Open Access Policy

This work is licensed & copyrighted under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License. 

The editorial board of JTHS shares common vision with IUB Pakistan in providing unrestricted access to knowledge and education for all and thereby follows OPEN ACCESS POLICY to showcase its content. JTHS follows open access copyright and licensing policy on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.

DTHM, IUB Pakistan and JTHS adhere to Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International License. The authors submitting and publishing in JTHS agree to the copyright policy under creative common license 4.0 (Attribution-Non Commercial 4.0 International). Under this license, the authors published in JTHS retain the copyright including publishing rights of their scholarly work and agree to let others remix, tweak, and build upon their work non-commercially. All other authors using the content of JTHS are required to cite author(s) and publisher in their work. Articles of JTHS can be read and shared for noncommercial purposes under the following conditions:

  • BY: Attribution must be given to the original source (Attribution)
  • NC: Works may not be used for commercial purposes (Noncommercial)

Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, IUB Pakistan and JTHSIR use the CC BY-NC to protect the author’s work from misuse.