Guide for Authors

Editorial guidelines:                                                  

Please read these guidelines carefully. Any submissions that do not meet the conditions set out below cannot be accepted for publication. Hence, all authors are kindly expected to strictly respect the following rules:



This section should summarize the content of the paper and detail the problems, experimental approach, major findings, and conclusion in one paragraph. Avoid abbreviations, diagrams, and references in the abstract. Do not forget to include two short abstracts: in Arabic (250 words maximum) and in English (250 words maximum). Font (EN): Times New Roman with font size: 12, while Font (Arabic): Simplified Arabic with font size: 13.



Include at least 5-7 keywords at the beginning of your paper, arranged alphabetically after the abstract.


Text formatting:

  • Use Times New Roman font with papers written in English with font sizes (main title: 14; subtitles: 13; main text: 12; footnotes and captions: 10; and bibliography: 10) with single spaces between lines.
  • Use Simplified Arabic font with papers written in Arabic with font sizes (main title: 15; subtitles: 14; main text: 13; footnotes and captions: 12; and bibliography: 12) with single spaces between lines.
  • Please use a template with 1.3 cm margins on the right and left, and 2 cm margins on the top and bottom sides.
  • Use the format of paper size A4 (21 x 29.7 cm), headers and footers at 1 cm, along with different odd and even numbers.
  • All papers must be 15 pages (not exceeding 9000 words, including figures, tables, and references).
  • All submitted papers must not have been published already or be under publication in another journal.
  • Up to five images, five tables, and up to six figures are acceptable in each submitted paper.
  • All illustrations should be submitted in one of the following formats: photographs as jpg, tiff, Adobe Illustrator, Freehand, Corel Draw, or CAD.
  • Photographs must have a minimum resolution of 300 dots per inch.


Figures and tables:

  • Figures and tables should always be cited in the text in consecutive numerical order, for example, [Figure 1] or [Table 1].
  • For each Figure and table, please supply a title explaining its components and provide the source.
  • Titles should be located under the figure and clearly distinguished from the text by providing enough space before and after each title. For example, [Figure 1]: -Title-



  • Equations must be allowed sufficient space to ensure clarity.
  • Equations must be numbered consecutively, with the numbers parenthesized at the end of the corresponding line.
  • No portion of any equation is to be handwritten, and all symbols should be in italics.
  • Equations are referred to in the text by their number in parentheses. For example, see Eq. (1) and Eqs. (3–7).



  1. Arabic references 

Arabic references should be given as follows:

محمد، مدحت جابر (2004). جغرافية السياحة والترويح. الأنجلو المصرية: القاهرة، مصر.

  1. Foreign references

JAAUTH uses the conventional APA 7 referencing technique. Note: Always provide the citation page number(s) in the text for quoted material from a published source. The reference list should include only those cited in the manuscript text.


In-text citations:

Tourism development... (Peters, 2018). Or According to Perters (2018). In case of three or more authors, use et al. (John et al., 2020) or John et al. (2020).


Journal articles: 

Anderson, W. (2013). Leakages in the coastal systems: Case of Zanzibar. Tourism Review, 68(1), 62–75.

Al Busaidi, M., Bose, S., & Claereboudt, M. (2019). Sea turtle tourism in Oman: Current status and future prospects. Tourism and Hospitality Research, 19(3), 321-336.



Cooper, C., & Wanhill, S. (1997). Tourism development, environmental, and community issues. London: Wiley Publishing, UK.


Book chapter in edited book:

Hall, C. M., & Jenkins, J. (2004). Tourism and public policy. In A. Lew, C. M. Hall, & A. Williams (Eds.), A companion to tourism (pp. 425–540). Oxford, UK: Blackwell.


Online materials:

A reference should be given to its published (PDF) version. Should this be unavailable, adequate information on the site should be given so that the reader can have easy access to it. Instead of giving the site name only, the full URL for the information should be provided. For instance, if the information is acquired from the site of the United Nations World Tourism Organization, the reference to the information should not be: Rather, it should be: United Nations World Tourism Organization. (2017). Tourism highlights: 2017 edition. Available at [Retrieved March 4, 2020].


General guidelines:

  • Use only the following quotation marks: « », instead of " ".
  • Use big hyphens for closely related words, e.g., worldwide, NOT "world-wide". 
  • For page references, use only normal hyphens, e.g., 4–5, 12–14, 99–132, and 202–214.
  • By participating and sending your contributions, you declare the originality and non-plagiarism of this contribution, and you accept all editing and corrections of the reviewers and editor.
  • Please send *.doc or *.docx with PDF. Please send two copies of your paper: One with your name, occupation, and affiliation, and the other without your name, occupation, and affiliation.
  • Be sure that you have carefully seen, studied, checked, and approved your manuscript as submitted.
  • Use only the bibliographical reference pattern that is shown at the end. The Bibliography is a list of the full details of all the sources you cited in your paper.
  • Manuscripts submitted to the JAAUTH should be written using this template


Fees and payment:

  • Egyptians: 1550 LE for a maximum of 15 pages with 9000 words only, plus an additional 50 LE for each extra page and 70 LE for every extra page containing pictures.
  • Non-Egyptians: 300 USD maximum per research paper.
  • Charges are payable in cash at the account of Journal of Association of Arab Universities for Tourism and Hospitality in the Arab African Bank, accompanied by all related data on the author(s).



JAAUTH offers a 20% discount on only one accepted study each academic year for these categories only:

  • Unemployed postgraduate students.
  • Assistant faculty members in the faculty.
  • Researchers from armed conflict countries or countries affected by natural disasters such as Palestine, Yemen, Iraq, Sudan, and Syria.



  • The administrative board of JAAUTH has the right to exempt pioneers, prominent professors in their fields of specialization, and foreign researchers from developing countries from the publishing fees.
  • The author(s) will receive a free PDF and may purchase the Book at a reduced price.
  • All fees received are used to cover the publication’s processes (proofreading, peer review, and editors).
  • JAAUTH’s financial resources depend mainly on publishing fees.



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