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Volume 20, Number 3. July-Setember 2022 

PASOS. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Heritage 20(3) 2022



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Patrimonio y museos locales: temas clave para su gestión

Patrimoine et musées locaux : clés de gestion

Iñaki Arrieta Urtizberea; Iñaki Díaz Balerdi (eds.)


The Open Journals Systems (OJS) is a free software that facilitates online management and publishing of academic journals, as it streamlines the editorial process from the submission of articles by authors to publication. This tool was developed by the Public Knowledge Project (PKP), a body dedicated to improving the academic and public quality of research.

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Delivery of original Papers

Papers must be incorporated into the journal’s management platform. Prior registration of the leading author at


All the requested metadata should be incorporated in the recording the incorporated work, including data relating to authors and in the section ‘Abstract’ the metadata should be included in the original language and in English.

File Format

The file must be incorporated in MSWord format (* doc,. * Docx.) Or OpenOffice Writer (odt *.)


The papers will be published in the language in which they are delivered (Spanish, Portuguese, English or French).


Three centimeters on all sides of the page.


The fonts Times New Roman or Arial, size 10, or the like must be used in the text. In the notes the same font will be used in size 9. Don’t use different fonts or sizes. If you want to emphasize a word or paragraph within the text using the same font in italics.


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The paper must be led by its title in bold letters. Under it the title will be inserted in English. It is recommendable that the title doesn’t, in any case, exceed 100 characters (including spaces).


You should add a summary of the article (120-150 words) in the language in which it is written and its English translation. For articles written in English a translation to Spanish shall be provided.


7 keywords on the main theme and its translation to English - 5 shall be shown.


The text should be written with 1.5 spacing and an extension of 5000-9000 words for articles and 3000-5000 for both reviews and essays, and research notes, including Title (and its translation into English), Abstract (and its translation into English), key (word and its translation to English ), Introduction, paragraphs that are deemed appropriate, Conclusion, Acknowledgements (if applicable) and References.

Charts, Graphs and Images

The articles can include any graphics that may be required. They should be referred to in the text and/or conveniently placed, and accompanied by a foot that identifies them. Colors can be used, but the possibility of a publication on paper in black and white must be taken into consideration.

Abbreviations and acronyms

They must be properly spelled and clearly defined in its first use in the text.

Quotes and Bibliography

APA Format or, In the text, references will refer to the author and year of publication of the quoted work. For example: (Smith, 2001) or (Nash, 1990, Smith, 2001). When a more accurate quote is considered appropriate the page number (: 34 Smith, 2001) will be indicated. The bibliography at the end of the text will follow the alphabetical order of authors, following the format:

Smith, Valene L. and Brent, Maryann

2001 "Introduction to Hosts and guests revisited: Tourism issues of the 21st century." In Smith, Valene L. and Brent, Maryann (Eds.), Hosts and guests revisited: Tourism issues of the 21st century (pp. 1-14). New York: Cognizant Communication.

Smith, Valene L.

1998 "War and tourism An American Ethnography.". Annals of Tourism Research, 25 (1): 202-227.

Urry, J.

1990 The tourist gaze. Leisure and travel in contemporary societies. London: Sage.

For other publications, the author, year, title, or publication year will always be included. and a standard for electronic documents, indicating address and date of access.


The authors are required to be equally committed to the originality of their work and not to simultaneously forward their text to other media for publication.

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It is important to read the "Ethics Statement" on the website of the journal. The authors are the sole responsible for the claims and statements made in the text. The editorial team of PASOS reserves the right to use the published articles in successive compilation editions. Texts are published under Creative Commons license, so they can be reproduced as an unaltered pdf file, in full and quoting the source PASOS Journal of Tourism and Cultural Heritage ( Integration in publications involving the alteration of the original file will require written license from the author or authors and the Editorial Board of PASOS.

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Review Process

It is important to read the "Review Process section on the journal’s website. All papers will undergo anonymous peer review external to the journal. Authors will be notified of the outcome of the review by email with a summary sheet of the reviewer.

The publication of research and method papers after they have been subjected to double-blind peer review is the basic model of our journal PASOS. Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural | PASOS. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Heritage.

Our ethical regulations are based on COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.

The director and deputy directors of PASOS are responsible for deciding which of the articles submitted to the journal will be published. The editor and deputy editors may be guided by the policies of the journal’s editorial and scientific boards and are limited by the legal requirements in force, such as those dealing with defamation, copyright infringement and plagiarism. The director can consult with other editors or reviewers when making this decision. Editors should always evaluate the manuscripts’ intellectual content without distinctions based on the race, gender, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, nationality or political philosophy of the authors. The director and all editorial staff must not disclose information about a submitted manuscript to anyone other than the corresponding author, reviewers, potential reviewers, other editorial advisors and the section editor, if applicable.

Disclosure and conflict of interest: unpublished materials listed on a submitted manuscript must not be used in any research by any member of the editorial team without the express written consent of the author.

PASOS’ reviewers help editors make the decision on whether or not to publish a submitted manuscript. Reviewers are required to treat the manuscript that was received for review confidentially and must not use the information obtained through peer review to personal advantage. Reviewers must consider giving up the review of manuscripts in which they have a conflict of interest with any of the authors, companies or institutions related to the document. Reviews should be conducted objectively. Personal criticism of the author or authors is not appropriate. Reviewers should express their views clearly with supporting arguments. Where appropriate, reviewers must identify relevant published papers on the theme that have not been quoted by the authors. Any statement that an observation, derivation, or argument has been previously used in other papers must be accompanied by the corresponding reference. Any reviewer or reader can and should draw the editor’s attention to any similarity or substantial overlaps between the manuscript in question and any other published document of which they are aware.

All people listed as authors must meet certain requirements in order to be named as such. Each author should have had sufficient participation in the work to take public responsibility for its contents. One or more authors should take responsibility and handle all the work from the outset until the article has been published. Giving someone credit as an author should rely solely on substantial contributions regarding: 1) the conception and design of the study or data collection, or data analysis and interpretation; 2) drafting the article or the critical review of a substantial part of its intellectual content; and 3) the final approval of the version to be published. Requirements 1, 2 and 3 must be met cumulatively. Participating only in fundraising or data collection or general supervision of the research group does not justify authorship. The journal directors may ask authors to describe each person’s participation and this information may be published. The other people who contribute to the work and are not authors should be cited in the acknowledgments section. Increasingly often, multi-centre essays are written and attributed to a corporate author. In these cases, all the members of the group listed as authors should fully meet the above-mentioned criteria for authorship. Group members who do not meet these criteria should be listed, with their permission, in the acknowledgments section. The order of the authors’ names will depend on the decision that the co-authors make together. In any case, the authors should be able to explain that decision. Authors must ensure that they have written original works. When authors use materials that are not their own, the sources must be properly quoted. Any attempt to plagiarise will lead to rejection of the submitted manuscript or, if it had not been detected previously, exclusion from the publication and replacement of the reference by “removed for plagiarism”. Authors should not submit the same paper or essentially describe the same research in more than one journal. Submission of the same manuscript to more than one journal constitutes unethical behaviour for the publication unless otherwise specified.

Openly racist or sexist content will not be allowed, nor will any other content that attacks people’s fundamental rights.

Errors in published works: if an author discovers a significant mistake or inaccuracy in his/her own published work, it is the author’s obligation to promptly notify the journal editor or editorial board and cooperate with the editor to retract or correct the paper.

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