About the Journal

Jurnal Kepariwisataan (JPar) is a scientific journal that implements a blinded-peer-review process in handling manuscripts and aims to become a scientific medium for interdisciplinary researchers in the tourism sector to communicate their research to audiences including educators, learners, researchers, thinkers and field professionals on tourism.

Jurnal Kepariwisataan was initiated and founded by I Ketut Surata & IGN Agung Suprastayasa in March 2002 and has experienced some changes and development from the appearance (cover, layout, etc.) to the management of the journal.

Jurnal Kepariwisataan is published twice a year, every March and September. It encourages contributions from researchers, academics and professionals in increasing understanding of Travel, Tourism, Hospitality and MICE in various increasingly complex contexts. The manuscripts are processed using Open Journal System (OJS).

The articles published are review articles and research papers. The acceptance of articles from the author and the review process from the editorial board are carried out using the online journal system (jpar@ppb.ac.id). All articles published through Jurnal Kepariwisataan will be subject to a plagiarism check (via https://turnitin.com). Only a similarity of less than 20% is accepted for publication.

Focus and Scope

Articles published in JPAR are articles that have never been published in other scientific magazines. The topics that are the focus in the form of specialization areas in tourism include:

  1. Cultural tourism and cultural heritage in a tourism perspective (local culture, history & tourism, cultural heritage environment and so on)
  2. Health, Safety and Security Issues for the Tourism Industry
  3. Tourism and economic growth
  4. Travel Studies (museums and conservation, festivals and events in the tourism industry)
  5. New Tourism Trends (special interest tourism, dark tourism, medical tourism, sport tourism and so on)
  6. Ecotourism and sustainable tourism
  7. Tourism planning, new tourist destinations, climate and tourism
  8. MICE in tourism (meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions, marketing and MICE management)
  9. Communication and information technology, tourism data collection, tourism trends & forecasting, social media
  10. Impact of terrorism on tourism, Crisis management
  11. Tourism Education.


This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

This journal is open access journal which means that all content is freely available without charge to users or / institution. Users are allowed to read, download, copy, distribute, print, search, or link to full text articles in this journal without asking prior permission from the publisher or author. This is in accordance with Budapest Open Access Initiative



Author(s) who publish article in Jurnal Kepariwisataan / JPar, agree to the following terms:

  • Authors retain copyright and grant the journal right of first publication with the work simultaneously licensed under license an  Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) that allows others to share the work with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are able to enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution of the journal's published version of the work (e.g., post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial publication in this journal.
  • Authors are permitted and encouraged to post their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) prior to and during the submission process, as it can lead to productive exchanges, as well as earlier and greater citation of published work.



The manuscript texts are written in English or Indonesia. Manuscripts will be first reviewed by editorial boards.The main text of a manuscript must be submitted as a Word document (.doc) or Rich Text Format (.rtf) file. The manuscript consists of 5000 words (minimum), well-typed in single column on A4 size paper, use 12 pt of Times New Roman.The manuscript contains an original work and have potentially contribute to the highly scientific advancement.

The manuscript should contain the following section in this order:
a. Title
Title of articles in English should describe the main content of manuscripts, be informative, concise, and not too wordy (12-15 words only), and does not contain formulas.
b. The author’s name
Full name without academic degrees and titles, written in capital letters. Manuscript written by groups needs to supplemented by complete contact details.
c. Name of affiliation for each author
The author name should be accompanied by complete affiliation address, postal code number, telephone number and email address.
d. Abstract
Written briefly in English in one paragraph of 150-200 words, containing background, research objectives, methodology, results, conclusion of the study and your research contributions to science.
e. Keywords
Written in English 3-5 words or groups of words, written alphabetically.
f. Introduction
Explaining the background, problems, importance of research, brief literature review that relates directly to research or previous findings that need to be developed, and ended with a paragraph of research purposes. A balance must be kept between the pure and applied aspects of the subject.The introduction is presented in the form of paragraphs of approximately 1000 words.
g. Methods
Make sure that work can be repeated according to the details provided. It contains technical information of the study presented clearly. Therefore, readers can conduct research based on the techniques presented. Materials and equipment specifications are necessary. Approaches or procedures of study together with data analysis methods must be presented.
h. Results and Discussion
Well-prepared tables and or figures must be of significant feature of this section, because they convey the major observations to readers. Any information provided in tables and figures should no longer be repeated in the text, but the text should focus on the importance of the principal findings of the study. In general, journal papers will contain three-seven figures and tables. Same data can not be presented in the form of tables and figures. The results of the study are discussed to address the problem formulated, objectives and research hypotheses. It is higly suggested that discussion be focused on the why and how of the research findings can happen and to extend to which the research findins can be applied to other relevant problems.
i. Conclusion
Conclusion should be withdrawn on the basis of research findings, formulated concerns and research purposes. Conclusion is presented in one paragraph without numerical form of expression. Explain your research contributions to science.
j. Acknowledgement
Contributors who are not mentioned as authors should be acknowledged, and their particular contribution should be described. All sources of funding for the work must be acknowledged, both the research funder and the grant number (if applicable) should be given for each source of funds
k. References
Manuscripts are written by using standard citation application (Mendeley/Endnote/Zotero). APA (American Psychological Association) reference style is required.

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