Acta Geoturistica, a journal of Geotour, o. z., is open-access international research journal devoted to various aspects of the tourism study and research, with special emphasis on, but not limited to, geological heritage (geosites), geotourism, mining tourism and other nature based tourism forms. The journal is published by the academic publisher SCIENDO, with the support of the Faculty of Mining, Ecology, Process Control and Geotechnologies (Technical University of Košice), and Institute of Geotechnics (Slovak Academy of Sciences), It has two issues per annum, plus special issues devoted to Conference Proceedings and other collections of papers on a specific scientific topic.
Aims and Scope
Acta Geoturistica publishes original papers on various aspects of (geo)tourism including, but not limited to, following topics:
geoheritage, mining heritage, natural heritage
geotourism and mining tourism
(geo)tourism in geoparks and protected areas
destination management and public choices
trends in sustainable tourism and destination management
ecotourism, rural tourism, sustainable tourism
information technologies in (geo)tourism
tourism products, development and management
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Abstracting & Indexing
Acta Geoturistica is covered by the following services:
CNKI Scholar (China National Knowledge Infrastructure)
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EBSCO Discovery Service
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KESLI-NDSL (Korean National Discovery for Science Leaders)
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Editor-in-Chief Pavol Rybár, BERG Faculty, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia
Managing Editor Ľubomír Štrba, BERG Faculty, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia
Editors Marek Doktor (Poland) Jacek Engel (Slovakia) János Földessy (Hungary) Jan Golonka (Poland) Juraj Janočko (Slovakia) Viťazoslav Krupa (Slovakia) Dávid Lórant (Hungary) René Matlovič (Slovakia) Leonid Nikolayevich Yatsun (Ukraine) Igor Podlubný (Slovakia) Ctirad Schejbal (Czech Republic) Peter Spišiak (Slovakia) Zdenko Hochmuth (Slovakia) Marián Kulla (Slovakia) Tadeusz Slomka (Poland) Gejza M. Timčák (Slovakia) Ladislav Tometz (Slovakia) Craig Webster (United States)
Technical Editors Ľubomír Štrba, Ladislav Hvizdák, BERG Faculty, Technical University of Košice, Slovakia
Publisher De Gruyter Poland Bogumiła Zuga 32A Str. 01-811 Warsaw, Poland T: +48 22 701 50 15