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Popular Tourism-Related Journals of Interest to Extension Personnel

  1. Event Management - (earlier title - Festival Management and Event Tourism) An International Journal intends to meet the research and analytic needs of a rapidly growing profession focused on events. Event management is also of considerable importance to government agencies and not-for-profit organizations in a pursuit of a variety of goals, including fund-raising, the fostering of causes, and community development.
  2. Journal of Ecotourism - The Journal of Ecotourism (JOE) seeks to advance the field by examining the social, economic, and ecological aspects of ecotourism at a number of scales, and including regions from around the world.
  3. Journal of Extension - The Journal of Extension (JOE) is the official refereed journal of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System. It seeks to expand and update the research and knowledge base for Extension professionals and other adult educators to improve their effectiveness. JOE is an electronic journal.
  4. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research - Featuring conceptual, empirical research, and applied research articles as well as book and software reviews, research notes, industry viewpoints, and conference reviews, JHTR keeps educators, researchers, and professionals in travel and hospitality up to date with the latest and most vital findings in the field.
  5. Journal of Sustainable Tourism - Provides insight into the complex and rapidly evolving world of sustainable tourism; provides an informed, critical but constructive review of approaches which seek to balance the requirements of tourism and its host communities and habitats.
  6. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing - The aim of the Journal is to serve as a medium through which researchers and managers in the field of travel and tourism can exchange ideas and keep abreast with the latest developments in the field. The Journal publishes articles on travel and tourism as related to marketing management practices, applied research studies, critical reviews on major issues, and business and government policies affecting travel and tourism marketing.
  7. Journal of Travel Research - The Journal of Travel Research (JTR) is the premier, peer-reviewed research journal focusing on travel and tourism behavior, management and development. JTR provides researchers, educators, and professionals up-to-date, high quality research on behavioral trends and management theory for one of the world's largest, most influential and dynamic industries. Founded over 40 years ago as the first scholarly journal in North American focused exclusively on travel and tourism, JTR reflects the worldwide importance of tourism, both economically and socially.
  8. Journal of Vacation Marketing - The Journal of Vacation Marketing provides an international forum for applied research papers, case studies, briefings and reviews on the latest techniques, thinking and practice in the marketing of hotels, travel, tourism attractions, conventions and destinations.
  9. Parks & Recreation - Feature articles, commentary, legislation, notes from the field and timely news of note published for members of the National Recreation and Park Association.
  10. Tourism and Hospitality Research - Latest original analysis of key research developments for the tourism and hospitality industries from figures in industry and academia.
  11. Tourist Studies - A multi-disciplinary journal providing a platform for the development of critical perspectives on the nature of tourism as a social phenomenon.

 

Journals NC State Library subscribes to and provides access to:

Some are free but most require a NCSU unity ID & password to access free of charge via the Internet.

