Abdul Wali Khan University Mardan, Pakistan

Journal of Business and Tourism Aim and Scope


About JBT

Aims and Scope

Journal of Business & Tourism (JBT) is a double peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary research journal of international outlook. The journal publishes papers of an empirical or conceptual nature as well as literature reviews of a cross disciplinary nature on six monthly basis. JBT provides a platform for academicians, business professionals,  and administrator’s scholarly works of intellectual and professional concerns on both theoretical and practical issues in the areas of business and public administration, human resource management, finance, economics, marketing, management, human and organizational psychology, corporate governance, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and public health management.  JBT, being interdisciplinary in contents, seeks to publish innovative, impactful and cutting edge research that breaks the rules of thumb and sets new grounds in the real world of business management and administrative sciences. 

Review Process:  On receipt of a research article the process of Double (blind) peer review shall be completed within 8-10 weeks (maximum) and author shall be informed about the acceptance or otherwise about his/ her paper accordingly.  The review process shall include following steps in sequential order:

  • All manuscripts shall be initially scrutinized by the Chief Editor/ Editor to gauge its general worth and pass through plagiarism test on plagiarism software. . 
  • Paper that withstands initial scrutiny and plagiarism test will be forwarded to three reviewers for blind reviews. The reviewers’ panel shall include; two Pakistan based scholars and one from abroad. Two positive review reports out of three will be mandatory for publication of the article in JBT.
  • All efforts shall be made to expedite the review process as quickly as possible, without compromising set standards of quality, originality, academic significance and socio- administrative relevance. The management of the journal will share reviewer’s comments with authors within 8-10 weeks and seek modified copy of the manuscript in line with the reviewer’s comments/ suggestions. The final version of the accepted manuscript will be published in the immediate next issue, subject to the availability of space.  


Publication and Submission of Articles

JBT is published bi-annually; its first volume was published in 2015 by Department of Management Sciences, Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan and is regularly published in volume with two issues i.e January – June and July - December. Articles must be submitted on editor_jbt@awkum.edu.pk .


Journal of Business and Tourism                                    

Institute of Business Studies and Leadership                                              Phone:  +92-937-843387                  

Faculty of Business and Economics                                              Web: http://www.awkum.edu.pk/jbt

Abdul Wali Khan University, Mardan