e-Review of Tourism Research


e-Review of Tourism Research (eRTR) is a web-based, bimonthly international research network for tourism professionals.

eRTR provides timely research reports and scheduled e-mails notifying subscribers of research highlights.

eRTR was originally a product of a cooperative project sponsored through alliances between TTRA, CTC and Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University.

Now, eRTR is managed by the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Sciences at Texas A&M University.


eRTR aims to be a world class clearinghouse of applied tourism research for travel and tourism professionals.

eRTR aims to be the leading outlet for disseminating and sharing new tourism information, research highlights, technologies, and methods for professionals throughout the world.


To foster the exchange of applied tourism research information among professionals throughout the world

To stimulate discourse on emerging travel and tourism research issues via an open e-forum

To foster networking within the tourism research community

To provide expert opinion on crucial research issues for the industry

To help eRTR readers advance their professional lives via an increased understanding of existing and new research techniques and methods


 For more details and for the back issues fof the journal, please visit https://ertr.tamu.edu/

Vol 16, No 5 (2019)

Table of Contents


Huan Minh Nguyen
Lameck Zetu Khonje, Mulala Danny Simatele, Regis Musavengane
Inderpal Virdee
Alcinei Cautela Junior, Aline de Godoy Moreira, Claudio Gonsalves de Souza, Paulo Sergio Goncalves de Oliveira, Sergio Luis Ignacio de Oliveira
Rafa Haddad, Salem Harahsheh, Karla Boluk

Emerging Scholar Profiles

Fiona Eva Bakas
Bozana Zekan
Ina Reichenberger