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1. The Journal publishes original research articles which have not been previously published nor under consideration for publication elsewhere. Articles are welcome in all fields of management, tourism and hospitality including HRM, strategic management, marketing, hotel management, tourism planning, and other contributions with significant interest for the development of managerial understanding. Ottoman welcomes the submission of manuscripts that meet the criteria of scientific excellence.

2. Authors should prepare and upload three files. The first should be the manuscript with all information identifying the author(s) removed (name, affiliation, contact details and acknowledgements) to allow it to be sent anonymously to referees. This blinded file should be uploaded with Main Document. The second file should be a full Title Page and the third should be a Cover Letter file.

3. All the authors of a paper should include their full names, affiliations, postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers and email addresses on the Title Page of the manuscript. One author should be identified as the Corresponding Author.

4. Manuscripts must be written in English. Authors are responsible for preparing a manuscript with a clear written grammar and punctuation. Neither the Editor nor the Publisher is responsible for correcting errors of spelling and grammar.

5. The manuscript should follow these criteria: double-spaced, Times New Roman in 12-point on A-4 size paper, 2.5 cm margin at each side.

6. Manuscripts should be compiled in the following order: Abstract, Keywords, Introduction, Literature Review, Research Methods, Results, Conclusion, Acknowledgement and References (acknowledgement part is not necessary ).

7. Abstracts of 200 words are required for all papers submitted. Each paper should have 5 or 6 keywords and JEL Classification Numbers. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principle results and main conclusion. References should be avoided in abstract. *font: Times New Roman, Style: Normal, Size: 11.

8. Subdivisions: Divide your article into clearly defined and numbered sections. Subsections should be numbered 1., ( then 1.1., 1.1.1., 1.1.2 ., 1.2., 1.2.1., 1.2.2. ), 2., etc. *font: Times New Roman, Style: Bold and Italic, Size: 12.

9. A typical article will normally not exceed 8,000 words and research notes should not exceed 2,500 words. Longer manuscripts will be considered at the discretion of the Editor.

10. References, citations, and general style of manuscripts for this Journal should follow the APA style (Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association: http://www.apastyle.org). The APA Publication Manual gives explicit instructions on punctuation, spelling, abbreviations, statistical formulae, etc. Arrange references alphabetically at the end of the article.

11. Tables and figures will not be reproduced in color, so authors are required to present them in a way that the information they contain is legible in black and white. Tables and figures (illustrations) should be embedded in the text. A short descriptive title should appear above each table and below each figure and the sources should be clearly identified below them.

Citation in Text
Books and journal articles should be referred by the authors name and year of publication e.g. (Conte and Gintoft, 2005). For more than 2 authors, use following structure: (Conte et.al., 2005). A full reference list should be referred at the end of the article as following structure:
Article
Daskin, M. and Tezer, M. (2012). Organizational politics and turnover: An empirical research from hospitality industry. Tourism: An International Interdisciplinary Journal, 60(3) 273291.
Book
Tabachnick, B.G. and Fidell, L.S. (1996). Using multivariate statistics, (3rd Ed.). New York: Harper Collins.
Conference paper
Andriotis, K. (2014). Beggars-Tourists Interactions: An Unobtrusive Typological Approach. Paper presented at the: 4th International Symposium on Society, Tourism, Education and Politics (ISSTEP), July 11-13 2014, Phuket, Thailand.
Web Pages
Hotel Guide Penang. (2014). Hotels in George Town: http://www.penanghotels.com/hotels. Accessed 10 April 2014.

**All manuscripts are refereed through a blind review process by at least two academic experts in the particular field of the submitted paper(s) prior to acceptance. The entire review process averages 6 weeks.

**For all manuscripts non-discriminatory language is mandatory. Sexist or racist terms should not be used.

Authors who would like to contribute to the Journal are invited to submit manuscripts ("MS WORD file") by emailing them to ottomanjournal@gmail.com / editor@ottomanjournal.com

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