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Aviation Security International
Best Western
Business Insights: Essentials* - Amusement
Business Insights: Essentials* - Hospitality
Business Insights: Essentials* - Hotels
Business Insights: Essentials* - Restaurant
Business Insights: Essentials* - Travel
Canadian Restaurant and Foodservices Association
Choice Hotels International
CNN Travel News
Cruise Industry News
Dmoz- Theme Parks
eHotelier.com - News, Directory, Research
E-Tid.com - Industry Digest
Explore Minnesota
Fodor's - Travel Guide
Food Suplier.com
HeadlineSpot - Travel Industry News
Hilton Hotels
Hospitality Resource - News, Directory, Information
Hotel Online - News
Hotels Magazine
InterContenental Hotels Group
International Caterers Association
International Council on Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Education
ITA Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
Lodging Hospitality
Lycos Travel
Marriott International
National Geographic Travel
National Hotel Executive
National Restaurant Association
Nightclub and Bar Magazine
Nightclubs - Directory and Marketing Tools
Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
Official Travel Guide
Professional Association of Innkeepers International
Tourism Center - Univ. of MN TC
Travel Guides
Travel World News
U.S. Office of Travel and Tourism Industries
U.S. Travel Association
Wall Street Journal - Business and Industry News
World Tourism Organization
Yahoo! News - Lodging
Yahoo! Travel

Industry Overviews*:

Administration of General Economic Programs
Concierge Services, Corporate and Personal
Hotels and Motels
Hotels and Other Lodging Places
Leisure and Hospitality
Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campsites
Rooming and Boarding Houses
Scenic and Sightseeing Transportation
Specialty Tourism
Sporting and Recreational Camps
Tour Operators

MarketLine - Global Hotels, Resorts, and Cruise Lines Industy Profile (PDF)

Reference Books:

Best Customers: Demographics of Consumer Demand: REF HC 79 .C6 R87 2001
The Business of Hotels: TX 911.3 .M27 M4
Developing Hospitality Properties and Facilities: TX 911.3 .P46 D48
Doing the Town: The Rise of Urban Tourism in the United States: G 155 .U6 C56
Encyclopedia of American Industries: REF HC 102 .E53
Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries: REF HD 2324 .E528
Encyclopedia of Global Industries: REF HD 2324 .E53
Encyclopedia of Tourism: G 155 .A1 E4295
Euromonitor World Consumer Lifestyles Databook: REF HF 5414.3 .W67
Hotel and Motel Management and Operations: TX 928 .G73
Information, Finance, and Services USA: REF 9999 .I493 U625
Internet Resources and Services for International Business: REF HF 54.56 .L58
The Lifestyle Market Analyst: REF HF 5415.33 .U6 L54
The Maturing Marketplace: REF HF 5415.33 .U6 M36
Tourism in Global Society: G 155 .A1 M399
Traveling Light: New Paths for International Tourism: G 156.5 .E26 M37


International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management: Business Source Premier
International Journal of Hospitality Management: ScienceDirect
Lake Superior Magazine: PER3860.0000
Tourism and Hospitality Research: Business Source Premier


Amusement Parks
Bed and Breakfast Inns
Canada Tourism Statistics
Hotels and Motels
National Survey of Fishing... (FHWAR)
Recreational Vehicle Parks and Campsites
Snow Skiing Operations
Travel Agencies
Travel and Tourism Industries Statistics


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