Below is a list of resources relevant to Tourism available via the Library. For a list of other useful resources, visit the General Resources webpage.
A bibliographic database covering scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism with coverage going back to the 1965. There is full text for 440 publications including country reports. Hospitality and Tourism Complete is an EBSCOhost database and works in a similar way to Discover. Video tutorial.
General Resources contains a list of major university wide databases and search engines, such as the Library catalogue, Discover, Credo Reference, Newsbank and Scopus. Visit the General Resources page for more information.
Below is a list of the top 15 free online resources for Tourism as chosen by your Academic Liaison Librarian.
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The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism.
The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) brings together all major players in the Travel & Tourism sector.
UNESCO is responsible for coordinating international cooperation in education, science, culture and communication.
UNESCO WHC encourages the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.
The Tourism Society is the professional membership body for people working in all sectors of the visitor economy.
World Travel Market news and trends as well as a global event for the travel industry (details of when and where are on the website).
Global network of firms who collaborate to provide services to firms e.g. auditing, consulting, financial advice, risk management. Produces reports into industry innovations, impacts and trends.
ANTOR (Association of National Tourist Offices and Representatives) is the principal lobbying organisation for the world's tourist offices.
UK Foreign Office. This government department promotes the UK’s interests overseas as well as supporting UK citizens and businesses around the globe.