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A Guide to

tourism management


Use the following resources as a starting point in your tourism management research. All books and periodicals are available in the HPER Library. Electronic resources are accessible through IU.

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Clarke, Norman F. The Recreation and Entertainment Industries: An Information Sourcebook.
Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland
Z 7164.L53 C57 2000
Location: Stacks
Lists information about businesses in the recreation and entertainment industries. Industries featured range from gambling to music to skating, and everythng in between.

Collin, P.H. Dictionary of Hotels, Tourism and Catering Management.
Teddington: P. Collin, 1994.
TX911.3.M27 C65 1994
Location: Reference
This book contains definitions to thousands of terms relating to hotels, tourism, and catering management.

Godfrey, Kerry. Tourism Development Handbook: A Practical Approach to Planning and Marketing.
London; New York: Cassell, 2000.
G155.A1 G588 2000
Location: Stacks
An easy-to-use guide, the book follows a practical approach to the planning and development of tourism destinations.

Jafari, Jafar. Encyclopedia of Tourism.
London; New York: Routledge, 2000.
G155.A1 E4295 2000
Location: Reference
This book is a ideal quick reference source to various definitions, themes, issues, perspectives, and institutions that relate to tourism.

Kimball, Chad T. Travel Security Sourcebook.
Detroit, MI: Omnigraphics, c2003.
G151.T675 2003
Location: Reference
This book is a comprehensive guide to various topics relating to safety while traveling. Topics range from safety in rental cars to disease risk on airlines, and everything in between.

Kosseff, Alex. AMC Guide to Outdoor Leadership.
Boston, MA: Appalachian Mountain Club Books; Guilford, CT: Distributed by Globe Pequot Press, 2003.
GV181.4.K67 2003
Location: Stacks
The author draws from his own experiences, as well as those of experts, to detail the qualities that outdoor leaders must have and examines the issues they must face, such as risk managament, trip planning, etc.

Medlik, S. Dictionary of Travel, Tourism and Hospitality.
Oxford; Boston: Butterworth-Heinemann, 2003.
G155.A1 M397 2003
Location: Reference
As the name indicates, the book contains definitions to thousands of terms that relate to travel, tourism, and hospitality.

Ritchie, J.R. Brent. Travel, Tourism, and Hospitality Research: a Handbook for Managers and Researchers.
New York: Wiley, 1994.
G155.A1 T6578 1994
Location: Stacks
A scholarly guide to the travel, tourism, and hospitality industry, the handbook contains a variety of perspectives on issues such as the purpose and nature of tourism research methods, political dimensions of tourism, research needs, and many more topics.

Schaumann, Pat. The Guide to Successful Destination Management.
Hoboken, J.J.: J. Wiley, 2005.
TX911.3.C63 2005
Location: Stacks
Although The Guide to Successful Destination Management is detailed, it is also easy-to-use. Topics range from program planning to child care programs, to technology issues.

Williams, Stephen. Tourism and Recreation.
Harlow, England; New York: Prentice Hall, 2003.
G155.A1 W489 2003
Location: Stacks
Through the lens of tourism and recreation, topics examined include international travel, urban places, issue and policies, and more. The book is at its essence a study of the relationship between tourism and recreation.

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These databases are accessible via the IU Libraries Web site; click on “Find Information” and type in the name of the resources you are looking for.
Also, check the "recommended resources" section of the HPER Library Web site.

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The following print and e-journals are available in the HPER Library unless otherwise noted:

Leisure, Recreation, and Tourism Abstracts GV191.6.R86
Is a printed abstracts database of internationally published research in leisure, tourism, recreation, hospitality, sport and the cultural industries.

Annals of Tourism Research (e-journal, Elsevier/Science Direct)
Is a social sciences journal focusing upon the academic perspectives of tourism. While striving for a balance of theory and application, Annals is ultimately dedicated to developing theoretical constructs.

Current Issues in Tourism (e-journal, Ingenta)
Tourism journal which encourages in-depth discussion and critique of key questions within the subject. It contains both applied and theoretical work that addresses tourism inquiry and practice.

Journal of Hospitality and Tourism Research (SPEA Library) TX911.3.M27 H66
Publishes refereed scholarship featuring conceptual, empirical research, and applied research articles as well as book and software reviews, research notes, industry viewpoints, and conference reviews

Journal of Tourism Studies (SPEA Library) G155.A1 J67
Publishes "double blind" peer reviewed articles on tourism from scholars and practitioners in a range of disciplines including economics, commerce, biological and physical sciences, social sciences and humanities. Articles are refereed by at least two research active tourism scholars.
Note: The Journal of Tourism Studies ceased publication at the end of 2005.

Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing (e-journal, access via IUCAT)
The Journal of Travel & Tourism Marketing is an applied research journal that publishes refereed articles on travel and tourism related to marketing management practices, applied research studies, critical reviews on major issues, and business and government policies affecting travel and tourism marketing.

Journal of Travel Research (e-journal, ABI–Inform)
A peer-reviewed research journal focusing on travel and tourism behavior, management and development.

Tourism Management (e-journal, Elsevier/Science Direct)
Contains primary research articles, discussion of current issues, case studies, reports, book reviews and listings of recent publications, and forthcoming meetings. Articles are the results of anonymous reviews by at least two referees chosen by the editor for their specialist knowledge.

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Travel and Tourism Research Association
TTRA is an international network of more than 800 travel and tourism research and marketing professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds. Organized in 1970 and joined together in a nonprofit venture, members learn from one another and develop systems that help them grow professionally.

International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education
Founded in 1946, the International Council on Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Education is the global advocate of hospitality and tourism education for schools, colleges, and universities offering programs in hotel and restaurant management, foodservice management and culinary arts.

Travel Industry Association of America
TIA serves you as a voice and resource for all components of the travel industry while promoting and facilitating U.S. Travel

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Indiana University Dept. of Recreation and Park Administration
Contains links to faculty and staff information, program description, news, resources, and more.

Michigan State University Tourism Database
This database provides a comprehensive inventory of Extension resource materials related to tourism education. Currently contains over 250 Extension resource materials including bulletins, reserach reports, videos, and training programs.

Planeta--Global Journal of Practical Tourism
The site provides free access to more than 10,000 pages of articles and resource guides.

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