Publications from the students in the program

Articles in academic journals

 Başol, C.İ., & Alvarez M.D. (2023). Development of a Vegan-Friendly Destination—The Case of Didim. Tourism Planning & Development, DOI: 10.1080/21568316.2023.2276217.

Özden B., & Acar S. (2022).  Sustainability Assessment for Asparagus Farms that Work with a Community-Supported Agriculture Model in Turkey. Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society​, 10​, 3​, 28-43​. (ESCI, Scopus indexed).

Kuzuoglu, S., Ata, S., Hatipoglu, B., & Ertuna, B. (2020). Subjective well-being in World Heritage Sites: Localization and thematic integration of the Happiness Index for Turkey. International Journal of Community Well-Being, 3, 223-240. doi:10.1007/s42413-020-00057-8.

Aydın, B., & Alvarez, M.D. (2020). Understanding the Tourists' Perspective of Sustainability in Cultural Tourist Destinations. Sustainability, 12(21), 8846. (SSCI indexed).

Öznalbant, E., & Alvarez, M.D. (2020). A Socio-Cultural Perspective on Yoga Tourism. Tourism Planning & Development, 17(3), 260-274. (ESCI indexed).

Ulus, M., & Hatipoglu, B. (2016). Human Aspect as a Critical Factor for Organizational Sustainability in the Tourism Industry. Sustainability, 8(3), 232-242. (SSCI indexed).

Aydın, B., & Alvarez, M.D. (2016). English-Speaking Tourists' Evaluation of Sustainability Attributes in Cultural Tourism Destinations: The Case of Cusco. Teorija in Praksa, 4, 942-958. (Scopus indexed)


Book chapters

Kuzuoglu, S. & Hatipoglu B. (2021). The Lack of Policy, Planning, and Governance: The Mismanagement of Visitor Pressure in Cumalıkızık, Bursa—A World Heritage Site. In Mandic, A. and Petric, L. (Eds.). Mediterranean Protected Areas in the Era of Overtourism (pp. 241-265). Springer International Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-030-69193-6.

Aydın, B, & Alvarez, MD (2018). Sustainability of Heritage Tourism Destinations: A Demand-Based Perspective. In Egberts, L. and Alvarez, M.D. (Eds.). Heritage and Tourism Intertwined: Networks, Communities and Representation. CLUES Series (pp. 115-129).Amsterdam University Press. ISBN: 9789462985353.

Inelmen, K., Aydın, B., & Ulus, M. (2015). The Sustainability of Health Organizations for Medical Tourism Development. In N. Kozak & M. Kozak (Eds.), Tourism Development (pp. 132-147). Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. ISBN: 9781443877541.


Conference presentations – proceedings (peer reviewed)

Kuzuoglu, S. & Kladou, S. (2019). What Does it Take to Be Inscribed as a WHS? Urban Tourism and Place Branding in the Case of Iznik/ Nicaea, Changing Cities IV: Spatial, Design, Landscape and Socioeconomic Dimensions, Chania, Crete.

Kuzuoglu, S. & Kladou, S. (2019). Treasure hunting in Iznik, Turkey: Evaluating the City’s Heritage Resources from a Destination Branding Perspective. 9th International Conference on Tourism (ICOT 2019), Porto, Portugal.

Kuzuoglu, S., & Inelmen, K. (2019). Pro-Environmental Behavior in Small Businesses: Evidence from the Foodservice Sector in Istanbul. Proceedings of 6th International Congress of Management, Economy and Policy, Istanbul.

Kuzuoğlu, S., Karagöz, A.Ö, Sürmeli, P., & Hatipoglu, B. (2018). Historical Roots of Tourism Development in Cumalikizik: Balanced or Ill-Fated? 8th International Conference on Tourism (ICOT2018), Kavala, Greece.

Ulus, M., & Hatipoglu, B. (2015). Employee Engagement as a Critical Factor for Achieving Organizational Sustainability. 5th World Sustainability Forum, Basel, Switzerland

Yalabik, N., & Hatipoglu B. (2015). The value of Cittaslow network in sustainable tourism development. 6th Advances in Tourism Marketing Conference (ATMC2015), Joensuu, Finland.

Aydın, B, & Alvarez, MD (2015). Sustainability in Cultural Tourism Destinations: A Demand-Based Perspective. 2nd Heritage Tourism and Hospitality International Conference (HTHIC2015), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Aydın, B, & Alvarez, MD (2015). Sustainability Attributes in Cultural Tourism Destinations from the Perception of Tourists. Tourism and Development Conference (TAD2015), Koper, Slovenia.

Aydın, B., Kotbas, Ö., Ulus, M., & Inelmen, K. (2014). Sustainability as a Dimension in Medical Tourism Development: The Case of Istanbul. Proceedings of 7th World Conference for Graduate Research in Tourism, Hospitality and Leisure, İstanbul.