2023 JHTM Best PhD Paper award winners

The Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Management (JHTM), SSCI impact factor 8.3, has institutionalised the annual JHTM Best PhD Paper Awards in order to support and celebrate excellence in doctoral research. These annual Awards recognize and reward excellent research conducted during the doctoral studies of students (including but not limited to doctoral thesis/dissertation).

To participate in the annual JHTM Best PhD Paper Awards, current or recent Phd students should submit their manuscripts for peer-review review and potential publication to JHTM.

Overall, 21 paper high quality submissions were received within 2023 for the JHTM 2023 Best PhD papers awards. The JHTM wishes to thank all the authors for submitting and nominating their papers. Given this highly competitive context, the JHTM 2023 Best PhD papers awards represent a great achievement for the winners.

The winners were officially announced during the annual CAUTHE 2024 Conference in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia.

And the winners of the JHTM 2023 Best PhD paper Awards are …..

Best PhD Paper Award

Roshis Krishna Shrestha, Australian National University for his paper A Place where I belong’ – The ambiguous role of the outsider-within dichotomy among Indigenous Gurung women tourism entrepreneurs in Nepal

Highly recommended PhD paper

Zhiwei (CJ) Lin, Sun Yat-sen University for his paper The rising environmentalists: Fostering xenvironmental goal attainment through volunteer tourism

Congratulations to all the award-winning authors and many wishes for the future careers!

For more information about the 2024 awards and how to participate, please visit 2024 JHTM Best PhD Paper Awards. Submission deadline 31 July 2024.