  1. Annals of Tourism Research - Annals of Tourism Research 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.
  2. BIOS - BioOne has been developed and is operated as a non-profit venture for the benefit of scientific societies, universities, libraries, researchers, scholars and students.
  3. Business Travel News - Concentrates on the corporate business travel market.
  4. Business Travel World - From airlines and airports to travel management technology, reports on what's new, from services and products to routes, and focuses on the issues that concern the industry.
  5. Consumer Reports Travel Letter - Articles and consumer information and advice about travel.
  6. Cornell Hotel and Restaurant Administration Quarterly
  7. E-review of Tourism Research - A web-based, bimonthly international research network for tourism professionals. eRTR provides timely research reports and scheduled e-mails notifying subscribers of research highlights.
  8. Event Management - (earlier title - Festival Management and Event Tourism) An International Journal intends to meet the research and analytic needs of a rapidly growing profession focused on events. Event management is also of considerable importance to government agencies and not-for-profit organizations in a pursuit of a variety of goals, including fund-raising, the fostering of causes, and community development.
  9. Highway Statistics
  10. Historic Traveler - Articles about travel to historical sites in the United States.
  11. Hotel & Motel Management - Articles, interviews, business profiles, design and architecture, independents, legislation, special reports and timely news of note for the international hospitality industry.
  12. Human Dimensions of Wildlife - Focuses on the study of social considerations in fisheries and wildlife management.
  13. International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management - Communicates the latest developments and thinking in the management of hospitality operations worldwide. For hotel, catering and leisure industries.
  14. International Journal of Culture, Tourism and Hospitality Research - The International Journal of Culture, Tourism, and Hospitality Research focuses on building bridges in theory, research, and practice across the inter-related fields of culture, tourism and hospitality. International in scope and grounded in 'theory-into-practice', the journal provides breadth, depth, provocation and passion in reporting the nuances of humans' lived experiences relating to culture, tourism and hospitality.
  15. International Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Administration
  16. International Journal of Hospitality Management - Discusses major trends and developments in a variety of disciplines as they apply to the hospitality industry.
  17. International Travel and Health - This report provides information on the main health risks for travelers.
  18. Jewish Travel Guide - Ethnic & Multicultural Issues; Religion; Travel & Tourism
  19. Journal of Ecotourism - The Journal of Ecotourism (JOE) seeks to advance the field by examining the social, economic, and ecological aspects of ecotourism at a number of scales, and including regions from around the world.
  20. Journal of Experiential Education - Covers outdoor adventure programming, service learning, experimental school-based programming, environmental education, cultural journalism, internships & the creative arts.
  21. Journal of Extension - The Journal of Extension (JOE) is the official refereed journal of the U.S. Cooperative Extension System. It seeks to expand and update the research and knowledge base for Extension professionals and other adult educators to improve their effectiveness. JOE is an electronic journal.
  22. Journal of Hospitality & Tourism Research - Featuring conceptual, empirical research, and applied research articles as well as book and software reviews, research notes, industry viewpoints, and conference reviews, JHTR keeps educators, researchers, and professionals in travel and hospitality up to date with the latest and most vital findings in the field.
  23. Journal of Leisure Research - Original investigations that contribute new knowledge and understanding to the field of leisure studies, short notes and book reviews.
  24. Journal of Park and Recreation Administration
  25. Journal of Sport Tourism - A multidisciplinary publication featuring high quality articles on all aspects of the relationship between sport and tourism. Coverage of issues and topics relating to international sports tourism
  26. Journal of Sustainable Tourism - Provides insight into the complex and rapidly evolving world of sustainable tourism; provides an informed, critical but constructive review of approaches which seek to balance the requirements of tourism and its host communities and habitats.
  27. Journal of Travel Research - The Journal of Travel Research (JTR) is the premier, peer-reviewed research journal focusing on travel and tourism behavior, management and development.  JTR provides researchers, educators, and professionals up-to-date, high quality research on behavioral trends and management theory for one of the world’s largest, most influential and dynamic industries.  Founded over 40 years ago as the first scholarly journal in North American focused exclusively on travel and tourism, JTR reflects the worldwide importance of tourism, both economically and socially.
  28. Leisure and Hospitality Business - Provides quality insight, intelligence & analysis for senior executives in operating companies, the investment community & the wider supplier market.
  29. Leisure Sciences - Covers leisure behavior with emphasis on developing & testing theory.
  30. Leisure Studies - Publishes papers on leisure behavior from a wide range of disciplinary bases including sociology, psychology, planning & economics as well as leisure professionals.
  31. Lodging Hospitality - Articles, special features, commentary, profiles and world and national news on development, operations and marketing of hotels, resorts and motels for executives in the industry, architects and hotel and resort developers.
  32. Managing Leisure - Provides a forum for the exchange of ideas between academics & practitioners, with the emphasis on objective & independent content & policy.
  33. Parks & Recreation - Feature articles, commentary, legislation, notes from the field and timely news of note published for members of the National Recreation and Park Association.
  34. Parks
  35. PASOS : Revista de Turismo y Patrimonio Cultural - Pasos. Journal of Tourism and Cultural Heritage is an internet publication dedicated to the academic and management-based analysis of the diverse processes inscribed within the tourist system, with a particular emphasis on the uses of culture, the environment and territory, people, communities and spaces, integral heritage.
  36. PATA TRAVEL NEWS EUROPE - European journal of the Pacific Asia Travel Association. Includes news updates, feature articles, and interviews regarding travel accommodations and destinations in Pacific Asia.
  37. Restaurant Hospitality - Feature articles, main courses, menus, kitchens, business profiles, interviews, marketing, legislation, product reviews and news of note for executives and managers in the restaurant business.
  38. Revue de Tourisme (Tourism Review) - Tourism Review aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of tourism as an interdisciplinary phenomenon and to provide insights into developments, issues and methods in tourism research - it promotes an exchange of scientific concepts and research findings across different cultures and language barriers as well as serving as a platform of results, in particular, for young researchers. The journal is targeted at a broad audience including scientists as well as policymakers and managers.
  39. Tourism and Hospitality Research - Latest original analysis of key research developments for the tourism and hospitality industries from figures in industry and academia.
  40. Tourism Economics - Tourism Economics, published quarterly, is a peer-reviewed journal devoted to the economics and finance of tourism worldwide. Articles address the components of the tourism product (accommodation; restaurants; merchandizing; attractions; transport; entertainment; tourist activities); and the economic organization of tourism at micro and macro levels (market structure; role of public/private sectors; community interests; strategic planning; marketing; finance; economic development).
  41. Tourism Geographies - Explores tourism & tourism-related areas of recreation & leisure studies from a geographic perspective.
  42. Tourism Management - Tourism Management is the leading international journal for all those concerned with the planning and management of travel and tourism.
  43. Tourism Recreation Research
  44. Tourism Review (Revue de Tourisme) - Tourism Review aims to contribute to a deeper understanding of tourism as an interdisciplinary phenomenon and to provide insights into developments, issues and methods in tourism research - it promotes an exchange of scientific concepts and research findings across different cultures and language barriers as well as serving as a platform of results, in particular, for young researchers. The journal is targeted at a broad audience including scientists as well as policymakers and managers.
  45. Tourism, Culture & Communication - Tourism, Culture & Communication is international in its scope and seeks to provide interdisciplinary perspectives in areas of interest that may branch away from traditionally recognized national and indigenous cultures, for example, cultural attitudes toward the management of tourists with disabilities, gender aspects of tourism, sport tourism, or age-specific tourism.
  46. Tourismos: An International Multidisciplinary Journal of Tourism - An international, multi-disciplinary, refereed (peer-reviewed) journal aiming to promote and enhance research in all fields of tourism, including travel, hospitality and leisure
  47. Tourist Studies - A multi-disciplinary journal providing a platform for the development of critical perspectives on the nature of tourism as a social phenomenon.

