On the Road to Publishing Success: An Editor’s View

Prof Perry Hobson also is an Editor-in-Chief, The Journal of Vacation Marketing (JVM). JVM is published by Sage and is recognised as an ‘A’ (Top 20%) journal by the Australian Business Council of Deans. JVM is also indexed by SSCI and is ranked #76 in the General Business category and #21 in the Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism category. JVM is positioned as an applied marketing journal, and Prof Hobson has been the Editor-in-Chief for 20-years. He was based at Southern Cross University (Australia). He was then the CEO of THE-ICE accreditation body for many years before moving to Malaysia in 2012 and joining Sunway University in 2019.

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Prof Hobson shared his experience as an editor where he talked on the “Editor’s View” about how to avoid some of the more common pitfalls and mistakes when it comes to developing, writing-up, submitting, revising and re-submitting your research articles to journals. He also explained how journals work and discuss how the world of publishing is changing.

Dr Daisy Gayathri Kanagasapapathy, Chair of Research and Enterprise Committee, School of Hospitality, mentioned: “This seminar was so insightful particularly for an early-career researcher in understanding the process of publishing”.

This seminar series is part of SOH’s commitment to strive for research excellence where faculty members and other academicians will be provided with an excellent opportunity to exchange research expertise and ideas, which will pave the way for future research collaborations.

Throughout this series leading academics and distinguished guest speakers, as well as faculty staff members, will be invited to share the latest research advances in their field, especially to contribute to the continuing professional development of the faculty. This seminar series is open to all academicians. Keynote opportunities are also made available for interested researchers. For details of forthcoming sessions, please contact Dr Daisy Gayathri at daisyk@sunway.edu.my.