Welcome to Volume 13 of the Journal of Tourism Insights (JTI). We are excited to present a wide cross section of articles for the current issue that include: Social tourism entrepreneurship; Participation, commitment, and loyalty towards youth tennis; Identifying the determinants of ecotourism potential; Understanding tourism dynamics using GIS and forecasting models; Testing the alcohol consumption experience scale in a touristic environment; International tourists’ perceptions towards destination brand image; Perception of islanders towards promotion of island tourism; Customer tipping patterns in hospitality sector; Sustainable tourism and hospitality education; Motivation and challenges of homestay owners; and Who posts positive hotel reviews on social media?

We thank the Journal Editors: Dr. Joshua Carroll (Radford University), Dr. Kevin Nelson (Western Colorado University), Dr. Jeremy Schultz (Western Carolina University), and Dr. Kate Price-Howard (Troy University) for their assistance with this issue. We welcome Dr. Mohammed Lefrid (Grand Valley State University) to our editorial team.

We would also like to publicly express our gratitude to numerous professors who professionally reviewed a number of articles. Your time and expertise are very much appreciated.

Professor A. Scott Rood: Editor-in-Chief (Grand Valley State University).



Testing The Alcohol Consumption Experience Scale In A Touristic Environment.
Edgar DSouza Dr., Dayanand M.S. Dr., and Nilesh Borde Dr.