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Books

One of the leading texts in the field, Tourism Management is the ideal introduction to the fundamentals of tourism.

Databases

Coverage: Full text (Abstracts available from 1988)
Provides full-text access to around 200 journals and reviews from a further 300 in the fields of management, accounting and finance, public policy, engineering, tourism and computer science.
User Guide
Coverage: 1960 to present (Some full text)
Covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism.
Coverage: 1979 to present (Index)
Contains citations with abstracts to current journal and other published literature relating to leisure, recreation and tourism activities and associated facilities and allied topics.
User Guide
Coverage: Full text
Provides access to NZ company profiles, financials, announcements, annual reports, prices, charts, forecasts, top 50 shareholders, etc.

Dictionaries

This new edition comprises a dictionary of 2,500 terms, descriptions of 300 organisations, a biographical dictionary of 100 outstanding personalities, explanations of 1,200 acronyms and abbreviations, key data for well over 200 countries, and a concise bibliography listing more than 100 useful sources of further information.

Encyclopedias

Contains over 1000 entries covering the field's theories, concepts and issues. Also definitions of industry terms and entries for countries, associations, and subject-specific journals.
Combining the disciplines of marine scientists and tourism researchers, this encyclopedia brings together the terms, concepts and theories related to recreational and tourism activities in marine settings. Entries range from short definitions to medium and long articles. print version available.
The scope of this encyclopedia includes definitions and other contextual material, regional perspectives, venues, impacts, planning and management considerations, and issues associated with ecotourism businesses, research and training. Print version also available.
This second edition covers the relevant issues in the field of hospitality management organised by sector, such as lodging, restaurants, clubs, time-shares, and conventions and function, such as accounting & finance, marketing, human resources, information technology, and facilities management.
Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, first published in 2001, offers a source of social and behavioral sciences reference material that is broader and deeper than any other. Comprises over 3,900 articles, commissioned by 71 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.

Journals

Annals of Tourism Research is a social sciences journal focusing upon the academic perspectives of tourism.

Websites

The CTC promotes Canada around the globe as a tourist destination.
Information about the protection of New Zealand's natural and historic heritage.
The ETC's role is to market and promote tourism in Europe.
Collection of New Zealand travel/tourism web links.
IATA is a global organisation representing more than 90% of total international air traffic.
A specialised agency of the UN with standards and regulations for aviation safety, security, efficiency and regularity as well as for aviation environmental protection.
A list of maori regional tourism organisations and operators.
A list of government agencies associated with tourism and travel.
A directory of New Zealand's tourism industry associations withinTourism New Zealand's Trade website.
NZTRI, AUT's non-profit institute, provides research to industry, communities, and policy-makers.
The Tourism Strategy 2015 provides the vision, values and direction to lead the tourism sector into the future.
Provides tourism training,education and research programs in the South Pacific.
PATA are involved in travel and tourism education and training, research, voluntourism and philanthropic projects, and investment in sustainable tourism products.
RTOs cover the whole of New Zealand and assist travel sellers by providing information on their region and local tourism product.
SPTO is the mandated inter-governmental organisation for the tourism sector in the South Pacific.
SEATO is involved in and promotes local tourism development projects through-out South-east Asia.
Aimed at tourists, this site provides extensive information about Australia.
The Tourism Industry Association of New Zealand is the largest representative body of tourism operators in New Zealand. It is a membership-based and private sector trade organisation with about 1700 members who collectively make up 85% of the country's tourism turnover.
Tourism New Zealand is a Crown Entity established under the New Zealand Tourism Board Act 1991. Tourism New Zealand's principal objective is to ensure New Zealand is marketed internationally as a visitor destination in order to maximise the long term benefits for New Zealand.
Information on New Zealand for international media.
The Tourism Strategy Group has replaced the Ministry of Tourism and is situated within the Ministry of Economic Development. The Group is responsible for advising the New Zealand government on how to maximise the value tourism adds to the New Zealand economy through research and evaluation programmes.
TTRA facilitates access to sources to support research in travel and tourism.
World Development Indicators (WDI) provides a comprehensive selection of economic, social and environmental indicators, drawing on data from the World Bank and more than 30 partner agencies. WDI covers more than 900 indicators for 210 economies with data back to 1960.
The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO/OMT) is a specialised agency of the United ‎Nations and the leading international organization in the field of tourism. It serves as a ‎global forum for tourism policy issues and a practical source of tourism know-how.‎
WTTC is the forum for global business leaders representing the private sector in travel and tourism.