Eastern Mediterranean University (EMU) Faculty of Tourism, successfully ranked in fırst place for publications addressed from Turkey, including Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC).
Cem Oktay Güzeller and Nuri Çeliker (2018) published an academic article on “Advances in Hospitality and Tourism Research” titled “Bibliometric Analysis of Tourism Research for the Period 2007-2016”. In this article, a collection of studies that focused on tourism and accommodation sectors between 2007 - 2016 including TRNC from 19 academic publications take place. (Tourism Management, International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management, International Journal of Tourism Research and International Journal of Hospitality Management,v.b.) According to the evaluation, EMU Faculty of Tourism excelled at ranking in first place for publications addressed from Turkey and according to the same evaluation, Tourism Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Osman M. Karatepe also ranked in the first place as the most published article writer becoming the most productive writer. According to the research, 13.6% of the total publications addressed from Turkey (including TRNC) were published by Prof. Dr. Osman M. Karatepe between 2007 – 2016.