in the system, in the “metadata section”.

12. The files for submission must be in Microsoft Word, Open Office or RTF (as long as you don't exceed 2 MB). Articles which, perhaps, exceed this size can be sent directly via email to the journal: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

13. The text must be write in a single-spaced; uses an arial narrow font of 11-points; employs italics instead of underlining (except in URL addresses); the figures and tables must be included in the text, not at the end of the document, such as attachments.

14. The text should use the Brazilian system of citations and references, as stated by the Brazilian Association of technical standards ABNT (6023 standard). Full details of the style patterns and bibliographic requirements are described in Guidelines to Authors, in the section About the magazine. ATTENTION! This condition is essential to start the text editorial process of evaluation. If you do not fulfill this requirement, the manuscript will be returned to the author.

15. All addresses "URL" must be on active status.

16. Articles must meet all the proceedings of the editorial process (cf. Evaluation Policy).

17. Authors must agree to the following terms relating to copyrights:

(a) Authors keep all copyright and grant the to the journal the right of first publication, with the work simultaneously licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License that allowing job sharing with recognition of authorship of the work and initial publication in this journal.

(b) Authors are allowed to assume additional contracts separately, for non-exclusive distribution of the version of the work published in this journal (e.g. publish in institutional repository or book chapter), with recognition of authorship and initial publication in this magazine.

(c) Authors are allowed and are encouraged to publish and distribute their work online (e.g. in institutional repositories or on your personal page) since they do not do this before or during the editorial process, as this can generate productive interchange, as well as increase the impact and citation of work aired. (See Effect of Free Access)

Sponsors
The editor thanks to the Pró-Reitoria de Graduação/PROGRAD by the fellowship dedicated to the students who work on this project, as well to the Pró-Reitoria de Pós-Graduação to the creation of the pool of scentifi journals of the UFJF.

Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora/UFJF
Sources of Support
RLAT is editing by the Tourism Departament of Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora, and counts with different kinds of support from the following colaborators:

The editors thank to the Pró-Reitoria de Graduação/PROGRAD by the fellowship dedicated to the students who work on this project,
as well to the Pró-Reitoria de Pós-Graduação to the creation of the pool of scentifi journals of the UFJF.
Latin American Center of Tourismology /CELAT AND Research Group Knowledge, Organization and Tourism / COGITO (Conhecimento, Organização e Turismo), by the work of editoring and management of the journal.

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