ISSN 0718-235X versión en línea
ISSN 0717-6651 versión impresa


Basic information

The Inter-American Journal of Environment and Tourism (RIAT), published by the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Talca (, is a journal interested in publishing quality articles that report mainly research results in the areas and sub-fields of management environmental and tourism, written in Spanish or English. With this, the RIAT seeks to promote the production and dissemination of knowledge in environmental issues and tourism, which allows to contribute to the exchange of ideas among academics, researchers, authorities, administrators and other actors in the area at an international level (

RIAT is a product that was born from the Interamerican Training Network in Environmental Management and Ecotourism (RIF-GAE, 2001), which was a consortium of Universities formed by the University of Costa Rica (Costa Rica), University of Colorado (USA), University of Talca (Chile), University of Oriente (Venezuela) and the University of Quisqueya (Haiti). RIF-GAE was an initiative of the College of the Americas (COLAM), a program from the Inter-American University Organization (OUI) and the Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).

Short title: Rev. Interam. de Amb. and Turis., which should be used in bibliographies, footnotes, legends and bibliographic references.

The journal does not charge for publishing articles.

Information services

The articles published in Inter-American Journal of Environment and Tourism (RIAT), are indexed or summarized by:

  • Scientific Electronic Library Online, Scielo Chile
  • Sistema Regional de Información en Línea para Revistas Científicas de América Latina, el Caribe, España y Portugal. Latin Index Information System
  • Directory of Open Access Journals, DOAJ


This is a Publication of the Universidad de Talca that is governed by Creative Commons (CC), Recognition-No Derivative Works licenses. CC BY-ND. This license allows redistribution, commercial or non-commercial, as long as the work circulates intact and unchanged, giving it credit.


The publication of this journal is financially supported by the:

[Editorial board] [Instructions to authors] [Subscription]

Universidad de Talca
Facultad de Economía y Negocios

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Talca - Chile
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