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Tourism & hospitality management

Selected resources in the RRU library for the study of tourism and hospitality management, including industry research.


BC Focus:

Tourism Victoria

Destination British Columbia
Detailed information about the BC travel and tourism industry.

BC Stats - Statistics on the province of British Columbia

Canadian focus:

Destination Canada
The Intelligence and
Tourism in Canada Results pages offers monthly data on international arrivals to Canada and reports on  issues and trends in the industry.

Statistics Canada tools:
2016 Canadian Census - for Canadian demographic information
National Parks Attendance (from Parks Canada)


World Tourism Organization (UNWTO)
UNTO is a good resource for international hospitality and tourism statistics by country.

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC)
WTTC is a good resource for global tourism information including:

Hospitality Net
A good resource for up-to-date information about all aspects of the hospitality industry.

United Kingdom

British Hospitality Association
BHA reports offer in-depth analysis of the British tourism industry.
Office for National Statistics - Travel and Tourism
The UK's source of official government statistics.


American Hotel & Lodging Association has many freely available reports, including State-by-State Fact Sheets on Lodging Industry

Office of Travel & Tourism Industries
OTTI is a good source of detailed information and statistics about the American tourism and travel industry.