 

Additional Travel-Related Journals

Journals listed below are NOT accessible via NCSU Library but each are linked below to their primary home pages.

  1. Agricultural Marketing Resource Center - Agritourism Section 
  2. Anatolia Journal - (International Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research) - The overall mission of Anatolia is to provide an outlet for innovative studies that will make a significant contribution to the understanding, practice, and education of tourism and hospitality.
  3. ASEAN Journal of Tourism and Hospitality Research - The main purpose of this international refereed journal is to advance and foster tourism and hospitality education, research, and professionalism in the Southeast Asia region.
  4. Asia Pacific Journal of Tourism Research - As an official journal of the Asia Pacific Tourism Association (Founded September 1995), the APJTR seeks to publish both empirically and theoretically based articles which advance and foster tourism education, research, and professionalism in the Asia Pacific region.
  5. China Tourism Research - China Tourism Research is a truly international journal that publishes the latest research on tourism (all articles printed in both Chinese and English) that relates to China and its citizens. 
  6. Current Issues in Tourism - Current Issues in Tourism aims to provide a journal which is up to date with respect to contemporary debates, issues and perspectives on tourism. In addition to its research-paper content, the journal will also include special issues devoted to single topics, under the heading Current Themes in Tourism.
  7. International Journal of Hospitality Knowledge Management - IJHKM provides a forum for academics and practitioners to contribute to the body of knowledge on hospitality. With the industry in dynamic change and consumers with ever more demanding expectations, IJHKM aims to develop the platform where new theoretical and practical topics are presented with the vision to enhance as well as maintain a leadership role within hospitality writings.
  8. International Journal of Tourism Policy - IJTP provides a forum for scholars and policy makers to exchange views and ideas at an international level on key issues that shape the growth of today’s tourism industry. IJTP takes the view that tourism activity takes place within a socio-cultural, political, economic and environmental context. Therefore, groups involved with tourism need to be sensitive to emerging issues which may affect the industry and future policy-making.
  9. International Journal of Tourism Research - The International Journal of Tourism Research will promote and enhance research developments in the field of tourism. The journal will provide an international platform for debate and dissemination of research findings whilst also facilitating the discussion of new research areas and techniques.
  10. Journal of Convention & Event Tourism - The Journal of Convention & Event Tourism (formerly the Journal of Convention & Exhibition Management) provides multidisciplinary perspectives on conventions, exhibitions, and events. This journal provides global perspectives on this dynamic industry and encourages international submissions. 
  11. Journal of Leisurability - The Journal of Leisurability is a quarterly journal which publishes articles concerned with leisure, disability, community, advocacy and integration.
  12. Journal of the Canadian Association for Leisure Studies - Leisure/Loisir is prepared by the Canadian Association for Leisure Studies (CALS), in cooperation with the Ontario Research Council on Leisure (ORCOL). Volume 24(1/2) marked the first issue of the journal under its new association.
  13. Journal of Tourism Consumption and Practice - The purpose of the Journal of Tourism Consumption and Practice is to publish original, peer reviewed articles, shorter discussion pieces, book reviews and conference reports which advance the field of tourism studies and which broadly address forms of tourism as modes of consumption and practice.
  14. Journal of Tourism Studies - non-active - archives only. The Journal of Tourism Studies is no longer an active journal but nevertheless has a life beyond its direct closure. Thus there is much original and valuable individual material contained in the 16 years of publication.
  15. Journal of Travel & Tourism Research - Issued biannually in Spring and Autumn, the Journal of Travel and Tourism Research is published by Adnan Menderees University. 
  16. Journal of Travel and Tourism Marketing  - The aim of the Journal is to serve as a medium through which researchers and managers in the field of travel and tourism can exchange ideas and keep abreast with the latest developments in the field. The Journal publishes articles on travel and tourism as related to marketing management practices, applied research studies, critical reviews on major issues, and business and government policies affecting travel and tourism marketing.
  17. Journal of Vacation Marketing - The Journal of Vacation Marketing is a fully peer reviewed international journal that publishes original research and review articles on topics relating to the marketing of destinations and businesses/organisations involved in the wider tourism, hospitality and events industries. 
  18. MSU Tourism Database - Michigan State University's National Database of Extension Materials
  19. National Extension Tourism (NET): Information Clearinghouse - The mission of the National Extension Tourism (NET) Design Team is to enhance Extension tourism programs nationally by providing relevant information, useful resources, and networking opportunities for Extension professionals and others working in the broad area of tourism and recreation.
  20. National Tourism Publication Database - through Michigan State University Extension 
  21. Problems of Tourism - Special yearly edition of "Problems of Tourism 2001" contains selection of essays from the Polish editions of quarterly "Problemy Turystyki" published in 2001. 
  22. Progress in Tourism and Hospitality Research - The scope of the journal is international and encompasses research into tourism aspects as well as the development of new research approaches. It will continue to include high quality research papers in any area of tourism, including reviews of literature in the field and empirical papers on tourism issues.
  23. Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism - Scandinavian Journal of Hospitality and Tourism aims at initiating and stimulating hospitality and tourism-related discussions among the academic community, managers, and decision makers both in the private and public sectors.
  24. USDA - United States Department of Agriculture 
  25. Tourism and Hospitality Planning and Development - Given the importance of planning and development issues in the tourism and hospitality industry such as sustainability, capacity planning, strategic infrastructure planning and forecasting, structural activity re-alignments, the implications of advances in information technology and the globalization of tourism and hospitality enterprises, this journal focuses on bringing together researchers and practitioners, individuals and organizations interested in both the theoretical and the practical aspects of planning and development.

