For Journal of Recreation and Tourism Research, a peer-reviewed journal, the publication of articles plays an essential role in the development of a coherent network of knowledge. It is, therefore, essential that all publishers, editors, authors, and reviewers, in the process of publishing the journals, conduct themselves in accordance with the highest level of professional ethics and standards.
Journal of Recreation and Tourism Research is dedicated to supporting the vast efforts of the editors, the academic contributions of authors, and the respected volunteer work undertaken by reviewers. Journal of Recreation and Tourism Research is also responsible for ensuring that the publication system works smoothly, and that ethical guidelines are applied to assist the editor, author, and reviewer in performing their ethical duties. Hence, Journal of Recreation and Tourism Research is committed to the principles listed by Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE).