Call for Papers – The Study of Tourism in Southeast Asia: Ongoing Trends and Future Directions!

Scope of the special issue

We welcome submissions on topics related to tourism in Southeast Asia and will consider empirical research and systematic reviews. Topics may include, but are not limited to:

  • Tourism’s contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals
  • Tourism’s recovery following Covid-19
  • The positive and negative impact of tourism on Southeast Asia
  • Socioeconomic inequality and tourism 
  • Digital innovation in tourism
  • The relationship between tourism and local ecosystems, societies, and cultures
  • Recovery predictions for the tourism industry in the region

Guess editors

Dr. Diotima Chattoraj
Adjunct Research Fellow
James Cook University, Singapore
[email protected]

Dr. Shirley Chin Wei Lee
Assistant Professor
Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam
[email protected]

Key deadlines

Opening date: 1 May 2023
Closing date: 30 November 2023
To be published: 2024

Submissions information

Submissions can be made through the ScholarOne Manuscripts submission site of the journal. 

Please visit the author guidelines for the journal. Submitted manuscripts must not have been published previously, nor should they be under consideration for publication anywhere else.

About the journal

The Southeast Asia: A Multidisciplinary Journal (SEAMJ) is an open access journal published by the Faculty of Arts and Society Sciences (FASS) of Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD). The SEAMJ publishes a wide variety of topics related to the arts, social sciences, and humanities focusing mainly on Southeast Asia. It aims to be the leading platform for the dissemination of original, theoretical and applied research related to Southeast Asia.


ADB (2022). “What Southeast Asian Countries Need to Do to Shift to Sustainable Tourism” Available at: (Accessed on March 12, 2023).
Basu-Das, Sanchita (2022). “Tourism in Southeast Asia: Building Forward Better.” March 14. Available at: (Accessed on March 12, 2023).  
Haynes, Suyin (2018). “Boracay Islanders Feel the Pinch After the Philippines Shuts Down a Top Tourist Destination.” Available at: (Accessed on March 12, 2023).
Tan, Felicia (2022). “Chinese tourists remain key to full recovery of Asean region’s tourism sector: DBS.” December 29. Available at: (Accessed on March 12, 2023).
Trupp, Alexander, Claudia Dolezal, and Huong T. Bui (2020). “Mapping tourism, sustainability, and development in Southeast Asia.” In Tourism and development in Southeast Asia, pp. 3-22. Routledge. 

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