 

Popular Media Related to Tourism

(e.g. Magazines, Trade Magazines, etc.)

  1. Arthur Frommer's Budget Travel - Covers the world of travel with tips, features and advice on how to get the most value and the most fun out of your vacation.
  2. Backpacker - Brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. 
  3. Bicycling - Devoted to bicycle travel with features on trips and vacations, racing, health and equipment
  4. Camping Magazine - Articles, review articles and news of note to inform and education camp professionals and others who serve the camping industry.
  5. Corporate Meetings & Incentives - Focuses on meeting planning issues, trends, and events in five focused areas: association, corporate, insurance/financial, religious, and medical.
  6. Cruise Travel Magazine - The exciting and romantic world of cruise ship vacations. Features include ship of the month, port of the month, etc. other coverage helps readers with planning, dress codes, shore excursions and shopping.
  7. Hotels - The international magazine of the hotel and hotel restaurant industry; articles, special reports, interviews, business profiles, finance, real estate, product reviews, legislation and timely news of note.
  8. National Geographic - Articles deal with interesting people, places, customs, activities and nature on a worldwide scale. Also covers National Geographic Society expeditions and discoveries.
  9. National Geographic Adventure
  10. National Geographic Explorer - Classroom magazine for grades two through six.
  11. National Geographic Traveler - Focuses on travel, mainly within the United States and Canada.
  12. National Geographic World - Presents articles of interest to children ages 8-14, dealing with crafts, nature, world cultures, science and general interest. Includes pull-out supersize pages and contests.
  13. Smithsonian - A monthly magazine created for modern, well-rounded individuals with diverse interests. It chronicles the arts, history, sciences and popular culture of the times.
  14. Conde Nast Traveller - Offers practical guides to over 250 of the world's best holiday destinations.
  15. Destination Elsewhere - Travel writing magazine dedicated to sharing travel experiences and exploring cultures from every corner of the globe.
  16. Literary Traveler - Provides informative travel writing featuring writers and the places that they have traveled. Also feature a wide variety of literary tours.
  17. GoNomad - Alternative travel resource with articles and information on environmental tours, volunteer and teaching vacations.
  18. Road Junky - Alternative travel community for independent travelers. Witty country and city guides, and in depth travel tips for staying healthy, understanding other cultures and working abroad.
  19. Travel + Leisure - Focuses on leisure travel and features resorts, restaurants, cuisine, and entertainment. Includes World's Best Awards - reader survey rating destinations and travel providers.
  20. Sky (Delta Magazine)
  21. AAA Traveler